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29 Things Every Woman Needs in Her Apartment by 30

Your space is often a reflection of your state of mind.<p>Your 20s can feel like a constant state of flux. Frequent moves are a fact of life as you transition from college to your first real apartment and beyond. But by the time you're 30, you're usually ready to settle down a bit.<p>I'm not by any means …

Ultrasound Restores Memory To Mice With Alzheimer’s

Fight back the plaque<p>Using ultrasound waves targeted at the brain, a team of Australian researchers has restored memory to mice with Alzheimer’s disease.<p>More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative condition that causes memory loss, behavioral changes, confusion, and …

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

Understanding the mechanisms of CRISPR-Cas gene editing

Now, in a paper published in Molecular Cell, North Carolina State University researchers and colleagues examine six key molecular elements that help …

23 Healthy Foods Everyone Should Know How To Cook

No diet food allowed.

Women doctors will outnumber men within a decade: research

Women doctors will outnumber men by 2017 leading to shortages in critical areas as many opt for part-time working, it has been warned.<p>More than half of new medical students are already women and they are set to overtake men in many areas of medicine within a decade, a study by the Royal College of …

7 Simple Secrets to an Amazing Relationship

Of all the relationships we experience, love relationships are perhaps the most complex. They are strenuous in that they take a real toll on our emotional wellness. They are lifelong in that one romantic chapter can cause an impression for the rest of our years. A ruptured friendship may leave us …

What Happens After Someone Survives Ebola?

Learning more about patients who've recovered from Ebola -- as well as people who are naturally immune -- could save lives.<p>While most of the recent coverage of the ongoing Ebola outbreak has focused on rising death tolls and a few infected U.S. citizens, other segments of the population have passed …

Researchers Just Made a Historic Breakthrough in Stem Cell Research

<b>The news:</b> The medical journal Lancet published a game-changing study Wednesday that has huge implications for the entire field of stem cell …

Stem Cells

Tracking a Serial Killer: Could Ebola Mutate to Become More Deadly?

Why we need to terminate Ebola 2014 before the virus learns too much about us.<p>Forty years ago, Ebola was just the name of a river. It was a small waterway of no particularly sinister character that flowed through northern Zaire, not far from the village hospital where the first known outbreak of a …

8 Great Fruity Cocktails (and the Juicy Ice Cubes to Serve Alongside Them)

Eight great fruity cocktails—and tips for making fruit juice ice cubes.<p><b>Alcoholic beverages don't have to be totally devoid of nutritional content</b>. Here are some of our favorite fruity cocktails—and tips for juicing up your ice cube game.

Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Glaze

Cinnamon Rolls are probably my husband’s most favorite treat in the whole world. And he admitted to me the other day that he never even thought twice …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

The End Of Passwords? This Bracelet Unlocks Computers And Doors With Your Heartbeat

Bionym’s Nymi offers a glimpse of the future of wearable biometric authentication.<p>This much we can all agree on: Passwords suck.<p>With that in mind, companies are hard at work developing other forms of user-friendly authentication. Fingerprinting is already being used to unlock iPhones and the PayPal …

Information Systems

Study pinpoints microRNA tied to colon cancer tumor growth

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have identified microRNAs that may cause colon polyps from turning cancerous. The finding could help …

When Doctors Ignore Their Own Advice

I live near a health clinic, and on more than one occasion, have walked by men and women in scrubs smoking cigarettes. No human being is immune to …

Health

So This is What Sex in an MRI Looks Like...In Case You're Wondering

A very cool (but NSFW) video lets you see everything.<p>Most people think of MRIs, or magnetic resonance imaging, as being pretty terrible—after all, you're basically lying in a tube while a big machine takes photos of your insides. But those resulting pictures are pretty amazing and can be used to …

Fork Makes Broccoli Taste Like Bubblegum

Gone are the days of dreaming about candy-flavored broccoli from our high chairs. The dream is now reality.<p>The Aromafork, a near-magical product that is part of the Aroma R-evolution kit (HuffPost first reported on the product's patent in April), has the potential to transform bland flavors into …

The Global Problem With Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment

It’s a public health conundrum: Current screening guidelines lead to an overdiagnosis of diseases like cancer, which results in overtreatment for …

Cancer

The Latest Weapon In The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance Lives In The Vagina

Researchers have traveled to the ends of the earth in search of exotic microorganisms that can produce the medicine we need to live and thrive. But as a new study points out, we may have overlooked an extremely rich source of drugs that was right under our noses: bacteria in and on the human …

Alzheimer's Is Type 3 Diabetes

The idea that Alzheimer's is a form of diabetic disease has been gaining currency in medical circles for almost ten years. The accumulated evidence …

HPV Vaccine Cut Rates of Genital Warts 61%, Study Finds

The HPV vaccine is working for young women in Australia, suggests a new study published in the journal <i>PLOS One</i>.<p>Researchers analyzed a database of …

Public Health

This New Laundry Machine Dry Cleans Clothes in 10 Minutes

Laundry sucks. After a long day who wants to come home to washing, drying and folding? But what are you supposed to do when you need that not-so-fresh dress for tonight’s big date? Put down the Febreeze. We have a better solution.<p>Swash is a new laundry system designed to refresh and rejuvenate your …

Cleaning

10 Underrated Tequila Cocktails

So, after watching this video from Panna, you’ve mastered the margarita. What’s next for a budding tequilaphile? Turn your attention to these 10 …

This Is What Potato Heaven Looks Like

Without question, the potato wins the prize for being the most versatile vegetable. Not only does it have an impressive arsenal of recipes hidden beneath its dirty exterior -- mashed potatoes, French fries, baked potatoes -- but every dish is one that people <i>actually</i> want to eat. Because while you …

It's Better To Be Average -- And 16 Other Surprising Laws Of Human Sexual Attraction

Why do some people make us hot and bothered while others leave us cold? It can be hard to put your finger on the specific reason, but the scientists of sex appeal have some answers.<p>They've looked at all the human senses, from smell to hearing, and have come up with a surprising set of "laws" that …

10 Digital Health Trends for the Next 20 Years

The Digital Health Revolution is upon us. Here are the ten trends that will impact each and everyone of us in the coming years to help us live healthier, stronger and smarter lives, for longer.

Pesto, Tomato, and Mozzarella Sandwich

I returned home from Colorado on Sunday to find that my garden, in the week I’d been gone, had gone berserk. The Oklahoma heat had fully set in, …