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The Best Strategy to Combat Aging

By <b>Deepak Chopra</b>, MD and <b>Rudolph E. Tanzi</b>, PhD<p>When people think about growing old, they blame the passage of time - the years roll by, and the body stops looking younger year by year. But the latest science disputes this view. A person ages because the cells in their body age, and cells live only in …

Meghan Markle echoes Princess Diana by making secret trips to visit those affected by Grenfell Tower tragedy

Meghan Markle has been echoing Princess Diana’s charity work by making secret visits to comfort survivors and relatives of victims who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower disaster.<p>Prince Harry’s fiancee has been hailed by those who were affected by the fire which killed 71 people as one told the …

Depression medications can have devastating side-effects. Are they worth it to be happy?

Even if you aren't aware of it, the chances are good that someone you know is taking some sort of psychiatric medicine. According to the most recent …

Mount Sinai

First Long-Term Study on Medical Marijuana's Impact on Opioid Use for Pain

Einstein and Montefiore Awarded $3.8 Million NIH Grant<p><b>August 8, 2017—BRONX, NY—</b>The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at …

Prosthetics

A new study reveals the best coping mechanisms for stressed kids and teens

A recent study has outlined which coping strategies work best for stressed children and teens. The study is a meta-analysis of more than 200 coping and emotion regulation studies that included more than 80,000 young people. Learning effective ways to manage stress is especially important for …

Research

Why Do Human Beings Speak So Many Languages?

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>The thatched roof held …

Linguistics

What's the difference between kosher salt, table salt, and sea salt?

Don't be bashful: If you don't know the difference between kosher, table, and sea salt, you're not alone. But salt is probably the most important …

1200 Years old Ancient Hindu Temple made out of Single Rock

Twentynine Kilometers away from the City of Aurangabad in Maharashtra, India you can find 1200 years old Ancient Hindu Temple, Kailasa Temple. This …

Parents left seven-year-old son in bear-infested woods as punishment, say Japanese police

The search for a boy aged 7 left in the woods of northern Japan as punishment by his parents resumed at first light on Monday.<p>More than 100 volunteers and local emergency teams are scouring rugged woodland near the town of Nanae in Hokkaido, famous for its population of bears known as the Ussuri …

Japan

Rogue Justice review: Bush, 9/11 and the assault on American liberty

Karen Greenberg’s new book explores the decade after the cataclysm of 9/11 and how the US came ‘perilously close’ to ‘losing the protections of the Bill of Rights’<p>War poses special threats to democracy, but the most pernicious challenges often come from within. History reveals that nothing has more …

Surveillance

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional, say researchers. It makes communities more productive and …

Learning

7 Little Known Secrets on Using HCG Diet

Losing weight can be difficult especially when you don’t know where to start. It is fundamental you understand the ins and outs of a particular diet …

French teen live-streams her suicide on Periscope

The suicide of a teenager in France that was allegedly live-streamed via the popular app Periscope this week has shone a spotlight on the harsh realities of real-time video technologies.<p>French authorities have opened an investigation into the suicide. The local prosecutor said Wednesday the young …

Social Media

How fasting helps fight fatty liver disease - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Neuherberg, Germany, May 9, 2016. Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have new information on what happens at the molecular level when we go …

5 Reasons Why You're Unhappy -- and How You Can Start Being Happy Today

So maybe you have the awesome house or apartment, a great relationship, and an amazing job. But despite the fact that everything in your life looks so great on "paper" or upon someone viewing your Facebook or Instagram accounts, for some reason, somehow your just not happy.<p>What I've come to realize …

Happiness

Kick Off Fashion Week with Our Best Backstage Beauty Hacks

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us yet again---and we're not talking about the holidays. Today is the official start of New York Fashion …

Hair

The Morning Ritual: 5 Things to Do Before Breakfast to Clear Your Mind and Start the Day

It's easy to wake up and just start running around the house like a crazy person making breakfast, checking email, putting dishes away, doing push-ups, rummaging through closet hangers for an outfit and getting the kids out of the house. Ambitiously, in the spirit of "getting it all done."<p>Most of …

Minimalism

10 Ways to Create Abundance

A little over two years ago, I publicly began to share a bit about my writing journey. I embarked on an entirely different career while maintain my day job as a clinical social worker. I wasn't sure how to write anything for a national platform. I didn't have a literary agent, a publishing …

4 Hacks to Make Painting Your Nails Much, Much Easier

Getting a manicure is a nice treat, but for numerous reasons (like cost or time or laziness), many of us prefer painting our nails at home. Some people even find painting their own nails relaxing, especially if they're doing it while binge-watching old episodes of <i>Gilmore Girls</i> (or maybe that's just …

New York City

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Fight Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation is associated with so many life-altering conditions and diseases—from heart disease to obesity, diabetes, and many autoimmune diseases. …

Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

Doodling

This Might Be the Weirdest Thing That's Ever Happened to Earth's Atmosphere

Life has been transforming Earth’s atmosphere since the first single-celled organisms evolved. But few instances of atmospheric terraforming compare …

Introverts: You Can Fake Being Outgoing at Work. Here’s How

Introverts: Remain calm. You are fantastic — smart, observant, focused, responsible, flexible — all-around, a joy to work with. This title does not mean we think you should change your personality, because you shouldn’t. We need you, and to be honest, an all-extrovert world sounds utterly …

Self-help

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

San Francisco

Reading on computer screens changes how your brain works, scientists say

Reading on computer screens and smartphones has made people unable to fully understand what they are reading as our brains retreat into focusing on small details rather than meanings, a study claims.<p>Researchers found that those who filled in forms, read short stories or studied using computer …

The Brain

50 Flowers The Most Beautiful Gardens Have In Common

Can't decide which flowers to plant in your backyard? We've got you covered.<p>Consider this your complete guide to backyard blooms.

Daffodils

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

Consciousness

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Medical Research

Here's How Long Your Common Household Appliances Should Last

All of us want our washing machines, dishwashers and other appliances to last as long as possible, but how long they're made to last is another …

Home Improvement