A team of researchers from Columbia has developed a way to induce new human hair growth for the first time ever. It’s not just the fact that they can just grow hair that’s so exciting, though. It’s that they can grow your hair.
A large majority of patients who receive this news don’t fully comprehend it, or perhaps willfully choose to ignore it.
Often times doctors are called on to deliver bad news to patients. And when they deliver that news it doesn’t get much worse than hearing a diagnosis of an advanced-stage cancer for which there is no cure.
A 13-year-old girl from Connecticut named Mallory Kievman has come up with a pretty clever cure for hiccups: vinegar lollipops! She developed the idea after researching various at-home remedies—a teaspoon of vinegar, hard candy, etc—as well as the physiological reason for a bout of hiccups.
Mallory explained to the New York Times that the vinegar “triggers a set of nerves in your throat and mouth that are responsible for the hiccup reflex arc.” Over-stimulating those nerves cancels out the message to hiccup, problem sovled…
Dr. Jin Huiqing says you can treat bad driving like a disease you can diagnose before the driver even gets near a car.
Someone is killed in traffic every five minutes in China and one entrepreneurial doctor has an unusual approach for making roads safer. He says to treat bad driving like a disease you can diagnose before the driver even getting near a car.