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This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's (No Matter Your Age)

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

New online calorie labelling regulations could help you order less crappy Seamless meals

Next Spring, the US Food and Drug Administration will put a new regulations into effect that would force restaurants to post nutrition information for their food menu on the Web. And in a new study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon and University of Pennsylvania, the move could help consumers think …

Regulation

Watching 'jumping genes' in action

"Jumping genes" are ubiquitous. Every domain of life hosts these sequences of DNA that can "jump" from one position to another along a chromosome; in …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

A study showing psychotherapists are less likely to offer appointments to working-class people comes as researchers say poor communities and communities of colour grapple with inordinate levels of trauma<p>When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

A Promising New Way To Spot Cancer? Your Search History

If your Internet searches reveal you have cancer, should Google or Microsoft tell you? And how?<p>In a study published this week in the <i>Journal of Oncology Practice</i>, Microsoft researchers revealed that they can likely identify many Bing users who have pancreatic cancer–even before their disease has …

Philadelphia could become 1st major US city with soda tax

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia could soon become the first major U.S. city with a sugary drinks tax after a city council committee voted Wednesday …

San Francisco

This Is How Much Celebrities Get Paid To Endorse Soda And Unhealthy Food

Imagine getting paid an estimated $6 million for your involvement in this three-word jingle: "I'm Lovin' It." Yep, Justin Timberlake inked a lucrative deal with McDonald's. (Guess you could say he wants you to "buy buy buy.")<p>Or how about earning an estimated $50 million to promote Pepsi …

Celebrity Gossip

7 Foods with More Protein Than a Chicken Breast

Because after a while chicken starts to taste like paper.<p>We’re totally on team chicken breast. It’s incredibly lean! It’s got a ton of filling protein! But every once in a while, you might get bored of chowing down on the same old bird. (<i>Want to burn fat and still chow down? Check out The Body</i> …

Long-term marijuana use changes brain's reward circuit

Researchers have demonstrated that long-term marijuana users had more activity in the brain's reward processes when presented with cannabis cues than …

Neuroscience

Why the Laundry Folding Robot is Actually Kind of a Big Deal

It’s about gender equality<p>A startup in California has unveiled a new robot that will transform the human condition by liberating us from that most …

Psychological Nutrition: A New Prescription for Chronic Pain

A patient in chronic pain wants their pain gone. Perhaps this is easier said than done. Pain management is complex and has no certain or easy …

7 Free Apps That Will Make You an Expert Traveler

These free downloads will save you time, money, and stress on the road.<p>If you're a frequent traveler, you're likely looking for ways to make the process easier, faster, cheaper, and more organized. Once you've mastered efficient packing, learned how to avoid jet lag, and joined a few travel rewards …

The Secrets to A Perfect Margarita

<i>Ever wonder how to make restaurant style margaritas at home?! These fruity, slushy margaritas are made using real fruit and are an absolutely perfect cocktail for sipping on!</i><p>Knowing how to make margaritas is a very important skill in life. These are such easy drinks to make. They are so refreshing, …

Recipes

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

This Kind of Fat Won’t Make You Gain Weight

Health experts have warned for years that eating too much fat can contribute to calorie overload, overweight and obesity. But not all fats are …

Microsoft Office 365 Planner App Debuts

Microsoft Office 365 Planner in the works since last fall, is now broadly available, at least to customers with the appropriate Office 365 …

I AM Compensating For Something: A Bodybuilder Speaks Out

Bodybuilding addiction: When you become stronger and weaker at the same time.<p>People love to make anorexia jokes whenever a famous actress gets too …

Can We Please Stop the Shedding-for-the-Wedding Madness?

Wedding season is upon us. That time of year when we pause to celebrate couples who have promised to spend the rest of their lives with each other—two people making a vow to love each other for exactly who the other person is, top to bottom, every moment, every inch, all of it. So why do the …

This Experiment Suggests Intuition Is A Real Thing

You're probably making decisions based on information you don't even know you have.<p>Most of us have a general idea of what intuition is -- you might say we have an <i>intuitive</i> idea -- but there’s never really been a clear scientific definition of the term.<p>A team of researchers in Australia is trying to …

Wales

Scientists Might Have Figured Out How to Stop You From Binge Eating

New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that suppressing certain neurons in rats’ brains can make them less likely to seek sugary rewards. This could have implications for human behaviour, too.<p>Everyone has a food weakness. Whether it's being unable to resist the rustle of a chip bag or …

Here's Why Goldman Sachs Just Slashed Apple's Price Target

Apple iPhone sales dropped for the first time ever last quarter, and according to Goldman Sachs, it won’t be an isolated incident.<p>The investment …

Clarification: NFL-CTE Research story

BOSTON (AP) — In a story June 1, The Associated Press identified researchers looking for a way to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy as …

8 Oddly Effective Weight Loss Tips That Are Backed By Science

In the game of weight loss, the deck is stacked against you. Food marketers have spent millions researching colors, flavors, scents, and packaging in order to find the best ways of getting you to eat more.<p>But in the past few years, brain researchers have discovered some tricks to help suppress your …

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

Cancer

An anonymous millennial just translated The Bible into emoji

God created the world in six days, rested the seventh and on the eight he discovered emoji.<p>Fast forward about 6,000 years (if you’re a Christian), or 4.5 billion years (if you’re not) and God’s supposed word has just been translated into the language of the millennial — emoji. There were things …

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