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Decoded: How gut microbiome can control tumour growth in liver

New York, May 27 (IANS) Scientists have found a connection between bacteria in the gut and anti-tumour immune responses in the liver, an advance with …

Medical Research

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Dementia

Brain Scans of Transgender Youth Could Put an End to Gender Dysphoria

Brain imaging could change everything for transgender youth.<p>Approximately 1.4 million Americans are transgender. Despite scientific evidence to the …

LGBTQI

How to use essential oils for hair growth

There are many essential oils a person can use to promote hair health. These oils are ingredients in a variety of products, including specialty …

Hair Care

Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care

If you have a genetic mutation that increases your risk for a treatable medical condition, would you want to know? For many people the answer is yes. But typically such information has not been a part of routine primary care.<p>For patients at Geisinger Health System, that could soon change. Starting …

Health Care

Make junk food expensive, and children will go hungry

Jamie Oliver and Nicola Sturgeon’s plan to tackle child obesity will punish poor people. The answer is to make healthy food cheaper<p>“To people like Jamie Oliver, my dad would look lazy or like a bad parent, because we had days where all there was on offer was toast and crisps.”<p>This is what Kat …

Mental Health

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves destroy lung cancer cells

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells, destroying up to 80% of them, new research by a joint Swansea …

Cancer

How magnesium can improve your skin - from anti-ageing to adult acne

The list is never ending of supplements, elements and ingredients that are now proven to be good for you and your skin. Whilst many you can disregard and carry on as normal without, magnesium is one that you should actually take note of as its benefits are ever growing and surprisingly effective …

Skin Care

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Quantum Mechanics

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

Having blood type O almost trebles risk of dying from serious injury, scientists find

Having blood type O almost trebles the risk of dying from serious injury because it does not clot as well, scientists have found.<p>Data from 901 emergency care patients in Japan showed a death rate of 28 per cent for those with type O blood.<p>The death rate of patients from other blood groups combined …

Medicine

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

Mindfulness

Cancer Cells Can Go Mysteriously Dormant For Years, And Scientists Are Beginning to Understand Why

We were wrong about cancer's uncontrollable growth.<p>Cancer has always been thought of as something that grows rapidly and uncontrollably, but this …

Cancer

5 Signs That Instantly Identify a Leader with True Emotional Intelligence

This is what the best leaders do to gain trust and win the hearts and minds of people.<p>What do emotional intelligence and authenticity have in common? Everything. In its most stripped down form, being emotionally-intelligent means being an authentic person.<p>Yet authenticity doesn't come natural, …

Emotional Intelligence

A Physicist Has Calculated The Best Place to Put Your Router

It's time to get serious about your wifi signal.<p>Forget the trial and error - mathematics has proved where the best spot to place your router …

Wi-Fi

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming

The discovery of genes that are linked to the crippling condition throws up exciting new possibilities for its successful treatment<p>Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The …

Genetics

Cancer cells adapt to gorge on sugar in the liver - Futurity

Cancer cells that have traveled to the liver from the colon switch their feeding strategy to make the most of fructose in the liver.

Cancer Cells

Did you know you can lose weight while sleeping? Here’s how!

Did you know you can lose weight while sleeping? Here’s how!<p>Searching for weight loss tips may have already lead you to tons of solutions like these …

Fitness

5 Foods That De-Bloat Your Stomach Faster Than Any Other

Ready for some sobering news? Your muffin top might be detrimental to your health. According to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store …

Nutrition

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

E.coli

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

Dementia

Easy Chocolate Magic Truffle Tart Recipe

This chocolate magic truffle tart is so rich, creamy, and fantastic! Everybody loves chocolate and this dessert is a proof for that! You cannot eat …

The Quick-and-Dirty Workout for Leaner Arms

That jiggly skin just between the armpit and elbow is a source of insecurity for many. Although we see nothing wrong with having a little cushion on …

Welcome to the app-i-fication of friendship

Millennials increasingly feel isolated and alone. Can the internet help solve a problem it created?<p>Megan, a 37-year-old copywriter in Washington, …

Living Rooms

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

7 CBD Supplements, Edibles, and Oils That Calm Anxiety Without Getting You High

As weed's profile rises, cannabidiol is in the zeitgeist. More commonly known as CBD, this cannabis compound is popping up in everything from beauty products like Milk Makeup's new Kush Mascara to personal lubricants, vapes, and candy. CBD isn't psychoactive and won't get you high when you consume …

Cannabis

Exposure to sheep could trigger multiple sclerosis, study suggests

Exposure to a toxin primarily found in sheep could be linked to the development of multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.<p>More than 100,000 people in Britain have been diagnosed with MS, which occurs when the immune system attacks the protective coating surrounding nerve cells in the brain and …

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

17 Top Secret Money-Saving Tips Starbucks Employees Won't Tell You

I'm spillin' all the tea...no pun intended.

Coffee

Attention women: Your choice of blood pressure medicine may affect your risk of pancreatic cancer

In findings with potentially broad implications for the public's health, new research has found that some women who treat their high blood pressure with a class of drugs that relaxes the blood vessels were more likely to develop pancreatic cancer than those who use other hypertension medications.<p>In …