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Deep Brain Stimulation therapy could help treat Alzheimer's

by Patrick Caughill February 4, 2018 Health & Medicine 16517<p>Stimulating Response<p>Doctors at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are …

Alzheimer's Disease

How to Scientifically Measure Loneliness

Chronic loneliness is linked to suicide, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Isn't it about time you figured out whether your kid is …

This Is Kelly LeVeque's #1 Anti-Inflammatory Detox Salad (and It's Delicious)

Google inflammation, and you'll find a veritable minefield of information from causes to symptoms and treatments. In fact, there are a mere 41 …

Yes, the Solar Eclipse Is Worth the Hype (Trust Those Who Have Seen One)

Pictures of the sun in total eclipse make it obvious the event is unusual. What is normally a blindingly bright disk is utterly black and crowned …

17 Little One-Minute Hacks That'll Improve Your Life Instantly

Harder, better, faster, stronger.

4 Restorative Yoga Poses for When You’re on Your Period

When it’s that time of the month, it can be tempting to just curl up with a warm blanket and an IV-size dose of Advil and call it a day. But while being on your period may not always be comfortable, there are actually some period tools and tricks to make it suck less. One of the most effective …

The Science of Why You Do Your Best Thinking While Walking

Science explains why so many of history's great thinkers have been obsessive walkers.<p>Charles Darwin, Friedrich Nietzsche, William Wordsworth, even Aristotle: The list of great minds that were also obsessive walkers is long. Why is the connection between wandering feet and a productive brain so …

Is mindfulness making us ill?

It’s the relaxation technique of choice, popular with employers and even the NHS. But some have found it can have unexpected effects<p>I am sitting in a circle in a grey, corporate room with 10 housing association employees – administrators, security guards, cleaners – eyes darting about nervously. We …

Mindfulness

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Go on: Buy yourself flowers.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to improve your chances for complete and utter …

A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Places to Travel in 2016

12 places to visit this …

The IBM engineer that controlled a 'Star Wars' toy with his mind thinks brain readers could be the next big thing

That programmer was Joshua Carr, a lead engineer at IBM, who happens to have an interest in the internet of things (IoT) — connecting everyday items to the internet.<p>Carr claims that brain readers could be used for a number of other tasks in future if programmers put their minds to it.<p>To move the …

Brainwaves

Exactly What You Should Eat Every Day in 6 Simple Charts

Finally, some guidelines you can actually digest.<p>So the government changed its mind about what you're supposed to eat. It pulls this party trick every five years, at which point a team of Very Important medical and dietary experts assess what people actually eat and use that research to tweak their …

12 Things Being a Therapist Taught Me About Happiness

<i>By: Megan Bruneau</i><p><i>Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist</i><p>Over the course of my career as a therapist, I've counseled thousands of people, which in a lot of ways amounts to a giant research project. People come to me when they're depressed or otherwise struggling -- whatever their specific issues, they …

Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

Don't be afraid.

5 Tips for Raising "Happy" Successful Children

<i>Photo credit to Teresa Goldman</i><p>Without a doubt, parenting is simultaneously the most rewarding and difficult job we have as adults. As a child psychiatrist and mom, I am always asked if I find it easier to parent given my profession. I always respond by saying, "I was the perfect parent until I had …

Parenting

DASH voted best diet of 2016: Get the skinny on eating well

For the sixth year in a row, DASH — a diet that focuses on vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy — tops U.S. News and World Report’s list as best overall diet. Weight Watchers continues to lead the pack as the number one weight-loss diet, tying the Mayo Clinic Diet as the best commercial …

Weight Loss

Dietitians, nutritionists, and food psychologists got together and ranked the best diets of 2016 — here's their top 10

Some of the diets are designed to help you lose weight, while others focus on lowering blood pressure, improving heart health, and even bettering your chances of conceiving. But one not-so-surprising thing resonates with each plan: They're all meant to improve health.<p>After months of combing through …

Diets

Periodic table's seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added

Discovery of four super-heavy chemical elements by scientists in Russia, America and Japan has been verified by experts and formally added to table<p>Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, finally completing the table’s seventh row and rendering science textbooks around the world …

Chemistry

How to Recover From New Year's Eve with the Ultimate Hash Browns

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Earth ABCs from space

HNY – Happy New Year! All 26 letters of the alphabet, spelled out in Earth’s features as seen from orbit.<p>Adam Voiland, a science writer for NASA’s …

This Year, You Win the Award for Coolest Cookies Ever

We gave traditional rainbow cookies a makeover! Learn how to get the ombré effect on your holiday cookies in this how-to video.<p>We've got a soft spot in our hearts for the traditional Italian rainbow cookies. Technically more cake than cookie, they're soft and sweet and festive in red, white, and …

Wild Nintendo patent filing shows game controller made out of a screen

Could this be the NX controller? Or even the NX itself?<p>Patent filings are a shaky indicator of future product plans, and you shouldn't ever bank on the ideas making their way to market. That said, this application submitted by five Nintendo employees is worth sharing for two reasons: not only is it …

100 Free Gift Ideas Your Friends Will Actually Want to Receive

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Victoria's Secret Angels Workout: The Models' Full-Body Pilates Workout

If you've ever wondered how the Victoria's Secret Angels stay in shape, consider this an early holiday present: Gina Papalia and Angilique Campbell of Grasshopper Pilates—the force behind the Angels' killer bodies—shared the models' workout secrets for sculpted arms, toned abs, and a rockin' …

5 science-backed habits that lead to long-term happiness, regardless of your genes and upbringing

But when researchers actually <i>study</i> happiness, they find some surprising quirks.<p>For example, you might suppose that great news like winning the lottery, dropping 20 pounds, or getting a new job would make you happy.<p>And it does — briefly. But it's only a spike.<p>(If that <i>sentence</i> makes you less happy, …

Happiness

There's a Scientific Reason Why You're Ignoring People, Study Says

A person can become temporarily deaf to environmental sounds when engaged in a visual task, according to new research.<p>The very small study, published …

Taurine-like chemical restores cognitive function in mice with Alzheimer's

Tests show compound, similar to that found in energy drinks, clears amyloid beta plaques, which build up in the brain in early stages of Alzheimer’s<p>Scientists have discovered a chemical that destroys toxic plaques which build up in the brain in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>Preliminary …

5 Things You Can Do Every Morning to Make Your Day Incredible

This Is What 60 Days of Yoga Did to Me

<i>The pixels would have you believe these two people are Geoff Teehan, but they're not.</i><p>It's interesting, my relationship with pixels.<p>I realize I had both slowly and quickly parsed my own self into many, many discrete pixels.<p>But unlike work, where I do it in a mindful, creative, deliberate way, I …

Bikram Yoga

This $3 billion startup with no outside investors could turn out to be the most successful tech IPO of the year

Atlassian set its IPO price range between $16.50 and $18.50, giving it a $3.8 billion valuation at the high end, according to its latest paperwork filed with the SEC. That's slightly higher than its last private-market valuation of $3.3 billion from last year.<p>That means Atlassian could turn out to …

Venture Capital