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Lab burgers take on cows as consumer tastes change

As consumers become more concerned about animal welfare and the environmental costs of raising animals, hi-tech startups are stepping in to create meat alternatives...

‘Alcosynth’ promises the buzz without the hangover

A hangover-free future is once again being promised, this time courtesy of a controversial former drug czar. The Independent reports David Nutt who was fired...

WHO issues tougher safe sex guidance for those who visited Zika...

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that men and women returning from where the Zika virus is actively spreading should practise safer sex...

Singapore 38 new local Zika cases confirmed Friday, bringing total to...

SINGAPORE: 38 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection were confirmed on Friday (Sep 2), bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 189. In...

Drug shows promise in reducing abnormal brain proteins linked to Alzheimer’s

In what some experts are hailing as a major breakthrough in the field of Alzheimer’s research, a new investigational drug was found to reduce...

Cincinnati sees estimated 78 heroin overdoses in 2 days

Police in Cincinnati are asking for the public's help in finding the source of the suspected heroin behind an estimated 78 overdoses in two...

These Sleep Disorders May Raise Your Stroke Risk

Insomnia and sleep apnea appear to increase stroke risk, finds a review study published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology. Because of this link, researchers say, anyone who’s...

South Carolina girl exposed to brain-eating amoeba faces bleak odds

CHARLESTON, S.C.: An 11-year-old South Carolina girl has irreparable brain damage after contracting a rare, often-fatal infection caused by an amoeba from a river...

Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity Is Real and Linked to Leaky Gut, Study...

People who have bad reactions after eating bread or cereal, but who don’t test positive for wheat allergies or celiac disease, are sometimes left...

Justice Department charges three in $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme

The Justice Department on Friday unsealed charges in its largest-ever criminal healthcare-fraud case, charging three individuals with using a network of doctors, hospitals and...

Man doing well after UK’s first double hand transplant

LONDON — The lead surgeon in the UK's first double hand transplant says he believes the patient will regain good movement and feeling in...

How to Manage Your Anxiety Over the Never-Ending Stream of Bad...

A psychiatrist's tips for coping when you can't help but feel vulnerable or hopeless. You turn on the news. You hear about more gun violence, or...

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