|Chest of News|
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
New York Times
He Ate the World's Hottest Pepper, Then Landed in the Hospital With 'Thunderclap' Headaches
New York Times
If you eat a really hot pepper, you expect pain. A lot of pain. In addition to the feeling that you have just put a live coal in your mouth, you may weep, vomit and wonder where in your life you took a wrong turn. You don't expect a headache so intense ...
New brain memory cells develop well into old age
(Reuters Health) - Well into our 70s, we continue to develop new cells in an area of the brain responsible for new memories and exploration of new environments, scientists report. “These new brain cells sustain our abilities to make new memories, learn ...
More than half your body is not human
More than half of your body is not human, say scientists. Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists. Understanding this hidden half of ourselves - our microbiome - is rapidly transforming ...
3-year-old thriving after becoming first to get world's smallest mechanical heart valve during medical trial
For her family, 3-year-old Sadie Rutenberg is living proof that medical miracles are real. For the first year of her life, the Seattle baby was hooked up to a machine that helped her breathe because of a heart defect. "All expectations were... if we ...
3rd person dies after more than 100 sickened by synthetic pot in Illinois, officials say
A third person has died and more than 100 people have been sickened by tainted synthetic pot that has caused symptoms of severe bleeding, state health officials announced Monday. The third person to die was a man in his 40s in central Illinois ...
Rural law enforcement, health officials cope with opioid crisis
Aimee Dunkle of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., holds a vial of naloxone and an injection kit. MARK BOSTER, TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Central Illinois' rural counties are not exempt from the drug addiction epidemic ...
Wisconsin State Farmer
Salmonella in chicken salad kills 1, sickens 265 in 8 states
Chicken salad made by an Iowa food processing company and distributed by Fareway Stores in the Midwest sickened 265 people in eight states and caused one death in Iowa from salmonella contamination, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
New Moms Who Smoke Pot Have THC in Breast Milk
Nursing women who smoke marijuana transfer low levels of cannabis' main psychoactive ingredient, THC, to their children via breast milk, a new study finds. Researchers took samples of breast milk from eight anonymous test subjects who regularly used ...
This could be why our eyebrows evolved
(CNN) - If we could meet our human ancestors from hundreds of thousands of years ago and have a conversation with them, we might think they were angry and aggressive -- just by looking at their eyebrows. Hominins like Homo heidelbergensis, who lived ...
Exercise May Outrun Strong Family Risk for Heart Disease
People with an elevated genetic risk for developing heart disease appear to derive the same cardiovascular benefit from exercise as the general population, according to a study involving data from the UK Biobank project. Greater hand grip strength ...