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Antibodies that may Prevent HIV

According to World Health Organizations, around 33 million people are infected with HIV while 25 million have died from AIDS.  However, scientists may have found a map towards formulation of an HIV vaccination. Researchers were able to isolate two antibodies that can prevent the AIDS virus from multiplying in the body, thwarting the engendering of [...]

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Smallest Laser makes DNA Manipulation Possible

Laser research has become a growing area in the field of medicine, and the latest breakthrough will prove just why.  Scientists in the United States have made the world’s smallest semiconductor laser that can focus light in an area smaller then a single protein molecule. Dr. Xiang Zhang, director of University of California Berkely’s Nanoscale [...]

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Medical Scans, Radiation & Cancer?

Every year thousands of Americans are diagnosed with cancer.  According to the ACS, around 1500 individuals are predicted to die from cancer on a daily basis in 2009, and the statistics have been generally accurate thus far.  One leading cause is due to the large amounts of carcinogens that society is introduced to on a [...]

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Ted Kennedy’s Death: Analysis of Glioma

Fifteen months ago, Ted Kennedy was diagnosed with a malignant tumor.  He passed away surrounded by all those who loved him including his wife, children, and other family member.  However, we must all remember him for his life-long goal of achieving universal health care.  Although his illness thwarted his efforts of negotiations, he brought forth [...]

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Tamoxifen: Causing Breast Cancer?

A new study shows that the “wonder drug” for treating breast cancer, tamoxifen, might cause a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer.  However, this does not mean that breast cancer patients should stop using tamoxifen as soon as they read the published research. Christopher Li, PhD and an associate member of the Fred Hutchison [...]

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First ‘Internet Addiction’ Center Opens in U.S.

We have all seen Brittany Spears take trips to her local rehab on MTV, and may personally know someone that has been admitted to a rehabilitation center for drug or alcohol addiction.  There are numerous rehab clinics around the United States; however, for the first time a center has been opened with a primary focus [...]

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West Nile found on Long Island

Just a few days ago, West Nile Virus was found in a mosquito pool on Long Island, Nassau County. New York State Department of Health collected a sample on August 6th and confirmed that it was West Nile virus positive.  The virus was found in a sample of Culex pipiens-restuans mosquitoes, which commonly bite birds. [...]

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Gene Mutation linked with Sleeping Less

For a lucky few with a gene mutation, six hours of sleep is enough, while an average person requires anywhere from 8 to 8.5 hours of sleep.  A recent study was the first ever to identify a relationship between gene mutation and sleep patterns. Although the gene mutation was found in only two women, the [...]

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Do Fatty Diets Make Us Stupid?

Have you ever wondered why Asians are so smart?  Well new research could possibly have the answer to this common stereotype.  Contrary to what you may have heard, high-fat diets are both malignant for our health in the long-term and short-term, a new study reveals. A new research on rats discovered that 10 days of [...]

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FDA under heat after Constant Allegations

The healthcare system in the United States isn’t the only thing under heat right now because the FDA decided to join the game.  The Food and Drug administration has tackled a variety of issues over the past few months and very recently Daniel G. Schultz, director of FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, has [...]

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