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More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, new study

More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, new study

THE more muscle mass you have, the healthier you are, and new evidence indicates said mass could also help you live longer! A new study out of UCLA builds on previous research led by Dr. Preethi Srikanthan, an assistant clinical professor in the endocrinology division at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Her past findings indicated that building ... Read More »

Jenny McCarthy slammed for anti-vaccination talk

Jenny McCarthy slammed for anti-vaccination talk

Apparently a lot of people want their mate to be vaccinated. Actress Jenny McCarthy tweeted a question Thursday evening: “What is the most important personality trait you look for in a mate? Reply using #JennyAsks,” McCarthy, 41, asked. Some of the responses weren’t that friendly — but admittedly funny, too. “Somebody who gets that refusing vaccines because of ‘toxins’ and ... Read More »

Diet Company Uses Rachele Cateyes’ Bikini Photo

Diet Company Uses Rachele Cateyes' Bikini Photo

A Milwaukie, Oregon woman who writes a blog about body acceptance wants to know why an online diet company is using a photo of her in a bikini without her permission. Rachele Cateyes told KGW she posted the photo of herself in a bikini on her blog, to send a message about having a positive self-image. Read More »

Chimerix To Give Josh Hardy Experimental Drug

Chimerix approves drug for Josh Hardy

After wide public outcry over the social networking sites the small ailing boy has been made available the required drug by the company. Chimerix will be experimenting the drug to the 7-year-old Virginia boy and undertaking a huge operational burden. However, the small and unprofitable biotechnology company said the experiment will only be on one patient, the young boy, and ... Read More »

British Man Gets 3D-Printed Skull

British Man Gets 3D-Printed Skull

A survivor of a serious motorbike accident has had pioneering surgery to reconstruct his face using a series of 3D printed parts. Stephen Power from Cardiff is thought to be one of the first trauma patients in the world to have 3D printing used at every stage of the procedure. Read More »

Life expectancy for heart transplant patients

Life expectancy for heart transplant patients

The surgical-style mask covering Oviedo coach Tom Hammontree’s mouth and nose fogs his glasses as he breathes. “It’s just something you have to put up with,” Walter Dahn said. Dahn understands. Hammontree, a track and field and cross country coach at Oviedo, and Dahn are part of a select group of Central Floridians who have had heart transplants. Read More »

Can you live with only one kidney?

Can you live with only one kidney?

This is an excellent question, especially because kidney disease and kidney transplants are so common (approximately 10,000 to 15,000 Americans receive kidney transplants each year). Most humans are born with two kidneys as the functional components of what is called the renal system, which also includes two ureters, a bladder and a urethra. The kidneys have many functions, including regulating ... Read More »

Mother Of Three Loses 110 Pounds (Photo)

Mother Of Three Loses 110 Pounds

Before having children Alanna Gerwitz-Stern had never worked out and monitored her diet. When she had her first son, Jacob, in December of 2009, she could not seem to lose the weight she put on during pregnancy. By the time she gave birth she had gained more than 100 pounds and reached 230 pounds for her 5’6″ frame. Embarrassed she ... Read More »

HIV cure? Second child born with virus now in remission

HIV cure? Second child born with virus now in remission

A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment — in this instance, four hours after birth. Doctors revealed the case Wednesday at an AIDS conference in Boston. The girl was born in suburban Los Angeles last April, a month after researchers announced the first case ... Read More »