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Half-Human, Half-Pig Embryos Could Mark Organ Transplant Breakthrough

Scientists believe they have come up with a major discovery, one where half-human, half-pig embryos were grown to a point where they were close to developing certain organs and body parts. This, researchers say, could pave the way for more advanced solutions for patients in need of an organ transplant. In a study published Thursday in the journal Cell, the ...

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Abortions Have Little Effect On Women’s Mental Health, But Denial Could Be Risky

A new study suggests that abortion may not necessarily be a deterrent to a woman’s mental health, contrary to what anti-abortion advocates have suggested. But if a woman is denied a chance to have one, it may affect their well-being, resulting in poorer self-esteem and life satisfaction, and triggering anxiety. According to a report from AlterNet, anti-choice advocates are serious ...

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Type 2 Diabetes Drug Could Slow Parkinson’s Disease Progression, Human Trials To Begin Next Year, Says Researchers

Human trials are set to begin next year after researchers uncovered that drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes could be used to slow Parkinson’s disease progression, the Science Daily reports. Parkinson’s Disease is a “progressive disease of the nervous system,” effecting over 10 million middle-aged and elderly people in the world which seems to get worse over time, but ...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Winter Blues Could Start When Daylight Saving Time Ends

It’s normal for one to have the winter blues, as cold weather, shorter days, and the traditionally dreary conditions of the season could all make people feel unusually gloomy at that time of the year. It’s all part of what’s known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and specialists have warned that the recent switch to daylight saving time could be ...

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The End Of Daylight Savings Time Could Trigger Depression For Some (Study)

Clinical depression affects approximately 20% of people at some point in their lives, and all of the reasons for this still are not clear. While researchers have correlated brain chemical levels with risk of depression, the reasons behind changing brain chemicals is often a mystery. Previous studies have shown that genetics may be a factor, being a woman is a ...

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Migraines Linked To Gut Bacteria: New Research Could Lead To Probiotic Cure

A new study suggests that people who suffer from migraines may have different gut bacteria than others, and the findings could lead to the development of a simple probiotic remedy to prevent the debilitating headaches. The Guardian reports that researchers found that migraine sufferers tended to have higher levels of bacteria involved in processing nitrates. This could explain why some ...

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Crohn’s Disease: Cause Found, Cure Could Be On The Way

Of all the forms of inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, Crohn’s disease is one of the most frustrating. Abdominal cramps, fatigue, fever, and mouth sores are only some of the symptoms of the chronic condition that affects nearly a million people in the United States. Worldwide stats are hard to find, but it’s probably safe to assume that there are ...

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Drug Used For Deworming Could Stop Deadly C. Difficile Superbug Without Harming Healthy Gut Flora

The CDC calls C. difficile an “urgent threat” to public health, even though many in the general public may have never even heard of it. C. difficile, often called C. diff, is a bacteria that now causes half of a million infections a year in the United States and kills 15,000. In the United States, 29,000 patients died within 30 ...

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Zika Virus Origins: All The Information You Need On Where The Disease Came From, Its Symptoms, And Where It Could Hit Next

Seemingly coming out of nowhere, Zika has captured the world’s interests. Where did this strange disease come from, why is it so deadly, and where might it strike next? The first infected Florida mosquitoes were recently found in Miami, and now there is worry the disease may eventually spread throughout the continental U.S. According to the Mayo Clinic’s website, the ...

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Nick Cannon — 'Drumline' Could Be a Real Thing for Me … I Am in College (VIDEO)

Nick Cannon is ALMOST living the plot of his movie “Drumline” now that he’s an actual freshman in college … it’s just missing one thing. We got Nick at Dulles Airport, and he told us the real reason he’s enrolled at Howard University. Turns out he’s working on an interesting major … as far as TMZ’s concerned. As for trying ...

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