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How to Spot Alzheimer's ~ SLIDESHOW
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimers Disease, health, diet, interesting, healthcare, illness, prevention, research, risks, study, society, family, exercise, treatment, warning, medicine )

Carrie
- 59 minutes ago - webmd.com
Would you know the difference between a harmless "senior moment" and a more serious problem?
The Science of Why You Really Should Listen to Science and Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Scientists, General Public, Anti-Science, Science Illiteracy, Evolution, Climate Change, Medicine, Biotechnology, GMOs, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
It's no secret that Americans have trouble with scientific authority. We are, after all, a country nearly half composed of creationists who think humans have been around for only 10,000 years or less.
WHO Wants To Crack Down On Skewed Research That Hides Drug Risks
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, pharmaceuticals, WHO )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In the latest chapter in the controversy over pharmaceutical development and potential research bias, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on researchers to fully disclose the results of their clinical trials.
Rita Wilson Has Breast Cancer, Undergoes Double Mastectomy and Reconstructive Surgery
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, breast cancer, celebrity, Rita Wilson, humans, disease, news, medicine, illness )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - people.com
Rita Wilson is sharing some difficult and very personal news: she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery.
Long-Used Medications May Have Anti-Aging Benefits
Health & Wellness  (tags: Aging, Longevity, Health, Medicine )

Brian
- 10 days ago - usatoday.com
Researchers are still a long way from finding the fountain of youth, but new studies suggest that two long-used medications might have anti-aging benefits.
How Not to Talk to Someone With Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, research, treatment, depression has so many faces, study, prevention, medicine, nutrition )

Annamaria
- 12 days ago - theguardian.com
Depression takes many forms for many different people âEUR" some people have highs and lows, some have major Depression etc. In all cases, depression is a monster, and depressed people often feel isolated and frustrated by what theyâEUR(TM)re experiencing.
Personalized Cancer Vaccines Have Already Helped Treat Three Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, cancer vaccine, patients, treatment, disease, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, protection, research, society, study, treatment )

Lone
- 16 days ago - washingtonpost.com
One day, cancer treatment regimens might include vaccines specially tailored to each patient.
New Discovery Moves Gene Editing Closer to Use in Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Research, Genetic Medicine, Genetic Diseases, CRISPR, Gene Editing, Medicine )

Brian
- 17 days ago - scientificamerican.com
This week, researchers report a possible way around that obstacle: a Cas9 enzyme that is encoded by a gene about three-quarters the size of the one currently used. The finding could open the door to new treatments for a host of genetic maladies.
This 1,000 Year-Old Anglo-Saxon Potion Can Cure the Terrifying MRSA Superbug
Health & Wellness  (tags: complimentary medicine, disease, health, humans, interesting, medicine, MRSA, protection, research, treatment )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - inhabitat.com
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have made an astonishing discovery that a 10th century Anglo-Saxon potion for curing styes can also cure the brutal hospital superbug MRSA. While the ingredient list reads like a witchâEUR(TM)s brew...
Bizarre New Virus Discovered Beneath The Ocean Floor
Science & Tech  (tags: science, virus, medicine, news, study, research, oceans, discovery, environment )

Michael
- 18 days ago - iflscience.com
They may seem inhospitable to us, but organisms manage to find ways to survive and even thrive in Earth's most extreme environments.
Use of Antibiotics in Cattle Feed Leads to Airborne Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria âEUR" Study
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Agriculture, Biology, Medicine, Physics, USA )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria is spreading from cattle feedlots across the US through the air, a new study has found. The report indicates that so-called superbugs threatening humans could be traced to the use of antibiotics in cattle feed.
$214bn Medicare Reform Bill Passed By House
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Children, Health, Law, Medicine, USA )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
in an unusual bipartisan effort, House lawmakers approved a bill that makes sweeping changes to the Medicare program and extends a childrenâEUR(TM)s health insurance program. Eyes are on the Senate to see whether it approves the bill before recess on Friday.
EuropeâEUR(TM)s First âEUR~Dead' Heart Transplanted in UK
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Medicine, Science, UK )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
The first âEUR~dead' heart transplant in Europe has been carried out in the UK. The procedure involves taking a heart that had not been beating for some time, and making it work inside the body of a living recipient.
What the Forbidden Grapefruit Has to Do With Ontario Innovation
Science & Tech  (tags: grapefruit, ontario, innovation, research, ontario, universititee, drug cocktails, discovery, humans, medicine, science, scientists, society, study )

Lone
- 22 days ago - thestar.com
Research Matters, a project involving 21 Ontario universities, celebrates researchers and visionaries, including a Western researcher who discovered deadly drug cocktails
No Time to Mourn
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, Israel, Palestine, death, occupation, uplifting, world, 'Gaza Community Mental Health Program', humans, safety, news, interesting, family, society, investigation, medicine )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - mondoweiss.net
I first saw the spanking new administrative buildings for the Gaza Community Mental Health Program in 2005; ten years later there is a rusty shabbiness to the exterior but the people working inside are energetic and spectacular.
 

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