Drew Shenk

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8 Cancer-Causing Foods You Should NEVER Eat!

We all know of one or two people who, despite doing all the right things and being incredibly healthy, still wound up with cancer.<p>Thankfully, such …

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

This short documentary shows how astronomers hope to find the next habitable planets

Trying to discover habitable planets isn't just for science fiction anymore<p>Just a couple of decades ago, the very idea that there were other planets orbiting stars throughout the universe was something that belonged to science fiction. However, recent research has shown not only are there other …

Universe

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

Psychology

The best workout to tighten loose skin

We outlined whether or not you can get rid of loose skin after major weight loss here. But how about what you can do about slightly sagging skin …

Weight Loss

'Living hip' grown in lab genetically engineered to stop arthritis

Arthritis sufferers have been offered new hope after scientists grew a ‘living hip’ in the lab which not only replaces worn cartilage but stops painful joints returning.<p>Researchers in the US have used stem cells to grow cartilage in the exact shape of a hip joint while also genetically engineering …

Best Treks in the World - A Spectacular Top 10

874<p>19<p>4<p><i>From Patagonia to West Africa, we bring you 20 of the best treks in the world. They’ve been ranked based on difficulty level – from the easiest</i> …

10 Low-Carb Recipes Under 400 Calories

When bread is what dreams are made of and pasta is life, cutting carbs on the reg can seem damn near impossible. But, as crazy as it sounds, your …

New Evidence Reveals Risks of Eating Meat

New Evidence Reveals Risks of Eating Meat<p>Updated on May 10, 2018<p>Be Informed<p>The dangerous health risks of meat, as it is produced today, are still …

Want to Escape the Heat? 5 Cold-Weather Summer Vacations

It’s already mid-July and the summer temperatures are at their peaks. The beaches are crowded, the pools are packed, and the AC units are maxed out. And even though there are sun-worshipers who may love the scorching heat, at some point everyone needs to chill out. For those summer vacation days …

Weather

A Gaining Muscle Diet - 5 Essential Foods

A gaining muscle diet is an important part of your bodybuilding regime. Without the right sorts of foods and the right amount of calories your body …

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. …

Dentists won’t have to perform the root canals we all fear for much longer

Root canals suck. There’s nothing enjoyable about having the nerve and blood vessels scraped out of your tooth’s root. While some dentists will tell …

20 Paleo Desserts That Look Insanely Good

The Paleo diet has become more and more popular over the years, mimicking our ancient ancestors’ most basic diet of vegetables, meats, fruits, and …

Nutrition

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age,' and you can try it right now

But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, then you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far as something called your "fitness age" is concerned.<p>The "fitness-age calculator," which determines your fitness age based on how physically fit you are — rather than how many years …

Albert Einstein

Why we feel emotions in our guts, and what microbes have to do with it

In the dark, oxygen-free zone of our large intestines, a vast community of life is flourishing. Scientists say there are more than 100 trillion microbes living there, and if you gathered them all together, they would weigh more than our brains.<p>In his new book, "The Mind-Gut Connection," Dr. Emeran …

Science Says Eating Pasta Could Make You Thinner

There's a catch, but it's not too bad.<p>Apparently, dreams come true. A new study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes says that consuming …

Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Chips Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

Epigenetics: The Woes of Your Ancestors May Remain for Generations to Come

“With epigenetics, the floodgates open, and if the causes and effects can be established scientifically, then what?” Robison asks. “The system isn’t …

Researchers have devised a treatment called MEND to reverse Alzheimer’s in Early-stage patients.

The human toll is evident. Patients knowing they are going to progressively lose their minds, functionality, and their very lives, must somehow learn …

Dementia

32 things everyone should do in Germany

In fact, Germany was recently voted the world's third-most tourism-friendly country by the World Economic Forum.<p>From mountains to beaches, wine regions to beer halls, here are the 32 things all travelers should experience in Germany.

European Travel

Why Science-Based Medicine Matters

A child with smallpox; the cost of unscientific medicine. This is why science-based medicine matters.The regular contributors at Science-Based …

Eat Yourself Calm: 10 Foods That Fight Anxiety

Anxiety can be caused by several internal and external factors, but there’s a natural way to manage it that many people don’t yet know about.<p>The …

Bose has made the only noise-cancelling headphones you should buy

The Massachusetts-based company has put years of money and research into its QuietComfort line of noise-cancelling headphones, and it owns several important patents related to noise cancelling tech.<p>As a result, it's one of the few major audio brands selling headphones on the back of their …

Consumer Tech