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  • Mouthwash And Poor Dental Hygiene May Up The Risk Of Oral Cancer

    April 8, 2014 2:04 PM 75

    Recent research on oral cancer made headlines — and raised concerns — when scientists reported that poor dental hygiene and excessive use of mouthwash containing alcohol could increase the risk of the disease. Each year, some 40,000 Americans — and upward of 640,000 people worldwide — are diagnosed with oral cancer, which can occur in the tongue, the floor

  • Are you getting your seven-a-day? Experts say we need more helpings of fruit and vegetables

    April 8, 2014 6:47 AM 33

    Updated Tuesday, April 8th 2014 at 09:41 GMT +3 Your five-a-day might not be enough, with experts claiming we should be eating seven daily portions of fruit and vegetables. A new study at University College London (UCL) has suggested eating just a couple more helpings can reduce the risk of dying of cancer by 25 per cent. The researchers looked at the eating

  • Doctors Told Them To Abort Or Watch Their Baby Die, Then This Happened

    April 7, 2014 5:25 PM 39

    Minutes after Chanel Murrish was born she broke a record and, in a medical miracle, became the youngest baby in Britain to have open heart surgery. Doctors told Chanel’s parents before birth that they should consider an abortion or else they would be forced to watch their little girl die in their arms because she probably wouldn’t make it. In fact, physicians

  • Mother sentenced for killing baby with drugged breast milk

    April 7, 2014 4:49 PM 30

    Stephanie Greene's baby died, and the court says it's because her breast milk was tainted with a fatal amount of morphine. Was justice served, or are we focusing on the wrong thing here? It's a tragic tale — a mother is sentenced to 20 years for the death of her baby, who died from an apparent overdose of morphine. What's unusual about this case is the court

  • Mother sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing child through breastfeeding

    April 6, 2014 12:19 PM 57

    A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for killing her 6-week-old baby when she breastfed while taking drugs. Stephanie Greene, 39, had high levels of drugs, including morphine, in her system when her baby died of respiratory failure in 2010. ABC News reports that Greene was convicted on Thursday of homicide and will spend 20 years

  • Minutes old baby undergoes open heart surgery

    April 6, 2014 6:51 AM 50

    Updated Sunday, April 6th 2014 at 09:49 GMT +3 Newcastle, England: Little Chanel Murrish is Britain’s youngest ever baby to have open heart surgery – just minutes after being born. Her chances of survival had been so low before her birth that her parents Fay and Micheal were twice offered a termination. But the couple refused to give up on their

  • Now, Sex Calculator to measure how much calories you burn while making love

    April 4, 2014 8:25 AM 8

    A team of researchers recently created an online instrument to measure the amount of energy lost during a love making session. The Sex Calculator has been designed by, an online pharmacy that specializes in weight loss and sexual health, the Mirror reported. According to the sex calculator, a half-an-hour session can burn up to 150 calories

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    April 3, 2014 6:40 PM 27

    Sign up now for today's best --> Look, I’ve been hungry, but it never dawned on me to start chewing on the side of a building. Check out this video of the world’s hungriest man with the toughest teeth and digestive system ever. His name is Pakkirappa Hunagund and he’s addicted to eating bricks, gravel and mud. Hunagund, 30, first

  • Horse drug ketamine is ‘remarkable’ treatment for depression

    April 3, 2014 1:17 PM 49

    Horse tranquiliser ketamine has been ‘successfully’ used at an NHS clinic to treat people with depression. The hallucinogenic party drug – set to be upgraded to a class B drug – is a ‘promising treatment’, psychiatrist Dr Rupert McShane said. ‘We’ve seen remarkable changes in people who’ve had severe depression for many years that no other treatment

  • Joint efforts urged to contain spread of Ebola in Africa

    April 3, 2014 12:12 PM 35

    CAPE TOWN, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Participants in the 16th International Congress on Infectious Diseases on Thursday called for joint efforts by Western African governments to contain the spread of Ebola disease. There was a common understanding at the conference that Western African governments need to work together to ensure that the recent outbreak of the virus