07/21/2014
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  • NEWS

    Scientists in the UK have created a new technique by which they can map how DNA is affected by environmental factors--a discovery that could help scientists get a better understanding of how certain diseases, such as cancer, develop. Read more


  • NEWS

    This may not come as a big surprise, but now there's scientific evidence that whether a person feels lust or love may be revealed by the movements of his or her eyes. Read more


  • NEWS

    A new U.S. study has found that more than 50 percent of people discharged from the hospital for heart complications make errors or have misunderstandings regarding the purpose, dose and frequency of their medications. Read more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Finding the undertones in your skin can make a big difference in how you look.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.

    —Mark Twain


  • NEWS

    Alcohol and energy don't mix. Or they shouldn't. Researchers in Australia say that drinking a combination of alcohol and energy drinks may make it more difficult for a person to stop drinking. Read more


  • NEWS

    A new study from Yale School of Medicine suggests that obese women may have a more difficult time altering their eating habits because when it comes to food, they appear to have a deficit in their decision-making abilities. Read more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    After nine years of trying, Lesley and John Brown, of Manchester, England, finally have a baby, a 5-lb.12-oz. girl they name Louise.  It’s very big news, and not just for the Browns, because Louise is the first human baby conceived through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, a revolutionary process where the woman’s egg is fertilized outside the body.  Although the media dubs her a “test tube baby,” Louise’s life actually began inside a petri dish in the laboratory of Robert Edwards, a doctor who himself had experienced a long string of failures. She will be the first of almost 5 million IVF babies.  Read more

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