Fred Agai

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It's Never Too Late To Quit Smoking, Even In Your 60s

Older people who smoke may think there's no reason to give up the habit. After all, hasn't the damage to their bodies already been done?<p>But it turns out there's a benefit to quitting even later in life. Research published Wednesday in the <i>American Journal of Preventive Medicine</i> finds that older …

Build Lean Muscle with Intermittent Fasting, Carb and Calorie Cycling

<b>So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle?</b> This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

Ex-big pharma executive behind OxyContin sells medical marijuana

<b>John Stewart used to run the pharmaceutical company behind the narcotic painkiller OxyContin. Now he is banking on medical marijuana.</b><p>Mr Stewart does not know which is more controversial these days, OxyContin or pot.<p>He guesses the average person would give "a bigger negative" to the powerful and …

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

Books

Scientists to 'reset' blood proteins in attempt to slow ageing process

Trial will attempt to change levels of proteins in older blood, believed to hamper growth and maintenance of healthy tissues<p>In what could be a fresh chapter in the never-ending story of the search for eternal youth, scientists are to tinker with people’s blood in the hope of slowing down the ageing …

Protein

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Immune System