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Science Says Vampirism Is No Cure For Alzheimer’s

Ever wonder if replacing your blood — plasma, specifically — with that of someone years, perhaps decades, younger than you would help you age gracefully or even help thwart-off dementia? Well, think again (for the most part). For years, transfusions of quote “young blood” have been floated as a cure, …

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Stent operations ‘are a waste of time’ for angina

It may be a waste of time to undergo a heart procedure for angina, a study suggests. Around two million people in the UK and 10 million in the US have angina, which causes chest pain following physical activity because of restricted blood flow to the heart. Many have a …

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NHS: Teens more likely to take drugs than to smoke

Teenagers are now more likely to take drugs including legal highs and ‘hippy crack’ than they are to smoke, official figures show. Almost a quarter of pupils aged 11 to 15 said they had used drugs compared to just 19 per cent who had smoked. Drugs included legal highs, illegal …

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Surgeons see an increase in men getting lip injections

Boob jobs and butt lifts are old news, and ‘macho mouth’ transformations have replaced them. Surgeons say there has been a rise in the number of men who want lip injections to give them a ‘proud’ lower lip and a natural smirk. Dr Rian Maercks, a plastic surgeon in Miami, …

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