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Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts

In recent years, studies have started pointing to nuts as a way to boost heart health, but most of them were observational with a limited sample …

Holistic Medicine

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

Improving the Performance of JavaScript Applications

As developers we all tend to have our own views regarding technologies, languages and frameworks. We argue a lot about code style, indentation and …

JavaScript

Curcumin: More Powerful Than Drugs

Curcumin, an organic compound extracted from the spice turmeric, is a flavonoid. It is the curcumin that gives the spice its bright yellow color. …

braincells

New protein 'regenerates' the heart after an attack

A new study brings us one step closer to "the 'holy grail' of heart research:" heart regeneration. When injected in rodents, a new protein triggers a …

Medical Research

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

Diabetes

This amazing new web tool lets you create microsites that exist solely as URLs

Long live the open web<p>Former Google designer Nicholas Jitkoff, who’s now the vice president of design at Dropbox, has created a really nifty new web tool he’s calling itty bitty sites, or self-contained microsites that exist solely as URLs. You can create your own by following this URL: …

QR codes

This drug may stop Parkinson’s disease, human trials set for 2019

A newly published study details an experimental drug that may be able to stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease. The study, which was conducted …

Neuroscience

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

Wi-Fi

Cancer Destroyed His Bladder — So Doctors Reconstructed It Using His Small Intestine

When Al Sidoti started urinating blood, his doctor thought he'd pulled a muscle. His doctor was wrong.<p>When Al Sidoti got divorced from his first wife, it took a while for him to put the pieces of his life back together. "I was going to the gym once a week, then twice a week, then 11 times a week," …

Cancer

Parkinson's may soon be treated with blood pressure drug

Isradipine, an antihypertensive drug, is emerging as a potential new treatment for Parkinson's disease due to promising results of in vitro tests. …

Neuroscience

Inflammation: Old drug offers new hope

Understanding exactly how to control inflammation would be a major breakthrough for medicine. New research uncovers vital information about how it …

Medical Research

The 7 Best Open-Source Software to Download in 2018

Track time, recover lost data, burn disks and more<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>Computers are part of our daily lives: From households to offices, and from …

Software

Is drinking ginger water good for health?

Ginger water can be easily made at home and is a convenient way of consuming ginger for its potential health benefits. People have used ginger for …

Ginger

Revolutionary 'magic bullet' for prostate cancer

Revolutionary 'magic bullet' for prostate cancer: Treatment cured the disease in patients given just weeks to live<p><b>Six out of 10 patients are is</b> …

Cancer

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Wellness

Agile software development still more a feel-good term than reality

'It breaks my heart to see the ideas we wrote about in the Agile Manifesto used to make developers' lives worse, instead of better,' a co-author of …

Project Management

Two jabs of tuberculosis vaccine can 'nearly wipe out Type 1 diabetes'

TYPE 1 diabetes can be reduced to almost undetectable levels by just two jabs of a tuberculosis vaccine, it has been reported.<p>One dose of the BCG …

How four cups of coffee might protect the heart

Researchers found that consuming the amount of caffeine that is equivalent to four cups of coffee might be enough to set off a cellular chain of …

Medical Research

Alzheimer’s disease may be triggered by herpes virus, scientists suspect

Alzheimer’s disease may be triggered by the herpes virus, a new study suggests, leading to hopes that antiviral medication could help prevent dementia.<p>Around 850,000 people are living with dementia in Britain, and the majority of people have Alzheimer’s which occurs when sticky plaques of amyloid …

Dementia

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

Apps

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Anchor's iPad app is an all-in-one podcast studio

Back in February, the audio social network Anchor relaunched as a one-stop podcast-making shop. Now it's introducing an iPad app that's designed for the larger device's touch interface. Best of all, it includes editing tools, enabling users to trim, cut and drop in segments and effects at their …

Apps

How Ginger Fights Body Fat

<i>This story originally appeared on Time.com by Amanda MacMillan.</i><p>Ginger, as a supplement or an ingredient in food and drink, may protect against …

Gastric bypass "surgery in a pill" points to inspired new treatment for diabetes

While gastric-bypass, or bariatric, surgery can be a very successful weight-loss treatment option for those suffering from obesity, it has also been …

Diabetes

The Best Bikes for Beginning Commuters, According to Cycling Experts

Bike commuting is healthier and more environmentally friendly than driving, faster than walking, and cheaper than a few months’ worth of MetroCards, …

The Best Bike Locks, According to Cycling Experts

Last week, I spoke with bike-store owners and cycling experts about the best commuter bikes. They all agreed that whether your style leans more …

The 7-Speed Brilliant L Train - Best Commuter Bikes

Price: $650<br>Weight: 27 lb. (M)<br>Style: Commuting<br>Drivetrain: Gates Carbon Drive belt and Shimano Nexus 7-speed shifting<br>Material: Steel frame and fork<br>Clearance: 32mm (tires), 45mm (racks and fenders)<br>The right bike for: Busy commuters who want to arrive in style but don’t have time to tinker.<p>The L Train …

Bike Repair Stands By Budget - Best Bike Stands

Performing your own bike repairs has its advantages: You save time (no trips back and forth to the local shop); you keep money in your pocket (unless, of course, you spend what you save on one of these cool upgrades); and you get the unique opportunity to learn the inner workings of your personal …

Could this alternative to antibiotics help wipe out superbugs?

Scientists in the US have developed a new approach to killing bacteria that could one day herald an alternative to antibiotics.<p>Many antibiotics – particularly the broad spectrum variety that target a wide range of bacteria – can lead to further infections because, as well as targeting the bug …