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Health News Archive - July 27, 2012

Blood Vessels Grown From Liposuction Stem Cells

New findings show that adult stem cells extracted during liposuction can be used to grow small-diameter blood vessels that could be used in heart bypass surgery.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. While research has shown that increasing the amount of n-3 fatty acids within your diet could help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, a new research shows that might not be all true.

A new technology might allow people who have almost completely lost the ability to move their arms or legs to write, by using their eyes.

Stem Cell Windpipe Transplant Recipient Doing Well

Stem cell research has made yet another stride, as one boy who received a trachea is showing a remarkable recovery.

Night Shift Workers At Increased Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

People who regularly do shift work are slightly more at risk of having a heart attack or stroke than their day-only working counterparts, according to research published in the British Medical Journal.

Hunter-gatherers And Westerners Use Same Amount Of Energy

Despite what some choose to theorize, when looking back on our ancestors, our society is not growing obese due to the change in cultural lifestyle when compared to those in the hunter-gatherer days.

Efficacy Of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation For Depression Confirmed

Naturalistic study shows transcranial magnetic stimulation works for depression in real-life clinical practice settings

Ecstasy Will Make You Forget It All, Literally

A new study detailing the dangers of ecstasy claims that taking just 10 pills per year can led to memory problems similar to those occurring during the earliest stages of dementia.

A new genre of diagnostic tests – which determine whether a medicine is right for a patient's genes – are paving the way for increased use of personalized medicine.

If you have ever looked over the edge of a cliff and felt dizzy, you understand the challenges faced by people who suffer from symptoms of vestibular dysfunction such as vertigo and dizziness.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.