Why Do Holocaust Survivors End Up Living So Long?

A landmark study has concluded that Holocaust survivors are likely to enjoy a longer-than-average life expectancy, in spite of their greater susceptibility to serious illnesses. The study, published in the January 2019 issue of American Medical Association publication JAMA, provides some of the clearest research into the life expectancy of Holocaust survivors – and the...

This War Hero is Following His Dreams & Paying it Forward

44-year-old Bobby Henline is a stand up comedian and aspiring restaurateur. Rewind 9 years, however, and his life looked very different. In 2007, Bobby was a soldier on his fourth deployment in Iraq when an IED blast destroyed his Humvee, killing everyone inside except him. He was left with 38% of his body burned, fractures...

First Quadriplegic Treated With Stem Cells Showing Incredible Progress

After suffering a traumatic injury to his cervical spine in a car accident on March 6, the first quadriplegic to be treated with stem cells has successfully responded to the treatment, substantially regaining functions of his upper body. The Stem Cell Therapy In early April, under a joint collaboration between the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation...

Why Do Holocaust Survivors End Up Living So Long?

A landmark study has concluded that Holocaust survivors are likely to enjoy a longer-than-average life expectancy, in spite of their greater susceptibility to serious illnesses. The study, published in the January 2019 issue of American...

This War Hero is Following His Dreams & Paying it Forward

44-year-old Bobby Henline is a stand up comedian and aspiring restaurateur. Rewind 9 years, however, and his life looked very different. In 2007, Bobby was a soldier on his fourth deployment in Iraq when an...

First Quadriplegic Treated With Stem Cells Showing Incredible Progress

After suffering a traumatic injury to his cervical spine in a car accident on March 6, the first quadriplegic to be treated with stem cells has successfully responded to the treatment, substantially regaining functions of his...

Costa Rica’s Quality of Life is Through the Roof. How Did They Pull it Off?

In today’s political climate, it can be more tempting than ever to run away from it all, to escape life by sitting on a beach somewhere warm and distant. Asking for that beach to be...

These Patients Beat Cancer Without Western Medicine and Doctors are Stumped

It’s the disease that causes the most heartbreak, tearing away loved ones unexpectedly. With researchers still pressing on to find a cure and trying to understand this illusive condition, there have been some remarkable cases...

“I Built an App That Finally Tackles Detroit’s Horrifying Water Problem”

Half a century ago, the city of Detroit was one of the largest in America. Detroit was the center of the American automobile industry in its heyday, and its economic growth during the mid-20th century...

“Medical Detectives” Solve the Unsolvable for People Suffering Mysterious Conditions

Sufferers of rare undiagnosed diseases are being given life-changing health advice, thanks to a dedicated team of medical detectives. Since being founded in 2014, The Undiagnosed Disease Network (UDN) has diagnosed and treated hundreds of...

Memories Are Passed Through DNA From Your Grandparents, Say Scientists

Some people receive family heirlooms from their ancestors: historic jewelry, trinkets, vintage clothes, sentimental photographs, and other mementos which are passed down from generation to generation. But scientists are beginning to discover that we may...

10 Products Proven to Be Linked to Cancer to Remove From Your Home

Not everything that’s in our homes is good for us. There are many everyday items that are downright dangerous and contain chemicals that are linked to cancer. Some you might have heard of, while others...

This Petition is Putting Pressure on Supermarkets to Stop Abusing Plastic

Plastic has been making big news in 2018. Earlier this year, National Geographic published an issue titled Planet or Plastic?, which drew attention to the massive amount of plastic waste in our oceans and around...

These Two Industries are Becoming the Biggest Polluters on the Planet

It’s safe to say that the cheeseburger is one of the most popular menu items in the world. Unfortunately, that popularity comes with a high cost. The ugly truth behind our love of burgers and...

Video of Ants Having a Funeral For a Bee Baffles Scientists

Ants bringing flower petals to a dead bumble bee might just be the closest thing we get to a live reenactment of A Bug’s Life. The unusual video was captured in Minnesota by Nicole Webinger...

On This Tiny Island of Japan, People Live to 100+. Here’s How.

Beyond the southernmost tip of Japan lies an island known as the “Island of Immortals”. They haven’t found the fountain of youth, but the elders of Okinawa seem to know the secret for living a...

For Years, We’ve Been Told Milk is “Essential.” It’s not.

If you want to grow up to be strong, you have to drink your milk. That’s what we learned growing up, and our parents before us. Calcium, they said, makes our bones healthy and strong,...

Report Reveals China and Russia Collaborated to Manipulate Earth’s Atmosphere This Year

China and Russia quietly teamed up in June to conduct experiments on the earth’s atmosphere, it has been revealed. The tests involved manipulation of the ionosphere above Europe. Reports suggest that scientists measured the potential...

New Documents Reveal CIA Used Brain Surgery to Create Remote Control Dogs

The idea of dogs with remote control transistors implanted in their brains sounds like something out of an Orwellian nightmare. Sadly, this scenario wasn’t the plot of a dystopian sci-fi novel, but an actual government-funded...

A Cheap 10-Minute Test Can Detect Cancer Anywhere in the Body

Thanks to new research, a day when you can learn whether or not you have cancer in less than the time it takes to get a pizza delivered might soon be here. Yes, invasive biopsies...

Why You Don’t Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Maybe it was your mother reminding you or some long-forgotten high school gym teacher, but you’ve probably heard that you need to drink eight glasses of water a day. Some call it the 8×8 rule,...