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This is how a woman reacted after breathing for the 1st time after her lung transplant

Woman breathing herself for the first time after lung transplant

Jennifer Jones looks incredulously around her. She does understand what is going on; she seems to be in a trance. Lying on a bed at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, surrounded by machines that keep her balanced and with wires going in and out of her body, she will experience something new. And she is nervous. For the first time, she can breathe on her own after a lung transplant surgery.

Meet gammaCore: FDA-approved nerve stimulator that relieves migraine pain from outside

gammaCore migraine treatemtn

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a vagus nerve stimulator for the treatment of migraines in adults, which is called gammaCore. The portable device is placed on the vagus nerve in the neck, releasing a slight electrical stimulation to the afferent nerve fibers. gammaCore relieves migraine pain from the outside.

After His Mom is Diagnosed with Breast Cancer, Young Boy Creates Higia To Save Thousands

Higia breast cancer attachment

When he was 13 years old, Julian Rios Cantu’s mother was diagnosed with cancer for the second time that almost took her life. This motivated Julian to investigate how to help patients with breast cancer and, after 2 years of research, he created a special bra attachment called Higia that can help in the early detection of breast cancer.

New Dissolving Contact Lenses Also Treat Inflammatory Eye Disease

Dissolving Contact Lenses

According to data reported by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, in the developing world, between 5 and 25% of eye diseases are causing blindness in the population. This causes the patient's life to be radically transformed since it limits their daily activities as well as their way of communicating with others. Researchers now find dissolving contact lenses that help help to treat eye disease.

Suicidal Thoughts Attributed to Hallucinations After Taking Tamiflu

Charlie Harp

There has been one widely reported case of suicide, thought to have been attributed to side effects of taking Tamiflu, a popular medication used to treat the influenza virus. Another individual almost committed suicide while on the medication. Charlie Harp, a 16-year-old boy, committed suicide, while a 6-year-old girl from Texas attempted to commit suicide. Here are their stories.

New Nanorobots Search and Destroy Cancers Within 24 Hours

Nanorobots new cancer treatment

According to a study carried out on mice published today in the British publication NatureAn, an international team of researchers has programmed nanorobots to search for, and destroy tumors by cutting off their blood supply. The entire process occurs within 24 hours and impressive results were observed in a melanoma mouse model.

Are Companion Pets a Legitimate Claim?

Companion pets for therapy gains support

News of late contains several stories of people trying successfully and unsuccessfully to board airline flights with a companion pet in tow claiming that their companion pet is necessary to their mental well-being--peacocks and hedgehogs for example. Here's what a new study has to say about the evidence of companion pets and pet owner mental health.

Hunger Persists 2 Years After Dieting: What To Do

Conquering hunger after weight loss

All diet plans work for the short term. The weight loss achieved in a few weeks is proportional to the calorie restriction imposed. That's the good news. The bad news, which is recalled in Michel Desmurget's book, "The Antiregime," is that "out of 100 individuals who followed a restrictive diet, 95 regain all the weight lost in less than two to five years." Michel Desmurget is a doctor of neuroscience and someone who formerly suffered from obesity.

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