Recent Study Shows That Having Children May Increase Lifespan

Being a parent comes with a lot of joy and happiness, but findings show that this could also be your ticket to a longer life. Recent research shows that couples with kids have a lower risk of premature death than those who are childless, especially in their old age. This is more so in men than amongst…

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Skin Cells Make Alternative Mammalian Reproduction Possible

Since 1827 when humans first discovered and observed mammalian eggs, there has been a widely-held notion within the scientific community that only eggs that are fertilized by sperms can give rise to a live mammalian young one. However, this is not the case anymore, thanks to new scientific findings.


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Scientists Finally Understand How Zika Causes Fetal Microcephaly

Since the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, concerns about a possible Zika pandemic have taken the world by storm. The World Health Organization no longer lists Zika virus as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, but stresses that it remains a serious "long-term problem"…

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Anesthetic Cream Helps in Fighting Vaccination-Induced Pain

Immunization is still the best way to keep children safe from serious childhood diseases. Despite that fact, there is still a surprising amount of resistance facing vaccinations today, even in those countries where people are expected to know better.

Ailments like measles, polio, and whooping…

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Researchers are Developing a Human Antibody That Protects Fetuses from the Zika Virus

We are now a step closer towards finding a vaccine against the dreaded Zika virus. That's the claim of a group of medical researchers from two universities in the United States. According to the researchers, they have discovered a human antibody that can stop the progress of Zika infection. The researchers…

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New Study Shows that Stem Cell Patches Could Heal Failing Hearts

Heart failure is one of the leading causes of death in the world as far as ailments are concerned. Statistics show that the number of patients suffering from the condition will likely increase in the coming years.

According to the American Heart Association

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A New Study Helps Understand the Mechanism of Depression much Better

Depression is a very serious medical condition affecting the lives of millions of people. Despite extensive studies, experiments and various researches, our understanding of depression is very limited. There have been various disagreements among scientists about its origin. Fortunately, it seems like…

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A Disease Carried by Ticks Appears in Spain for the First Time ever

Every one of us has definitely heard about at least one disease that started spreading through insects, mosquitoes or other types of tiny creatures. Some of these diseases are well known and are being constantly monitored by scientists in order to keep them at the minimum degree possible. However,…

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A New Gene-editing Platform

The field of medicine is rapidly evolving, thanks to the inputs and dedicated works of millions of scientists worldwide. Quite often, groundbreaking breakthroughs and milestones keep being achieved, all of which have the resultant effects of prolonging human life and making it better.

In this…

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Marijuana :To Legalise or Not?

When Fulla Nayak, one of the oldest women in India died in May 2011, her death opened the much controversial debate of the use of marijuana. Nayak passed on at the age of 125 years, but not before admitting that she attributed her long life to daily puffs of weed. As soon as this piece of news was…

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