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What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

5:2 dieters lose weight 'quicker' and may have healthier hearts - new study

People on the part-time “5:2” diet lose weight more quickly and are more healthy than those undertaking a consistent, traditional diet, a new study suggests.<p>UK researchers found that 5:2 dieters were able to achieve at least five per cent of their weight-loss target within two months while enjoying …

Foods that You Should Quit Right Now If You Suffer from Inflammation

In the medical world, there are way too many chronic inflammatory diseases. Some of the most feared conditions are cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, …

One person is probably responsible for almost 600 percent of Bitcoin's price rise

Bitcoin is complicated. From what, exactly, it's good for to who created it, there remains a host of unanswered questions about the world's foremost …

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes

The Best and Worst Butter from the Grocery Store

Is there anything in your kitchen more useful and universally beloved than butter? From your morning toast to your afternoon pasta to your evening …

Dementia breakthrough? Brain-training game 'significantly reduces risk'

A recent study has been hailed as a "breakthrough" in dementia prevention, after finding that a brain-training exercise can lower the risk of the …

Fructan, not gluten, may be the real culprit for many an upset stomach

Although only one percent of the population are affected by celiac disease, gluten-free diets have become a major food trend in recent years. …

Research

Moist Crock Pot Pork Chops Recipe

These pork chops are easy to prepare and cook in the slow cooker with just a few ingredients. If you have the time, sear the pork chops on the …

Growing Old Disgracefully

As mortal beings, growing older is an inevitability. Despite our best anti-ageing serums and hair-loss treatments, eventually, old age creeps up on …

Psychopaths in study had distinct music tastes, liked 'No Diggity' and 'Lose Yourself'

2 songs among favorites of people with high scores for the disorder, NYU researchers say<p>Do you share the same taste in music as a psychopath?<p>People with high psychopathy test scores in a New York University study preferred rap music and specifically singled out two songs — "No Diggity" by …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

5 sensible things to do instead of obsessing about, and enabling Trump’s narcissism

Instead of fixating on our national narcissist, we can turn our attention to strengthening our democracy<p>It took a while to fully manifest, but what many social critics, most notably Christopher Lasch (author of The Culture of Narcissism), noticed bubbling up from the painful social and economic …

Crazy at the wheel: psychopathic CEOs are rife in Silicon Valley, experts say

There is a high proportion of psychopathic CEOs in Silicon Valley, enabled by protective investors and weak human resources departments, according to a panel of experts at SXSW festival.<p>Although the term “psychopath” typically has negative connotations, some of the attributes associated with the …

Silicon Valley

New Treatment 'Reverses' Alzheimer’s Disease

Ten patients suffering from various degrees of age-related cognitive decline have seemingly had their lives transformed after receiving a new form of …

9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Ten Surprising Signs You’re Deficient in Zinc | Poliquin Article

There are so many elements of nutrition to worry about that it’s easy to forget about zinc. Zinc has stayed under the radar due to the fact that …