Vocal Cords Grown in Lab

November 18th, 2015 | by

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison grew a new vocal cord in a lab according to a study published in the newest edition of Science Translational Medicine. The tissue that was created was bioengineered off of a cadaver’s vocal cord tissues. The vocal cord is…

Woman to Receive Uterus From Dead Woman

November 14th, 2015 | by

The Cleveland Clinic has announced it will implant a uterus from a deceased woman into another woman who does not have one. This could potentially allow a woman who has ovaries but not a uterus to possibly become pregnant and then give birth. This procedure…

Changes In One’s Sense of Humor May Be a Sign of Dementia

November 11th, 2015 | by

A study at University College London found that early signs of dementia may be noticeable through the changes in a person’s sense of humor and what one thinks is and is not actually seen as being funny. The study suggests that satirical comedy that requires…

Junk Food May Not Totally Cause Obesity

November 8th, 2015 | by

A research study from Cornell University has found that people who eat unhealthy junk food may not totally be at risk of becoming overweight. The study, which entailed about 6,000 people, found that the consumption of unhealthy products like sodas, candy and various forms of…

WHO Says Processed Meats are Cancerous

October 26th, 2015 | by

The World Health Organization made an announcement stating that processed meats like sausages and bacon may be carcinogenic. That is, they may cause the development of cancer in some people who consume them. This is based on hundreds of studies relating to cancer and dietary…