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Science just figured out there's a reason why some men think they're right more often

So what is the next big thing that science is working on these days? Flying cars? Plastic eating bacteria? There are so many possibilities. Most …

Best DIY Hanging Planter Projects For Your Garden

It is that time of the year again when flowers blossom like never before, and there is greenery all around. This means you can put effort into making …

Chemicals

How Does Icing an Injury Help?

Running Is My Antidepressant

On Christmas morning, before I could start prepping the holiday meal, I needed to go for a run. My legs were getting restless and I knew I wouldn't …

Happiness

Apparently you should eat ~these~ foods to boost your brain health

No one wants to hear, “Eat your vegetables!” And, TBH, we hate to be the bearers of bad news — but you definitely should eat your veggies.<p>You see, a …

Wellness
Nutrition

Best foods to avoid a winter cold

While the winter season brings lots of festivities and fun, it also tends to be the time we see an uptick in colds. From spending more time indoors to greater exposure to unfamiliar germs through travel, the winter months are a critical time to up your defenses against infection.<p>Hand washing, flu …

Nutrition

There may someday be a way to avoid the yearly flu shot

The most vexing thing about the annual flu vaccination is that it’s annual.<p>You have to get it every year, and many people don’t do so. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that only 2 out of 5 Americans have received the shot so far this flu season.<p>Wouldn’t it …

Public Health

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Seven deadly habits to drop in 2017

It’s that time of the season when we tend to take stock of the year that’s passed and determine what we want to change in the year ahead. But why go year-to-year? If you’d prefer to have not just a better year — but better decades — I suggest taking a good look in the mirror and making a New Year’s …

Cardiovascular System

A powerful new form of medical marijuana, without the high

Jackson Leyden had always been a healthy kid; he practiced taekwondo, and he played lacrosse and baseball. But in 2011, a few months after his eighth birthday, he began having seizures several times a day. Many were brief, a half-minute of staring into space, but he also had severe episodes in …

Cannabis

From Psychedelics To Alzheimer's, 2016 Was A Good Year For Brain Science

With a president-elect who has publicly supported the debunked claim that vaccines cause autism, suggested that climate change is a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese, and appointed to his Cabinet a retired neurosurgeon who doesn't buy the theory of evolution, things might look grim for science.<p>Yet …

Lou Gehrig

Cure For Cancer Found? Brain Tumors Disappear In Patient Receiving CAR-T Cell Therapy

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new …

New test can diagnose cancer and other diseases by "smelling" your breath

<b>An "artificially intelligent nanoarray" can offer a fast and inexpensive diagnosis of 17 diseases, by identifying their unique chemical signatures in</b> …

Cancer

要養身,先懂得保健食品怎麼吃!納豆、益生菌、人參的益處與迷思

<b>本文由衛生福利部食品藥物管理署委託,泛科學企劃執行</b>沒錯,誰不想要健健康康!現代人養生意識提高,在努力運動、努力維持良好生活習慣的同時,也有不少人搭配補充「對身體好」的食物多管齊下,希望給這副要陪伴我們八十年的身體最好的(根據內政部 2016 的統計,國人平均壽命為 80.4 歲)。這次,我們舉出三個 …

肉毒桿菌讓人中毒,但可以美容?你把我搞糊塗了!

根據肉毒桿菌素市佔率最高的藥廠統計,在 2014 年它們自家的肉毒桿菌素產品就賣了 22 億美元。美國整形外科醫學會的統計,在 2015 一年,全美就進行了 680 萬次的肉毒桿菌注射,而且仍持續成長中!20 年前如果你跟人家講到「肉毒桿菌」,大家只會想到肉毒桿菌中毒,但現在你在講「肉毒桿菌」,大家 …

: 媽媽的好幫手-刷地板機器人

掃地機器人的誕生讓許多忙碌的現代人省下了一些做家事的時間,不過掃地也是有極限的,若是地板上有不好清理的污垢那也不是用掃的能解決。這台名為Everybot的「旋轉拖把」底下有二個布輪,5700RPM的轉動可以比你親自動手拖、刷還要省力方便。布輪上還有自動供水系統,你不用刷一下加一下水,只要一個按鍵,六 …

Gene therapy is here, and it could radically change modern medicine

So what is gene therapy, anyway? The US Food and Drug Administration says it's any treatment in which a replacement gene is added to a person's body or a disease-causing one is inactivated. That's usually done by adding­­­­­­ new instructions to cells via billions of viruses stuffed with correct …

Genetic Engineering

食品、藥品能不能一起吃?從魚油、紅麴、銀杏解釋交互作用

<b>本文由衛生福利部食品藥物管理署委託,泛科學企劃執行</b>你是每天飯後、睡前都會服用營養補充品的人嗎?逢年過節回家,想買些禮品孝敬長輩,考慮選擇健康食品嗎?但是,在購買、食用之前,你有想過這些所謂的保健產品到底含有什麼成分嗎?吃的時候又該注意什麼呢?這次,我們將以「魚油」、「紅麴」和「銀杏」三種家喻戶曉且普 …

肺癌標靶藥物還不夠精準,造成健保資源浪費

肺癌是造成國人死亡人數最多的一種癌症。約有半數的肺腺癌病患一般認為適合標靶藥物治療。目前針對表皮生長因子受體 EGFR 突變的標靶藥物有兩種──愛瑞莎(Iressa)及得舒緩 (Tarceva),藥費一年約 50 萬元。健保署對於末期肺癌患者若基因檢測確定 EGFR 基因有突變者,予以給付標靶藥物費 …

Personalized Vaccines Against Cancer

If there were a way to get the immune system to recognize tumor cells as a threat, it would combat them.<p>One feature that distinguishes cancerous …

Health Check: why swimming in the sea is good for you

If you live near the sea, make frequent trips to the beach, or are planning an island holiday this summer, chances are you’re getting more out of it …

Wellness

從陸地回到海洋:鯨魚還有腳的過渡時期—《25種關鍵化石看生命的故事》

• 編按:「生命啟始、萌芽於大約三千四百六十五『百萬年』前(也就是,近三十五億年前),註記在澳洲西部,所謂『頂角燧石』中的一群藍綠藻化石群。」(引述自推薦序)截至目前已知的 35 億年生物長河中,許多物種曾生活在這塊土地,卻有超過 99% 的物種都已經滅絕。我們想多了解牠們的故事,只能從現存的少少線索來 …

Screen-based lifestyle harms children’s health

A decade ago our first multiple-signatory “toxic childhood” press letter described how children’s health and wellbeing were being undermined by the decline of outdoor play, increasingly screen-based lifestyles, a hyper-competitive schooling system and the unremitting commercialisation of …

如何應對 AI 帶來的挑戰?解讀白宮人工智慧白皮書—《科學月刊》

<b>文/歐陽太閒|就讀美國哥倫比亞大學電機工程研究所博士班,研究領域為系統生物學、高通量定序資料分析與癌症生物標記。</b><i>圖/By Fonytas – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, wikimedia commons.</i><b>人工智慧</b>(Artificial Intelligence, AI)<b>廣泛地指</b> …

7 Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

"When your <b>heart</b> pumps blood through the blood vessels, the blood pushes against the walls of your blood vessels. This creates blood pressure. Your …

Diabetes

12 things to try before turning to IVF

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant month after month without any success, you might think that IVF will be your only option.<p>Although IVF can help you get pregnant, you may have to undergo more than one cycle, which can be emotionally taxing and costly. In fact, approximately 60 percent of women …

Pregnancy

5 Videos on the Science of Memory