5-Inch Worm In Man’s Eye: DNews Nuggets : Discovery News

5-Inch Worm in Man’s Eyes: A 75-year-old Indian man complaining of persistent pain, eye redness and irritation came under the care of Dr. V. Seetharaman at Mumbai’s Fortis Hospital, who...

Huge numbers in California for Obamacare, but it’s doing awful elsewhere — here’s why | MorningTicker

Obamacare has been an extremely controversial bill ever since its passage, and as it turns out the fact that it is so polarizing may be the reason why it’s...

Study: Coffee is good for your brain | www.ajc.com

A study found possible links between coffee intake and improvement of cognitive abilities in seniors, CBS News reports via Healthday. A study found possible links between coffee intake and improvement of...

Software company sends letters to people impacted by security breach | WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) It’s been more than a month since a local medical software company was hacked, and now residents are receiving letters in the mail. The letters...

Communicating With Patients in a Vegetative State : Discovery News

Brain-imaging techniques help determine the levels of consciousness in patients who are in a vegetative state. Reports this morning about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ (D-Ariz.) condition are, so far, positive....

New FDA-approved procedure can erase patient’s double chin – AOL.com

INDIANAPOLIS, In. (FOX 59) -– Millions of Americans struggle with extra submental fat, more commonly known as a double chin. Now, a brand new procedure offered in Indiana can get...

Silk and stem cells may help engineer salivary glands for dry mouth – Medical News Today

Millions of people in the US suffer with dry mouth, a very uncomfortable feeling of insufficient saliva in the mouth that can lead to serious health problems. Now, there...

Modern nuclear disasters: biggest risk is mental, not physical illness –

There are very few radiation effects suffered physically by people struck by modern nuclearaccident. Instead, mental illness is the biggest risk, write the authors of a series of papers...

Can Anger and Stress Kill? : Discovery News

Blogger Andrew Breitbart, who died at 43 years old, was known for his bombast and anger. Can that kind of stress kill? Andrew Breitbart, a prominent conservative commentator, died...

Brains on Prayer Make God Real: Gotta-See Video : Discovery News

Religion is one of the topics that can create a rift between the closest friends or bring together the worst enemies, or vice versa. Humans who believe in a...