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Illegal dance drug ecstasy is being used to treat patients suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Authorities in Switzerland have approved the use of the drug for trials. Experts believe controlled testing will be safe, with no long-term damage. The Swiss trial is being run alongside tests in the US, which have had favorable results.
Robot Gives Hope To Heart Patients
British doctors are pioneering a new robot that allows them to operate on patients’ hearts from the comfort of a computer console.
“Vitamin pills taken to fight disease may actually increase the risk of death, a study has claimed.Millions use antioxidants Beta carotene and vitamins A and E across the globe….”
7 Signs She’ll Be Good In Bed
Sometimes meek women turn wild in bed; sometimes they just lie there, waiting to inherit the earth. Sometimes the chestnut filly with the riding crop turns out to be all packaging; sometimes she’s as thrilling as the signs indicated she’d be. Is it possible to reliably predict what a woman is like in bed? The love scientists say yes–sort of.
Complexion Problems - Getting a Clear, Healthy Complexion
Most of us do have some sort of problem with our skin’s complexion. There are the few lucky people who have near-perfect skin tone and color, and who never break out with an acne blemish, and yet their skin stays perpetually moisture balanced and clear.
Flip-Flops Fun but Not Great for Feet
Experts give flip-flops thumbs up for the poolside, thumbs down for long-term wear.
Draining Toxic Proteins To Halt Alzheimers
Modern day head drilling? Sort of, or at least improving the plumbing. Researchers say that if they increase the body’s ability to soak up amyloid, symptoms of Alzheimers will disappear.
I just got my hands on a copy of the press release detailing the agreement between Aetna and Ingenix. Turns out, it’s much more than standards-based Real Time Adjudication (RTA), as if that weren’t enough…
T-Shirt and Genes? ‘Clone’ T-shirt by Retrogod.Here’s a novel combination for you. This genetic aberration of a t-shirt came about when I recently flicked through an old book of Warhol prints the other day, (Andy if you want to get familiar!), I’ve always loved the process he persisted with whenever he came to do a screen print.
The Most Beautiful Love Poem In The World
I would like to share with you a little romantic love poem I discovered some years ago. I sort of like it, because in my opinion it differs a little from other love poems. You literally feel the electrifying intensity. It moves you to depths you never knew about.
Panic disorder comes with an array of confusing symptoms which may lead you to believe that you have some sort of physical medical condition instead of panic disorder. The symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, sweating and a feeling of choking. So it’s very easy to be mis-diagnosed as having a non existent medical condition.
New Health Risk: Your Printer May Be Toxic
Queensland University of Technology researchers in Australia have found that nearly one third of office printers spew “potentially dangerous,” and “ULTRA-TINY PARTICLES of toner-like material, so small that they can infiltrate the lungs and cause a range of health problems from respiratory irritation to more chronic illnesses.”
What Sort of Smoker Are You?
There are many reasons why people began smoking and continue to smoke. The additive aspect of the nicotine is only one part of the reason people smoke. Everyone is different but most smokers can relate to the at least one of the profiles of a smoker that are outlined in this article. These are not to be used as excuses for not quitting - just an op
[AUSTRALIA] Equine flu puts Randwick program in doubt
New South Wales Primary Industries Minister Ian MacDonald said if there were positive test results then a 10-kilometre exclusion zone would be enforced. “This will mean that have in impact on the Randwick races tomorrow,” he said. “But we anticipate that the results should be probably negative, based on the sort of clinical analysis that’s done…
WHEN THOSE FIRST long, lazy days of summer blow through your open windows, a hot kitchen is the LAST place you want to be… print it for you recipe files, wife, lover, or whatever.
Why the office printer may be a health hazard
Australian researchers have detected harmful levels of ultra-fine particles being emitted from some office printers.
This birth defect happens to rats, cats, dogs, apes, birds, and every other sort of mammal.
On what started as a normal Saturday night one week ago, residents of a small, remote Peruvian town saw a bright light streak across the sky, heard a resounding bang and suddenly found themselves at the center of a media frenzy.
