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Crash Diets Are Just as Successful as Gradual Weight Loss, Study Finds

The claim that gradual weight loss is in no way better than crash diets goes against current guidelines worldwide
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 

Stem Cells Successfully Used to Restore Vision in Blind Patients

The experiment was carried out on a group of 18 volunteers, 10 of them reported regaining limited vision
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
 

Yet Another Nurse in Dallas, Texas, Tests Positive for Ebola

The healthcare worker started feeling feverish this past Tuesday, was immediately admitted and put in isolation
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
A 2-Year-Old Boy Is Behind the Ebola Epidemic, Report Claims

A 2-Year-Old Boy Is Behind the Ebola Epidemic, Report Claims

by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
The virus first infected this child in Guinea, later moved on to his family and to other people in the community
 

Broccoli Sprouts Could Help Treat Autism, Study Finds

A compound extracted from broccoli sprouts appears to ease some of the symptoms associated with this condition
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
 

Nurse at Hospital in Dallas, Texas, Confirmed to Have Ebola

The woman is said to have contracted the deadly disease while treating US' first Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan
by Laura Sinpetru, October 13th, 2014
 

Scientists Explain How the Brain Repairs Itself After a Stroke

Experiments on mice show injured parts of the brain are eventually populated by new neurons grown from support cells
by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
 

How Their Bones Make Men Weaker than Women

Study finds osteoporosis often remains undiagnosed and, consequently, untreated in men, ends up killing many of them
by Laura Sinpetru, October 10th, 2014
 

Grapefruit Juice Prevents Weight Gain Even in the Context of a High-Fat Diet

UC Berkeley study finds grapefruit juice might help people keep the size of their waistline and hips in check
by Laura Sinpetru, October 9th, 2014
Texas Ebola Patient Dies, Doctors Say He “Fought Courageously”

Texas Ebola Patient Dies, Doctors Say He “Fought Courageously”

by Laura Sinpetru, October 9th, 2014
Thomas Eric Duncan was admitted at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas on September 28, died on October 8
 

Untested Stimulant Drug Found in 12 Weight Loss and Sports Supplements

The drug has never been tested on people, could cause side effects such as heart trouble and nervous system issues
by Laura Sinpetru, October 8th, 2014
 

Ebola Patient's Dog Risks Being Put Down by Spanish Health Officials

The animal might be carrying the deadly virus, health officials argue the safest way to proceed is to put it to sleep
by Laura Sinpetru, October 8th, 2014
 

Nurse in Spain Is the First Person in the World to Get Ebola Outside of Africa

The 44-year-old nurse is said to have contracted the virus while looking after an Ebola patient hospitalized in Madrid
by Laura Sinpetru, October 7th, 2014
 

New Heart and Gut Disease Caused by 12th-Century Genetic Mutation

The newly discovered disease, dubbed chronic atrial intestinal dysrhythmia syndrome, affects both the heart and the guts
by Laura Sinpetru, October 6th, 2014
 
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