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US Girl Temporarily Paralyzed After Undetected Tick Bite (Video)

US Girl Temporarily Paralyzed After Undetected Tick Bite (Video)

A couple in Oregon recorded the terrifying moments after their daughter experienced partial paralysis from a tick bite. According to a Facebook post, they rushed her to the hospital where they quickly learned the cause of her illness was an American Dog Tick latched onto the girl’s head. Her parents never even knew it was there. Experts said tick paralysis ... Read More »

Researchers identify FORTY new ‘intelligence genes’

Researchers identify FORTY new 'intelligence genes'

Researchers have discovered over 50 new genes relating to intelligence—a finding that gives us a far better insight into the “genetic architecture of intelligence” and how this relates to IQ. The genes – including 40 totally new discoveries – also correlate with traits such as smoking cessation, skull volume, height, and other disparate factors, reports the team from Vrije Universiteit ... Read More »

Turn off TV while eating to lose weight, Says New Study

Turn off TV while eating to lose weight, Says New Study

Not having lunch at your desk and switching off the TV while eating could be the key to losing weight, says new study. Researchers from the University of North Carolina analysed data from 80 people who said they were ready to lose weight at the start of the study. The results showed that, after 15 weeks, those in the mindful ... Read More »

Ohio police officer accidentally overdoses during drug bust

Ohio police officer accidentally overdoses during drug bust

Police say an Ohio officer suffered an accidental overdose after a drug arrest when he touched powder on his shirt without realizing it was the powerful opiod fentanyl. Officer Chris Green was involved in a traffic stop on May 12 when a white powder ended up on his skin, causing him to overdose. Narcan, a life-saving anti-overdose drug, was administered ... Read More »

Ebola outbreak in DR congo, World Heath Organisations confirms

Ebola outbreak in DR congo, World Heath Organisations confirms

According to WHO, nine suspected cases — including three deaths — have been reported since April 22 in an area more than 800 miles north of the capital of Kinshasa. WHO have recently developed an Ebola vaccine to be used in emergencies. There are 300,000 doses of the vaccine ‘Gavi’ available which health authorities say they’ll use “if needed to ... Read More »

Marijuana may be able to improve memory, A New Study Reveals

Marijuana may be able to improve memory, A New Study Reveals

Cannabis supposedly has a rejuvenating effect on the brain, as scientists got to know after experiments on lab mice. Scientists at Germany’s University of Bonn, along with colleagues from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, report that low doses of THC can help reverse some of the effects of brain aging and assist in restoring memory, according to a ... Read More »

Picking your nose may be healthy for you, According to Study

Picking your nose may be healthy for you, According to Study

New study has revealed eating bogies may be good for your health. Researchers and multiple universities including Harvard and MIT recommend that parents should not discourage children from nose-picking. The study shows that ingesting the snot could be good for your teeth and overall health, being packed with good bacteria. The research, published in the journal of Applied and Environmental ... Read More »

Scientists Discover Cells Linked to Gray Hair and Baldness

Scientists Discover Cells Linked to Gray Hair and Baldness

Worried about your thinning strands? You’re not alone: By the time guys hit 35, two-thirds of them will experience some degree of hair loss. Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Texas have discovered the cells in the body that directly give rise to hair as well as the mechanism that causes it to turn grey. “Although this project was ... Read More »

Baby born clutching his mother’s birth control coil (Photo)

Baby born clutching his mother's birth control coil (Photo)

An Alabama baby was allegedly born holding his mother’s Intrauterine Device — the contraceptive that was supposed to prevent her from getting pregnant. Shared online by new mum Lucy Hellein, the photo has garnerd over 70,000 shares on Facebook. When asked if baby Dexter was actually born holding the contraceptive implant in his hand, Hellenin replied, “He was not.” – ... Read More »