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3.6-million-year-old human skeleton found, shocking scientists

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.”<p>The University of the Witwatersrand displayed the virtually complete Australopithecus fossil on Wednesday.<p>The skeleton dates …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

As Trump Deteriorates, America Is Being Increasingly Run By His Wife Melania

Trump has been described as increasingly delusional, which makes the news that Melania Trump has taken over the role of being his central advisor …

5 common mistakes people make after a rough breakup

The only way to truly get over a breakup is to give it time.<p>As biological anthropologist Helen Fisher previously told Business Insider, "The day will come when that person who's been camping in your head is out. And you wake up in the morning and you realize that yesterday you never thought about …

5 Food Combinations Your Body Would Not Be Grateful For

5 Food Combinations to Stay Away From<p>It doesn't go together like peanut butter and jelly.<p>December 03, 2017<p>Ask yourself if fresh beans, cheese, milk, …

To Resist Blockchain's Allure, Steer Clear Of The Hype

Let’s face it, things don’t always work out as expected. Take the internet, which was originally held up as a shining beacon of enlightenment fostering an open exchange of ideas. Research today finds social media sites like Facebook are circumscribing our lives within ever-narrowing circles as we …

Blockchain

Is owning a dog good for your health?

A new study suggests canine-lovers could be 23% less likely to die from heart disease – or it could just be that healthier people prefer dogs<p>Dogs really are our best friends, according to a Swedish study that says canine ownership could reduce heart disease. A study of 3.4 million people between …

Research

UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and …

Breakthrough migraine therapy cuts number of attacks in half

For a condition that affects nearly 15 percent of the world's population, there are remarkably few effective treatments for migraine sufferers. A new …

Tony Blair confirms he is trying to reverse Brexit as he issues Ireland warning

Tony Blair said on Sunday he was trying to reverse Brexit because claims by the leave campaign, such as the National Health Service getting an extra £350 million a week once Britain leaves the EU, have been proved false.<p>The former prime minister told the BBC that the government aims in the Brexit …

The GOP's rush to tax cuts was brainless

<b>(CNN) —</b> I am writing from Beijing, China, where forward-looking policies in infrastructure, technology and diplomacy have fueled rapid economic growth and even more remarkable technological advancement. By the mid-2020s, China will most likely lead the world in key technologies for low-carbon …

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

Gut bacteria found to have a role in both PTSD and Alzheimer's disease

One of the biggest new areas of medical research in the 21st century is the investigation into the holistic effect of the gut microbiome on the human …

Microbiology

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

'Detox' from overly processed foods: Why and how to cut back

<b>(CNN) —</b> If nutrition headlines catch your attention, you've probably heard the advice to eat more fresh, whole foods and consume fewer processed foods.<p>It sounds straightforward enough, and you may have chosen to abide by this "food rule." But like many topics in nutrition, the advice is not as …

Pseudo-science

Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Does sugar, which makes all things delicious, lead to cancer?<p>A biologic mechanism in yeast cells may explain the relationship between sugar and malignant tumors, according to a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications.<p>The nine-year research project may even influence …

Diabetes

Einstein scribbled his theory of happiness in place of a tip. It just sold for more than $1 million.

He is known as one of the great minds in 20th-century science. But this week, Albert Einstein is making headlines for his advice on how to live a happy life — <b></b>and a tip that paid off.<p>In November 1922, Einstein was traveling from Europe to Japan for a lecture series <b></b>for which he was paid 2,000 pounds …

Physics

McCain appears to mock Trump's draft deferments

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain, in an interview about the Vietnam War, appeared to take a swipe at President Donald Trump when he criticized people from "the highest income level" who avoided the draft by finding a doctor who "would say that they had a bone spur."<p>Trump, who attended the …

Donald Trump

Why the vaginal mesh scandal could be 'bigger than thalidomide'

For the past eight years, Carolyn Tyrer has been in constant pain. The 58-year-old art teacher and mother-of-two feels like her pelvic area is being “ripped apart” whenever she walks. Her long-time hobbies of horse riding and gardening have faded to distant memories, while her relationship with her …

In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall

When children in Turkey head back to school this fall, something will be missing from their textbooks: any mention of evolution.<p>The Turkish government is phasing in what it calls a values-based curriculum. Critics accuse Turkey's president of pushing a more conservative, religious ideology — at the …

Religion