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Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

Direct primary care is a new movement of doctors and healthcare providers who don't accept insurance — instead relying on a monthly membership fee.

Science & Technology | Science

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types – a biological mark of distinction.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Poltava Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy

Poltava Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy Official website-Study in Ukraine Mbbs,Bds,Md,Pharmacy,Postgraduate,Dentistry,Nursing,and many more .We have no1 rank as compare to other Universities in Ukraine,Kharkiv,Donetsk,Lviv,Ternopil,Kiev,Bokovinia

Health & Fitness | Health

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

Microglia might hold the key to what causes Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, autism, schizophrenia, and other brain disorders.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli drug makes Alzheimer’s symptoms disappear in mice - Science

Despite optimism, bitter truth is that over 99 percent of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s treatments end in failure.

Entertainment | It doesn't get any better...

Tapeworms and Other Parasites Can Make Good Guests

Some researchers argue that thinking of internal species as enemies, and eradicating them, is a potentially harmful mistake.

Science & Technology | Science

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a...

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Doctors Told a Woman to Take Her Husband Off of Life Support, But She Refused—and Then He Woke Up

What would you do if your partner got into an accident that put him or her into a coma—and doctors told you they'd pull the plug if they were in your shoes? Medical problems test any couple, but Danielle Josey Davis, whose husband, Matthew, got into a motorcycle accident in 2011—just seven months after they had tied the knot—refused to lose hope.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s

A worldwide team of senior scientists and clinicians have come together to produce an editorial which indicates that certain microbes - a specific virus and two specific types of bacteria - are major

Health & Fitness | News Items

Could meditation really help slow the aging process?

It may seem unlikely, but a small and growing body of evidence suggesting that regular meditation can indeed slow ageing, as least at a cellular level

Health & Fitness | News Items

An Easy Fix for Vertigo

The most common form of vertigo can be quickly treated by repositioning the head, but many doctors remain unfamiliar with the maneuver.

Health & Fitness | Third Party Services

Blink Health: Rx Prices, Discounts and Information

Prescription drug prices, discounts & information – Blink Price available at all U.S. pharmacies. Price transparency; pay online and pick up at your pharmacy.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Cut Your Health-Care Bill: Pay Cash - WSJ

Hospitals and other providers increasingly are offering prices far below what they charge though insurance.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Scientists Claim Alzheimer’s Is A Set Of Different Diseases That Should Be Treated Separately

Israeli researchers show that Alzheimer's is actually a collection of diseases that should be treated separately - with a variety of different approaches.

Politics | Politics

Doctors 'Horrified’ by Republican Candidates’ Outlook on Vaccines

“I watched the debate, and I was kind of horrified when I heard these comments,” a Harvard medical professor told Yahoo Health. During the debate, Donald Trump told the story of an employee whose “beautiful” baby developed a fever after getting a

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

Testosterone and the brain: New study suggests sex hormones change the way we process language.

However much we’d like to think of gender as a social construct, science suggests that real differences do exist between female and male brains. The latest evidence: a first-of-its-kind European study that finds that the female brain can be drastically

Politics | Obamacare

The newest Obamacare fail: penalties of $36,500 per worker

The Internal Revenue Service swoops in with a money grab, writes Diana Furchtgott-Roth.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Study: Light Beams To Replace Pacemakers | Health News

Researchers at the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology have developed a new approach for the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Story behind the birth control pill "calendar" dispenser - Boing Boing

In 1961, new parents David and Doris Wagner had a baby and Doris went on the birth control pill, just approved by the FDA the year before. Quickly though, Doris and David realized that it was too easy to forget a day and not realize it, so they invented a calendar dispenser that was the basis for the compact-shaped dial packs still common today.

News | Israel

Israel Goes Underground For Protection

Israel has an underground hospital and is building an underground blood bank. Israel's enemies have been allowed to point thousands of destructive rockets at her.

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This man's blood has saved 2 million babies - CNN.com

Australian James Harrison has donated blood plasma every week for 60 years. His blood is used an injection that saves babies from deadly rhesus disease.

Miscellaneous | Pages I Like

Moptwo - Portner Medical Corporation

Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology integrating prescription medicines, herbals, homeopathics, and other appropriate alternate modalities.

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Kidney donation sets off chain reaction of giving | The Times of Israel

When Avraham Shapira donated a kidney to a man he had never met, he intended to keep his act a secret. On his father’s advice, though, he went public — and set off a lifesaving chain reaction.

News | In the News

First evidence of neuroinflammation in brains of chronic pain patients

A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found, for the first time, evidence of neuroinflammation in key regions of the brains of patients with chronic pain. By showing that levels of an inflammation-linked protein are elevated in

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

After Thousands Of Years Of Stitching, Israelis Invent New Wound-Closure Method

TopClosure works by stretching out the skin around the wound, and second by ensuring that the wound scars in an aesthetic and healthy fashion.

News | In the News

The Myth of ObamaCare's Affordability - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Casey B. Mulligan writes that the law's perverse incentives will have the nation working fewer hours, and working those hours less productively.

Science & Technology | Science

Medical dilemma of 'three-parent babies': Fertility clinic investigates health of 17 teenagers it helped to be conceived through controversial IVF technique

A private fertility clinic in the United States has launched an investigation into the health of 17 teenagers who were born as a result of a controversial IVF technique that produced the world’s first “three-parent” embryos more than 15 years ago, T

News | In the News

Fish Oil Boosts Brain Power

“They also experienced less brain shrinkage in areas of the brain important for healthy cognitive aging — the cerebral cortex and hippocampus, the portion of the brain responsible for forming and retaining memories.”  For this study, researchers an

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Home screening test detects 79% of colorectal cancers

An inexpensive, home-based test could be a good way to get more Americans screened for colorectal cancer, the country's second-leading cause of cancer death.