Medicine

Does Exercise Fight Obesity Or Not? An Explainer

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Working out may not necessarily help you lose weight... but it's still a good idea. We explain.

Medicine

Acetaminophen May Dull Your Emotions, As Well As Your Pain

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A popular painkiller might not just treat your pain, but also change your emotional state.

BEER

Is Beer The Healthiest Drink? Here’s What Science Has To Say About It.

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Beer is good for you! Well, to some degree. Here's the science behind healthy suds.

Medicine

Scientists Have Invented A Pen To Help Parkinson’s Sufferers Write And Draw

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Parkinson's disease can be hard on sufferers, but the ARC Pen restores a little autonomy to their lives.

Medicine

Google Wants To Fill Your Blood With Tiny Disease-Killing Particles

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Google's new patent shows it wants to literally be in your blood.

Medicine

The First Successful Penis Transplant Has Been Achieved

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Yes, finally, after decades of wondering, man has finally achieved the penis transplant.

Medicine

Science Has Finally Determined The Average Penis Size

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British researchers have established what the average penis really is. Suffice to say, it's not what people self-report.

Medicine

This Doctor Plans To Transplant A Human Head. How Is That Possible? We Explain.

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An Italian neurosurgeon thinks he can pull off a head transplant in 2017... but can he, really? And should he?

Medicine

Watch ‘Star Wars’ Become Reality With These Bionic Hand Transplants

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Luke's robot hand from 'Empire' is now a real thing those with nerve damage can get.

Medicine

So, Uh, Keeping Kids Away From Peanuts Might Make Peanut Allergies Worse

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Avoid peanuts, your kid won't be allergic, right? Well... not so much, according to new research.

DISEASES

Meet The World’s Latest Terrifying Micro-Organism: The Bourbon Virus

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If you didn't already hate ticks? We've got another reason for you, the new, fatal Bourbon virus.

SODA

Is Your Cola Giving You Cancer? We Explain.

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Yes, your soda may be giving you cancer. But the situation is far different from what the hype is making it sound like.

Medicine

Meet Foregen, The People Who Want To Regrow Your Foreskin

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Want a new foreskin? Foregen wants to grow you one! Possibly whether you want one or not.

TATTOOS

Tattoo Removal Is Now As Simple As Rubbing On A Cream

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A graduate student, in the course of life-saving research, has discovered a technique to save you a little embarrassment.

Robots

A San Francisco Hospital Has A Helper Robot Called ‘Tug’

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A fleet of Tug travel the halls of a new San Francisco hospital, disappointing people who discover they're not THAT kind of robot.

VALENTINE'S DAY

Heart Your Heart: The Health Benefits Of Eating Chocolate

There have been over 40 different health benefits discovered to eating chocolate. Here's some of the best.

MARIJUANA

A New Government Study Says Driving Stoned Isn’t Nearly As Bad As Driving Drunk

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Surprisingly, the government's overview of marijuana research finds driving stoned, while dumb, isn't as bad as driving drunk.

Medicine

A Fecal Transplant May Have Just Offered Dramatic Proof That Obesity Is Caused By Gut Flora

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A woman got a fecal transplant and may have accidentally helped prove a link between gut floral and obesity.

#SCRUBS

You Can Earn Up To $13,000 A Year By Selling Your Healthy Poop To Scientists

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OpenBiome is offering up to $13,000 a year for health individuals willing to donate their poo.


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