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Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies
Scientists have created an "artificial womb" in the hopes of some day using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely. So far the device has only been tested on fetal lambs. A study published Tuesday involving eight animals found the device ...
Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies
This Artificial Womb Could Revolutionize the Way We Treat Premature Babies
Utah man initially denied lung transplant over pot use dies after complications, family says
A Utah man who was initially denied a lung transplant after a hospital found traces of marijuana in his system died on Saturday, in the Pennsylvania hospital that agreed to accept his case. Riley Hancey, 20, was recovering from a double lung transplant ...
Man who was denied lung transplant over marijuana use dies
Man denied double lung transplant over marijuana use in Utah dies
Expert calls for a review of policies on pot use, transplants after man's death
Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds
Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests. Thinking and memory skills were most improved when people exercised the heart and muscles on a regular basis, a review of 39 ...
Aerobic exercise, resistance training, tai chi can benefit brain power in the over 50s
Exercise keeps dementia at bay: Running and walking 'significantly' boosts brain power
Midlife Exercise Strengthens Cognition
New York Post
'Stealthing' is the newest dangerous sex trend
New York Post
The latest bedroom trend doesn't have to do with a certain position or technique — and it's not sexy at all. The disturbing, nonconsensual trend is called “stealthing” and its rise is documented in a report by the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law.
'Stealthing' - what you need to know
What Is Stealthing?
These caterpillars could eliminate plastic pollution
A handout picture released by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) shows a moth caterpillar on a plastic bag during a scientific experiment in Santander on April 17, 2017. A moth caterpillar commonly bred to provide fish bait feasts on a ...
How a plastic-munching caterpillar could help save the earth
This Caterpillar Can Eat Plastic Shopping Bags
Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution
Bacteria May be Reason Some Foods Cause Heart Disease, Stroke
Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another possible explanation Monday: an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs might be a culprit. They found evidence that choline may feed gut bacteria that in turn ...
The malaria misstep: let African scientists solve our own problems
In many ways, I am lucky to be alive. Growing up in Nigeria, I suffered several bouts of malaria when I was young, with intense headaches and fever. The latest World Health Organization statistics show that more than 400,000 people died from malaria in ...
Measles Outbreak in Minnesota's Somali Community
A recent outbreak of measles is the latest public health problem among Somalis who live in metropolitan Minneapolis-St.Paul, Minnesota, home to the largest Somali community in the country. Measles now joins active tuberculosis as a public health ...
Opioid epidemic may be underestimated, CDC report says
(CNN) Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid abuse epidemic, causing 91 overdose deaths each day. Yet the total number of opioid-related deaths may still be underestimated, suggests new research from the US Centers for Disease ...
Deaths From Infections May be Masking Opioid Deaths