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UK: Thousands take to London streets in pro-EU protest

Thousands have protested in London against British voters' decision last week to leave the European Union, which has left the country deeply polarised.<p>Most protesters who gathered on Saturday were young adults, and many were draped in EU flags, while others waved banners in support of continued …

University of London

NASA Approves New Horizons Extended KBO Mission, Keeps Dawn at Ceres

New Horizons trajectory and the orbits of Pluto and 2014 MU69.<p>In an ‘Independence Day’ gift to a slew of US planetary research scientists, NASA has …

Are You A Psychopath? Take This Test To Find Out

Contrary to popular belief, psychopaths can be either angelic or devilish – or both – depending on their dispositions. Generally speaking, they are …

Psychology

10 Ways You're Using Sunscreen All Wrong

Want to keep your skin healthy but not quite sure how to cut through all the myths? Here you go.<p><i>By Laura Newcomer, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Still not …

Skin Care

8 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Sugar is delicious. Anyone who denies that is lying. But because life is unfair, sugar, especially in copious amounts, is really bad for your health. …

The FDA Just Approved a Device That Will Change 'Number 2' Forever

It's exactly what it sounds like.<p>Warning: If you're eating right now, you might want to stop reading before you lose your lunch. On the other hand, you might want to keep reading just so you can cherish the memory of what it was like to lose your lunch before a device did it for you. Up to you.<p>A …

Counseling

Scientists are on the brink of introducing vaccines that might help control deadly mosquito-borne diseases

The predator slips invisibly into homes, quietly stalks its prey and bites before a victim knows what happened. There's little chance of escape.<p>The attacker is <i>Aedes aegypti</i>, a mosquito that has, over time, developed a taste for people.<p>It's a city dweller that hovers in undisturbed crannies and can …

University of California

People with cancer are often told by their doctors approximately how long they have to live, and how well they will respond to treatments, but what if there were a way to improve the accuracy of doctors’ predictions?<p>A new method developed by UCLA scientists could eventually lead to a way to do just …

UC Berkeley

Living with social anxiety disorder (and how it differs from shyness) - Health - ABC News

In her darkest days, when her social anxiety was at its worst, Liz Trillia was a prisoner in her own home.<p>She had become so afraid of meeting people, …

Depression

Reward offered in 40-year-old California serial killer case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Forty years ago, kids rode their bikes unsupervised through suburban bedroom communities bracketed by Air Force bases east …

Crime

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying

According to eminent psychologist and emotion researcher Dr. Paul Ekman, lying comes in two flavors. First are “low stakes lies,” which almost all of …

FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment

A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are digested.<p>The AspireAssist system …

9 Reasons You're Bloated (That Have Nothing to Do With Your Diet)

If you’ve cut out dairy, gluten, and soda and yet still suffer from bloating on the regular, you’re not the only one. As it turns out, there are over a hundred (!) reasons your gut may be sending you an SOS—many of which have nothing to do with your diet.<p>And when it comes to those sneaky digestive …

135 Couples Told Scientists How Depression Affects Their Relationships

Depression can feel isolating, like it’s you — and only you — against your own mind. And yet, the mental illness affects the people closest to you …

Depression

Married Ex-Engineer-Turned-Catholic Priest Breaks Down Exactly Why He Sees ‘No Contradiction’ Between Science and Religion

A former engineer-turned-Catholic priest recently explained his fascinating path from the sciences to the pulpit, telling <i>The Church Boys</i> podcast that he sees absolutely “no contradiction” between “faith and reason.”<p>“I’ve always been interested in science, even as a kid. So, that has always been a …

Sometimes Embracing Emotional Distress Is the Best Medicine

An unfortunate side effect of the biological revolution of psychiatry is in perceiving emotional discomfort as undesirable or bad, something we …

Missing NASA scientist found dead

<b>PRINCESS ANNE, Md.</b> -- Authorities say a NASA research scientist who worked at the Wallops Flight Facility has been found dead a day after her family …

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

"My feet are killing me!" is a common phrase we hear.<p>But could it be true?<p>Maybe not quite, but problems with the feet can indicate a more serious condition in another part of the body that may need medical attention.<p>Reflexologists and proponents of foot massage around the world have long claimed …

27 Ways to Use a Low Box During Your Next Workout | Men's Health

In the video above, <i>Men’s Health</i> training advisor David Jack demonstrates 27 ways to use a low box.<p>He flies through movements like the side step, crossover, side shuffle, quad hop, and split scissor. Then Jack hits the floor, performing hand walks, walkouts, and pushup variations.<p>Each exercise will …

New chemical 'sponges' designed to soak up toxic cancer-fighting drugs after targeting tumors

Doctors have a powerful arsenal of cancer-fighting chemotherapy drugs to choose from, though a key challenge is to better target these drugs to kill …

Tumors

Anxiety 'chain reaction' opens door to diabetes - Futurity

Scientists have uncovered a link between emotional stress and diabetes, with roots in the brain's ability to control anxiety.

Diabetes

The Science Of Why Are Some People Attracted To Children

Having worked with police forces in Australia and the United Kingdom identifying those who sexually prey on children, people are always asking me how …

Paedophile

A Mental Health Perspective: The Problem With Labeling Stanford University Student's Rape '20 Minutes Of Action'

Across the nation, social media feeds are blowing up with the news of the jail sentence for then-Stanford University freshman, Brock Turner, now 20, who sexually assaulted an unconscious victim in January 2015. Across the US, people have been outraged with the fact that Turner was only given six …

Mental Health

Window into the 'gut's brain': Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders

Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders<p>Researchers have developed a system that allows …

Neuroscience

What's the First Sign of Alzheimer's Disease?

Most people think of memory loss when they think of Alzheimer’s, but a new study suggests that the earliest sign of the disease is trouble with …

Dementia

Dancing through the pain: Woman finds strength, hope through ballet and tap

<i>Mary Fran Wiley, a 32-year-old web designer from Chicago, has been diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome, a rare disease that often develops after an injury and leaves patients in constant, intense pain that spreads over the affected area. The exact trigger is unknown and there is no cure.</i> …

Three Simple Pilates Exercises for Back Pain

Pilates instructor Kate Lillis walks you through three simple floor moves that help mitigate back pain by strengthening and improving flexibility in your core<p>From gardening to grocery shopping, back pain makes everything harder.<p>Kate Lillis, instructor and owner of Colorado Active Pilates in …

Pain

12 Ways to Trick Your Body Into Making You Incredibly Productive

Muhammad Ali: Boxer's battle with Parkinson’s

<b>Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74, decades after developing the degenerative brain disease Parkinson's.</b><p>Parkinson's happens when nerve cells are lost in the brain.<p>It attacks a very specific part of the brain - a small region called the substantia nigra, which plays an important role …

Dementia

Breast cancer drugs should be given for 10 years, study shows

Women should be offered 10 years of drugs to prevent the return of breast cancer, rather than five as now, according to a major study showed longer-term treatment reduced the numbers whose disease came back.<p>Huge numbers of women in the UK and around the world are already taking hormone therapy – …

Cancer