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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.

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.

Cloths Absorb Mercury from Broken Fluorescent Bulbs

Researchers at Brown University have been creating prototypes of mercury-absorbent cloths and packaging that would make it much easier and safer to clean up broken fluorescent bulbs.

Pill May Cure Alcoholism

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have reported that a drug can lead to a reduction in heavy drinking.

$300 Million to Inventor of More Efficient Car-Battery

In an effort to help Americans be less dependant on foreign oil John McCain has made a $300 million proposal. He announced his proposal recently at an event at the student union at California State University in Fresno. This $300 million proposal is to be rewarded to the inventor of a more efficient car-battery to power hybrid and electric vehicles.

Migraines Possibly Cured By Removing Muscle in Forehead

A clinic in Britain is offering a cure for migraine sufferers by removing a muscle in the forehead that triggers pain, nausea and dizziness.

ICON: The People's Plane

On June 12, ICON Aircraft, a privately held startup based in Los Angeles, bet that ultra light recreational aircraft will revolutionize private aviation and unveiled a sleek new plane named the A5

Stroke Foam

Aneurysms, or the buildup in pressure of blood in one spot of a vein in the brain ,is a leading cause of strokes, with more than 30,000 cases being diagnosed every year, on average. Treatment of this condition has been limited, but a recent break though may change all that.

Finger Clubbing Mystery Solved, Hippocrates Nods Head in Approval

More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates died wondering what the cause of finger clubbing was; now, the scientists of Leeds University were able to solve the mystery.

Possible Cure For Fatal Skin Cancer?

A man is reportedly cured of fatal skin cancer using cloned cells from his own immune system.