Medical Wonder: Woman whose ovary was removed at 15 gives birth after06/13/2015 11:51It’s a medical first: A woman who had ovarian tissue removed and frozen during childhood, hoping to preserve her fertility before she even had her first menstrual cycle, has given birth to a baby after the tissue was transplanted back into her. This was a report from a credible source."Pre-pubertal patients who undergo medical treatment which may affect their future fertility may have the option of tissue freezing"...
Jon Stewart Mocks NY Times over Rubio: 'How Is This Front-Page News?'06/13/2015 11:40Facetiously. Comedy Central's Jon Stewart weighed in Wednesday night, lampooning the Times and feigning outrage over those oversize windows in Rubio's house: Comedy Central via Huffington Post. He has financed Mr. Rubio's legislative agenda.Marco Rubio faced foreclosure on a home he owned in Tallahassee after failing to make his mortgage payment for five months, according to a new report from the New York Times, which did a deep dive into the Presidential candidate’s finances...
Pentagon: Suspect anthrax also sent to Canada, Wash06/13/2015 11:39The military launched its probe of the anthrax shipments after acknowledging the Maryland lab’s live sample last month.However it has said that these samples never posed any risk of contamination for the general public.So far only one anthrax sample, cultured at a laboratory in Maryland, has produced active anthrax spores, according to the Pentagon...
Chimps enjoy fermented palm sap, get drunk off it06/13/2015 11:33They also give back the so-called "drunken monkey" theory - that apes and humans share a genetic ability to break down alcohol that was handed down from a common ancestor. From the paper, "individuals either co-drank, with drinkers alternating dips of their leaf-sponges into the fermented palm sap, or one individual monopolised the container, whereas others waited their turn"...
Expert panel: Mammograms are most worth it for women 5006/13/2015 11:27Study senior author Dr. Mehra Golshan is director of Breast Surgical Services at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center. "Others were not persuaded".Published on Wednesday night in the New England Journal of Medicine, the findings by a group of 29 global experts help bolster the case for national breast screening programmes such as BreastCheck following the publication of some research in the previous year which suggested screening may do more harm than good...