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Soon we may get new body parts from a lab: Could this be a solution for aging?

2014-04-13 17:29
Nose grown in a lab: What other organs could researchers replace?

Could regenerative medicine keep us younger? Researchers have made another advance in finding ways to replace worn or damaged body parts. Last week scientists discussed how they engineered a nose in the laboratory as well as a vagina. Scientists have already made windpipes in the lab and put them into humans.

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OTC Wart Remover Fire Warning

2014-04-03 10:01
OTC Wart Remover

A new warning reported by the April issue of Consumer Reports on Heath warns shoppers that using an OTC (over-the-counter) cryogenic style wart remover for removing warts off of your body can be a fire hazard. This news originates from an update by the FDA that reported that since 2009 there have been at least 14 reported cases of wart remover combustion while using a pressurized canister that freezes warts off.

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First study pinpoints cause of Gulf War illness

2014-03-27 20:13
Gulf War illness is caused by mitochondrial dysfunction finds new research

Researchers say they have uncovered the cause of Gulf War illness that was previously believed to be related to stress experienced by veterans in the Persian Gulf. UC San Diego researchers who uncovered the reason for symptoms say the finding could lead to new treatments for the disorder.

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Don't Over Treat Your Heartburn Warns Consumer Reports

2014-03-26 09:41
Heartburn medication

Are you over-treating your heartburn? You just might be warns the April issue of Consumer Reports on Health as it offers the following warning and advice on how you should treat heartburn that may require only a mild anti-acid that will not only help save you money, but help you avoid some health risks from taking medications that are stronger than you need.

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