Los Angeles is no longer safe for rats if they are exposed to air pollution, for this is very detrimental to their health- it damages their brains, according to a recent study conducted. Prolonged exposure, according to this new study, to particulate matter in the Los Angeles Basin elicited inflammation and the appearance of cancer-related genes in the brains of rats, a Cedar-Sinai cancer study found. Though research conducted previously have documented how air pollution and a variety of diseases are related, which included cancer, the...

Bananas are one of the most consumed fruits in the world. In the United States alone, bananas are consumed yearly more than apples and oranges combined. Banana lovers do not horse around the minute it comes to their love for the maturity of their favorite fruit. While some individuals would tell you that they prefer unripe or immature bananas, some others have a preference for green bananas. Still, others prefer the brown or black-spotted bananas. The fact still remains- bananas are loaded with heavy vitamins and minerals which help to...

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood (red blood cells) disorders caused by abnormal hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying protein within the red blood cells) responsible for the sickled red blood cells. These sickled red blood cells are not able to carry oxygen around the body of the sufferer of the disease. What did you know about this, one of the most common genetic disorders? How did this disease that threatens the health of people, especially the black, take root in the history of mankind? What trait could lead to this life-threatening...

Every lady wants to look so pretty by extending the eyelashes from natural to synthetic. In all honesty, it makes them look very attractive. They are much better than the mascara women were used to. Some women, when interviewed, said that they preferred the extension of eyelashes to the mascara they were used to. Why did they say this? According to them, when mascara is left without washing them off before leaving for bed, it causes the lashes to fall off. In fact, some are petroleum-based, slowing the growth of hair follicles. But, there...

Even though people understand absolutely that smoking is extremely dangerous to their health, they won’t stop smoking since they don’t see the negative effects it has on their health. A shocking video which was released a few days ago shows the difference between healthy lungs of persons who don’t smoke and the unhealthy lungs of smokers who can’t do without smoking just a pack of cigarettes, for twenty years. This shocking video, which shows the difference between the lungs of someone who doesn’t smoke and that of a smoker-...

A single dad, Ryan Stanford of three has turned to the world for the help of a life-saving kidney donation. The quest for an organ has been on but there seems to be no one coming to their aid. As a result, the man, together with his family, has taken the search for the organ donor into his own hands since there is no more time left for him. Mr. Stanford was diagnosed as a kid with polycystic kidney disease, an inherited disease in which the renal tubules become abnormal, resulting in the development and growth of multiple cysts in the...

Presenting, Western Australia is undergoing the process of enforcing a law to make voluntary euthanasia legal. If the law is eventually made legal, it will only apply to those who suffer severely from some health illnesses; this will not apply to 104 Dr. David Goodall, a former university lecturer and the oldest scientist in Australia who will be flying to Switzerland to end his life after his  repeatedly failed attempts to commit suicide over the past 12 months. The law has been legalized in Switzerland. Thus, this has boosted his confidence...