Richard Leong

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8 paradoxical habits of wildly successful people

You know what they say about opinions — everybody has one. If you want to see that truth in action, just Google “characteristics of successful …

Seven ways ... to lower your heart age

<b>Work out your heart age</b><p>You may look and feel young, but is your heart letting you down? Heart age is a concept that captures your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. There are factors that you can’t change or control: getting older, being male (until 55 – then women start to catch up) and …

Holistic Medicine

What are the possible benefits of MCT oil?

Medium-chain triglycerides are a type of fat that is found in certain oils and dairy products. MCT oil is a supplement made of these fats. But what …

This Fruit Is An Effective Natural Diabetes Treatment, According to Recent Research

Bitter gourd is a functional fruit with beneficial effects on health. Bitter gourd is popular in some Asian countries, where the health benefits of …

Not All Beta Cells are Destroyed in Type 1 Diabetes

Dr. Bonner-Weir is a Senior Investigator in the Section on Islet Transplantation and Cell Biology at Joslin and Associate Professor of Medicine at …

Diabetes

Side Hustlers: Find Out How to Build a Powerful Brand That Your Customers Will Love

Brand strategist genius Jennifer Kem on Tuesday will share the secret of what makes a great brand, how to develop your brand and the importance of feedback.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In "</i><i>Tough Love Tuesday</i><i>," we connect side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from top experts. Sign up to</i> …

Did the moon landing really occur? If it did, why haven’t more missions to the Moon been planned? This is a perfectly reasonable question to ask, considering how many other things we’ve been lied to about. However, these 10,000 photos of the Apollo mission released by NASA last year strongly challenge the theory that the […]

Did the moon landing really occur? If it did, why haven’t more missions to the Moon been planned?<p>This is a perfectly reasonable question to ask, …

Out of the Favela | by Adriano de Souza

I grew up a couple of miles from the beach.<p>But it wasn’t what you’re probably thinking.<p>I didn’t grow up in some beautiful beach town. I didn’t even …

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

How Exercise Fights Inflammation

From jogging to weightlifting, physical activity is good for you, in part because it helps your body fight inflammation. Now, a new review explains …

How insulin works in the body

11 ways you're ruining your sleep (and ability to work)

by Kevin Loria<p>Tired at the office today? You aren't alone. More than a third of Americans get less sleep than the seven to nine hours recommended for …

Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your age.<p>In fact, in a recent group of elderly patients, “the benefit of an ideal cardiovascular health in …

Biomedicine

Study uses child’s own immune system against type one diabetes

Grace Long is the first patient enrolled in the multisite T-Rex Study, led by principal investigator and pediatric endocrinologist Daniel Moore, …

Diabetes

A Man Cured His Diabetes And Lost 11 KG In 25 Days With This Recipe - Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes device scrutinizes sweat for a week at a time

While there are already biosensors that help people manage type 2 diabetes, they're single-use devices that have to be replaced on a daily basis. …

How Apps Can Help Manage Chronic Diseases

Hospitals and doctors have identified digital tools that can assist patients in dealing with ailments such as diabetes, heart disease and lung disease. The early results are promising.<p>Technology is offering a new fix for one of the most confounding health-care challenges: getting patients with …

Medical Technology

How to live to 100: Secrets of the world’s healthiest village revealed

A doctor has revealed the secrets behind the “world’s healthiest village”– and there it all comes down to eating less sugar.<p>Cardiologist Dr Aseem …

2 Practical Ways to Build the Mental Toughness You Need in Business -- and in Life.

Mindfulness turns out to be a great way to build mental toughness, for athletes and business people alike.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I had to pick just one quality and characteristic I was able to take away from the game of football that greatly impacted my life …

Your Crazy Erratic Sleep Routine Is Making You Less Productive

It's not about the amount you sleep -- it's about the consistency.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To achieve success, sleep is vital. And if you’re a student, staying up late to cram for a test is not going to help you get that A. Instead, get in the habit of having a …

Is Metformin the World’s Next Wonder Drug? Can It Block Cancer Cell Growth?

Metformin isn’t a new drug. In fact, it’s been used for more than 50 years for various medicinal reasons including to prevent or slow the growth of …

Magnesium is essential to your health, but many people don’t get enough of it

Ask most people to name a nutrient lacking in the American diet, and the top answers would probably be calcium, vitamin D or fiber. Though all nutrients are essential for good health, few are more crucial to focus on than magnesium — because we don’t usually get enough in our diet and none of our …

Diabetes

Lifestyle tips for managing diabetes

Walking for 10 minutes straight after meals could be more effective in controlling blood sugar levels than taking a walk at other times of day. …

Study links college students' grades to sleep schedules

<b>(CNN) —</b> Staying up late to cram for an early exam may not be doing college students any good, according to a new study focused on college students and their sleep patterns.<p>The study, published Monday in the journal Scientific Reports, says college students who did not go to bed or wake up at …

College & University

Flipboard Magazine Tips to Build Brand Awareness Drive Sales!

<i>Note: As many of you already know, I am an avid Flipboard fan. I believe the app can revolutionize the way we sell and view brands online.</i> <i>Still, many</i> …

25 Mindfulness Quotes to Keep You in the Present Moment

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …