Melissa Truell

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Trying to Lose Weight? 3 Foods That Help You Stay Full Longer

<i>By Laurel Leicht , Glamour</i><p>When you're out to eat, ordering a vegetable soup is a way healthier move than reaching into the bread basket. But it's not just about the calories you'll save. Hot liquids can also help you feel more full, so you'll actually eat less by the time your entrée comes. Since …

Nutrition

Ageing test could highlight patients at risk of dementia

Technique developed by comparing gene activity from healthy 65-year-olds with youngsters could also be used for other age-related conditions<p>A test that can track how well a person is ageing could help doctors identify patients who are most at risk of dementia and other age-related conditions.<p>Those …

Dementia

Why Google Is Going All In On Diabetes

Millions of people with diabetes prick a finger more than five times a day to monitor their blood glucose levels. It's a painful and expensive process.<p>But now, Google's Life Sciences division is putting its immense resources behind new initiatives aimed at helping them better live with the …

Diabetes

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

Biomedicine

Royal Style: What Princesses and Queens Wear Off Duty

For princesses, queens, and various royals around the world, wearing a tiara is part of the job. But what happens when the tiaras come off? From Queen Maxima to Monaco's Charlotte Casiraghi, the answer comes in terrific casual outfits, with nary a diamond or crinoline in sight! See what some of …

Sandals

7 Nutrients (Besides Fiber and Protein!) That Can Help You Lose Weight

Time to revise that grocery list!<p>Even if your diet is a fruit-and veggie-packed rainbow of healthiness, you could still be missing out on vitamins and nutrients that are essential for getting you closer to your goal weight, says Jessica Cording, R.D., a dietitian in New York City. In order to lose …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Happiness

15 Scientific Facts That Will Warm Your Cold, Dead, Heart

The world’s pretty alright sometimes.

Calvin and Hobbes’ Top 5 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.”</i>One the best things when I …

Calvin and Hobbes

10 Daily Tips To Stress Less

New saliva test may catch Alzheimer's disease early

<b>(CNN) —</b> A test detecting Alzheimer's disease early may become easily available thanks to one plentiful bodily substance: saliva, a recently released study shows.<p>The saliva test was presented at the 2015 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Washington this week. Though research is …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

Tim Flach's fine animal portraiture – in pictures

Tim Flach, the renowned UK photographer, is exhibiting a series of animal portraits at the Retina Scottish International Photography Festival, Edinburgh. His work, which often examines the anthropomorphism of creatures in an abstract way, is on display at 11 Gayfield Square until 30 July.

Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Mount Fuji at dawn looms over fishermen on Lake Kawaguchi in Fujikawaguchiko, Japan. @natgeo #kawaguchiko #mountfuji #fishermen #fishing #clouds #sonya7ii

Eid al-Fitr: readers share their celebration photos

With the end of Ramadan last week, Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid-al-Fitr. We asked you to share photographs showing how you were celebrating Eid this year. From Regent’s Park to Delhi, here are some of our favourites. You can share your own via GuardianWitness

Photos: When the US last had diplomatic relations with Cuba

Today, the US and Cuban governments will re-open their embassies in each other’s countries, formally establishing diplomatic relations that have waned since the 1959 Cuban revolution and subsequent US embargo.<p>This diplomacy—and the economic connections many hope will follow—could help bring new …

Cuba

Ever Dream Of Quitting Your Job And Having Adventures? Here’s Some Wisdom From The Backpacking Trail

Why did I accumulate so much stuff when a backpack's worth of clothes could sustain me perpetually?<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is it like to quit your job, get a backpack, and travel the world?</i><p><i>Answer by Patrick Mathieson, VC at Toba Capital, on Quora</i><p>Two Aprils ago I quit my job …

South-east Asia

The Cult of Gisele: Why the Supermodel Continues to Captivate

<b>Gisele Bündchen</b> turns 35 today, prompting a lingering scroll through the supermodel’s aspirational Instagram and a meditation on her trajectory from one of the industry’s most beloved faces into a single-moniker household name. Boasting snaps that are the picture of health, happiness, and …

Buzz Aldrin on Twitter: "I have 3 words to describe why this photo Neil took of me is so iconic: Location, location, location. #Apollo11 http://t.co/4XmmHKe1af"

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The world's 19 most staggeringly beautiful mountains

In the Mood for… Red Hair

Stephen Hawking launches $100m search for alien life beyond solar system

Breakthrough Listen, funded by Yuri Milner, will allow telescopes to eavesdrop on planets that orbit the million stars closest to Earth and 100 nearest galaxies<p>Astronomers are to embark on the most intensive search for alien life yet by listening out for potential radio signals coming from advanced …

Buckyballs in space: Massive molecules stealing starlight

Mysterious molecules floating through interstellar space have been siphoning away shards of the starlight that reaches Earth, and scientists have long tried — and failed — to identify the culprits.<p>Now researchers say they may have found some of the suspects: buckyballs.<p>If they're right about the …

School grades aged 10 predict risk of dementia

A raft of studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference found that lifestyle choices were critically important for preventing dementia<p>Children with low school grades at the age of 10 are more likely to develop dementia later in life, scientists have found for the first …

Alzheimer's Drugs In The Works Might Treat Other Diseases, Too

Efforts to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease have been disappointing so far. But there's a new generation of drugs in the works that researchers think might help not only Alzheimer's patients, but also people with Parkinson's disease and other brain disorders.<p>Previous efforts to treat …

Dementia

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

There's A 'Jungle Book' Inspired Fashion Collection And It's Bananas

New York Fashion Week seems like a neverending merry-go-round of trends, so it's always refreshing to see designers digging into their wild, edgy or even sensitive sides to create memorable collections.<p>That's exactly what London-based designer Bobby Abley did when he debuted at NYFW Sunday. It is a …