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11 Clothing Problems That Plague All Tall People (and How to Fix Them)

The struggle may be real, but the situation is not hopeless.<p>1. Every T-shirt, sweatshirt, and sweater you try on that isn't deliberately oversize ends up exposing your stomach.<p>It's as if every top in the world shrank in the dryer.<p><b>The fix:</b> You might not be able to make your tops longer, but …

Health Care
Health Care

How Cycling Makes You Smarter and Happier

It's no secret that cycling makes you fitter. Research shows that it also sharpens your thinking and melts away stress. Here's how to maximize the cognitive benefits cycling.<p>Every morning Canadian neuroscientist Brian Christie, PhD, gives his brain an extra boost. We're not talking about tossing …

Humanity

Beyond genes: are centrioles carriers of biological information?

EPFL scientists discover that certain cell structures, the centrioles, could act as information carriers throughout cell generations. The discovery …

The Brain

Children with ADHD 'should be allowed to fidget'

Riding an exercise bike while doing schoolwork and tests could help children with ADHD perform better - according to scientists<p>Jittery and jumpy children with ADHD have for years been scolded in the classroom for failing to sit still and concentrate.<p>But up to 5 per cent of British youngsters who …

New cancer treatment which supercharges the body’s ability to fight disease is hailed as having an ‘astonishing’ effect – and could be tested on humans in three years

• <b>Treatment developed by British team could boost ability to fight cancer</b>• <b><br>Imperial College London say human trials of therapy could begin in 3</b> …

Aging Brain

Senate approves bill changing how Medicare pays doctors

The Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation permanently overhauling how Medicare pays physicians late Tuesday in a rare show of near-unanimity from Congress.<p>The legislation headed off a 21 percent cut in doctors' Medicare fees that would have taken effect Wednesday, when the government planned to …

Is the Placebo Effect in Your DNA?

Some people feel better after dummy treatments, while others feel no difference unless the drugs are real. A new paper argues that the difference may come down to genetics.<p>The first real, physical proof of the placebo effect came in 1978. Running a study on patients who had recently had their …

Placebos

Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

Nature

The Real Story of Value over Volume in Medicine

This is important to you. Trust me.<p>If you’re young at heart, it matters because it’s your tax dollars this April. If you’re wiser in years, it …

Apple Watch

National Geographic Travel