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[2 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]
Students turn to ‘smart pills’ to boost grades

According to Vince Cakic of Sydney University in the Journal of Medical Ethics, more students are turning to ‘smart pills’ or nootropics in an attempt to improve their academic performance.

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[26 Sep 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Swine Flu Vaccine: Safe or Not?

We’ve been hearing it in the news over and over again that the governments of the world is preparing for the return of the Swine Flu by creating a Swine Flu Vaccine.

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[21 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Heroin addicts may be given free foil to ‘protect’ their health

Heroin addicts in the UK could be given free aluminum foil to convince them to smoke rather than inject the semi-synthetic opioid drug.

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[10 Sep 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Man turns ‘blue’ after taking colloidal silver (video)

The “Today Show” ran a follow up story Thursday morning about Paul Karason, who suffered an extremely rare side effect after self-medicating for a skin condition.

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[30 Aug 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Forrest Bird: Inventor of modern medical respirator

Forrest Bird (born June 9, 1921)

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[14 Aug 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
Disabling ‘fat enzyme’ lets you eat anything and never get flabby

Ever wonder why some people never gain weight? They don’t diet, they have never seen the inside of a gym, and they are constantly eating fast food. According to scientists, those guys may have been born without the “fat enzyme.”

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[13 Aug 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Predictive Texting not radiation affects children’s brains

Children who used their phones more frequently, especially for predictive texting (the service that automatically complete words) finished tests sooner but with more incorrect answers, researchers said.

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[6 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
WHO to release H1N1 vaccine on September

World Health Organization (WHO) is set to release the first set of vaccines to fight H1N1 virus or more commonly known as “Swine Flu”. WHO said that the vaccines should be approved and ready for use in some countries by September this year.

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[8 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Easter Island drug boosts lifespan

Scientists have developed an ‘anti-ageing’ pill created from a chemical found in the soil of Easter Island—a Polynesian land mass in the South Pacific famous for its monumental statues.

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[15 Jun 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Red yeast rice: A substitute for patients who can’t tolerate statins?

A new study suggests that red yeast rice, an over-the-counter dietary supplement sold at pharmacies and health-food stores, may provide a treatment alternative to patients who cannot tolerate therapeutic statin doses.