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Witch Potions: The Science Behind Herbal Medicines |  Science |  In-depth reporting on science and technology |  DW

Witch Potions: The Science Behind Herbal Medicines | Science | In-depth reporting on science and technology | DW

Humans have been extracting the healing properties of plants for thousands of years. Although herbal remedies are often dismissed as unscientific, more than a third of modern medicines derive directly or indirectly from natural products, such as plants, microorganisms and animals. Now, researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in the US state of California have …

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The little giraffe born with a leg disorder is fitted with an arch support at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The little giraffe born with a leg disorder is fitted with an arch support at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ESCONDIDO, California – For the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympics to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other: a newborn giraffe. The calf was born on February 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with its forelimb …

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EXPLANATION: What We Know About the Closed Infant Formula Plant |  Health, medicine and fitness

EXPLANATION: What We Know About the Closed Infant Formula Plant | Health, medicine and fitness

By MATTHEW PERRONE – AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – At the heart of the nationwide shortage of infant formula is a single plant: the Abbott Nutrition facility which has been closed for more than three months due to contamination issues. On Monday, US officials announced a deal with Abbott that paves the way for …

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The surgeon makes the adult man's voice go from 13 to 35 in minutes

The surgeon makes the adult man’s voice go from 13 to 35 in minutes

A surgeon in the niche world of voice surgery demonstrated how he made a man go from “looking thirteen to thirty five” in minutes. Check it out: Dr. Kursat Yelken is a Turkey-based professor of ear, nose and throat diseases, as well as head and neck surgery, having trained at Harvard Medical School. For 15 …

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Macron appoints Elisabeth Borne as new French prime minister |  Health, medicine and fitness

Macron appoints Elisabeth Borne as new French prime minister | Health, medicine and fitness

By SYLVIE CORBET and THOMAS ADAMSON – Associated Press PARIS (AP) – Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was named the new French prime minister on Monday, becoming only the second woman in history to hold the office. Borne, 61, minister of labor in French President Emmanuel Macron’s former government, succeeds Jean Castex, who was expected to …

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Macron appoints Elisabeth Borne as new French prime minister |  Health, Medicine and Fitness

Macron appoints Elisabeth Borne as new French prime minister | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By SYLVIE CORBET and THOMAS ADAMSON – Associated Press PARIS (AP) – Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was named the new French prime minister on Monday, becoming only the second woman in history to hold the office. Borne, 61, minister of labor in French President Emmanuel Macron’s former government, succeeds Jean Castex, who was expected to …

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In the first primaries, voters prefer polling stations over post office |  Health, medicine and fitness

In the first primaries, voters prefer polling stations over post office | Health, medicine and fitness

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) – The great wave of votes in the mail seems to vanish as quickly as it arrived. After tens of millions of people in the United States opted for mail-order voting during the 2020 pandemic elections, voters in the first primary states are returning en masse …

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The little giraffe born with a leg disorder is fitted with an arch support at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The little giraffe born with a leg disorder is fitted with an arch support at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ESCONDIDO, California – For the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympics to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other: a newborn giraffe. The calf was born on February 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with the forelimb …

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Anti-aging: Mice treated with a chemical from grape seed extract live 9% longer and are physically fitter

Anti-aging: Mice treated with a chemical from grape seed extract live 9% longer and are physically fitter

A chemical derived from grape seeds selectively destroys worn out cells in mice, allowing them to live 9% longer than their untreated counterparts Health December 6, 2021 Of Carissa Wong Grapes opened to reveal seeds Shutterstock / kholywood A chemical isolated from grape seed extract extends the lifespan of old mice by 9% by eliminating …

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Dr. Katherine Henderson, president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, today admitted that it would be

NHS Ambulance Crisis: Best Emergency Doctor Would Consider TAXI To Hospital Rather Than Call 999

Dr. Katherine Henderson, president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, admitted today that she would be “concerned” about family members who need an ambulance that can access them in “a timely manner”. A prominent emergency physician admitted today that he would consider hailing a cab or picking up a loved one who needed to …

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