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Spread of breast cancer linked to compound in asparagus and other foods

Using drugs or diet to reduce levels of asparagine may benefit patients, say researchers<p>Breast cancer patients could be encouraged to cut asparagus and other foods from their diets in the future to reduce the risk of the disease spreading, scientists say.<p>Researchers are investigating whether a …

Cancer

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

Scientists have found large natural stores of the toxin in the Arctic. It's not clear how much will get into food webs as the planet warms.<p>Scientists have uncovered another hidden threat buried in the icy frozen north—massive natural reserves of mercury, a toxic heavy metal that in some forms can …

Global Warming

This mineral deficiency might be stopping you from sleeping

Whether it's a deficiency in iron, vitamin D, or calcium, there always seems to be something our bodies are lacking when it comes to functioning like the well-oiled machine it needs to be.<p>Unfortunately, a deficiency in one of the essential vitamins or minerals our bodies crave can throw a whole …

Wellness

The Future of Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Breast cancer may begin in the breast as the name implies, but as it progresses, it can spread its damage to other parts of the body and establish …

Cancer

5 reasons you feel so tired

Do you often ask yourself, "Why am I so tired all the time?" If so, this article may be the perfect read for you; we have compiled a list of some of …

Sleep

If it's not the flu, you might be sick because of this virus

<b>(CNN) —</b> A runny nose, cough, sore throat, breathing problems, fever, headache, diarrhea: If you came down with these symptoms in the middle of winter, you'd probably assume it's the flu and take to your bed immediately. Think again.<p>Another family of viruses, known as adenoviruses, often mimic the …

Public Health

Here's how the flu virus kills some people so quickly

The human immune system has a load of weapons to throw out against infections, including cytokines produced by a variety of immune system cells.<p>“Those substances work to stop the virus from spreading,” said Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease specialist and senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins …

Public Health

Hormone-fueled breast cancer cells halted with new approach

Researchers have found a way to deplete breast cancer cells of energy and thus halt their growth. The findings may one day help to alleviate …

Cancer

Breast cancer 'can return 15 years after treatment ends'

<b>Breast cancer can resurface after remaining dormant for 15 years following successful treatment, a study has found.</b><p>Women with large tumours and cancer that had spread to the lymph nodes had the highest 40% risk of it coming back.<p>Researchers writing in the New England Journal of Medicine said …

Cancer

Forget HIIT—This Is Why We're All Obsessed With LISS Right Now

While HIIT (high-intensity interval training) may have ruled as the number one fat burning workout for the past few years, there’s a new, …

Adriana Lima

Generalized anxiety disorder - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>It's normal to feel anxious from time to time, especially if your life is stressful. However, excessive, ongoing anxiety and worry that are …

Chronic Depression and Codependency

Dysthymia, or chronic depression, is a common symptom of codependency; however, many codependents aren’t aware that they’re depressed. Because the …

25 horrible things that happen if you don't get enough sleep

In our 24/7 culture, sleep loss is a major problem. Back in 1942, we averaged almost 8 hours of sleep a night — now that's down to 6.8. (Seven to 9 …

Man woken up by mysterious noises outside his home gets the most amazing surprise

When a photographer awoke to strange sounds coming from outside his house he may well have feared there was an intruder trying to get in.<p>Living in …

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

Interior Design

Depression Versus Bipolar

Depression looks different on each person. Some people are irritable, others isolate from their friends and many people sleep too much or not enough. Depression isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” condition. There are different types of depression and it’s important each of them. That’s why it can be hard …

5 simple ways to awaken your core

Try these simple workouts for stronger stomach muscles<p>The term 'core' refers to the muscles around your trunk and pelvis, and includes your lower …

7 Ways To Prevent Breast Cancer From Coming Back

Despite all the money and time researchers have devoted to the study of breast cancer recurrence, predicting when and why the disease might resurface is still largely a guessing game.<p>Professionals are getting an understanding of <i>how</i> breast cancer might reoccur, though. As the primary cancer is …

Cancer

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

What You Should Know If You Love Someone With High-Functioning Depression

Don't give up on them.<p>Everything feels a lot harder when you’re dealing with high-functioning depression ― including relationships.<p>Experts say the condition often isn’t noticeable to most people, because those who experience it tend to mask it well. This arguably makes the disorder difficult for …

7 Worthwhile Uses For Your Old Phone or Tablet

No need for it to be sitting useless in a drawer.<p>When it's time to upgrade to a new phone or tablet, the question comes up: What do you do with the old one?<p>You've got a few options to pick from. You could pass it on to a friend or family member, if you're feeling generous, or you could take …

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Windows 10 Creators Update: The 10 best new features

Microsoft wants to make you love your computer again. Our regularly updated list shows you the best Windows 10 features launching with the new update.<p>On April 11, Microsoft released the next major update to Windows 10. Dubbed Creators Update, the free download includes new 3D apps, VR capabilities …

Microsoft Edge

How to enable Facebook’s essential new security feature

If you’re worried about hackers taking over your Facebook account, you’ll be heartened to hear that as of this week, Facebook has added support for …

A few interesting facts about flying squirrels

Here's a closer look at some of the most amazing, and secretive, squirrels on the planet.<p>Bats are the only mammals that truly fly, but they aren't …

Out of the Shadows, the Wildcats You've Never Seen

Elusive, obscure, and eclipsed in popularity by their larger cousins, small cats are amazing, high-performance predators.<p>“She’s very close,” Germán Garrote whispers, pointing to a handheld receiver picking up Helena’s signal. Somewhere in this olive grove beside a busy highway in southern Spain, …

Wildlife