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How to feel older and/or worse?

Old man hands (Photo source: The Guardian)
Old man hands (Photo source: The Guardian)

 

Growing with time and becoming old is a common phenomenon. Every person grows older with time, but some people may have the wish to grow old faster. So, this article is for those people. On the contrary, if you want to feel young and good, do the opposite as mentioned in this article. Continue reading How to feel older and/or worse?

Alien Hand Syndrome – a weird neurological problem

Alien Hand Syndrome (Credit: Namco Bandai Games)Alien Hand Syndrome is a rare; probably that’s why a strange, neurological disorder in which a person feels that one of his hands (anarchic hand) is outside of his or her control. This syndrome was first identified in the year 1909. It is also known as “Dr. Strangelove syndrome” as the fictional character Dr. Strangelove was unable to control his hand in making a Nazi salute. Continue reading Alien Hand Syndrome – a weird neurological problem

New type of vaccine-resistant polio virus

Polio virus (Credit:  Sanofi Pasteur/Flickr)
Polio viruses in black and white (Credit: Sanofi Pasteur/Flickr)

Main Point:

Scientists have found a new strain of polio virus that is thought to be responsible for the major epidemics of polio cases in the recent times. This polio virus is not affected by polio vaccines. Continue reading New type of vaccine-resistant polio virus

Increased Risk for Head, Neck Cancers in Patients with Diabetes

Diabetes (Credit: Carol Garcia/GOVBA/Flickr)Main Point:

Diabetes mellitus (DM) appears to increase the risk for head and neck cancer (HNC).

Published in:

JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Author:

Kuo-Shu Tseng, Ph.D., of the Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan, and colleagues. Continue reading Increased Risk for Head, Neck Cancers in Patients with Diabetes