Mayan Patel

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The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Antidepressants show promise for treating prostate cancer

There’s new evidence that certain drugs used to treat depression might also help stop the growth of prostate cancer.<p>The antidepressants in question …

Cancer

Miniature artificial lung could revolutionize cancer research

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology in Germany have created a miniature artificial lung that has …

Pump Up Your Pecs

Shelby Starnes

5 Muscle-Building Summer Salad Recipes

Most men wouldn’t categorize salad as a muscle-building meal—unless, of course, it’s plated next to a 12-ounce steak. You might consider it as a …

Food

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Top 10 U.S. cities for new grads

Slide 1 of 12<p>A fresh group of college graduates eagerly seek to begin a new phase in life — trading student status for professional titles. The …

College & University

10 most popular U.S. cities to retire in

Slide 1 of 12<p>When it comes to the most popular places to retire in the U.S., it’s very clear: the Sunbelt is where people want to go. The Sunbelt, …

Real Estate

Most doctors would reject aggressive treatment if terminally ill, study finds

Almost 90 per cent of doctors would opt for a "do-not-resuscitate" order, Stanford University School of Medicine study finds<p>Most doctors would reject aggressive treatments if they were terminally ill, a study has found.<p>They would opt for "a do-not-resuscitate" approach should they find themselves …

Can Telemedicine Reduce Nursing Home Costs?

<i>Health Affairs</i>, a health policy journal, reported on an innovative study done to find out if using telemedicine in nursing homes when a doctor was not available would prevent hospitalizations. Medicare is reported to spend more than a <b>billion dollars annually</b> on these hospitalizations.<p>Physicians are …

We Must Colonize Other Planets Before We Go Extinct, Says Astrophysicist

Does anyone really know how the human race would react if aliens suddenly arrived on Earth?<p>Some experts think we're not ready.<p>"It's going to be pandemonium. People will be glued to their televisions, some will freak out and you can expect a variety of responses," said Florida Institute of …

Are Microbes Winning the Antibiotic Arms Race?

Qiagen wins U.S. approval for test to accompany Amgen cancer drug

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Friday approved Qiagen NV’s gene-testing kit to identify those colorectal cancer patients most likely to benefit from Amgen Inc’s drug, Vectibix, Qiagen said.<p>In addition, the Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval of Vectibix to allow its …

Week In Review May 23 2014

You may not be able to spend all day scrolling through your Facebook and Twitter feeds. If you are, you probably should be doing some work. But …

Workout Pyramids: The Fastest Way to Lose Fat

When it comes to fat loss, slow and steady does not win the race. Utilizing pyramids, an advanced training technique, can provide an intense …

Fitness

10 Grooming Products Every Guy Needs to Look Great

Getting Digitally Fit

Six months ago, I committed to getting fit -- not just physically, but digitally. I was a digital slob, and it was affecting my health and well-being. My digital consumption lacked balance, focus and discipline. It all began in the 1980s.<p>I grew up when the Internet was Arpanet, digital was a …

VIDEO: Here's How Your Heart Actually Works

The heart has baffled scientists for centuries, and its inner workings still confuse a lot of people. So Dr. Edmond Hui set out to make a video that …

Biomedicine

Washed Up: A Simple Guide To Men's Shampoo

With a lot of the focus in male grooming being on face washes, scrubs and moisturisers it’s easy to forget to take care of your hair as well. Using …

7 Ways to Make Losing Weight Easier

A.K.A., how to remove willpower from your healthy-eating equation.<p>A whopping 68 percent of women believe that willpower is the most important factor for losing weight, according to a new Institute for Wellness Education report. And while there's no denying that willpower plays a role in eating …

Swiss reject world's highest minimum wage

Swiss citizens have voted against a proposal to introduce the world's highest minimum wage, according to first projections.<p>About 77 percent of the voters rejected the proposal on Sunday that, if passed, would have seen the minimum wage set at $25 an hour.<p>"It is a clear vote by the people, a vote of …