Norovirus could spread through SHOPPING TROLLEYS, NHS staff warn

Norovirus could spread through SHOPPING TROLLEYS: NHS staff warn people to wash their hands amid hospital outbreaks of the winter vomiting bug A hospital in Swansea has recorded 75 cases of norovirus in two weeks Medics have warned people to wash their hands with soap and water to avoid it The virus causes vomiting and diarrhoea but usually clears up […]

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Man impaled through nostril, skull after falling 15 feet onto steel rod, report says

Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 1 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 1 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A construction worker who allegedly fell 15 feet onto a steel bar that impaled him through his nostril before exiting through his skull miraculously survived the horrific injury and remained conscious throughout the ordeal. After the accident, […]

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Mindful Health And Wellness Through A Celebrity’s Eyes

In recent times, we have seen more and more celebrities stepping forward highlighting the challenges they are facing as a result of bad health habits. From bad food choices to minimal exercise or lack of meditation, the negative impact they tell in their stories may be the ultimate reason so many are now on a path to healthy living and […]

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Mailman loses part of finger after dog bites hand through door slot

A woman tried claiming the postman who had his finger bitten off by her dog as he pushed post through the letterbox had it coming because he was "trespassing." (SWNS) A mailman has lost the tip of his ring finger to a bull terrier after he attempted to push his customer’s letters through a slot in the front door. The dog’s […]

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Scientists generate high-quality human vascular cells through genome editing technology

Scientists from the Institute of Biophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Peking University and the Institute of Zoology of CAS have generated the world’s first genetically enhanced human vascular cells by targeting a single longevity gene, FOXO3. The study was recently published in Cell Stem Cell. This six-year joint research effort represents the first time human vascular cell […]

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Elucidation of central mechanisms of salt-induced hypertension through activation of sympathetic nerve activities

Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide, and approximately 40 percent (1 billion) of adults aged 25 and above have been diagnosed with hypertension (World Health Organization 2013; ref. 1). A positive correlation between salt (NaCl) intake and blood pressure (BP) has long been postulated. A battery of studies has shown that a diet high in salt […]

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