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Researchers create mirror image of DNA-copying protein

Scientists at Tsinghua University in Beijing have created a mirror-image version of a protein responsible for two life-critical functions:, copying DNA and transcribing it into RNA. This is a crucial step in someday making reverse-versions of molecules that could be more resistant to viral …

Atoms

You're Not Overtraining, You're Under-Recovering

“Overtraining” is a buzzword that is tossed around the fitness community. It’s the result of pushing your body past its threshold, and it causes …

Nutrition

Warren Buffett: Here's How I Would Solve the Trade Problem

<i>Warren Buffett wrote this article, originally titled “America’s Growing Trade Deficit Is Selling The Nation Out From Under Us. Here’s A Way To Fix</i> …

Economics

Confused about carbs? Here’s a primer

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I've been told to reduce my carbohydrate intake in order to control my blood sugar and lose weight. I now eat less bread, crackers and potatoes. But my weight hasn't budged and my blood sugar is still in the pre-diabetes range. Are there other less obvious sources of carbohydrate I …

Nutrition

Meditation Can Rebuild Your Brain's Gray Matter

When we meditate, our brains benefit, according to a new study from a team of Harvard-affiliated researchers. The study showed that the act of …

The Brain

Some types of sugar leave you hungrier than others, US study shows

Kerin O'Dea, a professor of population health and nutrition at the University of South Australia, said the findings were not just important for …

Nutrition

10 Of The Best Plyometric Exercises You Probably Aren't Doing

Nothing screams "celebration" quite like jumping around with excitement. And we here at The Huffington Post are literally jumping for joy in celebration of the company's 10th birthday. We decided to throw some fitness clothes into the mix and make a workout of it!<p>Here are 10 of our favorite …

Workouts

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Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

Breakfast

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

Unexpected Desserts You Can Make Using Boxed Brownie Mix

Boxed brownie mix is a staple pantry item, offering home cooks a shortcut to sweet after-dinner deliciousness. As much as we all love brownies, …

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Shutterstock<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, …

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He’s mostly known for his …

Meditation

Eating Processed Foods Can Make You Sick and Fat

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>I have long stated that if you want to be optimally healthy, you should spend 90 percent of your food budget on whole foods, and only …

QuizGriz - Smarter Than The Average Bear

We’ve done our part researching the best Alzheimer's nonprofits through CharityNavigator.org and are proud to support the Cure Alzheimer's Fund, the …

Why don't more PR pros watch the news?

There I am, having lunch with a few broadcast journalist friends of mine, discussing sweeps, salty news directors, and sundry water cooler talk, when …

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Should Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Wellness

The foods that will help you live a healthier, longer life - Telegraph

Holistic Medicine

Fitness Friday: The importance of single-leg exercise for golf

After viewing a demonstration video of me exercising on one leg last year, a good friend of mine couldn't help but take a shot: "I like the video," he said. "But when do you need to swing a golf club on one leg?"<p>Point taken, but here is my response. Single-leg exercise are great for golfers for two …

How To Determine The Number Of Calories You Should Eat To Lose Weight

When you start a diet, determining how much to eat can feel a bit like playing calorie roulette. Many people turn to a calorie calculator, but they …

Fitness

12 Superfoods for Stress Relief

When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who …

Nutrition

Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age

Title: Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 3/11/2015 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 3/12/2015 …

Old Age

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

Minimalism

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

We’re All Going to Die; DNA Strands on the End of Our Chromosomes Hint When

Telomeres are the DNA strands at the ends of our chromosomes.Brigham Young UniversityBrigham Young University biologist Jonathan Alder has a …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

5 Small Changes to Improve Your Health | Williams-Sonoma

<i>Our Test Kitchen team has launched a Wellness Camp at Williams-Sonoma headquarters dedicated to improving employees’ overall sense of well-being. All month, we’ll be sharing some of their favorite tips. Follow along with us on the blog and on Instagram at @williamssonoma and with the hashtag</i> …

Williams-Sonoma

7 questions PR pros should ask to tell a brand's story

To gain media coverage for your clients or your brand, you must be able to find interesting stories and share them in an appealing and simple way …

Public Relations

How A Media Star Found Mindfulness After A Meltdown In Front Of 5 Million Viewers

Some of us find mental clarity in quiet solitude. Others do it in front of a television camera.<p>After Dan Harris, then an ambitious rising star at ABC’s news division, was left panting for breath during an on-air panic attack on <i>Good Morning America</i> in front of 5 million viewers, he realized that his …

Meditation