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Teens are increasingly choosing e-cigarettes over smoking.

E-cigarettes replace traditional cigarette smoking among teens

New study shows that E-cigarettes are replacing cigarettes among teens. Traditional cigarette smoking sees dramatic decline in favor of "vaping".
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(+Video Report) Teenagers who sleep late at night likely to gain weight

Teens who regularly sleep late on weeknights have a higher risk of weight gain in comparison to their peers who sleep more normal hours according to research by a...

Fresh Guidelines Proposed for Diagnosing Testosterone Deficiency

Researchers have called for revision of the existing clinical guidelines regarding the testing of testosterone deficiency in men to ensure that quality care is...

Federal crews found Asian carp much closer to Lake Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal crews report sighting two Asian carp in the Illinois River that were 12 miles closer to Lake Michigan...

Working late into the night may lead to an early grave

Do you find If so, you might want to reconsider your career choices because working late into the night can lead to an early...

Your toothbrush contains fecal mater that could pose oral hazards

Better hygiene practices are recommended for students who share bathrooms

The switch that determines sperm egg fate is found

The findings have opened up a new sphere of extensive research that has taken scientists by storm

Liberia declared Ebola free; gives fresh hope to Guinea, Sierra Leone

Liberia has been declared Ebola free and giving fresh hope to Africa, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Meanwhile, there were nine fresh cases reported in...
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(+Video) Antibiotic resistance has reached crisis levels

Antibiotic resistance is on the rise and and has been declared as a world crisis by the World Health Organization (WHO). According to a WHO...
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Former firefighter badly burned gets new life with face transplant

When you think of a transplant, you probably think of kidneys, livers and other internal organs. And when you think of an amputee, you...

Delmarva Fox Squirrel is no longer endangered

The Delmarva fox squirrel (DFS) was a federally endangered subspecies of fox squirrel that lives on the Delmarva Peninsula of MD, DE, and VA....

‘Fourth strand’ of European ancestry discovered

The genetic history of Europe is complicated due to the extensive and complex demographic history of the continent. Numerous migrations, population altering diseases, and sporadic...

Doctors at John Hopkins Children’s Center cure rare TB patient

Doctors in the U.S. suspected tuberculosis (TB) in a 2 year old toddler when she came back from a visit to India even though tests came back negative. Tuberculosis,...
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Antibiotic resistance on the rise: WHO (Video)

According to World Health Organisation, South-East Asia Region, deaths due to drug-resistant bacteria are rising and every five minutes a child dies due to...
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Diabetes epidemic set to rise: WHO

November 14th was World Diabetes Day and in order to mark the day, World Health Organisation is calling for greater action to control this...
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Learn why belly fat is dangerous (+Video)

According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, belly fat is dangerous and may actually be more hazardous than being obese. Researchers say that...
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(WATCH) Autism affecting more children in the U.S. than ever before

Centers for Disease Control data reveals that out of every 45 children one suffers from autism. The figures point towards a rise since the last...
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NASA sees giant ice cloud on Saturn’s Titan (Video)

The Cassini probe recently spotted a monstrous ice cloud in the moon's low- to mid-stratosphere. The ice clouds have been seen at an altitude of...

‘Psychedelic makeover’ of Pluto by NASA scientists

Scientists working with the New Horizons project created a new false color image of Pluto using principal component analysis to highlight the many subtle color differences...
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Large decline observed in number of smokers during last 50 years

Health officials announced recently that there has been a significant decrease in the number of smokers in the U.S. over the last 50 years. The...

Wild birds prioritize LOVE over food

Mated pairs of great tits choose companionship over food during a novel experiment that did not allow couples to forage at the same place, according...

AstraZeneca’s lung cancer drug, Tagrisso, gets FDA approval

Tagrisso, a lung cancer drug called AZD9291, has raided the hopes of its maker AstraZeneca to help bolster its sales after the company lost patents on...
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Massive gamma-ray pulsar discovered by NASA

Using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, researchers have discovered a record-breaking gamma-ray pulsar in a galaxy. It is the most luminous gamma-ray pulsar known...

Ancient mass extinction boosted tiny fish populations

It turns out that the meek really may inherit the Earth. Bigger animals were more prevalent during ancient times but in the last 40 million years...
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Obesity on rise among U.S. adults (Video)

According to new government research, obesity levels are rising in America. American adults are most at risk, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and...
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WT1190F sparked multicolored fireballs (Video)

The mysterious space junk WT1190F finally fell from the sky this morning, keeping scientists glued to their seats as the object burned up in...
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(+Video) Hopes rise for U.S. women with uterus transplants trials

Cleveland - Many of the women born without a uterus in the U.S. may soon be able to get a fully functional uterus. Doctors now...

Water-soaked dust grains formed water on Earth

There are a lot of theories about from where did water come on Earth. The answers to this were concluded from lava sampled in...