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Can You Get Too Much Protein?

Protein has achieved a venerated status in the dietary world for everything from building muscle to preventing weight gain. But can you get too much of a good thing?<p>Protein powders that come in chocolate, strawberry, and cookies and cream flavors are doled out by the scoopful and mixed into …

Nutrition

This Vanilla Clementine Smoothie Offers Over 27 Grams of Protein

It's clementine time, and although snacking on a couple juicy clementines is the absolute best way to enjoy them, this creamy smoothie is a close second.<p>Light, sweet, and dairy-free, it tastes like joy in a jar. Plus, if you're watching your weight, you'll be excited to know it follows the perfect …

Scientists Just Used CRISPR to Treat a Horrible Genetic Disorder in Mice

Hemophilia is a devastating genetic condition—without the ability to form blood clots, those who have it risk bleeding to death from even the …

The best supplements for sex

If you have a low sex drive, can't get off, or you have fertility issues, you're not alone. In fact, you're far from alone! About 40 to 70 percent of …

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Infertility breakthrough as cancer drug sparks growth of new eggs in 'astonishing' discovery

Infertile women have been offered new hope after scientists found that a common cancer drug triggers the development of new eggs, an outcome which was previously thought to be impossible.<p>In a discovery hailed as "astonishing", researchers at the University of Edinburgh proved it is possible to …

The real health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Diabetes

A First-of-Its-Kind HIV Vaccine Will Move to Phase II Trials in 2017

This is progress.<p>A brand new type of HIV vaccine will move onto phase II clinical trials in 2017, after phase I trials showed that it was safe to use …

Public Health

InsideDNA looks deep into DNA to find the best drug targets

Using a computational platform and your DNA, bioinformatics startup InsideDNA aims to determine the right drug interaction for your body.<p>The startup began three years ago as a cloud-based platform for genomics analysis called InsideDNA Research, which brought optimized storage and reproducible …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Just Discovered There Are 'Bees' in The Oceans

Huh...<p>For the first time, researchers have found evidence that underwater ecosystems have pollinators that perform the same task as bees on land.<p>Just …

Marine Mammals

One Big Question: How close are we to a cancer vaccine?

Earlier this year we reported on new research that focused on training the body's own immune cells to fight cancer through a process known as …

Scientists blend photosynthesis and quantum physics to improve solar cells

Four physicists at the University of California, Riverside decided to blend photosynthesis and quantum physics to work towards greener solar cells. …

A Man's Prostate Cancer Has Disappeared With an Experimental Treatment

This is promising.<p>A man with advanced prostate cancer has seen the disease disappear, after doctors blasted his tumour with huge amounts of …

Cancer

Study: Marijuana Can Help Battle Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and Addiction

The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress …

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

Quantum Mechanics
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Surprising monkey study could lead to 'functional' HIV cure | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dr. Anthony Fauci doesn’t get too excited about the results of animal studies, and he doesn’t make house calls.<p>But when a drug already taken by thousands of people for intestinal conditions appeared to control the monkey version of HIV, it got the attention of the director of …

Immunotherapy

New elements complete seventh row of the periodic table

Officials have approved the names of four new elements. The new additions are named after a country, three cities and a scientist.<p>Top scientists …

Periodic Table

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

American Psychiatric Association

Free stuff! 10 things grown-ups know you should never pay for if you don't want to

You've been told there's no such thing as afree lunch. And when it comes to housing and getting a college degree and health care: Maybe not.<p>But what …

Language Learning

Why Can't We All Take Modafinil?

The world's favorite smart drug is much safer than Adderall and a promising treatment for substance abuse and neurodegenerative disorders—so why can't we use it?<p>Chances are you've heard of the drug modafinil. You know the one: the "smart drug," sometimes called the <i>Limitless</i> pill, that turns …

Medicine

The Verdict Is In: This Is How Much Fruit You Should Eat in a Day

There’s a common misconception out there that embarking on a fruit-heavy diet is a surefire way to stay trim. But according to Atlanta-based …

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FDA Approves Large-Scale Clinical Trial for Ecstasy

Ecstasy isn’t only for ravers—a small series of clinical trials have demonstrated taking MDMA can be an effective treatment for post-traumatic stress …

3 Healthy Habits to Adopt Before 2017

As the year draws to a close, it's normal for those niggling self-reflective questions to bubble to the forefront of your mind. Did you achieve the …

9 foods you should never eat when you're sick

Food probably isn’t the first thing on your mind when you’re battling the flu or a stomach bug.<p>But you have to fuel the tank eventually, and what you choose to do so matters: Some foods and drinks out there can make you feel even worse. (The <i>Men’s Health</i> Better Man Project can provide even more tips …

Wellness

Why can’t humans regenerate body parts? We’ve got the genes

Regeneration – now that'd be a nice superpower to have. Injure an arm? Chop it off and wait for it to grow back. Dicky knee? Ingrown toenail? Lop off …

Biology

Five common ailments – and how to treat them without relying on prescription drugs

There are a lot of misconceptions around alternative therapy and natural healing, and this unfortunately can result in many effective treatments getting overlooked or shot down without consideration.<p>A 2014 health study for England found that a whopping 43pc of men and 50pc of women were currently …

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1 in 7 people with HIV in EU unaware they have virus: report

One in seven people with HIV in the Europe Union region is unaware they have the virus, seriously hampering efforts to meet a global 2030 deadline for eradicating the AIDS epidemic, a senior health expert said on Tuesday.<p>The average estimated time between infection and diagnosis is four years with …

Public Health