Bioengineering and Stem Cell Regeneration: The Future of Dental Implants

To paraphrase Jeff Winger (played by Joel McHale) in the cult comedy series Community, what makes us human is our ability to readily sympathize with pencils, Ben Affleck, and sharks — the latter to the point of observing a phenomenon we called “shark week.” Saying nothing about the ability to feel for sharks, there is some knowledge to be gained from observing and studying them scientifically. Unlike humans, sharks have the ability to seemingly regrow teeth multiple times whereas humans

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Excessive Screen Use and Your Child — Is It Worth It?

Despite numerous warnings that too much time in front of any screen is bad for their child, an acquaintance still allowed their five-year-old son to have a smartphone, with seemingly unfettered and unmonitored access. “It keeps him quiet and entertained,” they said, but after witnessing said son loudly demand his phone so he can play Minecraft — right after their son said he had a huge headache — their conclusion seems doubtful, to say the least. The thing is though,

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Fighting Cancer with Immunotherapy

Humans have devoted endless hours and immeasurable efforts to find a solution for cancer. Cancer has become one of the leading causes of death in many countries today. No matter how wealthy or healthy you might think you are, it always has a surprising way of taking its toll on you. However, decades of research have also produced excellent results in finding ways on how to prevent, minimize, and even survive cancer. Those researches open a new glimpse of hope

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Best Exercises for Bone Health

Getting fit is very popular today. However, not all fitness plans fit everyone. There are specific regimens that are only applicable to specific persons with specific conditions. For example, jogging may not be good for those who are suffering from arthritis because it can make their condition worse. On the other hand, there are a lot of exercises that can help improve our condition. Thus, it is best to know which exercises are good for us and which are not.

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Keeping Positive: Five Ways to Keep Your Blood Healthy

If you’d be inclined to imagine it, the bloodstream is like a national highway, making all the necessary stops along the body as it delivers nutrients and disposes of waste throughout. As the Amazon Prime-cum-street sweeper extraordinaire of the human body, it’s important to keep the blood and blood flow healthy. The idea of “keeping blood healthy” is a little vague though — no, you don’t have to inject anything in your veins and no, the objective isn’t to make

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How to Tell Colds and Allergies Apart

When the cold starts to bite, we might begin to worry because it means the cold months are here. And cold months mean more than just autumn or snow, but also endless sneezing and coughing and even sleepless nights. Of course, every time there are seasonal changes, our body adjusts too—not only in the varying temperatures but also in the presence of pollens in the air and other allergens. They could trigger cough and colds that could be affecting our

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