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How golf might be the next best medicine in fighting cancer

Lee Embley’s only thought to beat cancer was to keep moving. Simple, positively stubborn perhaps, but like he says “self-responsible.” The trouble is a Stage IV diagnosis for lung cancer and its attendant aggressive chemotherapy can sometimes make even thinking about movement of any kind exhausting.<p>…

Having blood type O almost trebles risk of dying from serious injury, scientists find

Having blood type O almost trebles the risk of dying from serious injury because it does not clot as well, scientists have found.<p>Data from 901 emergency care patients in Japan showed a death rate of 28 per cent for those with type O blood.<p>The death rate of patients from other blood groups combined …

Medical Research

How to connect your Android phone or tablet to your HDTV

No matter how big your Android smartphone or tablet display, there are times when you’ll want to view your photos and videos on something even …

This Airfare Booking Mistake Is Costing You Hundreds on Flights

Contrary to popular belief, traveling doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. In fact, there’s more you can do to save yourself money other than …

Here’s what Facebook knows about you, and how to download all your data

Facebook has long allowed you to download an archive of all the data the social network has on you, and <i>HackerNoon’s</i> Georges Abi-Heila decided to find out exactly what company knows about its users …<p>Abi-Heila reports (via <i>TNW</i>) that his archive was a 500MB zip file, and it included everything from the …

Personal Data

If you use these words a lot, scientists say you could be stressed out

There are some words which, when spoken frequently, might indicate that you are stressed, a new US study has found.<p>According to a group of speech …

National Academy of Sciences

How your blood type can have a dramatic effect on your health

New research has found that there is a possible link with your overall health and what blood group you are.<p>A study by the Journal Neurology has …

Medical Research

Doctors can now sift bacteria from your blood using magnets

Sepsis, or blood poisoning, is no joke. More than half the people who contract the condition end up in the morgue. The conventional treatment involve the liberal application of antibiotics at the first sign of infection, though as we discovered on an American pig farm Wednesday, even our best meds …

Harvard

How To Build A Wi-Fi Network That Will Handle All Your Smart Home Gadgets

If you're building a new home, or renovating your existing one, you have a great opportunity to update and future-proof your home's wiring -- not …

MacTrast Deals: D-Link Wi-Fi Hotspot – Your Own Personal Cloud of Wireless Data

- Jan 23, 2016<p>Need a quick wireless fix for your Mac, or Wi-Fi Only iPad, and there’s not a Wi-Fi hotspot to be found? Carry your own, with the …

Wi-Fi

Hilarious New Health Condition called "Donald Trump" Posted Online Goes Viral

Tumblr user Obvious Plant (aka Jeff Wysaski/PleatedJeans) is known for conducting some pretty clever pranks in which he “plants” fake signs around …

Venus Williams Is Angry People Still Think She's Playing Without Underwear

Venus, annoyed by the coverage of her possible commando-ness, explained on Twitter that, yes, she's wearing underwear: "I am wearing undershorts the …

It’s All in Your Head review – enduring mystery of psychosomatic illness

Suzanne O’Sullivan qualified as a doctor in 1991. She is now a consultant at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. This, her first book, is an account of her experience over 20 years of the many conditions that exist in that much disputed no man’s land between psychological …

Multiple Sclerosis

Meet the doctor who is convinced he will live to 150

Medical advancements mean that life expectancy is now far greater than we believe, an ageing expert has claimed<p>An anti-ageing expert is convinced he will live until he is 150 and claims healthy Brits will live far longer than they expect.<p>Dr Alex Zhavoronkov, director of the UK-based Biogerontology …

BMW's 7 Series lets you park by remote control

If you're looking at a BMW's deluxe 7 Series, the 2016 model will awe your yacht club pals with some Bond-worthy gadgets. The remote control parking appears to be a first for a production vehicle, even though we've seen it demo'd by Volvo, Audi and BMW before. When you use the touchscreen-equipped …

Remote Controls

11 Ways To Maximize Engagement On Your Tweets

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>For gaining more engagement, clicks, retweets, and replies, Twitter images work.<p>It’s why we created Pablo—a simple way to create social media images in under 30-seconds—and it’s why we love sharing all the tips we can about creating great visuals for …

Sun and Snow

The Democratic Republic of Style

<b>When you got dressed this morning, how much thought did you put into your clothes? Probably not as much as a group of young men in Kinshasa who, despite living on one of the world's poorest countries, are obsessed with designer labels and fashion.</b><p>Six Lokoto comes striding across the square in front …

Rare photos reveal Osama bin Laden's Afghan hideout

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The house is primitive, constructed of baked mud and stone. The landscape is sparse and mountainous, with snow cover in the winter. The terrain is rugged and challenging for the long walks the owner liked to take with his sons.<p>Photographs quietly introduced as evidence in the …

Terrorism

A man and his wallet, reunited after 65 years

<b>A man is being reunited with his wallet, 65 years after he dropped it down the back of a medieval bookcase at Lambeth Palace, writes Newsnight's James Clayton.</b><p>Most of us have lost our wallet at some stage in our lives. But few would imagine having it returned after a nearly seven-decade gap.<p>Edward …

We speak to the experts who performed the world's first successful penis transplant

13 March, 06:27 PM<p><b>WARNING: This video and article contains sensitive footage; viewer discretion is advised.</b><p>The University of Stellenbosch’s medical …

Cape Town

The inspirational tech guru who's owning cerebral palsy like a boss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Disability doesn't mean disadvantage. And Farida Bedwei, a celebrated software engineer from Ghana, is proof of that.<p>Born in 1979, Bedwei was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of one -- cerebral palsy is an incurable neurological disorder that affects body movement and muscle …

How electronic tissue could help paralyzed people walk again

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg<p>One of the biggest challenges facing next-generation electrode implants – think cochlear …

Buyer’s Guide: The Best Android Phones

The Wirecutter tested Android smartphones and found the best models for most people.<p>After testing every major Android smartphone in 2014, we think the Samsung Galaxy S5 makes the most sense for most people. But there are at least half a dozen great Android smartphones, each with its own strengths …

Prostate cancer could be 'switched off' with injection

Scientists have worked out how to stop tumours growing in a breakthrough which could switch off many cancers and even prevent blindness<p>Prostate cancer could be ‘switched off’ after scientists discovered a way to prevent deadly tumours from spreading.<p>Bristol and Nottingham universities found that a …

Cancer

Rockin' Out at the MTV EMAs

From slaves to the sidewalk: Bill Cosby's African art collection – in pictures

The standup comedian and sitcom star has amassed a remarkable collection of African art, from Senegalese sculpture to Ghanaian collage and South African street photography. It goes on show in the exhibition Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue, held at the National …

Michael Brown's Unremarkable Humanity

On Monday, The New York Times published a profile of the dead St. Louis teenager, calling him "no angel"—part of a dubious language of "morality" about black men.<p><i>The New York Times</i> has a feature today looking at the brief life of Michael Brown, informing us that he was "no angel." The reasons for …