HEALTH

Mass Production of Artificial Blood Might Become a Reality

Doctors have always wanted to be able to access blood whenever they needed it, especially for complex procedures. While red blood cells can currently be produced in a laboratory, their number is rather small. However, it now seems like mass production of artificial blood might finally become a possibility. This is thanks to a group

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Some DNA Mutations May Trigger Cancer to Appear

New research indicates that particular DNA mutations which cannot be avoided may be responsible for triggering cancer to occur later in life. Even if people believe that heredity and lifestyle are to be blamed for cancer, researchers debunked that theory, showing that DNA errors play a bigger role here than people know. When multiplying, healthy

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Fertility Test for Men By Using a Smartphone App

A new smartphone app could help a man perform a fertility test, evaluating the quality of his semen and indicating the result with 98% accuracy. This new technology links a device to a smartphone, displaying the evaluation of the sperm which is placed into that external accessory. The app implemented in the smartphone is bound

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World’s Healthiest Arteries Found in South American Tribe

Researchers say they found the world’s healthiest arteries in a tribe in the Bolivian Amazon. The tribes-people may be so healthy due to a diet rich in complex carbohydrates and active lifestyle, scientists believe. The study revealed that the Tsimane people were five times less likely to develop cardiovascular disease than people living in North

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Young Docs Could Work 28-Hour-Long Shifts Under New Rules

The organization that oversees doctor training has just voted to make it legal for young physicians to work as along as 28 hours at a time if necessary. The new rules will be enforced starting July 1. The new rules alter a series of labor restrictions for doctors in training aka medical residents which were

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The Happiest and Healthiest U.S. City is… in Florida

According to a Gallup survey, a Florida city ranks as the United States’ healthiest and happiest place to live in. The research show that the residents of Naples, Fla., are the most content about their community, social connections, physical well-being, financial security, and sense of purpose. The next in line are Barnstable Town, in Mass.,

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