John Tawfik

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4 things you can do to cheer up, according to neuroscience

For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to …

Drugs Designed to Aid Alzheimer's Patients Could Enhance Healthy Brains

If researchers develop a drug to improve how the brain functions, could it be useful for healthy people?<p><i>Written By Joseph Neighbor</i><p>Alzheimer's Disease is perhaps the most famous, least understood medical crisis facing our generation. Though only five million Americans suffer with it, the cost of …

Can Genetics Explain The Success Of East African Distance Runners?

More than 10,000 athletes from 206 different nations will compete for glory in this year’s Olympic Games in Rio. But when it comes to distance …

Africa

Dr. Mark Hyman: Slow Carbs, Not Low Carbs

The low-carb frenzy hit its zenith in the early 2000’s and has since ebbed and flowed in popularity. I’ve seen patients get impressive results doing …

Nutrition

Why You Shouldn’t Want To Always Be Happy

In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

How Genetic Engineering Via CRISPR Will Change Our Lives

If you were told just a couple of decades ago that you would be one day carrying in your pocket a small device more powerful than any computational …

How Undereating Can Make You Gain Weight

Photo: Thinkstock<p>Losing weight is challenging, and people who struggle with it often tell the same story: they increase their exercise and decrease …

Nutrition

How Exercise Makes You More Resilient to Mental Fatigue

Life, as you may have heard, is not always so easy, and so it’s important to practice being comfortable with being uncomfortable. One of the most …