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7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …

23 uncommon gifts for the science-lover in your life

Or maybe you're one yourself who always gets stuck with unsophisticated gifts?<p>Good news! The science team at Tech Insider has compiled a 2015 gift guide for science-lovers by scouring the web for stuff we'd add to our own lists, plus some help from the science-themed products site GeekWrapped.<p>Keep …

Microscopy

20 Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Understand

Scientists Recreate Medieval Medicine, Find That It Kills MRSA

(Photo: British Library)<p>Pictured above is Bald’s Leechbook, a 10th Century Latin and Anglo-Saxon manuscript owned by the British Library. It’s a …

Infinity Is a Beautiful Concept – And It's Ruining Physics

I was seduced by infinity at an early age. Georg Cantor’s diagonality proof that some infinities are bigger than others mesmerized me, and his …

Physics

How does it feel to look like a fitness model?

“I want to look like athlete A, or fitness model B or swimsuit model C” is something that the Genesis Gym team hears quite often as a goal of a new …

New Device To Lower Resistant High Blood Pressure Shows Early Promise

<i>(Updated)</i><p>A novel implantable device appears to show early promise in the treatment of resistant hypertension. The “Coupler” device from privatelyheld ROX Medical is about the size of a paper clip and is delivered via a catheter to the upper thigh, where it creates a connection between the vein and …

Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells, study finds

Researchers delivered a modified RNA that encodes a telomere-extending protein to cultured human cells. Cell proliferation capacity was dramatically …

Statins save fewer lives than exercising and eating sensibly, say scientists

Academics at the University of Liverpool said figures showed that more effort should be put into population-wide schemes to improve overall health<p>Statins save fewer lives than simple lifestyle changes like exercising and eating sensibly, scientists have found.<p>Researchers discovered that the wonder …

Holistic Medicine

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

10 Foods That Could Worsen Your Arthritis Inflammation

Understanding the aspects of joint inflammation and a medical condition such as arthritis can be overwhelming for those who experience painful …

Nutrition

The Doctors Shortage, a Crisis Within a Crisis

Talk to almost anyone in the medical profession and you'll hear the same concern: the current doctors shortage -- a subject in the news a lot these days -- is a crisis that's only going to get worse.<p>At the moment, the United States is believed to be short between 15,000 and 20,000 primary care …

The Mystery Of God & The Brain

Natural Law (Part 1): A Reformed Satanist Illuminates Our Natural Power To Create<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>July 29, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>As human beings, …