Deborah Kan

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Brain Imaging Study Shows Yoga May Protect Against Cognitive Decline

A new imaging study has found that elderly female yoga practitioners have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in areas …

Projecting a visual image directly into the brain, bypassing the eyes

Brain-wide activity in a zebrafish when it sees and tries to pursue prey (credit: Ehud Isacoff lab/UC Berkeley)Imagine replacing a damaged eye with a …

Accel leads $22.8M Series A in Swedish telehealth startup, KRY

Swedish digital healthcare startup KRY has closed a €20 million ($22.8M) Series A round of funding to grow its on-demand video-call-a-doctor business, including expanding into new markets. Existing investors Index Ventures, Creandum and Project A also participated in the round.<p>The startup, which …

Digital Marketing Strategies for Healthcare and Private Practice

Most people don’t go into healthcare with the sole intention of making money. There are tons of industries that can lead to profitability. <i>We choose Health Care to help people, to better the world in some way, and to fight the good fight</i>. But you can’t keep your practice open without money and the …

What Would Happen to Seniors in Nursing Homes Under the Republican Health Care Bill?

The outlook is bleak.<p>Dawn Burnfin’s 94-year-old grandmother recently had a massive stroke in a Missouri nursing home. She quickly recovered well …

Health Care

Why are some of the Web's ugliest sites also the most popular?

If you’ve been on the Web in the past decade, you’ll likely have visited Reddit, Craigslist, Wikipedia, 4Chan, Hacker News, or The Drudge Report at some point. While these sites are all vastly different, they have two things in common: they’re all extremely popular among their audiences and they …

UI Design

There's A New Way to Use Meditation to Reshape Your Brain

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Is Your Medication Helping or Hurting? DNA Tests May Be a Guide

Eight years ago, Karen Daggett nearly died while on a Valentine’s date with her husband when her prescription medications built up to a toxic level in her body. She felt dizzy and almost blacked out.<p>Daggett, now 71, was taking several prescriptions for an irregular heartbeat, but neither she nor …

Molecular Biology

Century-old Parkinson's question answered

<b>Scientists say they have found the first direct evidence that the immune system does attack the brain in Parkinson's disease.</b><p>The role of "autoimmunity" was first suggested nearly a century ago, but had not been confirmed.<p>The discovery, in the journal Nature, suggests that drugs to calm the immune …

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're …

Small Business