Egbikuadje Dennis

45 Flips | 3 Magazines | @EgbikuadjeD1sns | Keep up with Egbikuadje Dennis on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Egbikuadje Dennis”

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes

Home.me turns your 2D floorplan drawings into 3D renderings

It’s easy enough to draw a basic floorplan of your home, but turning that floorplan into 3D rendering typically falls into the realm of professional designers. With home.me, TechCrunch Berlin Hackathon hackers Charles Wong and Aravind Kandiah, who are both students at the Singapore University of …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates

NEW DELHI (AP) — Increasing pollution worldwide is proving deadlier than war, natural disasters or smoking, according to a new report published in …

Pollution

America’s lopsided recovery: Study shows pockets of economic prosperity, leaving millions behind

When it comes to economic prosperity in America, a rising tide does not lift all boats.<p>Looking at national statistics, the U.S. economy has bounced …

African Americans are the only U.S. racial group earning less than in 2000

African Americans were worse off financially in 2016 than they were in 2000.<p>The median income for an African American household was $39,490 last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released this week. It was $41,363 in 2000. (Both figures are in 2016 dollars, so they have been adjusted for …

Demographics

DEUTSCHE BANK WARNS: 'The dollar is in trouble'

But it doesn't look like the greenback will see a reversal of fortunes anytime soon, according to Deutsche Bank strategist George Saravelos.<p>"The dollar is in trouble," he argues in a recent note to clients, in part because of a couple of key changes that are negatives for the greenback.<p>The first …

Houston: A Global Warning

Let there be no doubt: the horrific damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey was an almost entirely man-made catastrophe, one fingerprinted by …

Extreme Weather

How to Profit With Technical Analysis: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Fri 8/25/17)

In a special episode of <i>Mad Money</i>, Jim Cramer dedicated the entire show to the art and science of technical analysis, picking the best charts from his …

Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

MORIYA, Japan (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — …

Japan

Lithium-ion batteries finally have a rechargeable competitor

Last week, Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design that they claim would be cheaper and safer than the lithium-ion battery.<p>"What people didn't really realize is that alkaline batteries could be made …

The fountain of youth might reside deep in our brains

According to some new research, the key to living longer may reside deep in our brains. In a major breakthrough for our understanding of how the …

Two Babies Have Been Cancer-Free After Receiving Treatment Created With Gene Editing

A Novel But Promising Therapy<p>Cancer continues to be one of the major diseases that plagues humanity. Around the world, approximately 1 in 6 deaths is …

Used car 'time bomb' complicates auto industry transformation, new report says

The historic transformation of the automobile industry will generate billions to trillions of dollars for companies and investors. But for traditional automakers, the road ahead will be bumpy, risky and expensive.<p>That’s the assessment of consulting firm AlixPartners, which released an extensive …

Automotive Industry

Push Doctor, an app that lets you video call a doctor, raises $26.1M Series B

Push Doctor, a U.K.-based startup that lets you book a video consultation with a doctor and manage other aspects of your health digitally, has raised $26.1 million in Series B funding.<p>Leading the round are Accelerated Digital Ventures, and Draper Esprit, with participation from European VCs Oxford …

Scientists may have found a way to stop cancer from metastasizing

Metastasis is the main cause of death in cancer, and current treatments against it are ineffective. But new research may have found a way to slow …

Johns Hopkins researchers say they've unlocked key to cancer metastasis and how to slow it

Hasini Jayatilaka was a sophomore at the Johns Hopkins University working in a lab studying cancer cells when she noticed that when the cells become too densely packed, some would break off and start spreading.<p>She wasn't sure what to make of it, until she attended an academic conference and heard a …

Uncontacted Tribes Are Not Only The Most Vulnerable Peoples On Earth - They're Also Vital To Its Future

For as long as I can remember I have considered it a very significant and moving fact that there are people in the world who don't live as we do. It …

'Artificial womb' promises to boost survival of premature babies

An "artificial womb" has been developed that promises to dramatically improve the survival chances of extremely premature babies.<p>The device, which incorporates a plastic bag filled with artificial nutrient-rich amniotic fluid, has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to …

Pregnancy

Why scientists should start taking orgasm seriously

Orgasms are big business, but there’s surprising little scientific research being done into how they actually work. There are urgent reasons to fix this<p>As a DPhil student on a four-year funded programme, I had the rare luxury of a year to decide on the major focus of my research. After reading …

Mental Health

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

Stem Cells

Spray-On Skin: 'Miracle' Stem Cell Treatment Heals Burns Without Scarring

Tech & Science Stem Cells<p>Pennsylvania state trooper Matt Uram was talking with his wife at a July Fourth party in 2009 when a misjudged spray of …

Disposable Americans: U.S. health care system is condemning thousands to early death

The merciless attacks on low-income health care programs can be a death sentence<p>In his report, "This is how American health care kills people," Ryan Cooper tells the story of 29-year-old Matthew Stewart, who required emergency surgery for hepatitis-induced liver damage, but learned that only about …

No more 'superbugs'? Maple syrup extract enhances antibiotic action

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2017 -- Antibiotics save lives every day, but there is a downside to their ubiquity. High doses can kill healthy cells along …

Microbiology

We Were Wrong - The Testes Are Connected to The Immune System

Immunology guides might need a new edition.<p>Some parts of the body – including the tissues of the brain and testes – have long been considered to be …

Old blood can be made young again and it might fight ageing

BLOOD from the young seems to have healing powers, but how can we harness them without relying on donors? The discovery of a protein that keeps blood …

Unexpected new lung function discovered: Making blood

Our bodies still hold plenty of secrets, and scientists have just uncovered a doozy: the lungs play a key role in producing blood. Until now, this …

Scientists Say This Society Has the Healthiest Hearts on Earth

Researchers have identified the Tsimane people as having the healthiest hearts in the world. As expected, diet and exercise are believed to be …

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

Camping