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6 Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in a Mason Jar

You can now retire the rest of your kitchen tools.<p>Cooking is overrated. And by that, of course, we mean laboring over a meal. Which is why we love mason jar meals. They’re ridiculously quick and easy to make. Stack them in your fridge, or throw them in your purse—these six dishes (er, jars) are …

Healthy Eating

Night eating disorder needs more study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A fairly rare eating disorder whose signature is excessive eating - though not necessarily binging - at night needs further study since it may signal other mental health issues, researchers say.<p>They analyzed eating disorders and mental health history in more than 1,600 …

Western Scientists Look To Chinese Medicine For Fresh Leads

In the quest for new treatments, U.S. researchers are looking to traditional Chinese medicines, some of the oldest remedies in the world.<p>A recent discovery resulted in a better treatment for a type of leukemia that strikes about 1 in 250,000 people in the U.S. Another study found a potential new …

Joseph Biden to the Chinese: Stand Up to Your Government

The vice president's jocular style and unpretentious manner have made him a popular figure in China. But were his comments wise?<p>Once again, U.S. vice president Joe Biden has caused a minor scene. Biden, on the first of a two-day visit to China, told a group of Chinese citizens at the U.S. embassy …

Blood donation vCJD fears prompt inquiry

<b>An inquiry is being launched to check the safety of donor blood amid fears of infection from the human form of "mad cow disease".</b><p>The Commons Science and Technology Committee called for the inquiry after studies revealed one in every 2,000 Britons could be carrying variant CJD.<p>Although these people …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Can humans have two hearts?

Doctor Who can function with two hearts, but can non-Time Lords do the same? Greg Foot finds out.<p>Being a Gallifreyan, Doctor Who has a binary vascular system, where the blood vessels lead to two hearts. If the Time Lord can function with two hearts, can humans do the same?<p>Aside from conjoined …

7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be begging you for the secret to your …

Yoga

Hospital discharges: figures highlight impact of delays

<b>NHS figures have highlighted the growing impact of delays in discharging patients in England once they are fit to leave hospital.</b><p>Last month the number of days "lost" by patients who needed the beds was the highest for more than three years.<p>Senior doctors working in accident and emergency …

Premature baby steroids 'may raise risk of ADHD'

<b>Steroids given to help premature babies develop may also be slightly increasing the risk of mental health disorders, say researchers.</b><p>The drugs are often given to pregnant mothers at risk of a premature birth to help the baby's lungs prepare for life outside the womb.<p>The study, in the journal PLoS …

Us and Them: A Medical Student Reflects on the Doctor-Patient Divide

<i>Don’t hold the door to the psych ward open for anyone</i>. This is what they told us before we visited for the first time. It’s a matter of policy: some …