Catherine Laguna

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'Golden triangle' of happiness: Study finds three simple things needed for a happy life

The latest instalment of one of Australia's largest wellbeing surveys has found that besides genetics, there are three simple indicators of a happy …

JPMorgan uses its might to cut costs in credit card market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co. is cutting prices for a group of its credit card customers and getting Visa Inc to shoulder at least some of the burden of the lost revenue, underscoring how the largest U.S. bank's size can help it hang onto business in fiercely competitive markets.<p>At …

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

Dementia

Emergency Rooms Crack Down On Abusers Of Pain Pills

Kimberley Enyart was never interested in doing recreational drugs. But then she was in a car accident — and her doctor prescribed a powerful opiate for the pain.<p>"It just would put me off in la-la land, and make me feel better," she says. "I loved it. I loved that high."<p>When Enyart's prescription …

Prosthetics

Apple chief Tim Cook criticises Google and Facebook over privacy

Web rivals’ business models undermine users’ privacy, says Tim Cook, who also warns governments on pursuing ‘dangerous’ encryption policies<p>Apple chief executive Tim Cook has delivered his sharpest attack yet on rivals Google and Facebook, with a speech criticising their advertising-supported …

Privacy

In palliative care, these 10 factors matter most - Futurity

Patients with serious illnesses are less likely to experience physical and emotional suffering if they receive palliative care that meets 10 key …

This is your brain on mindfulness training - Futurity

Many studies suggest that mindfulness training eases a range of health problems. Now, scientists offer a biological account of how it works.

Mindfulness

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …