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A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in their early stages

Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the presence of eight common cancers. Called CancerSEEK, the blood test detects tiny amounts …

India's farmed chickens dosed with world's strongest antibiotics, study finds

Warning over wider global health impacts after findings reveal hundreds of tonnes of colistin – the ‘antibiotic of last resort’ – are being shipped to India’s farms<p>Chickens raised in India for food have been dosed with some of the strongest antibiotics known to medicine, in practices that could …

Chickens

The Simple Way You Can Lose One Inch of Belly Fat in Just 7 Minutes

To nail down the secret to a six-pack, researchers assigned 29 adults (who did not exercise regularly) to two groups. Half of the subjects completed …

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After poring through a mountain-load of data, obtained from in-person interviews, questionnaires, medical …

Happiness

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success | Inc.com

Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, often they credit simple daily routines which have been proven over time to give them an …

Business Development

Brain Scans Can Now Identify People With Suicidal Thoughts

It's a breakthrough in helping pinpoint who's most at risk.<p>Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among American adolescents, taking the lives …

Machine Learning

How to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation, According to Science | Inc.com

Caroline Webb, the renowned economist, leadership coach, and author of <i>How to Have a Good Day,</i> has helped hundreds of organizations be more effective through behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience.<p>In a recent interview with award-winning podcaster David Burkus, she gave some keen …

George Mason

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

If We All Did These 4 Things, It Would Cut the Cancer Death Rate in Half

Researchers have identified simple lifestyle factors that could make a huge difference.<p>If you’ve ever doubted that a few healthy lifestyle changes …

Cancer

7 Traits That Will Help You Build Great Teams that Deliver Amazing Results | Inc.com

What is it that makes a great leader? What characteristics and qualities help to inspire, motivate and drive teams and companies to success.<br>Having worked in senior leadership roles for over 25 years, leading large change initiatives, and teams of 1000 staff, and also coaching many, many executive …

Leadership

FDA Approves Groundbreaking Cancer Treatment With A Bank-Breaking Price Tag

In a landmark achievement for the much-maligned pharmaceutical industry, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to …

Sleeping in a Cold Room Is Better for Your Health, Says Science

Who else loves to sleep in a cold room?<p>Those who prefer to keep bedroom temperatures chilly while catching some shut eye may be on to something. According to an article written by Dr. Christopher Winter, Medical Director at Charlottesville Neurology & Sleep Medicine, and published by the Huffington …

Quick ‘mindfulness’ fix may help curb drinking

(Reuters Health) - Heavy drinkers may be able to cut back after brief mindfulness training exercises that involve helping them focus on what’s happening in the present moment, a small experiment in the UK suggests.<p>Researchers recruited 68 heavy drinkers who weren’t alcoholics for the test. They …

Mindfulness

Nanomachines drill through cancer cells and kill them

Researchers demonstrated single-molecule nanomachines that can target diseased cells and then kill them by drilling through the cell membrane. …

Cancer Cells

This Quick and Easy Quiz Will Instantly Reveal Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

I've written extensively about a critical work skill that, I feel, every person (not just managers) will need now and in the future to succeed: emotional intelligence (EQ).<p>I've advocated for and highlighted just about every useful approach and practical benefit that EQ brings to work and life, …

Emotional Intelligence

For decades, Western culture touted self-esteem. It got the most important thing wrong

What would you guess people are most stressed out about in their careers? One might assume that hating your job, or dealing with the frustration of finding a new one, would top the list. But according to the results of an annual survey that I send several thousand readers of my email newsletter, …

Study Suggests Link Between Perfectionism and Suicide

“Perfectionists are their own worst critics—good enough is never enough."<p>Perfectionism can be easy to dismiss as harmless—from the outside it can look like talent, ambition, and high standards. But psychologists have long suggested another perspective: that excessive drive and self-criticism can …

Depression

Body language is more important than you think — and it can even outweigh your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.<p>Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that …

Body Language

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Body Language

Algorithm spots abnormal heart rhythms with doctor-like accuracy

While not all arrhythmias are fatal or even dangerous, it's still a cause for concern. Some, after all, could cause heart failure and cardiac arrest, and a lot of people with abnormal heart rhythms don't even show symptoms. A team of researchers from Stanford University might have found a way to …

Medical Technology

This is how often men should be masturbating to reduce the risk of cancer, according to the NHS

Men should be masturbating more if they want to reduce their risk of developing cancer, according to the NHS.<p>New research published on the NHS …

Cancer

3 Technologies You Need to Start Paying Attention to Right Now | Inc.com

At any given time, a technology or two captures the zeitgeist. A few years ago it was social media and mobile that everybody was talking about. These days it's machine learning and block chain. Everywhere you look, consulting firms are issuing reports, conferences are being held and new "experts" …

Innovation

5 Apps That Will Help You Finish Writing Your Book | Inc.com

Authors are not immune to procrastination, nor to distraction. To write a book requires dedication and a consistent writing schedule, but any author will tell you that the kind of focus needed to finish something as long as a book doesn't come naturally. It's a skill that they have developed over …

Writing

Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs

All eyes are on the future of work and the impact that automation and machine learning will have on U.S. jobs. The blizzard of conferences, initiatives, articles, and reports on how to prepare for the changes technology will bring to our economy is important. But so is <i>today</i> — and it feels to us …

Employment

Scientists Discover How to 3-D Print Bone

A team at Northwestern created an ink that can be used to make customizable bone implants.<p>Researchers at Northwestern University have made a potentially huge medical advancement: 3-D printed bone.<p>According to a study in <i>Science Translational Medicine</i>, the team of researchers developed ink that can …

3D Printing

Stephen Hawking Sets Out to Control Artificial Intelligence--Before It Controls Us

It's the British scientist's latest venture to make sure artificial intelligence is used for good.<p>Stephen Hawking once said "artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race." This week, he announced his plans to play some role in making sure that doesn't happen.<p>The famed physicist …

Artificial Intelligence

This 2-Minute Video Shows What Sets Good and Great Leaders Apart (and It's Not What You Think)

Do you want a good leader, or a great one? The answer might surprise you.<p>Ask most people what type of leader they prefer--good or great--and most would choose great. After all, who doesn't want the best?<p>But according to James R. Bailey, the Hochberg Professor of Leadership Development at George …

George Washington University

25 Exciting Ideas in Technology to Make You Feel Good About the World Again

Technology is still making the world a better place. Here are all the reasons why.<p>For millions of tech-forward, globalists across the world, 2016 has been a tough year. But there have been many exciting bright spots and here are 25 exciting ideas, accomplishments, and trends in technology to make …

Popcorn Time

3 Ways to Exert Control in an Uncontrollable World

Here a few ways to help you gain control of your life, in a very uncontrollable world.<p>If you wanted one election outcome last week--but got another--you were reminded that the world is an uncontrollable place.<p>And that can be a hard thing to internalize.<p>If you thought you signed up for a good job, …

Outsourcing

Why Google, Nike, and Apple Love Mindfulness Training, and How You Can Easily Love it Too | Inc.com

Meditation is now mainstream. From Just Meditate in Bethesda, MD to Unplug Meditation in Los Angeles, drop-in studios are popping up everywhere to give people the time and space to drop everything and breathe.<p>The most popular Meditation app, Insight Timer, is home to more than 2 million meditators …

Mindfulness