The cheap, simple way to prevent blisters – CBS News

CBS NewsRunning can take a toll on your feet, often in the form of painful blisters, but now, scientists say they've shown there's a simple way to prevent this common injury. All it takes is some paper tape applied to...

Napster bankrolls project to speed cancer work – Salt Lake...

Salt Lake TribuneThis April 4, 2016, photo provided by the Parker Institute shows from left, Sean Parker and Jeffery Bluestone at the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Scientific Retreat in St. Helena, Calif. A project to speed development of cancer-fighting...

Current hepatitis C virus testing guidelines miss too many cases,...

Medical XpressElectron micrographs of hepatitis C virus purified from cell culture. Scale bar is 50 nanometers. Credit: Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, The Rockefeller University. A review of blood samples for nearly 5,000 patients seen at The Johns...

Conjoined Infant Twins, Connected at Waist Separated in Long Surgery...

ABC NewsA pair of conjoined babies sharing several internal organs were separated today in 12-hours surgery, according to hospital officials. Sisters Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres were born connected at the waist, sharing a colon and bladder -- a 1 in...

Device allows paralyzed man to swipe credit card, perform other...

EurekAlert (press release)VIDEO: Computer chip in brain works with software, gives man functional control of his hand. view more. Credit: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center / Battelle. COLUMBUS, Ohio - Six years ago, he was paralyzed in a...

When Air Quality Improves, So Do Kids’ Asthma Symptoms –...

MedPage TodayDeclining levels of air pollution in Southern California were linked to reduced rates of asthma and other respiratory conditions in children, a small longitudinal study showed. Reductions in ambient air pollution over the course of 20 years were ...Drop...

Brain Prosthetic Allows Paralyzed Man to Move His Hand Again...

The AtlanticOn June 13th, 2010, college freshman Ian Burkhart was goofing off in the ocean with his friends, when he dove into the wrong wave. It pushed him down onto a shallow sandbar, breaking his neck at the fifth cervical...

Experts Say Vegetable Oil May Not Be As Healthful As...

Huffington PostData from an unpublished trial reveals replacing saturated fats with corn oil doesn't help reduce cardiovascular disease or death. ADVERTISEMENT. Ad. The American Heart Association, U.S. Dietary Guidelines and most doctors and nutritionists say that if ...CardioBrief: Old Trial...

Study questions switching from butter to vegetable oils – UPI.com

UPI.comTUESDAY, April 12, 2016 -- A controversial new study challenges the idea that heart health will improve if people cut saturated fat -- typically from animal sources -- from their diets in favor of vegetable oil. The new research found...

How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe –...

NPRSome users of LSD say one of the most profound parts of the experience is a deep oneness with the universe. The hallucinogenic drug might be causing this by blurring boundaries in the brain, too. The sensation that the boundaries...

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