Breakthrough Spinal Implant Allows People With Paralysis To Walk And Stand Once Again

A surgically implanted nerve stimulation device, coupled with months of intensive training, has enabled two individuals with paralysis from traumatic injuries to walk independently years after losing all voluntary muscle control below the site of their spinal cord damage. The details of this breakthrough “epidural stimulation” protocol – developed by teams from the Frazier Rehabilitation […]


Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang Dies

Quang passed away despite “utmost efforts to treat him by Vietnamese and foreign professors and doctors and care by the party and state leaders,” the statement said. It said Quang died at a military hospital in Hanoi but did not elaborate on his illness. Trieu said the president lapsed into a deep coma hours after […]


We Know Coffee Is Great, And A New Study Says It Might Also Be Good For Your Skin

In the past several months, scientific research papers have been stressing us out with puzzlingly contradictory findings on the benefits vs risks of moderate alcohol consumption. But don’t worry about coffee. The delicious, life-giving brew continues to have our backs. Adding to the long list of health perks associated with drinking coffee, a new study […]


Trump’s Top Evangelical Supporters Are Sticking Firmly By Kavanaugh

Donald Trump’s top evangelical advisers have weighed in on the side of his embattled Supreme Court nominee After hours of angry denials from Kavanaugh and emotional testimony from  Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Dallas Church in Texas, said that by believing Kavanaugh’s accuser, Democrats are “trying to destroy the very foundation, not only of […]


Everything coming to (and going from) Netflix this October

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Image: netflix Break out the candy corn and apple cider: it’s almost October! And Netflix has got some killer streaming headed your way.  Already overflowing with scary movies, Netflix is premiering lots of new, spooky TV shows this month. Highly anticipated original series The Haunting of Hill House and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina are set […]


Artist Gives Disney Princesses Disabilities And Disorders To Advocate An Important Message

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There is no doubt that Disney princesses have and always will be a great source of inspiration for artists. However, this time they are not the main characters of the story. The series called “Royal Service Dogs” illustrates classical Disney princesses as individuals with disabilities being helped by service dogs. Arien Smith sees his art as […]


Whole Foods v vegans: Berkeley store gets restraining order against activists

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The order is the latest in a tense standoff with an animal rights group that has staged protests at the store for several years For a full week, a big black banner was posted from a sidewalk in Berkeley, California. OCCUPY WHOLE FOODS, it declared in large, white block letters. But the protesters who created […]


Six Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza protests officials

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Violence on Friday included incident where four Palestinians were shot dead after breaching security fence Israeli forces have shot dead six Palestinians, including four in a single incident, in one of the deadliest days in months of mass protests along the security fence separating Gaza and Israel, Gazas health ministry said. The ministry said four […]


Second Pret allergy-link victim named


News of her death followed the inquest of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, who died after eating a Pret baguette. Related Topics Pret allergy death Food allergies Bath Read more: