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Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Blood-thinning drugs designed to cut stroke risk may actually increase it

Blood-thinning drugs may increase rather than cut the risk of stroke in some people over 65 who have an irregular heartbeat and also chronic kidney disease, according to a new study.<p>The researchers are calling on doctors to be more cautious in prescribing the drugs, called anticoagulants, until …

Medicine

The best time of day to do everything, according to science

Wondering if it's better to workout in the morning or at night? Whether you should drink coffee as soon as you wake up or hold off until later? What about how early you should stop looking at screens before bedtime?<p>As it turns out, scientists have been looking for answers to these questions too.<p>You …

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

An Information Analytics Business | Empowering Knowledge

Empowering Knowledge<p>UNCOVERED<p>Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open …

Big Data

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

Heal Your 'Metabolism Gland' With a Low-Carb Diet and Lose Up to 45 Pounds This Month

You’ve probably heard that going low-carb can do great things for your waistline. So it's not shocking that many people flock to the Atkins diet — a …

Nutrition

Har Gobind Khorana deciphered DNA and wrote the dictionary for our genetic language

Tuesday’s Google Doodle honors the pioneering biochemist and Nobel Laureate.<p>Our understanding of how genes shape us owes much to the work of Har Gobind Khorana, the Indian-American biochemist celebrated in Tuesday’s Google Doodle on what would have been Khorana’s 96th birthday.<p>Khorana, depicted in …

Nobel Prize

11 Things You Need to Know About Diabetic Ketoacidosis

If you or a loved one has diabetes, you will definitely need to be on the lookout for this potentially life-threatening complication.<p>It’s a very …

Diabetes

Do Your Balls Feel Like a Bag Of Worms? Yep, That's a Problem

We know it can damage your sperm—but a new study points to an even more dangerous risk<p>When you're making a quick adjustment below the belt, you might discover something unexpected: Your balls feel like a bag of worms. Are you surprised? Definitely. But it's not as uncommon as you might think: …

UN commits to stop ocean plastic waste

<b>Nations have agreed that the world needs to completely stop plastic waste from entering the oceans.</b><p>The UN resolution, which is set to be sealed tomorrow, has no timetable and is not legally binding.<p>But ministers at an environment summit in Kenya believe it will set the course for much tougher …

Primary care-led weight management for remission of type 2 diabetes (DiRECT): an open-label, cluster-randomised trial

Our findings show that, at 12 months, almost half of participants achieved remission to a non-diabetic state and off antidiabetic drugs. Remission of …

The CVS-Aetna Merger Is A Mortal Threat To U.S. Hospitals

CVS Health’s proposed acquisition of Aetna is designed to keep patients out of the hospital for as much care as possible while escalating the move away from fee-for-service medicine to value-based care.<p>CVS plans to expand services in its pharmacies and retail clinics, and even deliver care to …

Health Care

Six Ways We Can Adapt to Climate Change

<i>This is an article from</i> <i>Turning Points</i><i>, a magazine that explores what critical moments from this year might mean for the year ahead.</i><p>As our climate changes, human creativity has been turning to solutions to problems ranging from restoring water supplies to rebuilding failing ecosystems. In …

Inhibiting enzyme common to all mammals shows anti-aging potential

Researchers have uncovered a new target in the quest to extend the lifespan of mammals. Inhibiting a common enzyme found in all mammals, including …

Biology

28 More Rules of Thanksgiving Family Touch Football

Holy Moly! This is the 7th edition of The Wall Street Journal’s Rules for Thanksgiving Family Touch Football, which must mean two things:<p>A. There are kids playing in your family game who weren’t even born when the first Rules for Thanksgiving Family Touch Football came out.<p>B. I have really milked …

Why Pavlov Matters: Associative Learning Plays a Vital Role in Our Daily Lives

The science of learning has more fully developed the function of Pavlovian conditioning than the facile characterization so often posed in the …

A Helium-Resistant Material Could Finally Usher in The Age of Nuclear Fusion

"We were blown away by what we saw."<p>A collaboration of engineers and researchers has found a way to prevent helium, a byproduct of the fusion …

Digestion: How food is broken down

To survive, we need to take nutrients from the food that we eat. This is achieved by digestion, a complicated process that takes place in our …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Looks con los que no querrás comprar, solo reutilizar

Nada más típico en tu día a día que la crisis de armario, la sensación de no parar de comprar y sin embargo tener la sensación de no saber qué ropa …

99% plastics caught in purification? 100m microbeads still pass to the Ocean

The cosmetics industry fears a worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in scrubs and on all other microplastics. The sector has rallied its defences and …

Pollution

Targeting vitamin D receptors could prevent type 2 diabetes

Targeting vitamin D receptors in insulin-producing cells could be an effective way to prevent type 2 diabetes, suggests a new study.<p>Researchers found …

The future of DNA sequencing

Eric D. Green, Edward M. Rubin and Maynard V. Olson speculate on the next forty years of the applications, from policing to data storage.<p>Subject …

Las imágenes que muestran por primera vez cómo se forman trillones de conexiones en el cerebro de los bebés

Imagínate poder ver en alta resolución cómo se forman las conexiones neuronales en el cerebro de un bebé que aún está dentro del útero de la madre.<p>Eso es lo que está consiguiendo un grupo de científicos británicos gracias a una tecnología punta, años de investigación y 15 millones de euros en …

Gravitational waves just showed us something even cooler than black holes

Observatories all over the world caught a new kind of collision.<p>For the first time ever, humans have observed light and gravitational waves from the same event, a neutron star collision 130 million light years away. Thanks to advance warning from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave …

InterRail está de rebajas: descuentos para viajar en otoño e invierno

Tiempo de lectura <b>1 minuto</b><p>La promoción se aplicará a <b>los tickets adquiridos entre el 1 de octubre y el 31 de diciembre</b>. Tanto el <b>Pase Global</b> como la …

Astronomers find half of the missing matter in the universe

It is one of cosmology’s more perplexing problems: that up to 90% of the ordinary matter in the universe appears to have gone missing.<p>Now astronomers have detected about half of this missing content for the first time, in a discovery that could resolve a long-standing paradox.<p>The conundrum first …

Universe

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …