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Researchers are much frightened by the dangerous trend of ‘Sunburn Art selfie’. – Benchmark Reporter

A whole new dumb creativity called sunburn art made dermatologists worried enough. This trend has made experts cringe. Sunburn is never pleasant. Everyone knows it takes lot of patience and pain bearing potential to get a perfect tan. Most importantly, it causes CANCER. But somehow, such a dangerous and hilarious trend has gone viral this […]

Obese patients ‘unlikely’ to reach healthy body weight, study finds – Irish Examiner

Obese patients ‘unlikely’ to reach healthy body weight, study finds – Irish Examiner

The chances of an obese person achieving normal body weight are very low, a study in the UK has found. Losing 5% to 10% body weight is often recommended as a weight loss target, but researchers also found the chance of this being achieved was just one in 12 for men and one in 10 […]

South Korea economy rattled as MERS outbreak scares off tourists – CTV News

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For a South Korean tour agency, the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome feels like a bigger threat to business than a North Korean attack or nuclear reactor meltdown. Kim Chun Choo’s company, which has provided tour services for the last quarter century, is going through its worst year ever. […]

Study sees success in training women to prevent rape – Jamaica Observer

Study sees success in training women to prevent rape – Jamaica Observer

<!– 6 122 –> Study sees success in training women to prevent rape All Woman Friday, June 12, 2015 , AFP <!–6 122–>   A programme that teaches university-age women how to avoid rape has shown some success in reducing the numbers of women in Canada who are sexually assaulted, said a study […]

A Spinal Implant Can Cure Paraplegics – The Monitor Daily

A Spinal Implant Can Cure Paraplegics – The Monitor Daily

  Medicine seems to be on a constant path of evolution, at least in some areas that now benefit from serious improvements. Millions of paralysis sufferers could make their lives better with the help of a spinal implant. Researchers have performed extensive sets of tests and saw immense results arriving as time passed by. A […]

WHO approves China flu vaccine, lauds growing industry – Reuters

SHANGHAI The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved a Chinese influenza vaccine as being safe and effective, only the second Chinese vaccine to receive such status reflecting the growing clout of the country’s drug makers. The WHO said in a statement on Friday that it had “prequalified” a vaccine made by Hualan Biological Bacterin Corp, […]

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Near FDA Approval – Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

Two new drugs to help physicians better manage “bad” cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) have received approval this week from an FDA advisory panel. The FDA typically accepts those recommendations, so the drugs may soon be available for patient use. The new drugs – both injectables – are called alirocumab (brand name, Praluent), which received the panel’s […]

US, Liberia Start 1st Formal Test of ZMapp Ebola Virus Drug – ABC News

US, Liberia Start 1st Formal Test of ZMapp Ebola Virus Drug – ABC News

The U.S. and Liberian governments have just begun the first formal patient testing of an experimental Ebola virus treatment that’s only been used on an emergency basis. The drug, ZMapp, contains three genetically engineered proteins designed to hone in on a target on the surface of the deadly virus to stop the disease’s progression. ZMapp, […]

Head Transplants Are Coming Soon, At Least If This Doctor Gets His Way – Huffington Post

Things didn’t go so great for Victor Frankenstein or his monster, but don’t tell that to Sergio Canavero. The Italian doctor believes that it’s now possible to slice the head of off one person, stitch it to the decapitated body of another, and then reanimate the two-human mash-up. What’s more, he says the first head […]

Scopes in UCLA superbug case linked to unreported deaths in other states – Chicago Tribune

Medical scopes suspected of spreading deadly bacteria are under scrutiny since an outbreak at UCLA Medical Center emerged this month. But problems with the devices were recorded years ago: The same type of scopes was implicated in a previously unreported outbreak of antibiotic- resistant superbugs six years ago in Florida that affected 70 patients, including […]