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Medical News Today: Are near-death experiences real? New study investigates

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 23:00
In the world's largest study of mental awareness during resuscitation, researchers find evidence that near-death experiences could be real.

Medical News Today: Could loss of a hormone drive colon cancer?

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 23:00
If findings are verified, colon cancer may be the first cancer to be recognized as being driven by the loss of a hormone that is essential for maintaining colon cells.

Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes breakthrough as stem cells make billions of human insulin cells

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 07:00
Scientists have successfully used human embryonic stem cells to make billions of pancreatic cells that produced insulin in response to glucose and eliminated diabetes in a mouse.

Medical News Today: Regular coffee or decaf? Drinking both may benefit the liver

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 07:00
The debate on whether decaf coffee confers the same health benefits as regular coffee has been put to rest - at least when it comes to lowering liver enzymes.

Medical News Today: Schizophrenia: shattering the stigma

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 07:00
For this year's World Mental Health Day, the theme is 'Living with Schizophrenia.' In line with this campaign, we investigate the stigma attached to the disorder.