THE SECRET - How to Speed Up the Law of Attraction I-Ching Kaballah Chakra
Ever wonder why some things manifest instantly and others dont in your life? Worse yet, in some situations you actually meet your dream-girl / soul-mate instantly, hit it off, and she never calls you back! Or you get that dream job and then you immediately get fired. This article explains the fine print in the law of attraction…
Although a long-established figure in the medical marijuana movement, Jones fails miserably at cutting the figure of a typical forefather or pioneer. With an endearing face, a delightfully impish grin, and an “aww, shucks” sort of …
A new study shows that printers can emit ultra tiny particles that can be harmful to your health.
Safety Sign Builder & Warning Label Generator
Roll your own OSHA / ANSI style warning/hazard/safety signs (no bandwidth limitation)! These safety signs are generated in very high quality, no crappy compress JPEG images (unlike other safety sign makers), they are made in PNG format. Make a free sign (no signup) to print for your workplace, mark out potential hazards…
Free Printable Organic and Natural Grocery Coupons - Organic Savings
It’s easy to start saving money now on your favorite healthy, organic, and natural food and products with Mambo’s Electronic Coupons. You can print right from your computer.
Making Music from Your Own Brain
This is a bizarre story about how you can get a CD of your own brain. It can help you fall asleep and find contentment. It’s some sort of music therapy plan that I’ve never heard of.
Synthetic Genes Give Cells Something to Remember
“Synthetic biology is a new area that’s really exciting to young scientists—to have things begin to work in this way is a sort of validation of the field,” says Pamela Silver, a professor of systems biology at Harvard University Medical School and co-author of a study demonstrating one of the first synthetic restructurings of a eukaryotic cell that
Using a modified inkjet printer, a McGill University researcher is producing three-dimensional bioceramic “bones” that could one day change the way that reconstructive surgery is performed.
The reason I know so much about being late is because recently, I have been late a lot. So I have been telling myself that each time I am late I have to honestly think about what sort of behavior is causing me to be late, and write it down.
No tricks or fancy hooks, just a recipe to some amazingly delicious chocolate cake. If you love cake and chocolate, click and through, print the recipe and go make it.
Marge produces low-fat heart healthy milk
Mutant cows breed from a cow named Marge could soon be providing the world with ready-skimmed milk and butter that spreads straight from the fridge. Due to a mutant gene, the animals they are breeding produce milk that contains less fat and contains contains important omega-3 oils, which are good for the heart.
Painting contains a sign of the painter’s mental illness, can you find it?
This painting contains telltale signs that the painter was suffering from some phobia. This livejournal community thread contains the original and the copy image: http://community.livejournal.com/psyconsulting/71836.html?thread=564124#t564124
The copy was painted by the ‘insane’ painter.
Let’s Sort Through Some Mental Trash
You know those lists mental health professionals tell you to make? Write down all your problems, worries, etc. and then throw them away? Instead of immediately throwing them away, try dealing with them, first.
What exactly does it mean to be gourmet? I think it’s kind of an “I know it when I see it” sort of thing. Certainly few people, if any at all, consider a Twinkie to be a gourmet food, whereas most would opine that escargot quite handily passes the test. Read our initial blog and comment on what we consider the “gourmet-ness” for food!
The Hoodia Site » Hoodia Gordonii Side Effects
You should drink plenty of water to flush the fat and toxins from your body. The Hoodia Gordonii plant contains a natural appetite suppressant When some South African scientists began doing some routine tests on this plant, they discovered a previously unknown sort of molecule, to which they gave the name P57.
So What Did We Learn From Avandia?
Rush a flawed study into print, characterize the results as catastrophic, rope in drug regulation warriors on Capitol Hill, rant about the evils of Big Pharma, talk to a credulous, statistically-illiterate media, and voila - you have Vioxx II, except the data ultimately got in the way of the story…
SCARY: Chinese flip flop: so cheap, so dangerous… (PICS)
Hi all! For those of you who don’t know, I used to work at Walmart for a short time, but quit Before I quit though I did buy a pair of cheepie flip flops to wear over a weekend trip to the beach, Long Boat Key April 20th to be exact. I actually got the stupid shoes in Aprill with a picture in mind then in June I wore them a few times. Well, after..