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Most Women Who Freeze Their Eggs Don't Use Them

Egg freezing has been touted as a way for women to put off having children, giving them more time to  work on their careers or search for the right partner. But a new study finds that few women who freeze … Continue reading

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Gwyneth Paltrow's Jade Eggs Are a Bunch of Baloney

Move over, vaginal steaming: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is suggesting an alleged new way to boost your reproductive health: a “jade egg” that’s inserted into the vagina. The eggs are currently sold out on Paltrow’s website, goop. But similar to the … Continue reading

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Robotic Device Hugs the Heart, Helping It Pump

A soft, cup-shaped robotic device that hugs the heart could give it gentle squeezes to help pump blood in patients with weakened hearts, a new study finds. The experimental device is designed to help people who are experiencing heart failure, … Continue reading

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Massive Burial Ground Unearthed at Medieval Monastery in Sudan

Four cemeteries, from which at least 123 individuals have been excavated so far, have been unearthed near the remains of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan. A few of the burials contained individuals buried in unusual ways.    The cemeteries … Continue reading

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Scientists enter Hawaii dome in eight-month Mars space mission study

(Reuters) – Six scientists have entered a dome perched atop a remote volcano in Hawaii where they will spend the next eight months in isolation to simulate life for astronauts traveling to Mars, the University of Hawaii said. The study … Continue reading

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Small moth with yellowish coif named after Donald Trump

(Reuters) – A small moth with a yellowish-white coif of scales has been named after U.S. President-edit Donald Trump, in honor of the former reality TV show host and real estate magnate’s signature hairdo. The new species, dubbed Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, … Continue reading

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Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars

HONOLULU (AP) — Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending … Continue reading

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California scientist names moth species after Donald Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A scientist in California has named a newly discovered moth species after President-elect Donald Trump, saying the white and yellow scales on the insect’s head are reminiscent of Trump’s blond hairdo. The moth was named Neopalpa … Continue reading

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President Bush in the ICU: Why Does Pneumonia Strike Older Adults?

Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized on Jan. 14 following a bout of pneumonia, CNN reported today (Jan. 18). In addition, Bush’s wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, was admitted to the hospital today as a precaution because she … Continue reading

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Skin Medication Can Be Lethal for Pets, FDA Warns

A cream used to treat skin cancer and abnormal skin lesions can be lethal for pets, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned today. The agency said the medication, called fluorouracil, can make pets sick, and even kill them in … Continue reading

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