Tag: medical

Jul 28, 2014

Doctor Makes Baby Laugh While Getting Shots

Doctor Makes Baby Laugh While Getting Shots

More doctors like this guy please! Getting a shot can be a scary experience for a child but this doctor does his best to put this baby at ease. Hats off to you good sir.

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Jul 22, 2014

Our Incredible Immune System

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety of agents, known as pathogens, and distinguishing them from our own healthy tissue. 28 years ago, National Geographic Magazine published an article entitled, Our Immune System: The Wars Within.…

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Apr 26, 2014

This Father Has Non-Verbal Alzhheimer’s. Watch What Happens When He’s with the Family Dog

This Father Has Non-Verbal Alzhheimer’s. Watch What Happens When He’s with the Family Dog

Lisa’s father has Alzheimer’s and he has lost almost all of his speech. However, when he’s with the family dog, something magical happens. The compassion of animals is a powerful thing.

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Apr 5, 2014

This Pharmacy Prescribes Monster Spray to Kids that are Scared of the Dark

This Pharmacy Prescribes Monster Spray to Kids that are Scared of the Dark

Photograph via Barrett Pharmacy In the small town of Watford City, North Dakota (population 1,744), the local pharmacy has a cure for kids that are afraid of the dark. Barret Pharmacy and Variety, 145 North Main St., Watford City, ND The pharmacy prescribes children one bottle of ‘Monster Spray’ with the directions:…

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Mar 28, 2014

Deaf Since Birth. This Woman Hears for the First Time in 40 Years

Deaf Since Birth. This Woman Hears for the First Time in 40 Years

Joanne Milne from Gateshead, England has been deaf since birth. Joanne suffers from Ushers syndrome, a rare medical condition that has also impacted her vision. The 40-year-old was fitted with bilateral cochlear implants in February but had to wait four weeks to determine if the operation was a success. Joanne’s friend Tremayne Crossley was…

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Mar 6, 2014

This Revolutionary Membrane Can Keep a Heart Beating Outside of the Body

This Revolutionary Membrane Can Keep a Heart Beating Outside of the Body

Photograph by University of Illinois and Washington University via St. Louis Public Radio You are looking at a thin, elastic membrane imprinted with an array of sensors and electrodes and designed to stretch over a heart. The cardiac device could one day help prevent heart attacks and replace the bulkier pacemakers and implantable defibrillators…

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Jan 17, 2014

Picture of the Day: This Contact Lens Could Save Your Life

Picture of the Day: This Contact Lens Could Save Your Life

THIS CONTACT LENS COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE Photograph by Google Google is well known their ambitious and audacious side projects and their latest idea is no different. Announced yesterday on their official Google blog, project co-founders Brian Otis and Babak Parviz unveiled an intriguing image of a contact lens with a tiny…

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