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Can Breast Feeding reduce cancer?

A new study shows a link between breast-feeding and lower risk of breast cancer, among a group of young women who were at a particularly high risk due to family genetics. Many researchers have discovered that lactation helps protect against breast cancer, however, this new study did not find much of an effect for premenopausal [...]

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First Wireless Pacemaker implemented in U.S Patient

Pacemakers have been around for years, and they aren’t the most ‘consumer friendly’ gadgets in the market, however, a new innovation by Medtronic, a key pacemaker and defibrillator producer, has changed that, at least to some extent.  In July of 2009 the company’s new innovation, a wireless pacemaker, was FDA approved.  After 20 years of [...]

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Pneumonic plague strikes Western China

A rare, virulent pneumonic plague has been reported in a remote town in Western China. It is caused by bacterium Yersinia pestis which are usually found within rodents and fleas that can infect humans and animals through contact. However, it is much more potent than the bubonic plague which killed millions in Europe during the [...]

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Gecko inspired Surgical Tape

A team led by MIT Professor Robert Langer and Jeff Karp, created an adhesive tape that could become an important tool for surgeons in the near future.  The tape could serve as a replacement for staples or sutures in surgical processes as it is both biodegradable and can stick in wet environments without to much [...]

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