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Head Transplants And Other Medical Breakthroughs Of 2017

Some amazing advances in medical procedures were made in 2017 - we list 12 of them.

Head Transplants And Other Medical Breakthroughs Of 2017
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We list the most incredible medical breakthroughs made this year, and each of them is a gift that will save millions of lives.

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1. Another step closer to an insomnia cure
1. Another step closer to an insomnia cure
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In America, about one in three adults struggles to get enough sleep, which is linked to overeating, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and problems on the job.

Our sleep cycles are tied to an internal body clock (circadian rhythm)—and now scientists have discovered not only a gene that controls our normal daily biological rhythm, but also the mechanism by which that gene operates.

Because of the importance of sleep to health and well-being, these discoveries are expected to have vast implications for human health and well-being.



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Words to Live By

Words to Live By

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The Turtles of Wreck Rock Beach

The Turtles of Wreck Rock Beach

Meet the Australian wildlife warriors winning the slow and steady race against turtle extinction.

Malaysians Continue to Predominate Among Foreign Students Seeking University Degrees in Taiwan

Not long after assuming power, Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party-led government began implementing the "New Southward Policy," which has sought to fill the gap left by the reduction in Chinese students attending university in Taiwan.
The pose Miller held for six hours just to stay alive

Could you hold this yoga pose if your life depended on it?

Pinned beneath a three-tonne excavator that plunged him into a muddy dam, Daniel Miller could keep his eyes and nose above water only by straining to his utmost. With help at least six hours away, he began the hardest battle of his life.
The Day My Son Became a Diehard Bruce Springsteen Fan

The Day My Son Became a Lifelong Bruce Springsteen Fan

A live Springsteen concert enthrals a young boy with cerebral palsy – and makes him a lifelong fan.

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