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Drink Up! More Coffee May Lower Risk For Liver Cancer

Think drinking coffee is bad for you? Well think again. Researchers have found that drinking more coffee may decrease your risk of liver cancer.

Scientific Miracles: Stem Cell Therapy For Pets

If your 10 year old Labrador Retriever with hip dysplasia could run like a pup again, would you consider it a miracle? Or if your horse could be freed from arthritic pain without drugs and be able to race or jump again, would that be a miracle? Right now, dogs and horses with soft tissue injuries and diseases can be helped with the miracle of science, in the form of a treatment called Vet-Stem Regenerative Medicine (VSRM).

Bird Flu Antibodies Made in Quantity from Ostrich Eggs

A Kyoto University professor has found a way to create huge quantities of protective avian influenza (bird flu) antibodies using nature's largest egg, that of the ostrich.

New Technology Could Detect Breast Cancer With Hair Strands

An Australian company called Fermiscan is in the process of developing a test that could possibly identify a person with breast cancer using about 20 strands of their hair.

Eco-friendlier Fireworks May be Exploding Soon

A firework is a low explosive pyrotechnic used for entertainment such at firework displays and holiday celebrations (4th of July, New Years, etc). Brilliant in color and explosively loud fireworks bring smiles and joy to people all over the world, but as beautiful as they are to watch there is some concern that fireworks may be dangerous to our health and to our environment.

Nerve Stimulation May Help You Lose Weight

Tiny amounts of electricity in order to stimulate the nerves might be a way to lose weight, researchers say.

Want Flip Flops That Tone Your Legs? Fit Flops

A flip flop that promises to tone butts, legs, calves and thighs while walking? Has someone really developed something so innovative?

 

The answer is Yes.


CPR Pad Makes Resuscitation Easier

Designer Ryan Helps has come up with a CPR resuscitation pad that gives a person feedback when they are performing CPR correctly.

Weight Loss Device Won’t Make You Bite Off More Than You Can Chew

Many Americans are constantly fighting the weight loss battle. With so many delicious calorie-filled delights out there, it’s no wonder many people struggle. A device has been invented that could enable people to lose weight by taking smaller bites.

Is Your Pet Camera Shy? Maybe He Needs Leba III

If I had my dog's teeth, I would definitely not want to smile for a camera or anything else. No, I'm not suggesting he needs braces, although there is such a thing as pet orthodontics. But he does have a lot of tartar, a big problem for dogs and cats and, as they get older, the tartar gets worse... and so does their breath!