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Bee Venom-Loaded Nanoparticles Kill HIV | Bee venom could prevent the spread of HIV. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that the toxin in bee venom, called melittin, puts holes in the protective protein coating that surrounds viruses and bacteria, killing them without harming healthy human cells. #medicine #health #science #news #hiv #society #research #reseachscience

   

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The first time you watch footage of some ultra-fit youngsters barreling down alleys, flipping off of handrails, and leaping across rooftops, you may feel the urge to get out there and start vaulting and throwing some kongs and cat leaps of your own. But before you pour all of your energy into learning some basic parkour moves, you may want to invest the time and energy into getting fit enough for your body to handle all of those ninja moves. #discovery #health

   

Image Drinking regular tap water is so 2010. We...

Drinking regular tap water is so 2010. We have smart phones, smart homes and smart phones, it’s time for smart water faucets. The Tyent UCE 9000 Turbo Water Ionizer (it even has a sci-fi sounding name), is a high-tech tap that lets you supercharge your water, with just a touch of the iPhone-inspired color LCD touchscreen. Now you can output H2O with the perfect pH level for whatever you need. #discovery #health #tapwater #tech #science #environment

   

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For an increasing number of soldiers—unfortunately—the real battle begins after they return home. So far this year, the Army has recorded an average of one suicide per day—and 18 percent increase over the same period a year ago. In June, the number of suicides among active-duty soldiers spiked at 26, the highest number in a single month since the military began keeping records. #armyhealth #discovery #health #medicine #society #ir

   

Image Tomorrow morning when you’re at the sink...

Tomorrow morning when you’re at the sink brushing your teeth, think about this: Every year about 450 million #toothbrushes — almost half a billion — make their way into landfills in the US. And since they’re made of plastic, the majority of those toothbrushes will never #biodegrade, and will remain in those landfills decade after decade. Long after you, and your teeth, are gone. #discovery #health #dentistry #medicine #science #living

   

Image If you find yourself dragging at work after...

If you find yourself dragging at work after lunch, it may not be your weekend activities that are causing your fatigue. It might be the quality of sleep you’re getting all week long. And you’re not alone. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly a third of Americans are #sleepdeprived. So to make sure you get the sheet time you need, we spoke to sleep expert, Dr. Robert Oexman, Director of the Sleep to Live Institute. #health #medicine #science

   

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