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  1. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    by , 10-11-2017 at 05:10 AM
    • On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.

    • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime.

    • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

    • 1 in 7 women and 1 in 18
  2. Russia aims to develop 'teleportation' in 20 years

    by , 06-23-2016 at 07:32 AM
    Itís a question that physicists, philosophers, and science fiction writers have pondered for decades: how to travel from one place to another without travelling through the space in between.

    Now a Kremlin-backed research program is seeking to make the teleportation technology behind Captain Kirkís transporter a reality.

    A proposed multi-trillion pound strategic development program drawn up for Vladimir Putin would seek to develop teleportation by 2035.
  3. Philippine nursing is dying!

    by , 06-17-2016 at 12:20 PM
    By Carl E. Balita, EdD, DrHum, RN, RM, RPT, MAN

    While the global demand for Filipino nurses is high and that the Filipino nurses are regarded as the best in the world, the nursing profession in the Philippines is dying. And the nurses are in critical situation.

    There is no doubt that the world needs nurses, and there is a global preference for the Filipino nurses. It is an undeniable fact that the majority of foreign nurses in developed ...
  4. 'Nightmare Bacteria' Superbug Found for First Time in U.S

    by , 05-27-2016 at 02:48 PM
    A drug-resistant "superbug" that doctors have been dreading has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday.

    The bacteria has genetic changes that make it resistant to a last-ditch antibiotic called colistin and while it had been seen in Europe and China, no one in the U.S. had been seen with it before.

    It doesn't spell doom just yet.

    The mutant E. coli germ was found in a Pennsylvania woman with symptoms of a urinary ...
  5. Cebuana lass conferred international award for malunggay anti-tumor study

    by , 05-26-2016 at 08:50 AM
    • Young Cebuana scientist received award for her anti-tumor research that uses malunggay seeds
    • Arian Rollan says her exposure with cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy inspired her to seek other alternative
    • She hopes that the Philippines would support her and other young researchers and scientists

    Young Cebuana scientist received award for her anti-tumor research that uses malunggay seeds
    Arian Rollan says her exposure with cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy inspired ...
  6. First Genitourinary Vascularized Composite Allograft (Penile) Transplant in the United States

    by , 05-17-2016 at 06:01 AM
    A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), led by Curtis L. Cetrulo, Jr., MD, and Dicken S.C. Ko, MD, announced today that they have performed the nationís first genitourinary reconstructive (penile) transplant. The 15-hour operation, which took place earlier this month, involved surgically grafting the complex microscopic vascular and neural structures of a donor organ onto the comparable structures of the recipient.

    The patient, Thomas Manning, 64, of Halifax, ...
  7. Biotech Company Granted Ethical Permission To Attempt To Use Stem Cells To Reactivate The Brains Of The Dead

    by , 05-17-2016 at 05:53 AM
    A biotech company in the U.S. has been granted ethical permission by an Institutional Review Board in the U.S. and India to use 20 brain-dead patients for what is sure to be a highly controversial study: From next year, they plan to stimulate their nervous systems in order to restart the brains. Bioquark is hoping that its part in the groundbreaking ReAnima project will reveal if people can at least partly be brought back from the dead.

    It is important to note that at this point, ...
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