Thursday, July 27, 2017

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young
Your brain may be to blame for your ageing body. A small cluster of stem cells in the brain seems to help mice stay young, and injecting extra stem cells helps them live longer. One day anti-ageing drugs might be able to replicate the effect in...

Should I drink diet soda?

Should I drink diet soda
Welcome to TIME's Should I Eat This?—our weekly poll of five experts who answer nutrition questions that gnaw at you. 5/5 experts say no. Man, diet soda just can’t catch a break with these experts. Maybe that’s because it’s the ultimate hypocrite of the beverage world. People probably get...

Should I drink seltzer water?

Should I drink seltzer water
Seltzer—also known as bubbly water, carbonated water, soda water and sparkling water—comes with as almost as many health myths as it does names. Does it leach calcium from bones? Or destroy the enamel of teeth? Will water plus carbon dioxide equal certain death? 5/5 experts...

600,000 people expected to contract cholera in Yemen by 2017, ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday that more than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year. There is lots of time the war-torn country's healthcare system totally collapsed. https://twitter.com/ICRC/status/889035811102109700 ICRC experts expect the current number of suspected cholera cases to...

Black Seed Benefits

Black Seed Benefits -- This Ancient Remedy "Treats All Diseases" HIV, Diabetes, Cancer, Stroke, STDs, Arthritis
Black seeds, also referred to as black currant, are the product of the flowering plant Nigella sativa. The Nigella sativa plant is native to India, Arabia and Europe. Black seeds have been used for centuries in traditional medicine as treatment for several medical conditions. A research...

Alkaline foods, health and cancer relations

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Alkaline foods, health and cancer relations video.

Turkey sent more than 10,560 tons of humanitarian aid to Yemen

Turkey sent more than 10,560 tons of humanitarian aid to Yemen
Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday, Turkey has sent more than 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen, reported Anadolu Agency. The statement said the aid vessel containing 10,560 tons of humanitarian assistance reached in Yemen’s port city of Aden on Thursday and welcomed at...

Apollo 11 bag of lunar dust collected by Neil Armstrong has sold for $1.8 million

Apollo 11 bag of lunar dust collected by Neil Armstrong has sold for $1.8 million
Most of the equipment used in the Apollo 11 mission is kept at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., but despite NASA's protests, a U.S. district judge has ruled that it can be owned by a private citizen. https://twitter.com/Sothebys/status/888106964722491393?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcnews.com%2Fnews%2Fus-news%2Fbag-apollo-11-moon-dust-auctioned-1-8-million-new-n784866 The decision came...

Eastern EU, central Asia the only regions in the world new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths rising

Eastern EU, central Asia the only regions in the world new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths rising
Globally AIDS-related deaths have almost halved during the past ten years and new HIV infections declined, though not fast enough, from 2010 to 2016, said UNAIDS on Thursday. But the same thing is not happening in eastern Europe and central Asia, who remain the only regions in...

Vaccines

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The first ever vaccine was created when Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist, successfully injected small amounts of a cowpox virus into a young boy to protect him from the related (and deadly) smallpox virus. But how does this seemingly counterintuitive process work? Kelwalin...

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