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How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released new treatment guidelines that sharply lower the threshold for high blood pressure, also called hypertension. As a result, tens of millions of Americans now qualify for the diagnosis.<p>The new guidelines have raised a …

Diabetes

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 …

Diabetes

BitTorrent inventor announces eco-friendly bitcoin competitor Chia

A bitcoin transaction wastes as much electricity as it takes to power an American home for a week, and legendary coder Bram Cohen wants to fix that. And considering he invented the ubiquitous peer-to-peer file transfer protocol BitTorrent, you should take him seriously.<p>Cohen has just started a new …

Not so fast: Why running to 'burn off' junk food doesn't work

by Gabriella Boston<p>Frozen margarita, anyone? A calorie-counting app will tell you a standard margarita contains between 650 and 700 calories; for a …

Gable Tostee to give 60 Minutes interview after being cleared of Tinder date death

Thirty-year-old agrees exclusive deal, reportedly for six-figure sum, following the 2014 Gold Coast death of Warriena Wright<p>Gable Tostee has agreed to give an exclusive interview to the 60 Minutes TV program, reportedly for a six-figure sum.<p>Last month Tostee was found not guilty of murder or …

TV Series

The iPhone 7 is not a phone for the feeble minded

How do I put this?<p>If you're a loser who listens to music or watches YouTube all day, think twice before buying an iPhone 7.<p>No, that didn't come out …

Mobile Technology

10 foods that can help prevent prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among men and there will be more than 180,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed this year alone, the American Cancer Society estimates.<p>It’s well known that diets high in saturated fats like those found in meat and dairy are associated with a …

Nutrition

The 'Impossible' EM Drive Is About to Be Tested in Space

Time to get to the bottom of this crazy thing.<p>An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally …

Space Travel

Security boost with new $5 note will curb forgery

Perhaps most noticeably, it has a clear vertical strip down the middle of the note, which houses various security features that become visible when …

Simple Home Remedy To Flush Out Toxins From Your Stomach!

Are you someone who eats out often and/or exposed to dirt and pollution on a regular basis? If yes, then you must be wondering how you can have a …

Labor to pursue Coalition over police raids after NBN leaks

Parliamentary office of Labor senator Stephen Conroy was raided by federal police during election campaign<p>Labor will use the resumption of parliament to force a determination on whether leaked material from the NBN Co seized in controversial police raids during the federal election campaign …

Australia

Turkey submits documents to US seeking Gulen extradition

Washington has said it is reviewing documents, but is not sure there is a formal extradition request included. In any case, the US says it won't …

10 Ways to Follow Summer Games 2016

Friday night is the official kick off to the summer Olympics in Rio, the culmination of years practice and training for athletes across the world. Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, will serve as the U.S. flag bearer at the opening ceremony, an honor bestowed on him by his …

Rio De Janeiro

Ukraine's Savchenko starts hunger strike over inaction on POWs

A Ukrainian lawmaker once held by Russian authorities has lambasted the government for failing to end the civil war. Nearly 9,500 people have been …

Switzerland: Muslim students must shake teacher's hand

<b>Muslim students in Switzerland must shake their teacher's hand at the beginning and end of lessons, a regional authority has ruled.</b><p>A controversial exemption from the tradition had been granted for two teenage brothers whose interpretation of the Koran meant they were unwilling to touch a member of …

Middle School

Chicxulub 'dinosaur' crater drill project declared a success

<b>The effort to drill into the Chicxulub Crater off the coast of Mexico has been declared an outstanding success.</b><p>A UK/US-led team has spent the past seven weeks coring into the deep bowl cut out of the Earth's surface 66 million years ago by the asteroid that hastened the end of the dinosaurs.<p>Rocks …

Geology

11 foods that reduce your risk of erectile dysfunction

Out of all the 52 foods that boost penis health, there are 10 major ones that can dramatically cut your risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) according …

Holistic Medicine

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Science reveals what it may say about your personality if you're still friends with your ex

A study published by researchers at Oakland University found that people with "dark" personality traits — i.e., those who are generally disagreeable, manipulative, and exploitative — were more likely to be friends with former flames for practical and sexual reasons.<p>Here's how the researchers …

Far-right groups set to succeed in killing off mosque in Narre Warren

The mosque's backers, the Saarban Islamic Trust, say they had a negotiated agreement with the council, and are shocked by the report.<p>"The scale ... …

Disability

Here's One Big Way Sex Is Good for a Man's Health, According to Science

3.9K<p>SHARES<p>We already know that having a lot of sex is good for you. It keeps you young and it makes you happy, but did you know that it also keeps …

Cancer

Report: Apple reaches $2.6 billion agreement for Samsung to supply OLED panels starting in 2017

According to a new report from the Korean Herald, Samsung and Apple have reached a deal in which Samsung will supply around 100 million OLED display units to Apple beginning in 2017. The report comes as several other sources have stated that Apple plans to make the switch to OLED panels beginning …

Mobile