A new beauty salon open in San Francisco features "the ancient Thai art of face slapping," which claims to reduce wrinkles and firm the face for $350. As AP's Haven Daley reports, dermatologists are skeptical of those claims.
AP (Aug. 22, 2014) Strangers no more. A young Wisconsin girl this week meets the donor who saved her life with a bone marrow transplant. The 'one perfect match' for Mira Erdmann flew from Germany to meet her, and her ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 20, 2015) An ultra-realistic humanoid robot called 'Han' recognises and interprets people's facial expressions and can even hold simple conversations. Developers Hanson Robotics hope androids like Han could ... watch video
AP (June 3, 2013) Genetic mutations that raise the risk of breast cancer, like the kind Angelina Jolie has, are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to a new study that could help explain why ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 17, 2015) A New York medical center says it has carried out the most complex and comprehensive face transplant to date, operating on a fire fighter horribly disfigured in 2001.
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AP (Mar. 18, 2016) The scribbled, cryptic prescription is headed toward extinction in New York. By the end of March, physicians will have to electronically send orders directly to pharmacies or face the possibility of ... watch video
Aug. 24, 2016 People diagnosed with asthma as adults may have an increased risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Cardiovascular risk factors should be closely monitored in patients with late-onset asthma, ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 How genes in our DNA are expressed into traits within a cell is a complicated mystery with many players, the main suspects being chemical. However, a new study has demonstrated that external ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 US teens are more likely to vape for the flavorings found in e-cigarettes rather than nicotine, suggests research. It is widely assumed that teen vapers are vaping nicotine, so in a bid to find out ... read more
July 27, 2015 If you’re skeptical about the claims made by cosmetics firms about the attributes of their lotions and potions, you’re not alone. A new study shows how little truth there seems to be in those ... read more
Feb. 12, 2014 People who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music, suggesting that ... read more