Scientists have claimed to have created human lungs in a lab. Joan Nichols, a researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch, said if the lungs would be able to work successfully, then lives of many needing a lung transplant could be saved. So many people are on the waiting list of the lung transplant because of shortage of organ donors.
A new study of college basketball players has come up with the findings that 'perceptual learning' exercises could prove beneficial for one's vision.
Kimberly Fugate and Craig Fugate were not planning to have another baby. Therefore, knowing about her pregnancy was a complete shock for Kimberly, 42. But this was not the end of surprises for her and there were more on her way.
The Great Backyard Bird Count started on February 14 and will conclude on February 17. Professional and novice birdwatchers from all age groups across the world participated in the event.
The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a notice for public, who are travelling to the Caribbean, regarding the outbreak of the chikungunya virus. In a statement, the agency warned travelers to take proper care of themselves.
A new study has suggested that childhood bullying has long-term effects on the sufferers. The study found that those who were initially bullied and then stopped still showed lasting health problems. Symptoms of depression and lower self-worth are examples of the same.
Following closure of a nearby emergency department, an 'internal emergency' has been declared by hospital bosses and ambulance service has been averted from a packed A&E unit.
Official figures have revealed that the number of herds of cattle affected by bovine tuberculosis (TB) has been 'significantly' overestimated.
Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary, has hired the former Marks & Spencer's head to review NHS management. He will also be paid for sitting on the advisory panel of Bridgepoint, an international private equity group. It is the major investor of private health firm Care UK.
French researchers have come up with a new finding that vitamin C can reduce the risk of a stroke and also bleeding of the brain, known as hemorrhagic stroke. This type of stroke occurs in very less number of people but is very dangerous, even more dangerous than ischemic strokes. It blocks the blood vessels in the brain.
A new study has come up with the findings that men have less sex after they become a father for the first time. Lee Gettler, of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana studied lives and hormones of 433 young men belonging to an age group of 21 to 26 years, from the Philippine islands.
A recent ZDNet report has revealed that software giant Microsoft will release its tablet-focused Office productivity suite for the Apple iPad in the first half of the year. The report implies that the projected launch of Office for iPad will likely come ahead of the previously reported fall 2014 timeline.
On Friday, February 14, India's biggest telecom service provider, Airtel, announced the launch of 4G services in Bangalore. However, the services are currently limited only to the users of Apple's latest iPhones - the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.
According to Nation's Restaurant News website (NRN. Com), fast food chain Taco Bell plans to roll out a US-wide mobile ordering system later this year. The restaurant is developing a smartphone app which will allow customers to place orders for their food and pay for it.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is probing an earlier-this-month fire incident which involved the company's Model S sedan. The fire incident took place in Toronto, Canada, when a Model S sedan was parked in its owner's own garage.
Investigators have linked six more cases of E. coli to burgers eaten at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow. The number of people who fell sick because of the outbreak has gone up to 21 now. The investigators said the outbreak was attributable to burgers served at the major entertainment venue in Glasgow, which opened in September last year.
A new research has come up with findings to implicate how beneficial it is to quit smoking. The study said that depression and anxiety can be handled by giving up smoking as efficiently as by taking antidepressants.
The researchers said that smokers are always surrounded with the wrong belief that their habit helps them relieve stress and depression. But the irony is that the solution to their problem actually lies in quitting the habit.
A new drug for breast cancer will be widely available to patients after it was successfully trialed at Sheffield's Weston Park Hospital. The drug will increase the life expectancy of around 1,300 women a year with advanced form of the disease by six months.
Charities have referred the drug -- marketed as Kadcyla and developed by Roche -- as a giant leap in breast cancer treatment.
People who snore do not only sleep with the risk of deadly sleep apnea but also deprive their spouse from having sound sleep. A nudge is of great help to help the person stop snoring, but it disturbs the sleep of the other person at least once if not more to nudge the one on the other side of the bed to change the sleeping position to stop snoring.
Vets have urged dog owners in the region to make sure their animals are away from sheep because they are preparing to give birth and dog attacks could be very distressing for them. This is the time of year when sheep give birth, thus becoming vulnerable. Dogs are highly likely to attack them, which could result into lambs being lost and sheep being killed and injured.
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