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The Best Workout Clothes to Keep You Cool This Summer

These base layers, shorts, and shirts are specially designed to cool you down while you sweat it out under the sun.<p>No other way to say it: it’s <i>hot</i> …

Clothing

Gap between dinner and bedtime linked to lower cancer risk: study

New research has found that eating your evening meal at least two hours before going to bed is linked with a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer.

Holistic Medicine

Cancer patients who use alternative medicine die sooner, study finds

Cancer patients who choose alternative medicine over standard, proven cancer treatments are more likely to die, researchers reported Thursday.<p>Complementary medicine did no apparent harm if people used it alongside conventional surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, the researchers found. But when …

Cancer

Loner Study Reveals the Biological Reason Isolation Isn’t Always a Problem

Going it alone might help some species survive.<p>Most of us have been taught that a preference for being alone is a bit of a red flag, even if research …

Psychology

Google's $5 billion fine: What you need to know

On Wednesday, the European Union slapped a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine on Google for using its Android phone software to stifle …

Apps

Samsung's new DRAM chip will make phones run faster and longer

Samsung has been busy improving its microSD range, introducing SSDs with faster write speeds, and opening the world's biggest mobile factory, but the electronics maker doesn't appear to be slowing down any time soon -- it's just completed tests on a 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM prototype, a faster, low power …

Batteries

Futurism for the Mi MIX 3 and Galaxy X | #PNWeekly 312 (LIVE at 1pm ET)

This very podcast you’re listening to right now has been running for six years strong as of this episode. And we’re looking to bring you a whole lot …

Phones

Why Monsanto Could Soon Get Hit With a Flood of Cancer-Related Lawsuits

The Monsanto brand may disappear soon, but claims that its most famous weed killer causes cancer will live on for years in court.<p>A federal judge …

University of California

Lawsuits alleging weed killer Roundup caused cancer given green light by San Francisco judge

Hundreds of lawsuits claiming Monsanto's weed killer Roundup caused cancer were given the green light to proceed to trial, a San Francisco judge ruled Tuesday.<p>The chemical glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup, is at the center of the debate. Cancer victims and families presenting cases say …

San Francisco

Czech Company Designs A Nonalcoholic Beer To Taste Good To Cancer Patients

Many oncology patients swear off alcohol during treatment, but in the Czech Republic, where beer is the national beverage, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy have a new option.<p>The nonalcoholic Mamma Beer (<i>mamma</i> is the Latin word for "breast") is meant to counteract dysgeusia, a palate-altering …

Breast Cancer

Opioid firm placed profits over people, lawsuit alleges

A newly unsealed lawsuit by Tennessee's attorney general says the maker of the world's top-selling painkiller directed its salesforce to target the …

Corruption

Fifty years ago, American troops abandoned Khe Sanh. Here’s how the U.S. got over ‘Vietnam syndrome.’

Fifty years ago today, the United States began to abandon a combat base at Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, just months after the Marines successfully defended the base against a grueling 77-day siege by the Viet Cong. More than 200 Americans had died, as had thousands of Vietnamese. Khe Sanh’s abandonment …

Political Science

Couple sickened with nerve agent not 'deliberately targeted,' deepening mystery

A couple who has fallen critically ill in England is at the center of a widening investigation into whether they were exposed to a Soviet-era nerve …

Nerve Agents

LTE wireless connections used by billions aren’t as secure as we thought

LTE was supposed to fix security and privacy shortcomings—now it's broken, too.<p>The Long Term Evolution mobile device standard used by billions of …

Information Security

The Science of Dad and the ‘Father Effect’

If the scientific study of fatherhood has taught us one thing, it’s that there are data-driven, biological, and psychological reasons why kids seem …

Parenting

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

These Brain Foods Have Been Found to Increase Your Focus, Help You Think More Clearly, and Give You a Longer Life

Eat walnuts, sardines, and salmon, and you're off to a fast start.<p>While drinking coffee is a necessary cultural norm that keeps us alert and productive throughout the day, a daily caffeinated fix can have spiraling effects that wreak havoc on the body.<p>Before lighting your torches and starting …

Wellness

How to stop worrying: 7 powerful secrets from mindfulness

We all worry. At one point or another, almost one-third of people have dealt with a level of anxiety that would qualify as a disorder.<p>… a survey of …

Self-help

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Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.<p>The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in <i>Neuron.</i> The team also found evidence that the …

Dementia

Central bankers claim bitcoin could break the internet — the crypto world thinks they're missing the point

LONDON — Who's right about bitcoin: the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) or cryptocurrency advocates?<p>The BIS, which is often dubbed the central bank of central banks, released a chapter from its upcoming annual report on Sunday dismissing bitcoin as "a poor substitute for the solid …

Yahoo Mail mobile website gets revamped, Android Go app version launched

• Yahoo Mail is relaunching its mobile website, adding in many of the features found in its mobile apps.<br>• That includes swiping to delete emails, color themes, and more.<br>• An Android Go version of the Yahoo Mail app is also launching today.<p>Are you still using Yahoo Mail? If so, you’re apparently not …

Apps

Parental Criticism Impacts How Children’s Brains Respond to Emotional Information

A new study reveals children show less attention to emotional facial expressions if their parents are highly critical.

Here's what a privacy policy that's easy to understand could look like

Data privacy awareness has recently gained momentum, thanks in part to the Cambridge Analytica data breach and the introduction of the European …

User Agreements Are Betraying You – Trust Issues – Medium

The user agreement has become a potent symbol of our asymmetric relationship with technology firms. For most of us, it’s our first interaction with a …

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

U2 dedicates song to Anthony Bourdain at Apollo show

NEW YORK (AP) — U2 frontman Bono honored the late Anthony Bourdain toward the end of the band's special performance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.<p>Bono spoke of losing a "lot of inspiring, useful people" over the past few years "who gave up on their own life" alluding to the apparent suicides of …

Music

The Happiness Curve: How and why life gets better after middle age

<i>Forget the clichés of the midlife crisis – instead, think of middle age as a low point on life’s ‘U-bend of happiness’, says the author of a new book</i><p>Jonathan Rauch confesses to having, somewhere in the back of his mind, an alternative title for his new book. “Sometimes I think it could be called …

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

Watch Queens of the Stone Age honor Anthony Bourdain with 'Long Slow Goodbye'

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has a special connection with Anthony Bourdain. The 45-year-old musician appeared on the celebrity chef’s</i> …