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Tip: Eat Dinner, Die a Few Hours Later?

New research shows that a single unhealthy meal can have devastating effects.<p>When I first started writing for bodybuilding magazines in the early …

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

A new Monsanto-backed company is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture

In a move aimed at securing a place in the rapidly evolving food technology scene, the agricultural giant Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise.<p>The alliance could tee up Monsanto, long known for its controversial dealings with farmers and its role in …

Patients with macular degeneration regain vision in breakthrough study

"The patients who received the treatment had very severe AMD, and their improved vision will go some way to enhance their quality of life.<p>"We …

The best diets for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Hashimoto's disease is the most common autoimmune condition and the leading cause of hypothyroidism or an underactive thyroid. It is sometimes called …

Nutrition

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Weight lifting involves moving a resistance through a range of motion by bending joints and contracting muscles. Following through with a consistent weight lifting plan is only part of the equation. To optimize size and strength gains and get the most from workouts, diet needs to be taken into …

Nutrition

These Mediterranean Diet Desserts Taste So Good You'll Forget They're Good for You

Just because the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets for weight loss doesn't mean dessert is off the menu. These healthy Mediterranean …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

AI Scientists Via Their 'Aging Clock' May Have Discovered How To Rewind Our Biological Clocks

“I never went through a biological clock experience. I never even heard it ticking.”~Jane Lynch<p>Well laughing it off may have worked for Comedian Jane Lynch, but for most of us, our biological clocks are not just ticking. They’re pounding.<p>Every single one of us is on the clock. And we are comprised …

Medicine

Ashwagandha: The Wonder Herb

Since childhood, I have been hearing this name but nobody explained what it is exactly. In my late teens, I saw this herb on the footpaths of Mumbai, …

Sexual Health

Retirement Saving Tips For 65-Year-Olds And Over

The common age for retirement used to be 65, but times have changed. Even the Social Security Administration (SSA) has increased the age at which …

Retirement

Life-extending protein could keep us healthier for longer

Everybody wants to live longer, but really, what's the point of reaching your 120th birthday if your last 50 years will be spent in pain and too …

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

AncestryDNA Vs 23andMe – Which Ancestry Test Is Best?

Over the holidays, I did something I’ve wanted to do for a long time: <b>starting tracing my ancestry</b>. Because both <b>AncestryDNA</b> and <b>23andMe</b> had DNA tests …

Genealogy

The One Anti-Inflammatory Food You Should Eat This Week For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

Everyone needs to eat anti-inflammatory foods and it’s really easy to do. Choose fruits and veggies with fiber, lean protein and whole grains. And …

Weight Loss

What Your Nightly Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

Scientists say this is the right way to end your day.<p>Wondering when to stop drinking coffee and using screens to avoid messing with your sleep? How …

This Vitamin Supplement Can Help Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis, New Study Shows

Vitamin D is considered an essential part of healthy living. From reducing the risk of asthma attacks, treating sunburns and even lessening the …

Why you should stop eating white rice, according to a physician

From a nutritional standpoint, white rice pales in comparison to its whole grain cousin, brown rice.<p>It gets digested quickly, is rapidly processed into sugar, and only fills you up for a short period of time. In comparison, brown rice is processed slowly, churning out a steady stream of fuel to …

Medical first: Doctors attempt to gene-edit a living patient's DNA

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man may soon be forever free of the previously incurable disease he was born with 44 years ago. On Monday, in a medical first, Brian Madeux received an experimental in-body gene-editing treatment intended to cure him of Mucopolysaccharidoses II, known as MPS II or Hunter syndrome, a rare …

Medicine

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

Nutrition

The Classification of 'High Blood Pressure' Just Changed. Here's What You Need to Know

Millions of people just got rediagnosed with high blood pressure.<p>Experts have just redefined what counts as high blood pressure, which means the …

What's Better For Building Muscle: Morning Workouts or Evening Ones?

Experts break down whether timing really matters<p>Maybe you thrive on working out as the sun rises. Or perhaps you prefer to spend happy hour pumping iron. As long as you’re hitting the gym on the regular, you’re reaping the maximum amount of muscle-building benefits…right?<p>It’s a common question …

Muscle

What You Need to Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis Before Your Next Flight

DVT can lead to pain and swelling in the calf.<p>It’s always fun to get away, but there’s a scary downside of traveling: Sitting still for an extended …

Implantable Artificial Kidney Moves Closer to Reality

Scientists are developing an artificial kidney that can replicate the work of the real organs and potentially eliminate the need for …

Dialysis

Groundbreaking new work "rejuvenates" old cells

Reactivation of Youth Cells Rejuvenates<p>Anti-aging research sees plenty of coverage these days because more and more doctors believe that aging itself …

The Future of Anti-Aging

Experts believe that exciting new innovations in the longevity space may one day redefine the way we age—and help us look better as we do it.<p>A baby born within the past decade could live to be 150 years old. “Technology has reached a point where extending animal life span by 30 percent is routine,” …

hair loss

Scientists announce new gene-editing techniques aimed at common mutations

Genetics is having a moment in the sun. Last year, biologists at the University of Bath in England created mice with neon feet. Scientists edited human embryos for the first time in the United States in August, cutting out a mutation for a heritable heart disease. Earlier this month, research …

Genetics

Anti-aging stem cell treatment proves successful in early human trials

The results of two human clinical trials into a stem cell therapy that can reverse symptoms of age-associated frailty have been published, and the …

How to Digitize Your Genome, Blockchain Style

<i>Hossein Rahnama</i><i>is a recognized figure in ubiquitous computing and is the founder and CEO of</i><i>Flybits</i><i>, a cloud-based,</i> <i>context-as-a-service</i><i>solution.</i><p>The …

CRISPR is on the cusp of eradicating a host of diseases

Using CRISPR<p>The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool has had a busy year. It recently removed genetic disorders from human embryos, targeted the “command …