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Health & Wellness

Keep Smoking, and There's a 67% Chance It'Ll Kill You
Health & Wellness  (tags: dangers of smoking, mortality, study, study, research, safety, risks, health, healthcare, illness, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - msn.com
In case you weren't convinced of the dangers of smoking, a new study offers a stark figure: Up to two-thirds of those who continue smoking will die as a result, researchers say in a press release.
Sun Damages DNA in Skin Cells Long After Exposure
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, society, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, disease, sun, DNA, skin cells, exposure )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Certain damaging reactions that can lead to melanoma-causing mutations may take hours to evolve and mostly occur after you get out of the sun
First Full Body Transplant Is Two Years Away, Surgeon Claims
Health & Wellness  (tags: transplant, graft, head, body, operation, full body transplant, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, ethics, health, humans, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society )

Sandra
- 2 days ago - msn.com
Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living personâEUR(TM)s head on to a donor body and claims the procedures needed to carry out the operation are not far off.
New Test to Predict Effectiveness of Cancer Vaccines
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Vaccines, Treatment, Efficacy, Target Proteins, Immune System, German Cancer, Research, Tumor Vaccination )

Brian
- 5 days ago - bioengineer.org
"Many therapeutic cancer vaccines that are currently being developed are designed to direct the immune system against altered cancer-cell proteins. "
How Can Peanut Allergies Be Prevented?
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, study, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, nutrition, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, food, peanut allergies )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Findings from a large, randomized trial suggest early exposure may decrease risk by as much as 86 percent
The Dark Side of Melanin
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, safety, research, protection, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, cancer, melanin, UV light, sun exposure, mutations )

Darren
- 8 days ago - the-scientist.com
Researchers uncover a previously unknown way UV light can act on melanin, spurring cancer-causing mutations hours after sun exposure.
   

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