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Genetically-Modified Maggots Secrete Human Growth Factor to Promote Healing

Researchers have re-introduced an 18th-century treatment in the 21st century. The team from NC State University said that maggot might help fight infections in...
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Number of TB Cases Surges in US First Time in Nearly A Quarter-Century

On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the number of tuberculosis cases in the United States has surged in...
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Meat-Heavy Diet – Derive Enough Energy from Meals with Minimal Chewing

With little food processing and introduction of meat in the diet, ancient humans might have reduced the need for chewing food. With lower count...
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Global Warming Could Lead to Decline in Birth Rates

A research carried out by the National Bureau of Economic Research has unveiled that global warming could have a negative effect on the birth...
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Overall Health Improves Worldwide Along with Life Expectancy: Study

A study carried out in 188 countries has unveiled that life expectancy has improved a lot. People living in poor nations are living longer....
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Amputees Can Now Control Their Bionic Prosthetic Limbs Using IMES

Ossur, an Icelandic orthopaedics company, has developed tiny implanted myoelectric sensors (IMES) that helped amputees to control their bionic prosthetic limbs with the commands...
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