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Napoleon Bonaparte: facts about his life, death and career

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) is considered to be one of history's greatest military leaders. He rose to prominence during the French Revolution …

World History

Getting too little sleep may 'age' the heart

(Reuters Health) - Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of "excess heart age."<p>In a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults, those who slept seven …

Biomedicine

32 driving offences you didn't know were illegal

Think you know the Highway Code like the back of your hand?<p>We have compiled a list of 32 things you might do while you're driving that are actually …

McDonald's

Impaired brain drainage in aging and Alzheimer’s

At a Glance<p>Researchers found that the waste clearing vessels in the brain don’t work as well as mice age, leading to waste buildup.<br>• Improving vessel …

Dementia

Higher History - Importance of the slave trade to the British economy - Revision 4

Manufacturing<p>Economic growth and the industrial revolution<p>Many historians describe the industrial revolution as a process rather than as an event. The part that exports played can be shown as a virtuous circle:<p>Cotton<p>From 1750 onwards a new industry emerged in Britain - the production of cotton …

UK Economy

The forgotten British-Asian physician who changed modern medicine

Before Frederick Akbar Mahomed, the world did not know that human life could be prolonged by reducing blood pressure. The 19th century doctor from Brighton, England, did pioneering research into nephritis and hypertension, and helped introduce the British Medical Association’s collective …

Medicine

Russian Navy Preparing to Take on U.S.

Russian President Vladimir Putin loves the navy. Growing up in St. Petersburg—the old imperial capital built by Tsar Peter the Great as the center of …

Military

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

Dementia

Alzheimer’s breakthrough could stop memory loss before it starts

Researchers have made a breakthrough in treating Alzheimer’s disease — but treatment needs to happen before symptoms begin.<p>A new paper published in …

Dementia

Questions to ask before a colonoscopy to avoid dangerous infections

After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn't stand on her own.<p>That was on a Friday, and she chalked up her symptoms to lingering effects of anesthesia. On Saturday, the San Marcos, Calif., woman wondered if she had contracted a killer flu or urinary …

Medicine

When Is Peeing Too Often the Sign of a Problem?

“I talk to people who just let it drop that they go to the bathroom 20 times a day. They don’t realize that’s unusual.”<p>It might have been the third time you stopped at a gas station during a two-hour drive to your parents’ place. Or maybe it was the fourth time during the flight you turned to the …

The real King Arthur: why are we so obsessed with trying to solve the mystery?

The author David Carroll believes he has found proof that the legendary King Arthur was actually the son of a sixth-century Scottish king - and he is …

Dentists are giving the okay to cut this staple out of your teeth-cleaning routine

When it comes to oral hygiene, it’s pretty standard fare to rely on your toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash. (Add a tongue scraper and some …

How do you boost testosterone naturally?

Testosterone is the most important male sex hormone. It is natural for testosterone levels to decline as a person ages, but there are steps that they …

My Great-Grandfather, the Nigerian Slave-Trader

My parents’ home, in Umujieze, Nigeria, stands on a hilly plot that has been in our family for more than a hundred years. Traditionally, the Igbo people bury their dead among the living, and the ideal resting place for a man and his wives is on the premises of their home. My grandfather Erasmus, …

Black History

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Q&A: When did the leopards on the royal arms of England become the lions depicted today?

The England football team has secured their place in the semi-final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and chants of "football's coming home" – …

Leopards

Is Odyssey Red Ball the game's first "super game-improvement" putter?

The Odyssey Red Ball putter might look like another mallet putter from a company known for its unique, forgiving shapes, but according to Sean Toulon, Odyssey general manager and senior vice president at Callaway Golf, the Red Ball might just be another thing entirely.<p>“I’m not sure we exactly know …

Derms say cold showers have a host of health benefits…if you can stand them

On hot, humid, sticky days, a cool shower sounds pretty appealing, and as it turns out, there are health-related benefits to taking a cold water …

Why is my poop green? Doctors answer bowel movement questions

Stool, poop, bowel movements — whatever you want to call it, it's serious business. Here's what doctors want you to know.<p>When it comes to what goes on in the bathroom, many people don’t know what’s normal and what’s not. For example, is green poop bad? Or, how often do most people poop?<p>You might …

Wellness

9 Secret Signs Your Bones Are in Trouble

Know the signs before it’s too late.<p>Broken nails are an annoyance, but if you’re noticing that your nails are breaking more often than normal it …

What can I do to make my cough go away?

Coughs play a role in clearing irritants and infections from the body, but persistent coughing can be annoying. The best treatment for a cough will …

They Might Seem Useless, But These 8 Body Parts Actually Have Surprisingly Cool Functions

Our bodies are so awesome.<p>As the Ancient Greeks used to say, "Know Thyself." It probably was meant a little more philosophically that we're choosing …

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

12 Silent Signs You Could Have a Tapeworm

Eating undercooked or raw meat could put you at risk of infection with tapeworms. Learn the signs that this icky parasite has taken up residence in …

How much fish oil should I take? (And all your other burning omega-3 questions, answered)

You know there’s no such thing as a magic pill—but if one did exist, it’d probably have a lot in common with an omega-3 supplement. The nutrient gets …

Turns Out Vitamin D Isn’t Actually a Vitamin

So how can you get more of it?<p>We should be used to it by now: Rifling through the colossal amounts of information floating around the interwebs in …

5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's and Why It's Important to Start Now

Drop the Soduko and adopt these simple habits to stand a chance against Alzheimers and other brain diseases.<p>July 03, 2018<p>This past weekend my …

Double chocolate oat cookies

I saw a report the other day saying that after decades during which life expectancy has kept on rising, in 2010 it abruptly stopped.<p>Most of us can …

Food