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The ongoing reinvention of Yonge-Bloor in Toronto is indeed special

Although it has long been a key orientation point in Toronto’s urban grid, and the site of an important crossing of subway lines, the intersection of Bloor and Yonge streets has also been, until now, pretty mean.<p>On the northern corners stand a couple of utterly undistinguished high-rise office …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Science & InnovationGory Details<p>Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The</i> …

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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 …

Cancer cure? Scientists discover ‘unknown’ immunity boosting protein molecule

A “game changer” protein that promotes the body’s immunity to cancer has been discovered by scientists, offering fresh hope the often deadly disease will be conquered in years to come.<p>Researchers at Imperial College London discovered a <i>“completely unknown”</i> molecule, proven to improve the body’s …

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 …

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Medical ‘meltdown’ imminent, warns top doctor

WASHINGTON – The signs are everywhere of an imminent “catastrophic collapse” of the U.S. health-care system that will leave Americans clamoring for …

14 Diseases That Often Go Hand-In-Hand With Another Illness

<i>Photo by Living LLC/Getty Images</i><p>Got a health issue? You might be in line for another. "The body is interconnected, so when one system is not functioning, it affects all other systems," says cardiologist Suzanne Steinbaum, MD, director of Women's Heart Health of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. …

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Could This Disruptive New Technology Lead to a Cure for Cancer?

Major drugmakers are investing heavily in a disruptive technology that could lead to game-changing breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer. Here's …

UCLA superbug outbreak: Why the medical scope used is hard to disinfect

The medical device implicated in the superbug outbreak at<p>UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Centerhas a reputation for being tough to disinfect, largely due to its unique design, doctors say.<p>The device in question -- a duodenoscope -- is used to diagnose and treat problems of the ducts that carry bile …

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Diabetes Complications

If left untreated, diabetes can wreak havoc on nearly every part of your body<p><b>Eyes</b>Diabetic eye disease is the umbrella term for a number of medical conditions—including diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma—that can result from type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Diabetic retinopathy is the most …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

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Russian Photographer Creates Stunning Visual Narratives Inspired by Fairytales

Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm of photorealism, Kareva immerses her beautiful subjects in fantastical scenes that look straight …

Mitochondrial disease kills 150 children a year. A micro-transplant can cure it

Parliament will debate allowing the treatment of mitochondrial diseases with micro-transplantation. It would be unethical to deny these children life<p>Imagine that there was a law which prevented 150 children a year suffering from a life threatening liver or kidney failure from receiving a …

Easy dinner recipes: Great ideas using 6 ingredients in 30 minutes or less

Looking to fix dinner fast tonight? Each of these ideas uses only six ingredients and comes together in 30 minutes or less. Fix the recipes as they are, mix and match, or use them as templates to create your own dishes, adding additional flavorings or seasonings.<p><b>Creamy scrambled eggs:</b> Eggs aren't …

6 Adult Hot Chocolates for All of Your Favorite Cozy Scenarios

Here are six incredible hot chocolate recipes (both boozy and booze-free) that will upgrade any snuggly situation.<p>Picture this: You’re snuggled up …

6 Wineries to Visit in North Carolina

I confess that I’ve always been a little bit wary of The South.<p><i>Dan Dunn is taking an extensive road trip across America to research his forthcoming</i> …

5 Awesome Cocktails for Epic Cozy Scenarios

If you don’t have a fireplace or burly lumberjack (or lumberjane) to cuddle up next to this winter, we have the next best thing: booze. Here, chefs …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014: 'Snowpiercer,' 'Begin Again,' 'The Immigrant,' and More<p>From <i>The Immigrant</i>, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn …

Udon Recipes: The Japanese Noodle That'll Make You Feel Great About Winter

Move over, ramen. Udon's in the house.<p>Ramen may be everyone's favorite Japanese noodle soup these days, but just because it's the trendiest doesn't mean it's the best. We're huge fans of ramen -- don't get us a wrong. We could eat ramen for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks any day of …

50 Amazing Wines for $15 or Less

Wine editors Ray Isle and Megan Krigbaum tasted hundreds of wines to find these 50 bottles.<p><i>Wine editors Ray Isle and Megan Krigbaum tasted hundreds</i> …

11 Drinks to Start Your Morning

It's nice to wake up to the promise of a delicious drink.<p>In the world of morning beverages, there are a lot of personal preferences. There are hot drink drinkers and cold drink drinkers: Some people will adamantly order a cold coffee, even in the dead of winter, while others can never give up their …

Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting a compound from the berry of the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the …

Sex for the pleasure of women: The amazing heroes behind the invention of The Pill

<b>(AP/Jerry Mosey)</b><p>Margaret Sanger liked sex and wanted scientific birth control. Here’s the story of how we got The Pill<p>Jonathan Eig<p>October 4, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution”<p><b>Manhattan, winter 1950</b><p>She was an old woman …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.<p><b>Ground meat can provide a ton of flavor to quick dinners and slow-cooked meals alike.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a longer project like lasagna bolognese or just want to make some …

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