Health

Thomas Starzl, Liver Transplant Pioneer, Dies A Few Days Short Of 91

Dr. Thomas Starzl, the man who pioneered liver transplantation, has died peacefully in his Pittsburgh home on Saturday. Over the course of his long career, Starzl was able to successfully transplant more than a thousands organs, saving countless lives in the process. His death happened just a few days short of his 91st birthday, which would have been on March ...

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Condom Wearable: i.Con Releases ‘World’s First Smart Condom’ For $74

The reusable condom wearable will soon be available in the market. The technology boom has made it possible for men to now track their sexual life by wearing a smart condom. Launched by British Condoms, the wearable is called i.Con Smart Condom which will be marketed as “World’s First Smart Condom.” The future of wearable technology has now to customers’ ...

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Artificial Sweetener In Pool Water Speaks Volumes About Swimmers’ Peeing Habits

Some people pee in public pools. That’s no news flash, but recently scientists figured out a way to utilize the artificial sweetener acesulfame potassium (ACE) as an indicator of just how much people actually pee in public pools. The research wasn’t just based on curiosity, when urine is in pool water compounds are formed that can be harmful to human ...

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Fish Skin May Be New Miracle ‘Bandage’ For Burn Victims [Video]

Doctors in the coastal city of Fortalez, Brazil, have begun using skin from tilapia fish as bandages on burn victims. While the experimental technique can make for some unsettling imagery, it has also been producing amazing results. “In this historic city by the sea in northeast Brazil, burn patients look as if they’ve emerged from the waves. They are covered ...

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E. Coli Outbreak: I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter May Have Sickened 12 In Five States

Government health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 12 people, all but one of them younger than 18-years-old, across five states. According to reports, the cause of the outbreak may likely be a popular peanut butter alternative. According to a report from the Huffington Post, six of the people sickened by the E. coli virus were ...

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Doctors Starting To Refuse To Operate On Smokers? Here’s The Reason Why

By now it is common knowledge that smoking is bad for the human body, you don’t need anymore science to prove this, but it seems that smoking may now keep you from being operated on. It is well known that smoking is bad for the human body, but it looks as if doctors are becoming hesitant to do surgeries on ...

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Does New Smart Condom Really Work? Skeptics Say It’s More ‘Gimmick’ Than Useful

The new i.Con “smart condom” from British Condoms has been creating quite a buzz as of late. And it’s not shocking that it is, because its makers claim that it is the first of its kind to tell men just how well (or how poorly) they’re doing in bed. But is it really worth the hype? Some skeptics have spoken ...

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IBS Researchers Say Gut Bacteria May Play Role In ‘Spectrum Of Brain Disorders’

Researchers studying Irritable Bowel Syndrome say that they may have found a connection between gut bacteria and behavioral symptoms of IBS, and also suggest a potential connection between gut bacteria and “the spectrum of brain disorders ranging from mood or anxiety to other problems that may include autism, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis.” IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder that affects ...

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Nanotech In Smart Condom Promises To “Tell All” And Warn Against STI

A British condom-maker eyeing a billion-dollar growing market has made what can arguably be called a “smart condom”. The i.Con wearable ring promises to tell a man how “it” went and more importantly, warn when “doing the deed” becomes unsafe. British Condoms says its i.Con ring is powered by nanotechnology to count calories burnt during sexual intercourse, asses thrust, duration, ...

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2 Types Of Cancer On A Major Rise For Millennials and Generation Xers

Cancer is one of the worst things imaginable for the human body to go through, but it seems that Millennials and Gen Xers are seeing a rise in at least two forms of it and it is happening in worrisome numbers. The two major generations are known for different lifestyle choices in comparison to other generations and have made their ...

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