Arik Berkovich

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When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.<p>First, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood …

Medicine

9 foods that could be making your acid reflux worse

It's not just what you eat, but how you eat it<p>Do you often get a <b>burning sensation in your throat or stomach</b> after you eat? Well, it's called <b>acid</b> …

The 10 best films of 2016

From a Japanese animation to a hilarious German comedy, Nicholas Barber looks back at the most enjoyable movies of the year.

Top 10 anti-inflammatory foods

By now, you’ve probably heard the terms “inflammation” and “anti-inflammatory” thrown around quite a bit. But, do you have any idea what they …

Here's how to deal with psychopaths and toxic people

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I'm never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Did Nazi Germany Actually Try to Make a Stealth Fighter?

Northrop Grumman revealed this year it is developing a second flying wing stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider, to succeed its B-2 Spirit. However, it was …

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

In the Bonobo World, Female Camaraderie Prevails

The female bonobo apes of the Wamba forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo had just finished breakfast and were preparing for a brief nap in the treetops, bending and crisscrossing leafy branches into comfortable day beds.<p>But one of the females was in estrus, her rump exceptionally pink and …

6 Bad Habits You Must Break to Succeed

You can't outwork unhealthy patterns. The best way to ditch a bad habit is to embrace a good one in its place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the young entrepreneurs I meet through my work as a writer, investor and entrepreneur aren't reaching their full …

Miraculous Drink: Removes Back, Joint And Leg Pain in 7 Days!

People often face with problems because of stress, poor posture and unhealthy lifestyle. The most common ones are back, leg, joint and neck pain. …

17 So-Called "Healthy" Foods Nutritionists Wish You'd Stop Eating

If you think most of the products labeled “healthy,” “skinny,” or “natural” are actually good for you, you couldn’t be further from the truth. In …

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Having a baby by sperm donation is an intensely personal and emotional process. So what happens when you discover that the donor has a genetic health disorder?<p>Sperm donor 9623 looked good on paper. An IQ of 160. A bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, a master’s in artificial intelligence, en route to …

Genetics

Screens are hooking kids on ‘digital heroin’

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought ‘why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a …

Following a few simple tips should protect you from the subtly depressing influence of social media, keeping you both happy and productive<p>In September, the first positivity officers of the United Arab Emirates’s Ministry for Happiness will begin their training in happiness science, a program …

Social Media

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Childhood memories: why are they so difficult to recall?

Most of us don’t have any memories from the first three to four years of our lives – in fact, we tend to remember very little of life before the age …

The Brain

How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

Adult Ants Take Out Hits On Young Males, Causing Death Squads To Rip Them To Shreds

Young ants of the species <i>Cardiocondyla thoracica</i> are born with a price on their head, as adult males instantly mark them for execution by gangs of …

Police harassment, blackmail and deportation: What life is like for sex workers

In years gone by, sex workers might have been viewed by society as people to be pitied, mocked or even judged, with whispered stereotypes about …

Crime

Carthaginian Warfare

Carthaginian warfare has been overshadowed by defeat to Rome in the Punic Wars, but for six centuries before that Carthage was remarkably successful …

Ancient History

According To Science, You've Probably Been Pooping Wrong Your Whole Life

Stool, feces, excrement, dung and even poop. It doesn't matter what you call it, you're doing it every day (I hope) and you're probably doing it …

A 'slow catastrophe' unfolds as the golden age of antibiotics comes to an end

In early April, experts at a military lab outside Washington intensified their search for evidence that a dangerous new biological threat had penetrated the nation's borders.<p>They didn't have to hunt long before they found it.<p>On May 18, a team working at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research …

Microbiology

True or false? Ten facts and myths about liver disease

Here's a look of 10 of the most common preconceptions about liver health.<p>Liver disease is often referred to as a “silent” condition, as its various …

9 cooking methods that make your food toxic

How you cook your food is just as important as what you eat. When smoking, frying, or grilling meat, carcinogens are produced and when amino acids, sugars, and creatine react at high temperatures. That's right—grilling your meat can be as damaging to your body as smoking!<p>Certain cooking methods can …

The 20 Most Important Battles of World War II

The clashes that shaped the course of the deadliest war of all time.<p>World War II was the greatest conflict in history, carried out on a scale almost impossible to grasp. In many ways it was the first modern war, in which airpower played a vital role both on land and at sea, but many actions were …

War