John Keabler

32 Flips | 10 Magazines | 5 Likes | 5 Following | 1 Follower | @LeavesOfWhit | Keep up with John Keabler on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Keabler”

This Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured Tumours in Mice, And Human Trials Have Now Started

Yes!<p>An injectable "vaccine" delivered directly to tumours in mice has been found to eliminate all traces of those tumours, cancer researchers have …

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Tetra Countertop Dishwasher

Ideal for spots that don't have room — or water access — for a traditional dishwasher, the Tetra Countertop Dishwasher has more on its counterparts …

Could Alzheimer’s disease be totally eradicated in a decade?

When Alzheimer’s disease was first discovered 111 years ago, researchers couldn’t figure out what was <i>causing</i> the memory loss and mental decline. But …

Blood-thinning drugs 'can reduce risk of dementia by up to 48%'

Blood-thinning drugs could protect against dementia and stroke in people with an irregular heartbeat, research suggests.<p>Long working days can cause heart problems, study says<p>Read more<p>A study found that patients being treated for atrial fibrillation (AF) were less likely to develop dementia if they …

Medical Research

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

Cancer Cells

How ‘white people’ were invented by a playwright in 1613

The Jacobean playwright Thomas Middleton invented the concept of ‘white people’ on 29 October 1613, the date that his play The Triumphs of Truth was …

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

Human stem cells restore mobility in Parkinson's monkeys : study

Lab monkeys with Parkinson’s symptoms regained significant mobility after neurons made from human stem cells were inserted into their brains, …

20 Overlooked Documentaries You Need to Stream on Netflix

Last month, IndieWire listed the 50 overlooked indie movies you must stream on Netflix. One thing that became clear while curating that list was how …

Researchers advance tumor-imaging nanosystem for enhanced diagnostic imaging

(<i>Nanowerk News</i>) Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have developed a proof-of-concept nanosystem that …

Diabetes Drug May Be Used as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Image source: Sean Dreilinger / durak.org/sean<p>In medicine, researchers often find that a drug intended for one use is also effective in different, …

Blood Test Identifies Key Alzheimer's Marker

<i>Summary: Researchers have devised a new blood test that can detect if amyloid had begun to accumulate in the brain. The test help physicians diagnose</i> …

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Daily Muscle Relief Foam Roller Exercises

Plaque-busting plants take on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

The fight against the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases may have just gotten a new weapon from both a land-based and …

Could a Diabetes Drug Help Beat Alzheimer's Disease?

Most of the 20 million people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the U.S. take metformin to help control their blood glucose. The drug is ultrasafe: …

Shakespeare's contemporaries and collaborators [infographic]

While it is obvious that Shakespeare drew a tremendous amount of inspiration from Christopher Marlowe (note the effect of <i>The Jew of Malta, Hero and</i> …

Researchers Have Successfully Stopped Alzheimer's Developing In Mice

Researchers at Imperial College London have shown that by modifying the genetic makeup of a virus they can successfully inhibit Alzheimer’s disease …

It Doesn't Matter When You Eat

There are so many myths and strangely specific rules about <i>when</i> to eat to lose weight, but alone they do nothing to help. <i>Eat a hearty breakfast and</i> …

Could You Hack Your Brain To Get More Motivated?

We know we should put the cigarettes away or make use of that gym membership, but in the moment, we just don't do it. There is a cluster of neurons in our brain critical for motivation, though. What if you could hack them to motivate yourself?<p>These neurons are located in the middle of the brain, in …

The Brain

'Not even my wife knows': secret Donald Trump voters speak out

The Hispanic attorney (29, Florida)<p>‘He has demonstrated that he is, at heart, a caring person’<p>On paper, I probably look like a guaranteed Cruz or Rubio vote. I’m a millennial woman, my parents immigrated from Castro’s Cuba, I work as a trial attorney in Miami and I’m a born-again Christian. But I’m …

Bernie Sanders

Are plants intelligent? New book says yes

Plants are intelligent. Plants deserve rights. Plants are like the Internet – or more accurately the Internet is like plants. To most of us these statements may sound, at best, insupportable or, at worst, crazy. But a new book, Brilliant Green: the Surprising History and Science of Plant …

Extinction

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work

<b>Brilliantly compiled and edited, and filled with detail and anecdote, Daily Rituals is irresistible, addictive, and magically inspiring--the perfect</b> …

Kenneth Turan's best films of 2014

What's the point of doing a 10 best list if you put only 10 films on it?<p>Ideally, these lists are not only fun to read but they also serve a utilitarian purpose of reminding interested parties of worthy films that came and went too fast to catch up with the first time around.<p>With that in mind, I've …

Ten Best: Phil’s Top 10 Movies of 2014

The Scribbler<p>Based on the graphic novel by Dan Shaffer (Doghouse), The Scribbler is the latest “comic book movie” to grace our screen, telling the …

The 100 best movies on Netflix right now

We all know the feeling: desperately scanning through endless menus of Netflix choices, eyes glazing over, knowing that our impulsive thumbs are …

Most Popular Top 10 Posts Of 2014

What's better than a top 10 list? A top 10 list of our best top 10 lists. These are the 10 most popular top 10 posts from Lifehacker in 2014.<p>Top 10 …

Best Documentaries of 2014: Scanning the Critics' Lists | Blog | Independent Lens | PBS

The critics have spoken. And they’re saying… a lot of different things, but when it comes to picking the best documentary films of the year there is …

Death Metal

The 10 Best Technology Advances of 2014

Technology is always moving—and it touches every part of our lives. Each year, we see more and more of the reality that only existed in science …