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10 Enduring Health Myths, Debunked By Science

Everything makes you fat! Gluten-free food is the key to eternal youth! You need to poop once per day or you'll die! You'll find tons of equally …

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you'd expect to find on the starship Enterprise.<p>Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen …

Imaging

Injury: Patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner’s knee)

Gavin Burt is a registered osteopath specialising in running related injuries. He graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine with a …

Pain

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Self-improvement

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

How much water should you drink? Research is changing what we know about our fluid needs

As British cyclist Alex Dowsett was preparing last winter for an assault on the one-hour time-trial world record, his sports science team was fretting over the details – like the optimal temperature at the velodrome in Manchester. Warm air lowers air resistance, but risks parching the cyclist, who …

In Age of Science, Is Religion 'Harmful Superstition'?

God is not only dead, author avers. He never lived. Not to mention the deaths of kids treated with faith instead of science-based medicine.<p>Jerry Coyne, author of <i>Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible</i>was in high school listening to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club …

Michael Jackson’s personal meditation coach Deepak Chopra shares 11 simple tricks to enhance brain power

He's also known for being a good friend and personal meditation coach of the late pop icon Michael Jackson.<p>Last year, Chopra shared a slide deck based on his book, "Super Brain," that shows 11 ways to better-inspire your brain.<p>These are simple yet powerful tips that can help any type of business …

Meditation