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10 Truly Bizarre Medical Conditions

Photo: Unknown via Best Health Degrees Be it an allergy to water, the so-called ‘werewolf syndrome’, or an enzyme deficiency that turns people’s skin blue, it’s clear that some poor folks can be afflicted by some very strange physical disorders indeed. Take a look at this article on the 10 Most Bizarre Medical Conditions on …

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Is Loss of Animal Diversity Behind the Spread of Deadly Diseases?

Photo: Ross When it comes to their perceived connection with the bubonic plague, rats may have gotten a bum rap in history. According to Barney Sloan, author of The Black Death in London, rats might not be have been responsible for spreading the plague: the evidence just does not add up. For one, the disease …

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Exploring the Hospital Room of Tomorrow

Photo: Top Masters in Healthcare Have you ever wondered what’s just around the corner in terms of the technology we can expect to see in hospitals. You might be surprised by some of the gizmos, gadgetry and other medical advancements … Photo: Top Masters in Healthcare Have you ever wondered what’s just around the corner …

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How the Mind Controls the Way Your Body Responds to Allergies

Photo: parrchristy Allergies are a source of misery for millions of people worldwide, most of whom would probably be very surprised to hear their mind is at least partly responsible. But this was the finding of a group of neurosugeons from Neuroscience Research Australia and the University of South Australia. In two separate tests, Prof. …

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Could Alternative Cures for Cancer Really Work?

Photo: GE Healthcare Cancer is possibly the ugliest disease known to man. It can be benign and completely non-fatal or it can be malignant and bring with it a potential death sentence. Many are baffled by why it starts, how it works and how to best treat it. People who should contract it through smoking …