April 15, 20134152013
Health Tip: Don't Ignore Pacemaker Issues
If you have an irregular heartbeat, a
pacemaker can help restore your heart to its natural rhythm and
help the heart continue to pump blood to the rest of the body.
Lullabies Soothe Preemies, Parents Alike
Lullabies have been used to
soothe babies since time immemorial. Now, scientists say that
premature infants in particular can benefit from combining this
tactic with other forms of music therapy, such as simulated womb
sounds synchronized to preemies' vital signs.
'Bioengineered' Kidneys Show Promise in Rat Study
For the first time,
scientists have been able to bioengineer an animal kidney and see
it work in a living animal, in what they hope is a step toward
creating organs for people with failing kidneys.
Beer's Taste May Trigger Urge to Get Drunk
Just as the smell of
freshly brewed coffee may compel you to pour a steaming cup of
java, a small taste of beer may activate part of your brain's
reward system and trigger the urge for more, a new study