Jennifer Bacon

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Stem cell breakthrough could be a game changer for personalized medicine

<i>Update 1 Apr 2014: A panel of scientists from Japan's Riken Center for Developmental Biology has concluded that lead researcher Haruko Obokata</i> …

Stem Cells

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Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

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I. Am. Enough. / This mantra danced in my head last week when I started up yoga again and it hasn't left. Every time my feet hit that mat this phrase I find is in the breath flowing in and out of my tired lungs.

Mother’s Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

Cancer: The Daily Grind

Yesterday afternoon I was readmitted to the hospital for my second round of chemotherapy.<p>I'm doing a regimen called Hyper-CVAD, which involves four rounds of two alternating cycles of treatment, for a total of eight rounds of chemo.<p>For my first cycle I got cyclophosphamide, doxyrubicin, and …

The Real Reasons Juice Cleanses Can Get Your Health Back on Track

Most people this time of year are thinking about buckling down on their diets. What I have found works best is to take it in small steps. Start with changing your eating for just a few days -- with a 3-day juice cleanse -- and it is remarkable what positive transformation will follow.<p>The romance of …

Vitamins in Pregnancy: What's a Girl to Do?

The tension between natural medicine advocates and the defenders of pharmaceutically-based medicine sometimes gives rise to some confusing double-talk. The supplement industry has been persecuted and attacked for decades, and the weapon of choice has been recall-based epidemiologic studies, rarely …

Study: Increased Healthcare Costs Would Cancel Out Savings From Slashing Food Stamps

Proposed slashes to monthly food stamp programs could cost more than they save, suggests a University of California, San Francisco study linking limited food access to increased healthcare costs.<p>Published Monday in the journal Health Affairs, UCSF researchers found that California’s low-income …

Campaigners vow to cut sugar in food

<b>A campaign group has been formed to reduce the amount of sugar added to food and soft drinks in an effort to tackle obesity and diabetes in the UK.</b><p>Action on Sugar has been set up by the team behind Consensus Action on Salt and Health (Cash), which has pushed for cuts to salt intake since the …

Diabetes

The Most Exquisite Rooms Inside the Beautiful Louvre

As one of the world's most visited museums, it's rare to see the Louvre's array of lovely rooms completely empty. Through a project that began as a commission by Le Muse du Louvre, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot gives us a rare glimpse of the colorfully ornate spaces throughout the …

France

10 Stellar David Bowie Covers

On May 12th, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield posted the first music video recorded in space, appropriately covering the David Bowie classic “Space …

6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

Lego