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The evidence against supplements continues to pile up. The top 6 vitamins you should not take: http://onforb.es/1d25uwN

Bringing up the rear: Meet the Instagrammer with 1.3 million followers

• Jen Selter, from New York City, has become an internet hit after posting photos of her workout and yoga sessions to Instagram<br>• She counts Rihanna and …

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Your Company Is Only As Extraordinary As Your People

There is nothing more powerful than employees’ passion and initiative to make customers happy to spark long-lasting word of mouth about your brand.<p>Your company is truly only as great as the people who embody the mission of your organization, those who go above and beyond to see the company succeed …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

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Dear Microsoft: there are better ways to help women eat less than 'smart bras'

I like the idea of technology encouraging heathy eating, but why does the device have to be in the sacred space of lingerie?<p>Tis the season for shoving a third gingerbread man into your mouth after mum's passive-aggressive comment during the holiday meal. But this year, Microsoft has got an app for …

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A caesarean must be a choice – whatever the circumstances

Allegations of forced intervention in the pregnancy of an Italian woman raise questions about autonomy over childbirth<p>For all those who are concerned about the rights, health and dignity of women, reports of an alleged forcible caesarean carried out on an Italian woman in Essex are alarming. …

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

Yoga

Forget banks and venture capital: Raise the money yourself

Historically, banks have always been the organisations to turn to for business funding; to start a business or to inject capital for expansion. In …

Venture Capital

Men stroked in their pants to shed light on chemistry that bonds relationships

Researchers have shed light on the chemistry that bonds one person to another by taking brain scans of men being stroked while in their underpants.<p>The Finnish study found that gentle stroking – which was not in sexually arousing areas – changed levels of opioid brain chemicals which work behind the …

Ibuprofen Doesn't Provide Cold Symptom Relief As Well As Acetaminophen: Study

If you have a cold or sore throat, you might want to opt for the acetaminophen over the ibuprofen for symptom relief, a new study suggests.<p>Research published in the British Medical Journal shows that taking ibuprofen (commonly known by the brand name Advil) doesn't seem to relieve symptoms of upper …

Doctors Slow To Embrace Recommended HPV Testing

For decades the annual Pap test was women's chief protection against cervical cancer. That all changed when a test for human papillomavirus, the cause of most cervical cancer, was approved in 2003.<p>With the HPV test, women don't need to get Pap tests as often. But that message hasn't gotten through …

New ligament discovered in the human knee

Two knee surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have discovered a previously undescribed ligament in the human knee. The ligament appears to play an …

Biomechanics

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Why I Left Medicine: A Burnt-Out Doctor’s Decision To Quit

<b>By Diane Shannon</b><br>Guest Contributor<p>When I introduce myself as a physician who left clinical practice, non-physicians ask me why I left. They’re …

Study: Breast milk kills cancer cells

(NaturalNews) The health benefits of human breast milk are vast, and researchers from Sweden have uncovered the presence of yet another substance in …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? http://gu.com/p/3jtcn/fb Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex. For their government, "celibacy syndrome" is a looming national catastrophe. Many are turning to what sex and relationship counsellor Aoyama terms "Pot Noodle love" – easy or instant gratification. Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner/Panos Pictures

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“Are You Going to be a Specialist? Or Just a GP?”

“Are you going to be a specialist? Or just a GP?”<p>As a medical student and junior doctor in my hospital training years, I was often asked this …

Could the size of testicles be linked to the role of fathers? Researchers at Emory University in Atlanta, US, are investigating an evolutionary theory about trade-offs between investing effort in mating or putting that energy into raising children. http://bbc.in/17Tibd5 The idea is that larger testicles would suggest greater commitment to creating more children over raising them.

Do you believe you're more qualified to manage a team of employees than your boss, because you have more experience, greater knowledge, and better leadership skills? Here's what to do if you're more capable or competent than your boss: http://bit.ly/191b1V7

The secrets behind the development of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, revealed by Rene Meulensteen

When Gareth Bale arrives at Real Madrid, he will encounter Cristiano Ronaldo, a supreme professional who has worked assiduously on all elements of his game to become, along with Lionel Messi, the leading player in the world.<p>Ronaldo’s rise accelerated under Sir Alex Ferguson and the coach Rene …

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CDC Issues Alert On Deadly New Designer Drug, Acetyl Fentanyl

I rarely use sensational headlines but this one deserves the term, “deadly.”<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued an alert on a peculiar cluster of designer drug overdose deaths that will appear in tomorrow’s August 30th issue of <i>Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report</i> …

Whole fruits protect against diabetes, but juice is risk factor, say researchers

Eating blueberries, grapes, apples and pears cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes but drinking fruit juice can increase it, a large study has found.<p>Researchers including a team from Harvard School of Public Health in the US examined whether certain fruits impact on type 2 diabetes, which affects more …

Alan Davies: 'Dad didn't give me enough - so I stole'

After a very frugal childhood, actor and comedian Alan Davies, 47, is starting to feel more relaxed about money.<p>How did your childhood affect your attitude to money?<p>My father was a chartered accountant and greatly valued money. It was very important. In his opinion it was not to be squandered. …