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How To Get Resveratrol Without Taking A (Ridiculous) Red Wine Bath

Oct 22, 14 How To Get Resveratrol Without Taking A (Ridiculous) Red Wine Bath

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Drinking a glass of red wine makes us feel healthy and divine, but the rich and famous have decided to reap the benefits of this alcoholic beverage in an unusual way — bathing in it. Celebrities have turned to vinotherapy to immerse not just their mouth, but their bodies in the crimson wave of liquor to boost circulation of red blood cells and mask free radicals with the compound resveratrol.

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Could ‘Spare Part’ Organs Be On The Horizon?

Oct 22, 14 Could ‘Spare Part’ Organs Be On The Horizon?

Posted by in Health

A team of researchers has successfully grown functional human intestinal cells using stem cells. This breakthrough suggests that in the near future people may be able to keep a reserve of spare body parts harvested from their own cells and eliminate the need for organ transplants.

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5 Ebola Safety Measures That Were Unnecessarily Extreme

Oct 21, 14 5 Ebola Safety Measures That Were Unnecessarily Extreme

Posted by in Health

Whenever a new virus or bacteria creeps onto the public health scene, people exhibit their hardwired, kneejerk response of feeling afraid before looking for facts. It’s an easy reaction: Facing a hard truth demands more effort than receding into a cave of ignorance. And Ebola elicits just this response.

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Could This Be Why CVS Stopped Selling Cigarettes?

Oct 21, 14 Could This Be Why CVS Stopped Selling Cigarettes?

Posted by in Health

Some smoke to get rid of stress, while others do it in social situations — either way, it leads to the same outcome. The drug is so addicting, however, that even those who shouldn’t be smoking are doing just that. Such people include the ones in a new study, which found that trips to the pharmacy for a prescription drug refill were often accompanied by purchasing a pack of cigarettes.

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WHO’s 12-Point Guide To Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Oct 20, 14 WHO’s 12-Point Guide To Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Posted by in An English Angle, Health

Last week saw the publication of the latest European Code Against Cancer (ECAC), listing 12 ways to boost healthier lifestyles and reduce cancer risk. After two years of work involving scientists and cancer specialists throughout Europe, this report incorporates the latest in cancer research and the best scientific research available. Here at redOrbit, we believe that this guidance is too important to be buried in yesterday’s news and we will be running an in-depth series on the main findings and recommendations of the IARC report.

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Viagra Parody Shines Spotlight On Gender Inequity In Sexual Health

Oct 20, 14 Viagra Parody Shines Spotlight On Gender Inequity In Sexual Health

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A new parody video from the Even the Score coalition titled #WomenDeserve Better takes aim at a cheesy new Viagra ad featuring a beautiful British woman who wants guys to know it's ok to get help and ask their doctors about Viagra if "ED is stopping what you started." But what happens when the woman counterpart isn't in the mood because of her own sexual dysfunction?

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Heart Attacks Leave A Lasting Mark In Many Women — Depression

Oct 20, 14 Heart Attacks Leave A Lasting Mark In Many Women — Depression

Posted by in Mental Health

Women are more vulnerable than men to bouts of anxiety and depression following myocardial infarction (MI), more commonly known as heart attacks. Those are the findings of a new study presented at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014, the third annual congress of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association of the European Society of Cardiology'.

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Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

Oct 19, 14 Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

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Forget how it might bruise your ego; if sitting down on the toilet improves your ability to urinate comfortably because you suffer from a prostate condition, such as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), there’s no shame in the act. A new study in PLOS ONE finds that while sitting down, men who suffer from LUTS are able to urinate faster, with greater force, and leave less urine behind in their bladders.

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Can Social Media Prevent Drug Use From Becoming Abuse?

Oct 19, 14 Can Social Media Prevent Drug Use From Becoming Abuse?

Posted by in Health, Technology

The National Institutes of Health has granted more than $11 million in awards to researchers exploring the use of social media to advance the understanding, prevention, and treatment of substance use and addiction.

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Foods And Tips To Help Prevent Cancer

Oct 18, 14 Foods And Tips To Help Prevent Cancer

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Right now, we are well into Breast Cancer Awareness month. Every October, men, women, children, and even pets nationwide spread education and awareness about breast cancer. But breast cancer is not the only common and dangerous cancer. Cancer is such a prominent health issue, so let’s look at a really important way prevent cancers.

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