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Do we all have Alzheimer's completely wrong? This man says yes

Throughout his career, Duke University neurology professor Allen Roses has challenged what for decades has been the prevailing orthodoxy in Alzheimer’s research: Namely, the “amyloid hypothesis,” which suggests that a protein called beta-amyloid clogs up the brain, killing neurons and causing the …

17 Bodyweight Exercises for Speed and Strength

Getting in shape without access to a gym or any fancy equipment is totally doable. In fact, bodyweight exercises can not only build muscle and burn …

Exercise

Not A Gym Member? Try This Full Body Workout That You Can Do Anywhere

Want to exercise but can't afford that pricey gym membership? Fear not for there are plenty of places you can work out for free - take your local …

Workouts

6 Moves for 6-Pack Abs from Personal Trainers

If you want a lean, flaunt-worthy stomach, you need to eat a six-pack friendly diet and perform exercises that not only engage the core, but also …

Workouts

The 21-Day Shred: Day 3 Workout Video

Day three is another full body workout to stimulate as much muscle as possible, while still allowing your to progressively adapt to the program. <i>MEN’S</i> …

Doctors Test Tumor Paint In People

A promi<i>s</i>ing technique for making brain tumors glow so they'll be easier for surgeons to remove is now being tested in cancer patients.<p>Eighteen months ago, Shots first told readers about tumor paint, an experimental substance derived from scorpion venom. Inject tumor paint into a patient's vein, and …

Cancer Research Progress Spotlights Cruel Irony

To hear the words "cancer" and "cure" in the same sentence from experienced cancer researchers is both breathtaking and unexpected. Researchers and top oncologists are usually cautious to a fault.<p>To hear that Congress is again trying to squeeze cancer research budgets is breathtaking but …

Cancer

Beta secretase inhibitors to treat Alzheimer's disease

With each new amyloid-targeting treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that has been developed, there has been a corresponding concern. For example, …

Why Did It Take Doctors Months to Diagnose Avril Lavigne with Lyme Disease?

And how to make sure that doesn't happen to you<p>You know your body better than anyone else, and you know when something is wrong, even if a doctor tells you it's nothing serious. Which is kind of what happened to Avril Lavigne recently. The musician has recently announced that she has Lyme disease, …

See How Diseases Spread in These Mesmerizing Graphics

You're an H1N1 influenza virus—swine flu—just hanging out in Hanoi, Vietnam. But now it's time to spread and infect. How should you go about your …

Google Maps Inside the Human Body

There has been a long tradition of using the Google Maps API to map the human body. One of the first examples was the <b>NYU School of Medicine Virtual</b> …

“What would happen if women could order Brad Pitt’s sperm?”

<b>Brad Pitt (AP/Matt Sayles)</b><p>Evolution and the “sexy geek” syndrome: What if humans could re-evolve — and be perfect?<p>Michael Tennesen<p>April 4, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Next Species: The Future of Evolution in the Aftermath of Man”<p>The founding director of the Harvard Business School’s Life …

Singularity

World first study reveals antibodies that may trigger psychosis in children

A world first study revealing the presence of two antibodies in a sub-group of children experiencing their first episode of psychosis affirms a …

3D printing helps give girl a new face

The great thing about medical school cadavers is that they can't die.<p>If a surgeon in training makes a mistake, there's always next time. It is the …

Sugar Addiction Doesn't Just Lead To Obesity; It Affects Your Heart Health, Brain Function, And Even Your Sex Life

In moderation, sugar is essential for a healthy body. Millions of years ago our ancestors relied on sugar-rich fruit for survival. Not only did the …

Cancer drug restores memory in mice

When given an experimental cancer drug, mice with a model of Alzheimer’s disease had their memory and brain connections restored.<p>The drug, which had …

Doctors find half-pound fat 'egg' in 62-year-old man

For 20 years, an unnamed patient suffered from urinary frequency, but lab findings didn’t show anything. Then, doctors at the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center discovered a large, egg-like mass in his abdomen.<p>A computed tomography (CT) scan on the patient’s abdomen and pelvis found a 3.3-inch …

run for your life

New Mesmerizing Paper Sculptures by Jen Stark at Art Basel 2014

Los Angeles-based artist Jen Stark recently returned to her hometown of Miami to participate in Art Basel 2014, an annual event that provides a platform for galleries to show off contemporary works of art. On display at Eric Firestone Gallery‘s booth at the UNTITLED Art Fair were some of Stark's …

Art

The green Power Ranger wants to fight CM Punk

If the Green Ranger has his way, he'll square off against CM Punk — not in a video game, but in real life.<p>Last week, Punk, a former professional wrestler, revealed that he'd signed a multi-fight contract with the mixed martial arts organization.<p>"I'm coming into the biggest fighting organization in …

We want to love 'luxury' hi-fi music streaming. But there are problems

Taylor Swift was back in the news last week – had she left? – after Nielsen and Mashable pointed out a fascinating trend. Her music, they found, has been played twice as often on YouTube in the month after she pulled it from the streaming service Spotify.<p>This marks a victory for Ms. Swift, who is …

Sony's PlayStation Experience won Christmas before it even began

Sony's biggest accomplishment of the year, past the fact the PlayStation 4 has all but owned the current generation of consoles sales, is that it was able to so easily dominate the early December news cycle.<p>The PlayStation Experience was part victory lap, part E3 and part PAX, but now that we're a …