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Probiotics Used To Inhibit Weight Gain: Study Probiotics Used To Inhibit Weight Gain: Study

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have utilized bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut to inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance, and other negative effects of a high-fat diet in mice, according to redOrbit. The team used a safe bacterial …

Giant Anteaters Kill Two Hunters In Brazil Giant Anteaters Kill Two Hunters In Brazil

Giant anteaters in Brazil killed two hunters in separate incidents, according to a research paper released online that will be published in Wilderness and Environmental Medicine this December. Giant anteaters, which have been described as long-nosed, hairy mammals, are not …

Verizon Internet: Two Major Upcoming Changes Verizon Internet: Two Major Upcoming Changes

This past week, Verizon announced that it will be making two major adjustments to the data usage of its customers—increasing upload speeds to match download speeds for nearly all of its FiOS service subscribers and limiting the data speeds for …

Erin Andrews To Join No. 1 Fox NFL Coverage Team

The news is in: Erin Andrews will reportedly replace Pam Oliver as Fox Sports’ No. 1 NFL sideline reporter this coming season, according to Sports Illustrated. Pam Oliver will move to the No. 2 NFL sideline reporter role for this …

Asthma Drug Uses Antibody To Reduce Symptoms Asthma Drug Uses Antibody To Reduce Symptoms

Asthma, a disease that causes wheezing, breathlessness, and chest tightening, affects 18.7 million people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a new experimental drug is here to stop it. Quilizumab, an inhalable …

Kate Upton Talks Playboy, Male Grooming, And More

“I never like to say never” was 22-year-old supermodel Kate Upton’s response to the question of whether she would ever consider posing for Playboy. The question was asked during an interview with British GQ at an event for Gillette, where …

Nursing Jobs Poised For Big Changes In The Future

Nursing jobs are poised for a change according to Philip Greiner, professor and director of the school of nursing at San Diego State University and member of the American Association of the Colleges of Nursing’s future task force. He spoke …

Probiotics Benefits May Include Healthier Skin Probiotics Benefits May Include Healthier Skin

Some early studies suggest that consuming probiotics in food or dietary supplements might help or prevent certain skin conditions, according to LiveScience. The benefit of consuming probiotics is that they introduce healthy bacteria into the gut, reducing inflammation, which causes …

Halle Berry Goes Zero G For New CBS Series ‘Extant’

The clip opens in the space station, with a circular fogged up window where the words “Help me,” are etched into the fog. It’s the handsome ex-lover of Molly Woods, the character played by Halle Berry in CBS’s new sci-fi …

Kate Middleton Visits Children With Addicted Parents

Blessed Sacrament School in Islington, North London, welcomed a special visitor this past Tuesday as Kate Middleton, 32, the Duchess of Cambridge, met with children, head teachers, and charity workers to see how things were progressing within a program that …

Oscar Pistorius Acted Out Of Fear, Expert Says

The defense team of paralympian Oscar Pistorius sought on Thursday to show that the double-amputee sprinter acted out of fear rather than anger when he shot and killed his lover Reeva Steenkamp, and a leading sports doctor agreed. Dr. Wayne …

Turia Pitt Magazine Cover Called ‘Game-Changer’

In an industry filled with celebrities and models, where airbrushing even the tiniest aesthetic flaw takes place, the featuring of Turia Pitt on the cover of the July issue of Australian Women’s Weekly is being called a game-changer. Pitt was …

Insulin Inhaler Afrezza Approved By FDA Insulin Inhaler Afrezza Approved By FDA

It took over a decade and nearly $1 billion of his personal fortune but Los Angeles inventor Alfred Mann’s quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin finally won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Friday, according …

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning On Retirement

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has been busy this offseason. With stops at college campuses around the country, speaking engagements for his foundation, and preparation for the next NFL season, Manning could never be accused “slowing down.” In fact, in …

George Takei Continues LGBT Advocacy In Seattle

George Takei, known most for his portrayal of Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek and his widely popular Facebook page, took part in the 40th annual Pride Parade in Seattle on Sunday, June 29, as the celebrity grand marshal. “Well 40 …

Cleveland Cavaliers Reach Agreement With Blatt

For the third time in three years, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a new head coach. His name is David Blatt. While you may not know his name, many in NBA circles do. Blatt has been successful in two decades of …

Diabetes Management Goes ‘Bionic’ With New Device Diabetes Management Goes ‘Bionic’ With New Device

Researchers involved in two National Institutes of Health-funded studies have developed a ‘bionic’ pancreas that monitors a patient’s blood sugar levels and makes Type 1 diabetes more manageable. Created by researchers at Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital, the experimental …

$1000-A-Pill Sovaldi A Breakthrough Or A Burden? $1000-A-Pill Sovaldi A Breakthrough Or A Burden?

It’s a pill that cures hepatitis C in 9 out of 10 patients, leading medical societies to recommend it as the first line of treatment against the illness. The catch of Sovaldi, a new pill for hepatitis C, is its …

Burt’s Bees Co-Founder Ousted Over Affair

It was humble beginnings and a moment of chance for the company that would later call itself Burt’s Bees, when Maine artist Roxanne Quimby was thumbing a ride home in 1984 and Burt Shavitz, a local man well known for …

10 Cent Beer Night Offers Memories And Nostalgia

Baseball, more than any other sport, revels in the history of the game, remembering the great or not-so-great players and moments of the past, a tinge of nostalgia blanketing over the memories, always accompanied by the phrase—“I was there!” Even …

Iraq F-16s: First Of 36 To Be Delivered This Week

This week, Reuters reports, Lockheed Martin Corp will deliver the first of 36 F-16 fighter jets to Iraq, giving Iraq the capability of defending its “3,600 km of borders” according to Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily, who spoke with Reuters through …

Alan Alda Announces Winner Of ‘Flame Challenge’ Alan Alda Announces Winner Of ‘Flame Challenge’

“What is color?” In December 2013 as part of his annual Flame Challenge, Alan Alda, the actor-turned-science-advocate, asked scientists to come up with an answer to that question in a way that an 11-year-old could understand. According to LiveScience.com, on …

Samantha Stosur Falls To Sharapova In French Open

It was a missed opportunity for Samantha Stosur in Roland Garros, as the 19th seed and top-ranked Australian player in the world lost nine straight games to Maria Sharapova to fall in the fourth round of the French Open. “How …

Navy SEALs Recruit Heavily From Seven Sports

Former athletes and the Navy SEALs. To succeed in both the athletic arena and as a SEAL requires toughness—both physical and mental—as well as strength and endurance. In the past few years, the Navy has identified which athletes are most …