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5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Outsource Immediately to Save More Time

Are you an entrepreneur looking to save time and money? Start outsourcing these five things today.<p>The saying goes that entrepreneurs are the only people who will work 80 hours to avoid working 40. More often than not, they're also the only people who will try to do everything themselves to save …

Saturated Fat Remains The Major Issue For Heart Disease

It is funny how two lives can run parallel courses thousands of miles apart to eventually become intertwined. I am a cardiologist trained in interventional therapy (stents) for coronary artery disease (CAD) who has become a passionate advocate of lifestyle and prevention of CAD before stents are …

13 Small Business Apps #Girlboss Entrepreneurs Swear By

From writing your first business plan to actually launching your #girlboss small business, quitting your day job and becoming an entrepreneur is no easy task. But after all the caffeine-fueled nights and stressful budget meetings, there’s no better feeling than turning your passion into a career …

Scientists discover ‘sixth taste’ - and it could explain our love of pasta, potatoes and bread

The desire to delve into a whopping great bowl of pasta or devour a huge bag of crisps comes to many of us - and now scientists believe they have discovered a “sixth taste” which could be fuelling our carb cravings.<p>Until now, it was believed that humans could only detect five different primary …

Nutrition

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Gut bacteria regulate nerve fibre insulation

Research suggests that gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function, offering new ways to treat multiple sclerosis and psychiatric conditions<p>Far from being silent partners that merely help to digest food, the bacteria in your gut may also be exerting subtle influences on your …

Neuroscience

The Stethoscope: Timeless Tool Or Outdated Relic?

To hear a patient's heart, doctors used to just put an ear up to a patient's chest and listen. Then, in 1816, things changed.<p>Lore has it that 35-year-old Paris physician Rene Laennec was caring for a young woman who was apparently plump, with a bad heart and large breasts. Dr. George Davis, an …

Medical Technology

10 free Chrome hacks that will change the way you browse the Internet

Google’s Chrome web browser accounted for 31.41% of global desktop browsing in November, according to Net Marketshare. That makes it the second most …

People Are Sharing Photos Of Muslim American Military Members In Response To Donald Trump

On social media, people are uploading photos of Muslims who are fighting for the U.S. in response to the GOP presidential candidate's recent anti-Islam comments.<p>"We're going to have to — we're going to have to look at a lot of things very closely," Trump said, according to Yahoo News. "We're going …

Donald Trump

What is healthy eating?

It’s easy to develop a case of the latest psychiatrically acknowledged eating disorder, orthorexia nervosa – an obsession with avoiding foods perceived to be unhealthy. I got one for just £65. That’s the price of an introductory session at London’s Hale Clinic, an alternative therapy centre a …

Nutrition

Gene-Swapping Cheese Molds are Ripe for Investigation

For Tatiana Giraud, cheese isn’t just an emblem of French cuisine—it’s a complex and evolving world of microorganisms.<p>So when Giraud, a microbiologist at the French National Center for Scientific Research, stocked her lab’s fridge with wheels, wedges, and rounds of cheese ordered online, it wasn’t …

Biology

Ancient Virus May Cause Crippling Disease ALS, Study Finds

A virus sleeping deep in our DNA for millions of years may be coming back to life in a form of ALS, killing nerve cells and causing their fatal symptoms, government scientists reported Thursday.<p>And the discovery just might lead to a treatment for ALS, an incurable disease that affects between …

Breast Cancer

The hidden risks for ‘three-person’ babies

The powerhouses of the cell may have more roles than expected. Could that generate problems for mitochondrial replacement therapies?<p>In the 1990s, …

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China

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement