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3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

This Is the Only Way to Eat Corn This Summer — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

HIV vaccine on horizon as jab triggers immunity in humans and stops monkeys being infected

A vaccine against HIV is on the horizon after scientists showed a new drug triggered a protective immune response in humans and stopped two thirds of monkeys becoming infected.<p>In the 35 years since the HIV epidemic began, just four vaccines have been tested on humans, with the best only lowering …

Public Health

Things You Should Never, Ever Do in a Hotel: Travelogue Podcast

To take a bath or not take a bath, that's the real question.<p>Things got <i>heated</i> the last time we sat our editors to debate the do's don'ts, and hell no's of flying. This week, our staff duked it out over hotel etiquette and the conversation took a turn for the raunchy. (Stay tuned for a reminder that …

Many Doctors Give Morphine to Babies Born With Opioid Addiction. A New Study Suggests There's a Better Way

As the opioid crisis continues, an estimated one baby is born every 20 minutes to a mother who is addicted to the painkilling drugs. But doctors have …

What can autopsies teach us about heart disease?

Studying the heart after death is a sometimes overlooked source of medical information that could help us to better understand and manage instances …

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

I’ve Been a Dietitian for Almost 20 Years. These Are the 5 Most Important Healthy Eating Lessons I’ve Learned

I’ve been a registered dietitian for a really long time—since 1999. And I've learned <i>a lot</i> about healthy eating over the years. I started in hospitals …

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It’s Located In The Butt

The 'gut feeling' could be your second brain thinking.<p>It turns out those gut feelings or pits in your stomach may actually come from your second …

Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

Going to a sauna can lower your risk of stroke by 60%

We already know that getting healthy means eating more greens, sleeping longer, and working out more, but a new study found that there’s one …

Wellness

Staff member whose aneurysm burst at hospital returns to work

Doctors acted quickly to treat Billy Brogdon-Simmons, who collapsed at the Christmas party at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream Hospital.

COPD-associated inflammation halted in model experiment

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD for short, is believed to be the third most common cause of death worldwide. However, because the …

Medicine

Essential malaria parasite genes revealed

NIAID-funded research could aid antimalarial drug development

Transplant survivor Colleen Kohse inspired others with cystic fibrosis

As a little girl, Colleen Kohse watched her older sister, Valerie, slowly die from cystic fibrosis – a genetic disorder that she, too, had been diagnosed with at birth. She watched as their mother upended Valerie over a V-shaped draining board in a desperate effort to clear her lungs of phlegm; the …

Early HIV treatment key to avoiding brain atrophy

New study underlines importance of early screening and antiretroviral therapy<p>While the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has largely dropped from …

Change of heart: will advanced therapeutics replace heart transplants?

<b>To mark the 50th anniversary of the first UK heart transplant, Professor Sian Harding looks at the future of transplantation in this post.</b> Fifty …

Stem Cells

Figure 2: An overview of gastrointestinal tract tissue engineering and regenerative medicine approaches.

Figure 2 : An overview of gastrointestinal tract tissue engineering and regenerative medicine approaches.<p>From: Bioengineering the gut: future …

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 …

Autism test and treatment on horizon as scientists find hormone deficiency link

A test and possible treatment for autism could be on the horizon after scientists discovered that people and primates who are less social are deficient in a particular hormone.<p>Around 1.1 per cent of the people in Britain, around 695,000 are through to be on the autism spectrum, according to The …

NASA Technology Uncovers Never-Before-Seen Text on Dead Sea Scrolls

They raise the possibility of a "still unknown manuscript."<p>In 1947, in a cave one mile west of the Dead Sea, a Bedouin shepherd stumbled upon large …

As a doctor, I didn’t think much of acupuncture. Then the opioid crisis arrived

In 1986, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new visual guide for pain management known as the “pain ladder.” Each rung on the ladder represented a different set of pain medications. On the bottom rung were over-the-counter medications like Tylenol, while opioids like morphine appeared …

Acupuncture

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia 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 …

Mexican Walking Fish may hold key to helping paralysed people walk again

An endangered salamander may hold the key to helping paralysed people walk again, scientists believe.<p>The axolotl, or Mexican salamander has the astonishing ability to regenerate limbs and even spinal cord if it has been injured.<p>But now a new study by the University of Minnesota in the US has …

Research

7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

Our understanding of Earth — and how we’re changing it — just keeps expanding.<p>Earth Day turned 48 on Sunday, April 22, and Google celebrated it with a Google Doodle of conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, who nudged us in a video to “do our part for this beautiful planet.”<p>When Sen. Gaylord Nelson …

Hurricane Maria

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Read a love letter Bush Sr. sent to Barbara Bush during World War II

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1943, George H.W. Bush was more than 40 years away from becoming the 41st President of the United States. He was 19 and serving in the Navy during World War II. He was also deeply in love with his fiancee, Ms. Barbara Pierce, who would go on to be a beloved First Lady.<p>A handwritten …

Barbara Bush

Ketamine Nasal Spray Relieves Suicidal Thoughts, but Doctors Worry About Abuse Risk

Ketamine, a drug that’s been retooled as a “breakthrough” in depression treatment, is one step closer to becoming mainstream medicine, thanks to the …

Depression

How Does Anesthesia Affect the Body?

Anesthesia is used when a patient undergoes any type of surgery. According to Surgery Encyclopedia, anesthesia is a medication administered to …

Medicine