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Asthma risk up to 4x higher near fracking sites: US study

MIAMI, AFP | 7/18/2016 – Living near sites that extract natural gas by hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, may increase the risk

Tickling the brain can boost immunity: study

by Marlowe HOOD

PARIS, | AFP | 7/4/2016 – Artificially stimulating the brain’s feel-good centre boosts immunity in mice in a way that

Hundreds of US companies sell unapproved ‘stem cell treatments’


Hundreds of companies across the United States are selling unapproved stem cell treatments directly to patients, raising concerns about safety

Deaths from heroin, opioid drugs in US rise sharply

CHICAGO, | AFP | 6/28/2016 – The Obama administration on Tuesday emphasized the need for funding to treat opioid and heroin addiction, releasing

Guided procedures ensure accuracy of therapeutic injections

HOUSTON – (June 23, 2016) – When it comes to pain in the hip, knee or shoulder that requires therapeutic injections, be sure

In US, heart disease mortality no longer in steep decline

MIAMI, | AFP | 6/29/2016 – Heart disease remains the top killer in the United States as a long-term trend of declining mortality

Micro-camera can be injected with a syringe

PARIS, France | AFP | 6/27/2016 – German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt that could change

“The Astrodome: Eighth Wonder of the World” A Documentary Screening at the Houston Public Library

The Houston Public Library’s (HPL) Astrodome Memories Project is hosting a screening of “The Astrodome: Eighth Wonder of the World” on Thursday, July

Bisexuals, gays, lesbians face greater health risks: study

WASHINGTON, | AFP | 6/27/2016 – Bisexual, gay and lesbian adults are more likely to experience psychological distress and engage in unhealthy behaviors,

The Healing Power of Onions – Part II

by Prof. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee,

TREATMENT OF ACNE It is a powerful antiseptic that protects the skin from acne-causing bacteria and other