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Baby Who Is Deaf Has Incredible Reaction to Hearing Her Mom (Video)

Baby Who Is Deaf Has Incredible Reaction to Hearing Her Mom (Video)

According to her mom, blogger Christy Keane, baby Charly was born “profoundly deaf.” In this truly heartwarming video, you’ll see this precious child responding to her mom’s voice for the first time ever through the miracle of hearing aids. Charly gets quite emotional and seems unsure whether to smile or cry. Who can blame her? “I was not expecting such ... Read More »

Pollution Killed 9 Million People in 2015, Says new research

Pollution Killed 9 Million People in 2015, A New Study Reveals

Pollution causes 16 per cent of all deaths around the globe, according to a Lancet-commissioned study that is the first to analyze together the impact of air, water and soil pollution. A new research authored by more than 40 international health and environmental experts, examined how pollution is linked to disease and death. Researchers estimated that pollution was behind nine ... Read More »

Tablets and Smartphones Hurting Sleep of Teens, Says New Study

Tablets and Smartphones Hurting Sleep of Teens, Says New Study

Teens’ increased use of electronic devices linked to rise in insufficient sleep. New research from Zlatan Krizan, an Iowa State University associate professor of psychology; and Jean Twenge, lead author and San Diego State University professor, found teens who spend more than two hours a day on their smartphones get fewer than seven hours of sleep each night. The research, ... Read More »

Intermittent fasting may help fight obesity, says new research

Intermittent fasting may help fight obesity, says new study

Scientists have determined that up to 16 weeks of intermittent fasting without calorie counting can help fight obesity and metabolic diseases. Intermittent fasting in mice helped to kick-start the animals’ metabolism and to burn fat by generating body heat. The research team was led by Hoon-Ki Sung of The Hospital for Sick Children in Ontario, Canada. Study has shown that ... Read More »

Innate Social Behaviors in the Mouse Brain, Says New Study

Innate Social Behaviors in the Mouse Brain, Says New Study

Adult male mice have a simple repertoire of innate, or instinctive, social behaviors: When encountering a female, a male mouse will try to mate with it, and when encountering another male, the mouse will attack. The animals do not have to be taught to perform these behaviors. This has led to the widespread presumption among neuroscientists that the brain circuits ... Read More »

Scientists develop new obesity treatment that lowers body weight

Scientists develop new obesity treatment that lowers body weight

A protein injection that decreases appetite helps obese monkeys to slim down fast and cuts their risk of diabetes. Based on the observation that obese mice, rats, and humans all had elevated serum concentrations of a protein called GDF15 compared to lean controls, Yumei Xiong and colleagues set out to develop therapies derived from the molecule. In multiple mouse models ... Read More »

Researchers May Have Found Out What Causes Dyslexia

Researchers may have found a cause of dyslexia

Two scientists believe they have found a possible cause of dyslexia, their research, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, looks into the arrangement of cells in the eyes and the effect this has on the brain. They found that in people with the condition, tiny light receptor-cells were arranged in matching patterns in the centre of each eye. ... Read More »

New Research Says Exercise Yourself To Dead

New Research Says Exercise Yourself To Dead

Exercise is good for you, and the more the better. Right? Maybe not, says a study. The research found that white men who exercise at high levels raise their risk of a buildup of dangerous plaques in their heart by the time they reach middle age. Led by scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Kaiser Permanente, the ... Read More »

Food Warning: ‘Oysters recalled in BC’

Food Warning: Oysters recalled in BC

Industry is recalling certain Pacific Oysters (farm raised) from the marketplace due to a marine biotoxin which causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). The CFIA says the products were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec but may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. Read More »