I had been heavy for most of my life. All through middle, high school, and college, I just ate whatever I wanted and rarely, if ever, exercised. When I was at my heaviest weight (275 pounds), I felt sluggish and lazy at points. Part of me always justified it, because I was happy and upbeat.
Osaka City University detects cancer cells in 2ml blood samples and connects them back to their origin tumor—creating a new diagnostic tool that may aid in quicker and more accurate anti-cancer measures. Using a 2 ml blood sample from 100 gastric cancer patients, researchers succeeded in identifying cancer cells circulating in the bloodstream and trace
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 — An expandable artificial heart valve could save children with congenital heart disease from repeated open heart surgeries as they grow up, researchers report. Current artificial heart valves are fixed in size, meaning children need to get larger ones as they grow. Children who receive their first artificial valve before age
University of British Columbia researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery—all without cutting skin. The researchers describe the technology in a study published today in Science Advances. “Our technology allows us to scan tissue quickly, and when we
Smoking cannabis may boost your risk of stroke by cutting off blood supply to the brain, scientists say Stroke increased by 15% among marijuana users between 2010 and 2014 Rates of stroke in non-cannabis users stayed constant over that time Marijuana use may be on the rise as it becomes legalised around the world Compounds
Barefoot Contessa‘s Ina Garten is back on our Instagram feed with a new pro-level cooking tip. This time, it involves cauliflower. "If you’ve been cutting cauliflower through the top and getting little bits all over your kitchen, I have a better way to do it!!" Garten exclaimed, with not one, but two exclamation points —
(HealthDay)—Pharmacists have been involved in the recent progress made toward reducing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), according to an article published in Drug Topics. According to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2008 and 2016 there was a 50 percent decrease in central line-associated bloodstream infections as well as other