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Prostate screening saves no lives and may do more harm than good

Screening for prostate cancer does not save lives, and may do more harm than good, a major study has concluded.<p>The largest ever trial of PSA tests - which all men over 50 can obtain on request from their GP - found that death rates were identical among men, whether or not they underwent …

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

Cancer

Here’s how much money you need to live ‘comfortably’ in major U.S. cities

Aspiring U.S. city slickers, especially those without high incomes, should consider picturing themselves living in Texas, Kansas or Michigan.<p>Why? If …

Personal Finance
Biomedicine

4 Cognitive Abilities That Actually Peak When You Are Older

Many of us do not look, feel or act our age. Sooner or later, of course, time tends to catch up. Some abilities that we’ve had in our younger …

The Brain

Marmite may boost brain and help stave off dementia

Marmite may boost brain power and could even help stave off dementia, research suggests.<p>A study has shown that those who ate just a teaspoon of the yeast extract each day saw changes in the electrical activity of their brain.<p>Researchers from York University said the high concentration of Vitamin …

Dementia

Obamacare repeal bill offers tax credits, big Medicaid changes

The House’s Obamacare repeal bill unveiled Monday would offer less generous insurance tax credits and phase out the law’s Medicaid expansion while striking its unpopular individual mandate penalty.<p>The House plan calls for age-based tax credits ranging from $2,000 to $4,000, replacing the Affordable …

Health Care

Protein Requirements for the Ageing Athlete

I was asked to pick a subject matter that would be of interest to the athletic population that read Breaking Muscle Australia and thought what better …

Nutrition

Why Sex Gets Better In Old Age

<i>By Miri Forbes, Robert Krueger, Nicholas Eaton</i><p>Aging is generally associated with improvements in our quality of life: We become more proficient in our work, learn how to manage our finances better, and our bonds with loved ones deepen. With time and practice, most of the core domains of our lives …

Study Skills

Frequent sauna sessions may lower dementia risk

We've already heard that things like special enzymes and fresh produce may help ward off Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. According …

Dementia

How to Eat Like a Vegan (Without Actually Becoming One)

We're the first to admit that change is hard. Whether it's moving to a new country, deciding on a career change at 40, or realizing your health needs …

Macular degeneration: Study sheds light on Alzheimer's proteins in retina

Previous studies have shown that the bet-amyloid proteins found in Alzheimer's disease also accumulate in the retinas of people with age-related …

How Old People Are Skewing Politics

By 2021, 60-year-olds will exercise 95 percent more voting power than 18-year-olds.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>After the EU referendum, it was widely reported that turnout among young people was extremely low—around 36 percent. That turned out to be bullshit. In fact, more young people …

Demographics

Vegetable compounds found to improve cognition in old age

Carotenoids are pigments synthesized by plants that give vegetables their yellow, orange, and red colors. Their antioxidant properties, as well as …

Google Earth VR is the godlike virtual reality experience we've been waiting for

Never have I uttered the phrase "holy f—k" so many times in one virtual reality session. That's how amazing the new Google Earth VR is when you …

Start Rolling Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function

Jokes about the stupid stoner are becoming passé.<p>We've already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there's even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire …

Cannabis

Science explains why the “dad bod” may actually not be so unhealthy

Could it be that pudgy pops are actually in better health than their single, slimmer counterparts?<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>The "dad bod," it seems, is in vogue. And now a new book claims that gaining weight after fatherhood makes men …

Biomedicine

Is Aging a Disease? One Medical Expert Thinks So

Humanity’s OLDEST Disease<p>It’s a condition that kills millions all over the world. Some estimate it’s responsible for 100,000 deaths every day. It …

Medicine

Blame Cannabinoids For Giving You That Sweet, Sweet High

If marijuana is the foreman, these chemicals are the construction crew.<p>You might think of the process as simple: Light up a joint, inhale, let the …

Cannabis

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

Cannabis

Scientists Discover THIS Oil Destroys 90% of Colon Cancer Cells in 2 Days!

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be 95,270 new cases of colon cancerdiagnosed in the United States this year. Most patients are …

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THE CANCER WILL DISAPPEAR IF YOU DRINK THIS WATER EVERY DAY!

The cancer will disappear if you drink this water every day!<p>Medical experts say that 95% of all cancers live in an acidic environment. According to …

Lewy Body Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease?

If the Lewy bodies are found in the neurons that make up the cerebral cortex, the gray outside covering of the brain, then the person has Lewy body …

Dementia

Drinking Champagne Every Day Could Help Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's

Three glasses a day might keep the doctor away.<p>In news that both offers hope and baffles, scientists have found that drinking three glasses of champagne every day can help to prevent the onset of dementia and Alzheimer's. A compound found in pinot noir and pinot meunier, the black grapes used to …

Drone startup Aptonomy introduces the self-flying security guard

Aptonomy Inc. has developed drone technology that could make prison breaks, robberies or malicious intrusions of any kind impossible for mere mortals.<p>Dubbing it a kind of “flying security guard,” the company has built its systems on top of a drone often used by movie-makers, the DJI S-1000+, a …

Drones

Could Friendly Bacteria Be Used To Treat Cancer?

“The more I learn, the more I realise how much I don’t know.” Albert Einstein could have written these words about himself, a complex multicellular …