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Is this the definitive cure for Ebola? Researchers find Ebola's 'Achilles heel'

Is this the definitive cure for Ebola? Researchers find Ebola's 'Achilles heel' Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Hope for new treatments that finally avert Ebola grows with the recent discovery from researchers that there is a weak spot within the deadly virus. ...

Milwaukee man shocks distraught family by 'coming back to life'

Milwaukee man shocks distraught family by 'coming back to life' Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

When a man from Milwaukee was pronounced dead last week, everyone, from his girlfriend to his brother, was immediately notified. The first responders ...

Revolutionary! Robotic arm controlled by thought provides breakthrough for paralyzed

Revolutionary! Robotic arm controlled by thought provides breakthrough for paralyzed Watch

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An exciting new breakthrough in robotics may now enable the paralyzed to command helpmates with everyday activity. The breakthrough came in form ...

Brain reset: Scientists uncover unusual way to get rid of brain disorders

Brain reset: Scientists uncover unusual way to get rid of brain disorders Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

By implanting special cells that emit GABA into the brains of adult mice scientists found a way to cure certain brain disorders, like lazy eye. ...

Health in the United States: Which cities are the healthiest?

Health in the United States: Which cities are the healthiest? Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The American College of Sports Medicine has recently released their 2015 American Fitness Index, naming the top three fittest and the least fit ...

Nebraska orders STATE OF EMERGENCY over H5N2 avian flu virus

Nebraska orders STATE OF EMERGENCY over H5N2 avian flu virus Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A type of avian flu, and unfortunately the most lethal to hit the United States, has posed several concerns for farmers and scientists. So far, the ...

Why a handshake just might save your life

Why a handshake just might save your life Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Are you worried about a heart attack or stroke? Well there may be an easy way to tell if you are at greater risk for either of these diseases, are ...

Are you afraid of needles? Scientist believes he found way to reduce injection pain

Are you afraid of needles? Scientist believes he found way to reduce injection pain Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A lot of people, the young and old alike, are really frightened of getting injections, even just the thought of it. The good news is that scientists ...

What do healthy people eat for breakfast? 11 healthy breakfast choices from dietitians and experts

What do healthy people eat for breakfast? 11 healthy breakfast choices from dietitians and experts Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

What we eat in the mornings have an effect on our energy levels throughout the day. Here, registered dietitians, personal trainers, health editors ...

NOT-SO HAPPY PILLS: Half a million patients die every year from psychiatric drugs

NOT-SO HAPPY PILLS: Half a million patients die every year from psychiatric drugs Watch

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A Danish scientist has come forward to proclaim that mood enhancers, "happy pills" and other psychiatric drugs are frequently deadly - killing ...

Woman gives shocking birth to baby born with bladder outside of body

Woman gives shocking birth to baby born with bladder outside of body Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Born with a rare congenital defect, Baby Lila underwent a unique surgery, shortly after she was born with her bladder outside the body. This defect ...

British man discovers shocking and disturbing item in phlegm he coughed out

British man discovers shocking and disturbing item in phlegm he coughed out Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A man from Britain woke up to a very unlikely and disgusting surprise. After waking up, the man felt as though he had to let out a cough due to the ...

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts speaks on her near death medical experiences

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts speaks on her near death medical experiences Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

After bravely beating breast cancer, Good Morning America host Robin Roberts developed a myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) that nearly claimed her life ...

Could one Californian woman hold the key to a cure for HIV/AIDS?

Could one Californian woman hold the key to a cure for HIV/AIDS? Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Among 35 million people infected with HIV, one woman from Sacramento, California has never taken any prescription drugs, but the virus has not ...

Having trouble sleeping? Doctor finds amazing breathing technique that will help you sleep within 60 seconds

Having trouble sleeping? Doctor finds amazing breathing technique that will help you sleep within 60 seconds Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

People with severe anxiety, stress and insomnia can now practice a 4-7-8 breathing technique, pioneered by Harvard-trained Doctor Andrew Weill, to ...

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 ...