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Cut out alcohol and bacon to slash cancer risk, say researchers

Cut out alcohol and bacon entirely to slash the risk of cancer, a new global blueprint on preventing the disease says.<p>Its authors said all sugary drinks should also be shunned, advising people to “stick to water” as part of efforts to cut their risk by up to 40 per cent.<p>The 10-point plan, issued by …

Holistic Medicine

Secretive startup Pattern Computer emerges from stealth, promising a ‘revolution in computing’

A mysterious startup helmed by well-known tech prognosticator Mark Anderson is coming out of hiding today, with a goal of using what it says are new …

Artificial Intelligence

For A Healthy Brain, Exercise Your Legs

Exercise — and specifically leg exercise — is critical for keeping the nervous system healthy.<p>Leg day might be even more important than we thought. …

Neuroscience

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Research

An egg a day to keep the doctor away?

<b>A study of nearly half a million people in China suggests a daily egg may reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes.</b><p>Experts stress any egg consumption needs to be part of healthy lifestyle to be beneficial.<p>But fears that eating too many eggs can be bad for you appear to have been laid to …

Eggs

Germ clue to childhood cancer

<b>A UK researcher believes science has now identified what can cause the most common type of cancer in children.</b><p>Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia affects one in 2,000 children before they turn 16.<p>Prof Mel Greaves of the Institute of Cancer Research thinks it starts with a mutation picked up in the womb …

Cancer

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Property market to become 'flooded' as 380,000 landlords look to sell-up

Experts have predicted that the property market could be flooded by homes for first time buyers as 380,000 buy-to-let landlords are looking to …

Housing

Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Artificial Intelligence

Removing shoes when entering the house could help people stay slim, scientists claim

Removing shoes when entering the house and swapping carpet for wooden floors could help people stay slim because it prevents environmental chemicals accumulating in the house, scientists have claimed.<p>According to new research presented at the European Society of Endocrinology in Barcelona, everyday …

Carbon Emissions

Could This Version of Vitamin B-3 Actually Slow Aging?

While the world of supplements can be crowded with fake facts, clinical trials on the ‘NR’ supplement suggest a not-so-distant future where we can …

Nature Communications

Israeli Scientists Uncover Therapy That Converts Cancer Cells Into Normal Ones

Cancer cells, by definition, are abnormal cells that divide with abandon and have the potential to spread throughout and wreak havoc on your vital …

Cancer

Common cold cure on horizon after new drug successfully kills multiple strains of the virus

A cure for the common cold is in prospect after British scientists successfully tested a new drug molecule capable of killing multiple strains of the disease.<p>Until now it has been nearly impossible to vaccinate against cold virus because the condition is made of up a large family of different …

Medicine

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Gardening

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

Nutrition

Broccoli is the only vegetable you actually need to eat, according to a doctor

The next time you go to make a green smoothie, you can put down the spinach and other vegetables and pick up something a little different instead.<p>According to Dr Rangan Chatterjee, the author of "The Four Pillar Plan" and a correspondent on the BBC programme Doctor in the House, there is only one …

Wellness

How to Make Your Own Ringtones for iPhone on iTunes

Your iPhone has a variety of free ringtones to peruse, and the iTunes Store has a gigantic selection of iPhone ringtones to purchase, but what if you want to make your own custom ringtone? Good news! You can make phone ringtones free using already purchased songs from your iTunes library. All you …

Windows 10

Google’s engineers say that “magic spells” are ruining AI research

This week, at the Google I/O developers conference, there was a consistent message about Google’s AI from a cast of Google executives: Our AI will not be evil.<p>In his keynote, CEO Sundar Pichai said of AI, “We feel a deep sense of responsibility to get these things right.” In a recent letter to …

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers create a real cloaking device

Researcher Amanda D. Hanford at Pennsylvania State University has created a real cloaking device that can route sound waves around an object, making it invisible to some sensing techniques.<p>From the report:<p>Hanford and her team set out to engineer a metamaterial that can allow the sound waves to bend …

Pennsylvania State University

New dementia risk factors uncovered

Using a large and comprehensive database, researchers unearth new combinations of factors that increase the risk of dementia later in life. The …

Dementia

Reboot Claims to Increase Muscle Mass, Decrease Body Fat and Reignite Your Sex Drive

Be Spunki, the brand behind the Reboot pill for men claims that its new product has…well, a lot of impressive benefits. You read the headline, right? …

Body Fat

Apple Cider Margaritas

Perfect for your next fall soiree.<p><b>BUY NOW: MARGARITA GLASSES, $20;</b> <b>amazon.com</b><p>Directions<p>In a pitcher, combine cider, tequila, and lemon juice.<br>• Dip …

Cider

Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

<b>A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life.</b><p>Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan.<p>In 2016, …

Nobel Prize

What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto.It was meant to …

Project Management

Baking soda might stave off inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases, research finds

Though baking soda is often solely thought of as an important ingredient for making the perfect banana loaf, it has recently become a buzzy wellness …

Wellness

'It's a hacker's paradise out there'

<b>In what could have been the plot of a Hollywood heist movie, the hackers took great interest in the vast aquarium that a Las Vegas casino had installed in its lobby.</b><p>The casino's owners thought that the huge fish tank was an impressive sight that helped create a classy ambience as people …

Cybersecurity

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Antiinflammatory

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness