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4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

The 5 C's That Every Great Leader Needs to Succeed | Inc.com

What is it that separates leaders who are just getting along from those who are truly great? Great leaders have a tremendously positive impact on the companies they work for--and on the people who work for them.<p>Researchers have figured out just how important great leaders are to the organizations …

Leadership

10 Ways To Be More Productive

Productivity. It's one of those things that is more of a necessity in life than a skill. But how much do we actually try to enhance the way in which we accomplish things?<p>I can still remember being a kid and thinking, "Wow, life will be so much easier when I'm an adult!" Little did I know how much …

Time Management

4 Ways To Master Any Skill and Achieve Greatness

In my journey to become a better person, to have a great life and to do what I love to do, I have discovered that there was a simple attitude that …

Teaching Doctors How to Think

Clinical decision-making will always be imperfect. But there are ways to make it better.<p>Jonathan_W (@whatie) / Flickr<p><i>"He who thinks he knows doesn't know. He who knows that he doesn't know, knows." -- Joseph Campbell</i><p>I have made clinical errors, also known as mistakes, at various points in my …

High levels of testosterone linked to diabetes and prostate problems

A study of men in Bolivia's indigenous Tsimane tribe suggests men with lower levels of the sex hormone are less likely to develop a number of significant health problems<p>High levels of testosterone in men are linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes and prostate problems, according to a …

How Germs Might Shape the Future of Architecture

Design-minded scientists are harnessing the power of bacteria to move toward healthier buildings.<p>We know that buildings can make us sick. Take, for example, cases of lead poisoning, mold exposure, or the aptly namedSick Building Syndrome. But can they also make us healthier? Scientists are trying …

Biology

Seasons May Tweak Genes That Trigger Some Chronic Diseases

The seasons appear to influence when certain genes are active, with those associated with inflammation being more active in the winter, according to new research released Tuesday.<p>A study involving more than 16,000 people found that the activity of about 4,000 of those genes appears to be affected …

Chronic Disease

11 Items You'll No Longer Find in Medicine Cabinets

Medicines and medical practices have come a long way in a relatively short time. Here are some items that have vanished from medicine cabinets in the …

New era of medicine begins as first children cured of genetic disorder

The pioneering therapy offers hope to the hundreds thousands of people suffering from inherited conditions<p>British doctors have cured youngsters of a deadly inherited disorder using a ground-breaking stem cell treatment which heralds a new dawn for genetic therapies.<p>Patients with the most severe …

‘How a bee sting saved my life’

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by bees. Christie Wilcox hears how venom can be a saviour.<p>They were in my hair, in my head, all I heard was this crazy buzzing<p>Ellie Lobel was 27 when she was bitten by a tick and contracted Lyme disease. And she was not yet 45 when she decided to …

Immune System

What’s it like to live with locked-in syndrome? One family’s experience

Kitra Cahana shares the extraordinary story of her father’s brain stem stroke, a catastrophe that transformed into an inspiring spiritual journey. …

Eye phone: How a TED Fellow’s new app could help restore sight to millions

Andrew Bastawrous shares the idea behind Peek at TED2014. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED<p>Around 39 million people in the world are affected by blindness — 80% …

What is a “smart” syringe? By 2020, you’ll be getting all your shots with one

An outbreak of HIV that traces back to syringe reuse has rocked the village of Roka in Cambodia. A Buddhist monk and several school students are …

Girl's fight to treat rare form of epilepsy may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

Family has some legislative backers and an upcoming hearing, as Idaho joins a larger movement to loosen laws and allow the use of marijuana extract oil<p>Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic diseases causes severe and multiple seizures, …

Cannabis

Babies with no mother: Scientists say they can make human egg from skin of two men in new hope for infertile couples. But breakthrough sparks new fears over 'designer' children

• <b>Babies with two fathers or two mothers could soon become a reality</b>• <b><br>Egg and sperm cells can be made using skin from two same sex adults</b>• <b><br>Scientists say</b> …

Serena Williams

From fake hotel wake up calls to the airport security trick to steal your valuables: The top 10 travel scams revealed (and how you can avoid them)

• <b>Peter John, author of Around the World in 80 Scams, explains top cons</b>• <b><br>From worthless gemstones to phony take away menus and corrupt cops</b>• <b><br>Scammers offer</b> …

Identity Theft

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

If I were to make a nomination for the most destructive belief in our culture, it would be the belief that some people are born smart and others are born dumb. This belief is not only badly off target as a shorthand description of reality, it is the source of many social pathologies and lost …

Education

Are sweeteners really bad for us?

The food industry relies on alternatives to sugar for a vast range of diet foods. But are they safe to consume? Claudia Hammond investigates.<p>Many people buy diet drinks and sweeteners in a bid to reduce the amount of sugar they consume. Over the years concerns about their safety have been raised, …

Diabetes