Daily Archives: March 19, 2017

Here’s How Much Amgen’s New Heart Attack-Preventing Cholesterol Drug Costs

A new study suggests that Amgen’s new cholesterol drug Repatha can be very effective in helping patients avoid heart disease. It’s also been found that the drug works very well in lowering LDL cholesterol levels, while reducing the odds of patients dying or getting hospitalized following cardiac events. However, it would also appear that the new medication is extremely expensive ...

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Emma Roberts Goes Dark, Debuting New ‘Smoky Quartz’ Hair Color

Emma Roberts embraces variety in all aspects of her life, but especially in her love of fashion and beauty, as her recent hair color changes can attest. The Scream Queens actress has just changed her hair again. While most of Roberts’ fans were just getting used to seeing Emma as a brazen redhead, it seems the actress was already thinking ...

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Bolivia’s Tsimane Tribe: What Makes Their Hearts So Healthy?

One may wonder what’s the secret behind the Tsimane tribe’s unusually good heart health. By the looks of it, it may all boil down to this Bolivian tribe’s rather peculiar diet. A report from the Washington Post offered an in-depth look at the Tsimane’s heart-healthy diet, which may include different types of monkeys for dinner, such as capuchins or howlers. ...

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A UK Clinic Can Now Create Babies From Three Parents

A team of scientists in the UK has been given the permission to create babies from three parents, CNN reports. UK’s Human Fertilization and Embryo Authority had already green-lit the technique in December 2016. And now they are allowing a clinic at Newcastle University to carry out the technique with the public. The technique, known as mitochondrial donation, will allow ...

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Marijuana Research: The Big Questions Researchers Want Answered

While marijuana is now becoming more legally accessible in the United States, there is still a lot that researchers don’t know about how this plant really works. It was in the 1930s, during what was referred to as “Reefer Madness,” that marijuana was first banned. Just because marijuana is now more legally accessible, there is still a lot of research ...

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