Average penis size revealed: Scientists attempt to find what is 'normal' to reassure concerned men

Scientists have measured more than 15,000 men's penises in an effort to find out what size is "normal".

9 hours ago from The Independent

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Gorillas source of two HIV-1 lineages

HIV ORIGINS: Half the lineages of the main type of human immunodeficiency virus, HIV-1, originated in gorillas in Cameroon before infecting people, probably via bushmeat hunting, a new study ...

16 hours ago from ABC Science

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Scientist claims that human head transplants could be a reality by 2017

Transplanting a human head onto a donor body may sound like the stuff of science fiction comics, but not to Italian doctor Sergio Canavero. He has not only published a paper describing the operation ...

Fri 27 Feb 15 from Gizmag

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Study: US parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

U.S. parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Moderate coffee consumption lessens risk of clogged arteries and heart attacks

People who drink a moderate amount of coffee daily are less likely to develop clogged arteries that could lead to heart attacks, reveals research published online in Heart. Researchers from ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Scientists report bionic hand reconstruction in 3 Austrian men

Three Austrian men have become the first in the world to undergo a new technique called "bionic reconstruction", enabling them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their mind, according ...

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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First detailed microscopy evidence of bacteria at the lower size limit of life

Scientists have captured the first detailed microscopy images of ultra-small bacteria that are believed to be about as small as life can get. The research was led by scientists from the U.S. ...

Fri 27 Feb 15 from Phys.org

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Study finds nut and peanut consumption decreases mortality

If you're looking for a simple way to lower your risk of dying from a heart attack, consider going nuts.

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Food preservatives linked to obesity and gut disease

Mouse study suggests that emulsifiers alter gut bacteria, leading to the inflammatory bowel condition colitis.

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Nature News

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Genes play a role in peanut allergy

ALLERGY GENES: Suspicions that genes play a part in peanut allergy have been confirmed, but not everyone who inherits these genes will go on to have an allergy, a new study shows.

Tue 24 Feb 15 from ABC Science

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