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Why Most Americans Are Unhealthy

By Tim Sandle

Most people living in the U.S. lead very unhealthy lifestyles, according to a new study. In fact, only 2.7 percent of U.S. citizens meet the basic healthful standards. To meet these basic standards, a person needs to: Meet a US Department of Agriculture-recommended diet; Avoid sming; Exercise to a moderate level each week; Be within […]

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WAVES Platform is Set to Change The Blockchain Technology

By Warren Simons

Cryptocurrenices have been with us from the 2009, with the introduction of Bitcoin. However since 2009 a lot has happened in the past year alone and currencies are gaining traction, introducing innovations that lack in Bitcoin structure, creating a positive trend and usability of cryptocurrencies – and one of them will certainly be WAVES (it got an inspiration […]

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Feminist Edjoocashun In Ameri-K-a

By Alexander Baron

You have to wonder in horror at the mentality of some of the people, especially women, who are graduating from American universities nowadays, because in a couple of decades or less, they could be running the country. If their grasp of documented historical facts is so bad and their grip on reality so loose, what […]

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Nerve Injury Linked To Diabetes-Related Vision Loss

By Tim Sandle

One of the problems associated with serious cases of diabetes is vision loss (or ‘diabetic retinopathy’). It has long been thought that diabetes-related vision loss happens due to blood vessel damage around the retina. However, new research suggests an alternative cause. A new study indicates that vision loss may be the result of a nerve cell […]

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Stem Cell Scientist Fired Over Negligence

By Tim Sandle

Public dismissals in the scientific world are few and far between, which makes the dismissal of Po Macchiarini newsworthy. Karolinska University in Sweden has dismissed the Italian stem cell scientist Dr. Po Macchiarini over a breach of medical ethics. This is not the firing of a junior researcher, for Dr. Macchiarini’s work with stem cells […]

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Sex Scandals And Shysters In The News

By Alexander Baron

What do a former Canadian radio broadcaster, a veteran singer-songwriter, a dead politician, and three disreputable law firms have in common? That’’s a tricky one, or is it? How about false allegations and other people’s money? If you haven’’t been following the insane antics of a bunch of so-called detectives in the UK, refresh your […]

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Gut Bacteria Linked To Mental Health Issues

By Tim Sandle

New evidence has emerged that the human microbiome of the gut (the totality of all the microorgani in a given community) can affect, in certain circumstances, mental health and well-being. This has come about, based on information presented at a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, whereby subjects were administered with a probiotic. The cocktail […]

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Tuberculosis Rates Rise In Some U.S. States

By Tim Sandle

Following 20 years of good progress, the rate of tuberculosis reduction in the U.S. has slowed down. This is indicated in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Tuberculosis Surveillance System. More worryingly, in some states the rates increased. The current figures show tuberculosis incidence rates at 1.2 new cases per 100,000 […]

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Clangers, Bagpuss & Co

By Mark Taha

Recently, Mark Taha visited the Clangers, Bagpuss & Co exhibition at the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, part of the world famous Victoria & Albert Museum. This is what he found. This is a chance to either revive happy childhood memories or find out what you missed by not being born early enough. I was […]

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Will 3D Printed Facial Transplants Be Possible?

By Tim Sandle

Facial transplants are beset with biological difficulties, including the risk of rejection of host material (those who have received facial transplants require high doses of immunosuppressive drugs for life). There are also complexities associated with selecting the correct characteristics, covering biological and physical aspects like blood type, age, skin tone and hair color. Nevertheless around […]

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