Canndi Wong

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Scientists make enzymes from scratch

<b>Experts say they have achieved a scientific milestone - creating enzymes out of artificial genetic material that they made in their lab.</b><p>The synthetic enzymes functioned just as well as real ones.<p>The work, in Nature journal, not only provides clues to the building blocks of life but also points to a …

HIV evolving 'into milder form'

<b>HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, according to a major scientific study.</b><p>The team at the University of Oxford shows the virus is being "watered down" as it adapts to our immune systems.<p>It said it was taking longer for HIV infection to cause Aids and that the changes in the …

Building a family while living with HIV

Dan and Susan Hartmann are HIV discordant. He has HIV; she does not. They always have protected sex, which was never an issue, until they wanted to start a family.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people like Susan, who are in a discordant relationship, take …

Wages to Rise on Signs of Improving U.S. Job Market: Economy

More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American …

Ebola crisis: Huge risk of spread - UN's Tony Banbury

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1128000/1128163_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524718712_504806f67b56ab73bb384cd1d8396c6d<p><b>The head of the UN Ebola response mission in West Africa has told the BBC there is still a "huge risk" the deadly disease could spread to other parts</b> …

Scientists: 'Positive' results in 1st human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.<p>All 20 healthy adults who received the vaccine in a trial run by researchers from the National Institutes of …

Grateful Boston man shows off his double arm transplant

A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank yous at a news conference Tuesday at a Boston-area hospital as he showed off his two new arm transplants.<p>Will Lautzenheiser sat next to the doctors from Brigham and Women's Hospital who spent almost nine hours in surgery with him last month.<p>"To have come …

Lung cancer battle: Time for action

For the 108,000 women who are diagnosed with lung cancer each year, Lung Cancer Awareness Month can be a lonely time of year. Lung cancer kills nearly twice as many women as breast cancer. But November, unlike October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, goes practically unnoticed: no sea of ribbons, …

Put down the doughnut: Trans fat may hurt your memory

If you can't remember where your car keys are, you may want to eat fewer muffins.<p>It turns out the more trans fat you eat, the less you may remember, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's scientific conference last week. Maybe that explains why some people don't know how …

Loneliness: 5 things you may not know

Nearly everyone feels lonely at some point. The good news is, for many of us, it's a temporary condition, perhaps one caused by a life change: moving to a new location, for instance, or starting a new job.<p>But for other people, loneliness is a way of life, one that may stem not from the number of …

'I couldn't move': Patients who wake up during surgery

"I was awake but paralyzed," says Carol Weihrer as she recalls undergoing eye surgery in 1998.<p>"I could hear the surgeon telling his trainee to 'cut deeper into the eye,'" she says. "I was screaming, but no one could hear me. I felt no pain, just a tugging sensation. I tried to move my toes or even …