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"Mind-blowing results" from gene therapy trial point to a cure for haemophilia

The results from the first human trials for a gene therapy to treat patients with haemophilia A have just been published, and they are truly …

A doctor who won't use a computer loses her license to practice medicine

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anna Konopka, a doctor in New London, New Hampshire, refuses to practice what she calls "electronic medicine." She doesn't know how to use a computer, and she handwrites her patient records and keeps them in file cabinets.<p>Why? "Because electronic medicine is for the system, not for the …

New Hampshire

North Korean defector a 'nice guy' who likes watching CSI – surgeon

Doctor says 24-year-old known as Oh needed two bodies’ worth of blood transfusions to save him and has nightmares about being sent back over border<p>North Korea’s latest defector, a young soldier being identified only by his family name Oh, is a quiet, pleasant man who has nightmares about being …

North Korea

Video Shows North Korean Soldier's Dramatic Sprint Across Border

The closed-circuit television footage is silent, but that makes it no less dramatic.<p>A jeep speeds through the North Korean countryside, crossing what is known as the 72-Hour Bridge.<p>Inside the vehicle is a North Korean soldier, making a desperate escape. All but the headlights disappear behind tree …

A bartender says there's a disgusting reason to order beer or wine over cocktails

Proceed ordering your drinks with caution.<p>When Business Insider recently asked more than 30 bartenders to weigh in on what they'd love to tell customers but can't, one response stood out as particularly disturbing:<p>"Almost no restaurants or bars clean their ice machines as regularly as they're …

Environmental Health

Student Raps About Cell Reproduction for Extra Credit, Gets Props from Common

For an extra credit assignment in biology, college student Julien Turner decided to write and produce a rap music video all about cell reproduction. …

Music Videos

A Biblical "Miracle" Could Be One of the First Documented Solar Eclipses

Ancient Egyptians noticed it too.<p>A puzzling passage from the Old Testament Book of Joshua could be one of the earliest solar eclipses we have on …

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Kent State

This app will analyze your DNA to help you lose weight

Could your sweat (or saliva) be a clue to a successful weight loss regime?<p>The weight-loss app Lose It! and Silicon Valley DNA analytics start-up …

Weight Loss

Everything you need to know about heart palpitations

In general, people are unaware of their heartbeat. A heart palpitation is when someone has a heightened awareness of their heartbeat because it does …

Fibrillation

The Ideal Lemon Bar: A Fierce Filling and a Strong Supporting Crust

When the pastry chef Shuna Lydon was preparing for the opening of Bouchon, the chef Thomas Keller’s supposedly casual and impossibly perfect French bistro in Napa Valley, he told her it would be the hardest thing she’d ever done — more difficult than her work creating desserts like white truffle …

Baking

Fentanyl Crisis: DEA Issues Guideline for First Responders Dealing With Deadly Drug

The first responders on the front line in the battle against the national opioid epidemic got a new guideline Tuesday from the Drug Enforcement Agency on how to handle the incredibly deadly drug fentanyl.<p>It's called “Fentanyl: A Brief Guide for First Responders.” And Acting DEA chief Chuck …

Medicine

Healthy Desserts

These amazing recipes include brown sugar custards with orange zest, plum-and-honey sabayon gratins, and minted watermelon popsicles.

Are Mushrooms Good for You?

The question may have popped in your mind while you were creating a stir-fry or adding them as a topping to your favorite pizza: Are mushrooms good …

Eight things you can do now that might reduce your odds of dementia later

It's a safe bet that you'd like to avoid getting Alzheimer's. But you probably haven't done the one thing that could make you five times more likely to reach the age of 85 without getting the disease and 7.5 times more likely to have suffered no memory loss or other major cognitive decline.<p>Don't …

Dementia

Hastert Accuser Scott Cross Helps Get Sex-Abuse Law Passed

A year ago, Scott Cross broke a four-decade silence to tell a judge in excruciating detail that former House Speaker Dennis Hastert had molested him in a high-school locker room when he was a teenager.<p>The decision to testify was gut-wrenching for Cross, whose brother was a political protege of …

These Easy Skillet Cobblers Are The Perfect Spring-Time Desserts

And perfect for all fruit in season right now!

How One Woman Made $11,000 Off of Delta Flight Delays

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>One Delta passenger turned a bad experience at New York City's Laguardia Airport into a rare …

Relax in a Hot Spring Infinity Pool Overlooking Volcanic Mountains

Nina Kraviz

Vitamin D pills 'could stop colds or flu'

<b>Vitamin D supplements could spare more than three million people from colds or flu in the UK each year, researchers claim.</b><p>The sunshine vitamin is vital for healthy bones, but also has a role in the immune system.<p>The analysis, published in the British Medical Journal, argues food should be fortified …

Public Health

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• John Charles Putrino built a bed and storage unit into the back of his truck.</b><b><br>• He's driving to national parks across the US.</b><b><br>• It took some getting used to, but he enjoys the solitude of low-maintenance travel.</b><p>John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip …

RVs

10 Snacks Under 250 Calories

Rather than grabbing something from the vending machine, try making one of these healthy snacks from Food Network. They'll tide you over until the …

Here's How To Actually Eat Healthy For Breakfast

The most important meal of the day should make you feel amazing.

New Alzheimer's Drug Trial Clears Toxic Brain Proteins And Slows Memory Loss

This is incredible.<p>A new drug trial for Alzheimer’s patients has just been completed, and researchers are calling the results the most promising yet …

Korean BBQ Sauce

<i>This Korean BBQ sauce is as easy and as authentic as can be. It’s also sticky, sweet, spicy, gingery, garlicky, and exponentially more spectacular</i> …

Korean Food

Instead of quitting their jobs to travel the world, this couple is moving to South Africa to cut their cost of living

"We kind of envy those people that quit everything to travel, and we don't exactly know how they do it," Max told INSIDER. "So I think we're taking a more realistic approach, trying to balance having student loans and working real jobs while also having the desire to travel."<p>So instead of quitting …

South Africa

Science Says You’ll Live Longer If You Dwell in the Country Over a City

Listen up city dwellers — as magnificent as all those skyscrapers may make your skyline look, science now has reason to believe that it’s not as beneficial to your health as living next to, oh, say, a field of greens, particularly with regard to women.<p>According to a study published by the Harvard …