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Einstein was right! Scientists confirm general relativity works with distant galaxy

A new study validates Einstein's theory of general relativity in a distant galaxy for the first time.<p>This study supports our current understanding of gravity and provides more evidence for the existence of dark matter and dark energy — two mysterious concepts that scientists know about only …

Physics

Breathing Tubes Fail to Save Many Older Patients

Earlier this year, an ambulance brought a man in his 80s to the emergency room at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He had metastatic lung cancer; his family had arranged for hospice care at home.<p>But when he grew less alert and began struggling to breathe, his son tearfully called 911.<p>“As …

Medicine

A tablespoon of olive oil a day could add years to your life by slashing stroke and cancer risk

How to live longer: One tablespoon of olive oil a day is all you need to slash stroke and cancer risk, reveal experts<p><b>Consultant Dr Sarah Brewer and</b> …

Holistic Medicine

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

Yoga

The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

Workouts

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

Nutrition

The Benefits of Running vs. Walking

Running and walking are both excellent forms of exercise. Those who regularly do either typically have healthier hearts, stronger bones, and lower …

Exercise

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

TV shows

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

A new program developed by a research team focuses on diet, exercise, and sleep as the keys to lowering your blood pressure without using drugs.<p>For …

Diabetes

10 Reasons You're Always Tired (and what you can do about it)

Feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. In fact, about one-third of healthy teens, adults and older individuals report feeling sleepy …

Wellness

Scientists Have More Bad News About Your Favorite Vape Flavors

Our apologies to the churro vape juice lovers.<p>We all know that vaping makes you look cool. Oh yeah, and apparently it can also help you quit smoking. …

Flavors

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

Neuroscience

Why Exercising Your Legs Could Result In A Healthier Brain

The connection between physical activity and brain health is getting stronger, but we’re still trying to understand all of the reasons why. A new study approached the question with a bit of a twist – by investigating what happens in the brain when leg movement is restricted.<p>We already know that …

The Brain

The No Crunch Abs and Back Workout

For strong abs, you don't need to do crunches anymore. These intense, dynamic exercises will challenge your abs and back in a whole new way, giving a …

Workouts

Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'

<b>Exercising four to five times a week is necessary to stop the main arteries to the heart from stiffening up, research suggests.</b><p>Two or three exercise sessions a week kept only some arteries healthy, a study of 100 people in their 60s found.<p>The researchers said any form of exercise reduced the risk …

Holistic Medicine

Rock-solid evidence shows how Earth's eccentric orbit affects climate change

The Earth goes through regular, large-scale cycles of ice ages and warmer periods, driven by a whole range of factors. Some of the main contributors …

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease includes more than 200 different conditions that cause inflammation and scarring around the balloon-like air sacs in your …

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Cycling apps you should already have installed

Cycling is an excellent form of exercise that can help you lose weight, gain muscle, improve cardiovascular health, recover from injury, and even get …

Why does stress lead to weight gain? Study sheds light

New research, published in the journal <i>Cell Metabolism</i>, may have found the reason why chronic exposure to stress is so intimately linked with obesity. …

Too many antibiotics can give preemies a lifetime of ill health

Should she change the dose of steroids? Administer a diuretic? Remove the feeding tube? Rachel Greenberg makes hundreds of crucial decisions while …

Microbiology

There's a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

We are changing space itself.<p>In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth.<p>And tests have confirmed that it's …

Universe

Humans produce new brain cells throughout their lives, say researchers

Humans continue to produce new neurons in a part of their brain involved in learning, memory and emotion throughout adulthood, scientists have revealed, countering previous theories that production stopped after adolescence. The findings could help in developing treatments for neurological …

Neuroscience

These vegetables may promote artery health

A new study of older women living in Australia finds that eating more vegetables — especially cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cabbage, …

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

This is how a single high-fat meal can lead to heart disease

New research, published in the journal <i>Laboratory Investigation</i>, finds dramatic and almost immediate changes in the blood vessels of healthy men after …

Diabetes

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Stem Cells

Our "Little Brain" Plays a Big Role in Coping with Distress

In 1504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the human brain and coined the term "cerebellum" (Latin for little brain) after he identified two …

If Calcium Supplements Aren’t Safe, What About Calcium in Food?

In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to “do not …