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We’re destined to live longer, less comfortable lives than scientists ever imagined

Women born in South Korea in 2030 are projected to be the first people to break the 90-year barrier in life expectancy. Women born in other developed countries in that decade won’t be too far behind, with many projected to live through their 80s, according to a recent study. 268 kata lagi

Why the Anti-Vaxxers are Wrong

Disclaimer:  I have no background in healthcare.  My own opinions regarding health issues are based on personal experience, observation and print material available to general readers. 462 kata lagi

Elder Abuse

Grow old along with me!

The best is yet to be,

The last of life, for which the first was made.

Robert Browning[1]

I don’t think so! 1.666 kata lagi

Chronic stress: The risk to your heart.

We all know that long-term stress is bad for you. But science may have just found out how and why.

In a study of 300 people, those with higher activity in the amygdala were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) – and sooner than others. 308 kata lagi


To be clear, these E. coli with mcr-1 found in China were still susceptible to antibiotics other than colistin, but if a bacterium with genes that make it resistant to every other drug then picks up 

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Vaccination and Anti-Vaccination

The topic of vaccination has become an increasingly touchy subject, with a lot of fear mongering and ignorance from both sides.  Both sides seem to prefer hurling insults at each other than discussing the subject with any form of civility.   1.140 kata lagi

Andrew Wakefield