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They're feeding this to your children! Horrific real-life school lunch disaster

They're feeding this to your children! Horrific real-life school lunch disaster Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The quality of food served during school lunches have long been the butt of jokes in the U.S., but a recent meal served at a West Virginia school ...

Important need-to-know symptoms and signs of skin cancer

Important need-to-know symptoms and signs of skin cancer Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Eighty-one percent of people have expressed feelings of uncertainty over not knowing the signs of a non-melanoma skin cancer, according to a recent ...

12 unusual facts about smell and taste

12 unusual facts about smell and taste Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The associate director of the Center for Smell and Taste at the University of Florida, Steven D. Munger, Ph.D, has answered some questions posed to ...

Ready or not -- DNA editing makes giant step forward

Ready or not -- DNA editing makes giant step forward Watch

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The mad scientist custom constructing a human being in the manner of Dr. Frankenstein in countless B-movies grows ever nearer in reality. A ...

Genetic breakthrough could mark farewell to aging

Genetic breakthrough could mark farewell to aging Watch

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Slowing the human ageing process, in addition to solving the riddles behind such diseases such as cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease may ...

Scientist reveals how one brain can control the movement in a separate body

Scientist reveals how one brain can control the movement in a separate body Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A neuroscientist demonstrated in a video, released last Tuesday, how a brain can control someone else's arm.

Brain tumor growth linked to increase in brain activity

Brain tumor growth linked to increase in brain activity Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New research connects brain tumor growth to brain activities. The researchers from Stanford, published in the journal Cell, have found that out of ...

Doctors ordered to ask patients over 75 for end-of-life plan, hinting at 'do not resuscitate' options in UK

Doctors ordered to ask patients over 75 for end-of-life plan, hinting at 'do not resuscitate' options in UK Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

General practitioners (GPs) are urged to ask their patients over 75-years-old for their end-of-life plans and if they want to be resuscitated or not, ...

HIV cases in Indiana spike to unprecedented levels causing a public health emergency

HIV cases in Indiana spike to unprecedented levels causing a public health emergency Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There has been an outbreak of HIV infection in Indiana, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With a small population in ...

HELP ON THE WAY? Malaria vaccine found to cut cases in half - lives of children could be spared

HELP ON THE WAY? Malaria vaccine found to cut cases in half - lives of children could be spared Watch

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A new "jab" - or vaccination against malaria could prevent millions of cases and save the lives of millions of children in developing nations, ...

HUNG OVER? Try the ancient Egyptian cure - of a garland of laurel leaves

HUNG OVER? Try the ancient Egyptian cure - of a garland of laurel leaves Watch

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There may be a reason behind all those surviving artworks of drunken, ancient Roman revelers wearing garlands about their heads. In a stash of ...

ALTERING EMBRYOS: China becoming 'Wild West' in genetic research

ALTERING EMBRYOS: China becoming 'Wild West' in genetic research Watch

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Critics warn that China is swiftly becoming the "Wild West" of genetic research. Researchers at the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou have ...

Surgeon claims controversial head transplant will take less than an hour

Surgeon claims controversial head transplant will take less than an hour Watch

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Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero says that he can reattach a man's head on to a new body in less than an hour. Canavero says that the procedure is ...

'If I Only Had a Brain': MRI technology gives an amazing inside look into a singing brain

'If I Only Had a Brain': MRI technology gives an amazing inside look into a singing brain Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Researchers from the Beckman Institute investigated how various muscles and other connected body parts work to allow us to speak and sing, and the ...

Behind the heroic act: The heartbreaking story of the youngest organ donor in Britain

Behind the heroic act: The heartbreaking story of the youngest organ donor in Britain Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Teddy Houlston would have celebrated his first birthday this year with his family and twin brother. But he was not able to live for an entire day; ...

Listeria outbreak in Blue Bell Creameries, causing them to recall all products, started in 2010

Listeria outbreak in Blue Bell Creameries, causing them to recall all products, started in 2010 Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Based on the investigation made by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the listeria outbreak in Blue Bell Creameries, that has caused them to ...

Taking a multivitamin for your health? 'Healthy' multivitamins may increase risk for certain diseases by more than 50 percent

Taking a multivitamin for your health? 'Healthy' multivitamins may increase risk for certain diseases by more than 50 percent Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Multivitamins have long been a staple of what many would call a "healthy" lifestyle, and the market for these pills is flooded with products that ...

'Turbo-charging' immune system to kill all known cancers in development

'Turbo-charging' immune system to kill all known cancers in development Watch

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A protein which "turbo-charges" the immune system, enabling it to fight off any cancer or virus, has been discovered by scientists. Described as ...

Killer high heels cause long lasting body damage

Killer high heels cause long lasting body damage Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Fashion is such a big thing, especially for women. These days, for you to belong to the "it-crowd," you have to be stylish and popular in your social ...

Negative relationships really are unhealthy: New research shows high blood pressure linked to stressful relationships

Negative relationships really are unhealthy: New research shows high blood pressure linked to stressful relationships Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Bad relationship status may cause physiological health deterioration. The research, conducted by a team from the University of Michigan, discovered ...

Divorce, other stressful events may possibly trigger diabetes in children

Divorce, other stressful events may possibly trigger diabetes in children Watch

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A new study conducted in Sweden has found that traumatic events experienced in childhood - such as the divorce of parents, death or illness ...

Rare deadly tick borne virus is worse than Lyme disease

Rare deadly tick borne virus is worse than Lyme disease Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Powassan virus, though having similar symptoms, are even worse than the Lyme disease, according to doctors. This tick borne virus is rare and ...

First human head transplant to be performed by doctor critics call 'nuts'

First human head transplant to be performed by doctor critics call 'nuts' Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Suffering from the rare genetic Werdnig-Hoffman muscle wasting disease, diagnosed when he was one, Valery Spiridonov says that he is ready to undergo ...

Is Facebook making you depressed? Recent study finds link between Facebook and depression

Is Facebook making you depressed? Recent study finds link between Facebook and depression Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Researchers have discovered that Facebook users who spend more time in social media tend to compare their own lives from their friends', resulting ...

Man reveals secret on how he lost nearly 400 pounds

Man reveals secret on how he lost nearly 400 pounds Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

With just 30 to 40 pounds of excess skin left for him to undergo surgery, Brian Flemming was successful in shedding out almost 400 pounds. He ...

Over diagnosed? Doctors now say that two-thirds of the people on anti-depressants may not need them

Over diagnosed? Doctors now say that two-thirds of the people on anti-depressants may not need them Watch

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In an increasingly tense society, many doctors are handing out prescriptions for drugs that enable patients to combat feelings of moodiness and ...

Mayo Clinic discovers mystery disease destroying lawyer

Mayo Clinic discovers mystery disease destroying lawyer Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Greg Widseth, a lawyer from Minnesota, had been suffering from an unknown disease. Neurologists he had visited could not figure out what was ...

Ancient remedy using natural ingredients appears to stop 'superbug'

Ancient remedy using natural ingredients appears to stop 'superbug' Watch

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, a flesh infection usually transmitted over lengthy hospital stays, may have met its match ...