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Sarah Murnaghan gets lung transplant

Sarah Murnaghan gets lung transplant

A severely ill 10-year-old girl to whom a US judge granted a prime spot on the adult transplant list despite her youth has received a new set of lungs. Sarah Murnaghan's family said they were "thrilled" the six-hour surgery to implant adult lungs went smoothly and that she had done "extremely well"

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Yoga is better at boosting memory

Yoga is better at boosting memory

Just 20 minutes of yoga a day sharpens the mind, researchers say. The ancient practice was found to be more effective at boosting brain power than conventional aerobic exercise. Researchers in America discovered that a single session of Hatha yoga significantly improved a person's speed and ac

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To cut diabetes risk, walk after every meal

To cut diabetes risk, walk after every meal

If you're at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a small new study suggests taking a 15-minute walk after every meal to curb a "risky rise" in blood sugar, although researchers say larger trials are needed to confirm results. Blood sugar spikes after meals. In young, fit people, insulin helps dri

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Nature is Good for your Health!

Nature is Good for your Health!

A walk in the park can calm and restore you. This is something we take for granted in parks and recreation, because we have known it to be true ever since we started spending time in nature. But new research reported in the British Journal of Sports Medicine now provides scientific proof that wal

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Eexercise, Rock climb and Bungee jump!!!

Eexercise, Rock climb and Bungee jump!!!

A teenager has made a remarkable recovery after two life threatening operations to correct her twisted spine. Natalie Royle, 17, from Grasscroft, Oldham, was diagnosed with scoliosis - curvature of the spine - and the condition gradually worsened over a 12-month period until her spine was bent at

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Girl, implanted with new grow WINDPIPE from her own stem cells

Girl, implanted with new grow WINDPIPE from her own stem cells

A two-year-old girl born without a windpipe has become the youngest patient in the world to receive a bio-engineered organ after doctors implanted her with a special tube grown from her own stem cells. Hannah Warren has been unable to breathe, eat, drink or swallow on her own since she was born i

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Scientists track leukaemia's origins 'back to the womb'

Scientists track leukaemia’s origins ‘back to the womb’

Scientists say they have traced the root genetic cause of leukaemia back to early life in the womb. The Institute of Cancer Research experts analysed the entire three billion letter sequence of DNA-coding in identical twins to reveal what sets off the disease. They hope the findings, published

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7 Ways to Live a Longer Life

7 Ways to Live a Longer Life

Want to live a long life? Forget taking supplements and searching for a fountain of youth. The keys to longevity are probably much closer to home. An eight-decade study started by the late Stanford University psychologist Louis Terman in 1921 revealed some surprising characteristics of those who

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Safer vaccine created without virus

Safer vaccine created without virus

British scientists have developed a “holy grail” vaccine for foot-and-mouth disease that is safer and more resilient than current vaccines, according to an article published in the journal PLOS Pathogens on Wednesday. At the moment, animals are given a small dose of live infectious vi

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3-D Printed Body Parts, Finally!

3-D Printed Body Parts, Finally!

For children born with microtia, a congenital deformity of the external ear, reconstructive surgery solutions can involve long, painful operations or prosthetics that rarely resemble the real thing. However, Cornell bioengineers and physicians have offered new hope by using 3-D printing and injec

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