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Lab grown vaginas have been successfully implanted in patients

2014-04-12 15:00
Lab grown vagina

Women who are in need of vaginal reconstruction due to such problems as congenital abnormalities, injury, or cancer, should be pleased to learn of the success of implanting lab grown vaginas in patients. Vaginal reconstruction can be very challenging and the complications associated with the use of non-vaginal tissue raises concerns. The use of tissue-engineered autologous vaginal organs in patients is therefore a major breakthrough.

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Unhealthy meals are being pushed by restaurants in public housing developments

2014-04-10 12:54
Fast food

Findings that unhealthy meals are being pushed by restaurants in public housing developments are disturbing. Clearly, good nutrition is the single most important initial factor for good health in body and mind. The finding that there are not as many healthy meals served in restaurants in public housing developments as elsewhere implies the health and lives of poor people in such instances are being sacrificed for quick profits by such unscrupulous businesses.

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Children Given Special Attention through Wings for Autism Program

2014-04-08 11:06
Children Given Special Attention through Wings for Autism Program

With summer a few months away and spring vacations starting galore, autistic children may require some extra attention when it comes to helping them cope with an air flight experience. Flying is frightening enough for the average child; those with certain sensitivities may find it nearly impossible to get through the first time around. Forcing a child through that experience may then cause irreversible trauma.

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Exposure to light may help you shed pounds

2014-04-08 09:30
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Go out and enjoy some sunshine as it may truly be a good way to lose weight. Improve your diet in a healthier and more natural way.

A novel natural manner to help you maintain a healthy weight is to expose yourself to an adequate amount of light early in the day. In view of the obesity epidemic and the literal frenzy to find safe and effective manners to avoid being overweight, this is significant news. Aside from eating healthy low calorie food and getting a good amount of exercise daily, it's time to also consider making light a part of your daily prescription for weight control.

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Being overweight may make you lazy

2014-04-07 19:54
An overweight lazy woman

It often appears that overweight people are unusually lazy and yet it is wrong to assume this is why they weigh too much. In other words we are often lead to think that someone who is basically sedentary and lazy will become overweight and not the other way around. New research shows that being overweight may in fact be a major causative factor in making people lazy.

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Medical students could be healthier and learn better with more humane schedules

2014-04-07 00:39
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It has been traditionally said that the rigorous schedule of medical students makes them better doctors, but recent research says this is not so. Unfortunately for the medical students it's true that their rates of drug and alcohol abuse, divorce, and suicide have appeared to be unusually high for a long time. Furthermore, medical students are sometimes ruined with allegations by medical professors of having bad attitudes about their professional careers if they complain about their rigorous work schedules and dwindling personal lives. Yet, recent research shows that a kinder, gentler approach to medical students may benefit them greatly.

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Heart health as a young adult is important for brain health later in life

2014-04-04 07:28
Heart health

The human heart is a fascinating organ which is vital for the proper functioning of your entire body, including your brain. A proper understanding of the pathophysiology of the human body leads to a recognition that without proper oxygenation from your heart your brain can not develop and function properly. This leads to an understanding that generally what is good for your heart is good for your brain. In fact new research shows heart health as a young adult has an effect on brain health later in life.

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Surprisingly, chocolate may help prevent obesity and diabetes

2014-04-03 08:48
Delicious chocolate

There has been a great deal of conjecture over the years about the health benefits of chocolate. With it's delicious taste chocolate has an addicting like quality for a lot of people. Good news is that something that tastes this good really may be good for your health in many ways. Recent research shows that chocolate may actually help prevent obesity and diabetes.

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