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Prostate cancer breakthrough as UK team develops more accurate test

Ultrasound technique overcomes problems with current methods to diagnose the most common cancer in men<p>Scientists have announced the development of a highly accurate and reliable technique for diagnosing prostate cancer. The Dundee University-based team say they have used an ultrasound process …

Cancer

Dementia sufferer, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son incredibly gets memory back after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Dementia

8 Erotica Books That Will Make Your Night WAY More Interesting

Your Kindle just had an orgasm...<p>As a sex educator and coach, I often have women tell me they want to explore new sexual fantasies, but aren’t sure where to begin; they lack the material to get the creative juices flowing. In response, I offer up one simple word: erotica.<p>While mainstream porn is …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Everything I did wrong — Self-Publishing

Everything I did wrong — Self-Publishing<p>Many first-time authors focus on publishing the way a pregnant woman focuses on birth. The soon-to-be mother …

Writing

This New Drugstore Eye Serum is Changing the Game for Tired Eyes—and Anti-Aging in General

We’re used to shelling out the big bucks for skin care, particularly when it relates to the eye area. It’s one of the first places to show signs of …

Skin Care

How can you unblock your ear?

There are times when the ears can become clogged due to factors both outside and inside the ear. Clogged ears can affect hearing and balance and …

Alternative Medicine

What You Need to Know to Create a Best-selling Book

My book made it to No. 1 on Amazon's self-help, new releases. Here's how you can find similar success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Five years ago, I decided that it was time to write my first book. It was the story of how a single dad of five led his kids, his …

Writing

Types of antagonists: Creating riveting opponents

There are many types of antagonists. Sometimes in a story a primary antagonist starts out as a close ally. Characters who oppose your main …

Writing

Everything you need to know about menstrual migraines

Between 40 and 70% of women experience them.<p>It had been happening every two weeks, like clockwork, for five months.<p>The worst attacks involved sharp, blinding pain that seared up the back of my head, along with nausea, fatigue, and light sensitivity. It would go on for hours; sometimes the only …

Women's Health

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises

A story is constructed from many different building blocks: characters, plot, setting, theme, chapters, scenes, action, dialogue, exposition—not to …

Creative Writing

TWO SCIENTISTS HAVE SHOWN THAT THE SOUL EXISTS AND IT NEVER DIES BUT RETURNS TO THE UNIVERSE

The American physician, Dr. Stuart Hamerroff and the British physicist Sir Roger Penrose have developed a quantum theory of consciousness, which …

Consciousness

Two common iron supplements may cause cancer

A new study finds that two iron compounds, which are used in supplements and food additives, raise levels of a cancer biomarker — even when consumed …

Cancer

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

Mental Health

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dentistry

Promising cancer drug aces human clinical trials

A new cancer drug known as BLU-667 has moved through phase I human trials, and the results are promising. Taken orally, the drug targets what are …

Cancer

9 Best Weighted Blankets for a Good Night's Sleep

If you’re one of the 164 million Americans who struggles with sleeping, you’ve probably found yourself scouring the web for the best weighted …

Sleep

This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

Psychology

The generation gap is back – but not as we know it

There is an ideological conflict brewing between ‘woke’ millennials and an older generation, a conflict where neither understands the other<p>For a while there, in the first part of the new millennium, the generation gap was pretty much assumed to be dead.<p>People in their 40s shopped in the same …

Feminism

My mother told me it would take 5 years to ‘get over’ her death. Here’s where I’m at a decade later.

The cruel irony of losing your mother is that right after her death is when you will need her the most. My mother died a decade ago, when she was 57 …

Empathy

Get Inspired by This Story Grid Writing Challenge

When our creative tap feels like it has run dry, sometimes all we need to get our creative juices flowing again is a fun writing challenge. That’s …

Creative Writing

4 Life-Changing Makeup Tricks You Should Try For Younger-Looking Skin

As you mature, there are a lot of factors that could be making you look older than you already are, like your clothes, hairstyle, or your makeup. You …

Makeup

Patients aged over 60 who lose weight 'should be tested for cancer'

Weight loss in patients over the age of 60 should be urgently investigated, with one in seven cases among men likely to mean cancer, a major study has found.<p>The research by Oxford University found that losing weight is the key symptom of the disease, linked to at least 10 types of cancer.<p>Experts …

Cancer

Why You Need An MFA To Be A Better Writer

One question has plagued me from the time I started writing, and when I walked into the classroom on my first day of the workshop at Yale, I asked …

Creative Writing

25 Easy Sunday Dinner Ideas Using Chicken That'll Kickstart Your Week

Cure your Sunday blues, in one fowl swoop.<p>Nothing keeps the Sunday scaries away like digging into a comforting home-cooked meal with your family. …

Cooking

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why Incompetent People Think They Are Superior

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

Psychology

How to make your lashes look longer (without extensions)

There has been a subtle change in eye make-up of late. No longer are the long, fluttering eyelashes of celebrities and your favourite social-media stars necessarily the work of meticulously maintained eyelash extensions or false lashes. In fact, many individuals would swear they are wearing only …

Makeup

Why 'Wonderbook' By Jeff VanderMeer Is The One Book About Worldbuilding Every Writer Needs To Read

As any writer of science fiction or fantasy will tell you, worldbuilding is the most arduous part of composing a new story. It can be tough to know …

Creative Writing

14 Amazing Products to Give Headache Sufferers Some Relief

Headaches have a way of stopping anyone in their tracks. Pain, tension, and other symptoms like light sensitivity, nausea, and dizziness can quickly turn a good day into a bad one. And people who suffer from migraines or chronic headaches spend a lot of time looking for the best relief besides …

Sinusitis

20 Points Of Marriage Advice From This Divorced Man Is A Must-Read

Marriage is a lot of work, but unfortunately, that’s a lesson many of us don’t fully grasp until it’s too late.<p>In late July, newly divorced …

Relationships