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Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things

Intelligence is earned.<p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit …

Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of hardening in arteries

(Reuters Health) - People who skip breakfast may be more likely to develop atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, than individuals who start each day with a hearty meal, a new study suggests.<p>Even after researchers accounted for diet and other risk factors for heart disease, people who …

Holistic Medicine

Researchers Reversed Multiple Sclerosis In Animal Models, High Success Rate Of Complete Remission

The mouse version of multiple sclerosis can be sent into complete remission and prevented with a new gene therapy technique that stops the disease’s …

The Economic Case for Letting Teenagers Sleep a Little Later

Many high-school-age children across the United States now find themselves waking up much earlier than they’d prefer as they return to school. They set their alarms, and their parents force them out of bed in the morning, convinced that this is a necessary part of youth and good preparation for the …

Nanotechnology Applications That Can Change The World: Healing The Body

“Nanotechnology” is defined by the National Technology Initiative as science, engineering or technology that involves manipulating matter with at least one dimension that falls in the range between 1 and 100 nanometers. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter which is a scale that is almost …

Nanotech

Alternatives to Drugs for Treating Pain

Many years ago I was plagued with debilitating headaches associated with a number of seemingly unrelated activities that included cooking for company and sewing drapes for the house. I thought I might be allergic to natural gas or certain fabrics until one day I realized that I tensed my facial …

Tip: The Two Paths to Strong, Sexy Glutes

An athletic butt requires two types of training. Here's what you need to know.<p>Building great glutes requires two paths:<p>The progressive overload …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

A 10-year-old’s overdose death reveals Miami neighborhood’s intense struggle with opioids

By Kevin Sullivan<p>, Reporter<p>When 10-year-old Alton Banks left the community swimming pool on the last day of his life, he walked past the elementary school where he had just finished fifth grade.<p>He passed a cheery banner that defined a beaten-down ­inner-city neighborhood trying to will itself into …

How Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease

Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer’s disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research.<p>In …

Human enzyme may be key to unraveling Alzheimer's disease

Protein aggregates are the hallmark of a number of neurodegenerative diseases. New research, published in the journal <i>PLOS Biology</i>, examines a human …

World's Largest Wind Turbine Would Be Taller Than the Empire State Building

Wind energy is soaring in the U.S.; the nation’s renewable energy capacity has more than tripled in the past nine years, and wind and solar power are …

Renewable Energy

Apple's ex-CEO John Sculley is on a mission: "The US healthcare system is totally fixable.”

<i>John Sculley will take part in a TNW Answers session soon. If you’ve got a burning question for the former Apple CEO, you ask it here.</i><p>Ten years as Apple’s CEO left John Sculley with an insatiable appetite for tackling big problems. Now, the septuagenarian tech icon is the head of RXAdvance, which …

The Disputed Death of an 8-Year-Old Whose Organs Were Donated

The hospital used a once-controversial but increasingly common donation procedure.<p>This is the part everyone agrees on: A 8-year-old boy died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in August 2013. His liver and kidneys were donated for transplant.<p>The <i>Los Angeles Times</i> reports police are now …

Medicine

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay on task. Few would argue with that, and even if they did, there is evidence to support the idea that resisting distraction and staying …

Sleep

This doctor's office charges $150 a month and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

Dr. Robin Berzin runs a boutique medical practice out of a WeWork coworking space in New York City. Every day, she runs into 20- and 30-somethings who are eager to share their concerns with her — like weight gain, sleep loss, and mood swings — in the communal kitchen.<p>At Parsley Health, Berzin and …

Digital Health

Reading books is a major key to success. Here’s how you make it a habit

I’ve said it many times: Reading books is a major key to success. The mega-rich and successful like Bill Gates and Elon Musk devote extraordinary amounts of their time to reading. Musk even attributes his knowledge of how to build rockets to his reading repertoire, and studies have proven that …

Self-improvement

Learn more about Books | Bill Gates

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Bill Gates

As Ice Melts, Dangerous Diseases From The Past Could Rise Again

One more serious thing to worry about as the planet warms.<p>The great thing about climate change is that there’s always some new, horrifying consequence to worry about ― like ancient viruses and bacteria emerging from the ice as the Earth warms. Unfortunately, researchers fear we may see more of this …

Global Warming

5 Booty-Boosting Exercises from J.Lo’s Trainer

Jennifer Lopez wowed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Thursday night.<p>The 47-year-old singer and actress rocked a transparent beaded gown by Julien …

Jennifer Lopez

How to Find Success Using Strategy and Luck

Luck plays a major part in success. But having a sound strategy makes it easier to capitalize on lucky opportunities.<p>Some believe that success in life comes from making and sticking to a smart plan. Others believe it comes purely from good fortune--being in the right place at the right time, or …

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career

Even good, hard-working people destroy their careers with these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.<p>There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.<p>We usually only hear about the more …

Cheap, widely available drug could stop thousands of mothers bleeding to death

Tranexamic acid could save the lives of a third of women who die in childbirth from excessive bleeding, which kills 100,000 a year<p>A cheap and widely available drug could save the lives of thousands of women who die in childbirth from excessive bleeding, one of the main killers of women …

Tip: Instantly Improve Your Squat

The magic word is pre-tension. Here's how to turn it on and how it'll improve your squat fast.<p>Even after perfecting your setup in terms of foot …

Cheap blood drug could prevent thousands of maternal deaths in developing world

LONDON (Reuters) - A cheap and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three of the 100,000 new mothers who bleed to death after childbirth every year, mostly in poorer countries, according to the first study of its use in postpartum haemorrhage.<p>In a trial of 20,000 women, researchers …

Postpartum

Artery-clogging saturated fat myth debunked

Among doctors and the public alike, there is a popular belief that dietary saturated fat clogs up the arteries and results in coronary heart disease. …

9 streaming Netflix movies that will help you get over a breakup

When there’s nobody else to dry your breakup tears, Netflix is there to save the day. Yes, we realize it’s a streaming service, but still, it can be …

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …