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Yoga Could Be An Effective Alternative For Treating Chronic Back Pain, Reveals Study

Yoga Could Be An Effective Alternative For Treating Chronic Back Pain, Reveals Study

A new study reveals that yoga may be an effective alternative to pain medications and physical therapy for individuals suffering from chronic low back pain. Millions of people around the world suffer from severe lower back pain and have to rely on medication to function normally. However, prolonged use of such medicines has side...

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Snake Venom As Aspirin Replacement: New Protein Could Be Safer For Prevention Of Blood Clot

Snake Venom As Aspirin Replacement: New Protein Could Be Safer For Prevention Of Blood Clot

Snake venom has always been thought as dangerous, but scientists have found a protein in venom that could be an important ingredient for making a safer antiplatelet drug. Pretty soon, snake venom could replace aspirin in thinning blood without the side effects. According to the study by National Taiwan University in Taipei researchers, a...

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Lack Of Sleep Could Make Your Brain ‘Eat’ Itself, Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Lack Of Sleep Could Make Your Brain ‘Eat’ Itself, Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s long been believed that a lack of sleep could be bad for the brain. But a new study offers a more colorful, yet dire description of this consequence — it could turn the brain into a “cannibal” of sorts, with synapses being “eaten” by other brain cells, and even increase the chances of...

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Bacteria could lead to cleaner methane power

Bacteria could lead to cleaner methane power

Methane as a greenhouse gas isn't all that eco-friendly when used for power, but scientists might have a way to keep the damage to a minimum. Penn State researchers have crafted microbial fuel cells that can convert methane into electricity right at… Engadget RSS Feed

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Alzheimer’s Disease Could Single-Handedly Collapse Medicare, Medicaid

Alzheimer’s Disease Could Single-Handedly Collapse Medicare, Medicaid

Alzheimer’s is a disease that scares almost everyone, and today in America, it has become so prevalent that it consumes one in every five Medicare/Medicaid dollars. CNN reported that Alzheimer’s is the disease that could bankrupt Medicare; by the year 2050, more than half of Americans over the age of 65-years-old could have Alzheimer’s...

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Hard drives of the future could be made of DNA

Hard drives of the future could be made of DNA

Our data-driven society is churning out more information than traditional storage technology can handle, so scientists are looking for a solution in Nature's hard drive: DNA. A pair of researchers at Columbia University and the New York Genome Center… Engadget RSS Feed

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Arsenic In Rice: Expert Says Usual Way Of Cooking Could Leave Traces Of Poison

Arsenic In Rice: Expert Says Usual Way Of Cooking Could Leave Traces Of Poison

Potentially dangerous levels of arsenic may remain in rice when it is cooked the way most of us cook it. That was the primary takeaway from an expert’s demonstration of how the usual way of cooking rice may leave traces of the deadly poison. A report from The Independent looked at the findings of...

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Half-Human, Half-Pig Embryos Could Mark Organ Transplant Breakthrough

Half-Human, Half-Pig Embryos Could Mark Organ Transplant Breakthrough

Scientists believe they have come up with a major discovery, one where half-human, half-pig embryos were grown to a point where they were close to developing certain organs and body parts. This, researchers say, could pave the way for more advanced solutions for patients in need of an organ transplant. In a study published...

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Antacid Drugs And Strokes: That Little Purple Pill Could Be Deadly

Antacid Drugs And Strokes: That Little Purple Pill Could Be Deadly

Antacid drugs may increase your risk of suffering a stroke, especially if you take a higher or prolonged dose. Antacid drugs are taken by millions of Americans to quell the unsettling chest discomfort of heartburn and the unpleasant bile-tinged flavor that bubbles far enough up the esophagus to taunt the taste buds. According to...

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Hijacked headphones could be used to listen in on your life

Hijacked headphones could be used to listen in on your life

Fun fact: If you're in a pinch and need a microphone, a spare pair of headphones can do the job. Not so fun fact? A group of researchers at Israel's Ben Gurion University just figured out that those headphones can be hijacked to spy on you. Yeah — 2… Engadget RSS Feed

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