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Fructose Natural Sugar Is Why You Are Still Hungry, Craving Food After Eating Fruit: Study

fruit salad (Photo : Twitter)<p>Besides fruit being a low-calorie food, a new study reveals that the fructose natural sugar is why people are still …

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

They asked participants if, in the last three months, they'd experienced a host of different symptoms (some of which could be possible signs of cancer), ranging from persistent coughing and unexplained weight loss to having low energy. If they had experienced any of these symptoms, they were asked …

I tried Fitbit for a month, and taking it off was the best decision I've made

It started out innocently enough.<p>My partner offered me his old Fitbit when he got his replacement, which the company had shipped free after he …

Wearable Tech

9 Top Beauty Bloggers Share Their Morning Skin-Care Routines

When it comes to waking up their complexions, these women mean business.<p>Beauty bloggers know <i>a lot</i> about skincare. That’s because they’re constantly testing products (trust us when we tell you that they can get <i>hundreds</i> of new ones sent to them every week). So who better to ask for skin-care advice …

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5 Serious Reasons Your Weight-Loss Efforts Could Be Failing

If you experience a slow-and-steady weight gain that seems to have no obvious explanation, Manos suggests going to a doctor to see if you could have one of the conditions below.<p><b>1. Chronic Stress</b><br>The adrenal glands respond to chronic stress (a state of constant anxiety that continues over a period of …

How dangerous are treadmills?

<b>It will surprise no-one familiar with the relentless whir of a treadmill to learn they were once used to a punish inmates in 19th century British workhouses.</b><p>Now, of course, no self-respecting gym is without one. They are comfortably the best-selling piece of gym equipment in the US.<p>They appeal to …

World Health Organization

The Only 5 Ab Exercises You'll Ever Need

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS</i><p><i>(photos: Getty)</i><p>Take a look around your gym: There's no end to the array of abs exercises that guys are churning out. Their bodies are contorted. Their foreheads are drenched. But their abs? Meh.<p>See, when it really comes down to it, all you really need are five staple …

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Robot-assisted surgery gains ground

Robot-assisted surgery is increasingly common in UK hospitals.<p>There are now 45 Da Vinci robots in England and Wales - machines that allow surgeons to operate remotely using very small, precise instruments attached to robotic arms.<p>In the first in a series of special reports on some of the year's …

Physiology

Your Next Doctor's Visit Might Be Through An iPhone

Are you ready to visit your doctor … by iPhone?<p>American Well is banking on it.<p>You may not recognize the name, but the company is a key player in telemedicine: American Well provides telehealth kiosks and software to most of the nation’s health plans, leading hospitals like Cleveland Clinic, and …

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How To Eat Right For Your Body Type

Your body stores fat differently from other bodies, taking a different shape. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss. It’s time to get …

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Is the Apple Watch the dawn of a new era in health tracking? - Tech Weekly podcast

Charles Arthur, Jemima Kiss, Alex Hern and Keith Stuart discuss Apple's launch of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch<p>The Tech Weekly podcast returns after the summer break.<p>This week <b>Charles Arthur</b>, <b>Jemima Kiss</b>, <b>Alex Hern</b> and <b>Keith Stuart</b>, discuss the sale of the company behind Minecraft, Mojang, to …

The Perfect Travel-Size Makeup Kit

Everything you need and nothing you don't. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>Here's how to make paring a vast makeup collection down to one travel-sized, TSA-regulated bag painless and easy: After doing your makeup the morning of your trip, pack all the products you just used, plus a …

What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Junk Food?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you overdo it on pizza, macaroni and cheese, chips, and ice cream, you might worry about what it's going to do to your thighs or …

Forget Hoverboards, We Want RocketSkates for Xmas

Kids around the world have always wanted this invention — and it’s finally here. Who needs hoverboards when you can strap on your trusty ACTON RocketSkates to get from here to there? Yep, we said RocketSkates. This successful Kickstarter-funded project is almost ready to roll (hehe) off the …

Wearable Tech

Apple Watch Review

The Apple Watch is now on the wrists of members of the general public for the first time, and opinions about its usefulness are flying fast and furious.<p>Here at TechCrunch, we’ve been sharing our thoughts in an ongoing diary, featuring daily entries describing what it’s like to use the Watch as we …

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Wearable tech firm Fitbug signs health insurance partnership

Wearable tech firm Fitbug signs health insurance partnership<p>Wearable gadget manufacturer Fitbug has announced it has secured a partnership with …

Wearable Tech

Patients who text message just prior to surgery end up needing less pain medication

When someone goes in for surgery, even if it’s minor, it can be scary and unsettling. Pain medication will be administered regardless, but a new …

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Breath test to predict risk of stomach cancer developed by scientists

Researchers suggest the technology could be used to check patients' risk of stomach cancer<p>A breath test which can predict the chance of developing stomach cancer has been developed by scientists in the hope it could save thousands of lives.<p>Currently symptoms of stomach cancer are often mistaken for …

3 ‘Good’ Habits That Are Actually Giving You Breakouts

<b>Practicing Yoga</b><br>A communal yoga mat may be convenient, but unclean mats carry sweat, dirt, and oil that clog pores. And if you rub your face on the mat (hello, child's pose), you can expect breakouts on your face and body. "Use your own yoga mat and bring a towel with you to class," says …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Wake Forest Deploys Wearable Tech to Keep Players Fit and Injury-Free

Like other basketball programs, Wake Forest University’s coaches and support staff have embraced analytics to evaluate players and refine game …

Wake Forest University

Freeze Kale Cubes to Make Super Fast Green Smoothies

Homemade green smoothies are a fast, easy, and inexpensive way to get fiber, folate, vitamins, and antioxidants in your diet. One trick that’ll make …

Healthy Eating

Fitness tracking devices still outsell smartwatches, but that could change soon

A survey of more than 1,000 consumers from ON World showed that fitness is the most important application for wearable users. More than half of …

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9 Inflammation-Fighting Vitamins & Minerals (And Where You Can Get 'Em)

Some vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants are particularly useful in our fight against inflammation. Here’s a list of some of the phytonutrients that …