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A cognitive scientist has devised a drug-free sleep trick for your restless mind

A cognitive scientist may have solved a familiar sleep riddle: If you struggle to fall asleep, you’re likely to keep thinking about how you can’t fall asleep, which makes it harder to fall asleep. So how do you stop thinking about your struggle to sleep?<p>Luc Beaudoin of Simon Fraser University in …

Vocabulary

This crazy yoga technique will supercharge your digestion—and your handstands

Want to learn a yoga move that’ll make your Instagram followers stop short while scrolling? You could try nauli, an ancient cleansing practice for …

Yoga

The Cure for Baldness | Men's Health

Forget the fear that beautiful women won’t date a man whose hairline has turned and fled.<p>A few years ago, a study from UPenn’s Wharton School found that guys with shaved heads were perceived as being more dominant than those with full heads of hair.<p>Check out John Malkovich or Vin Diesel for …

Stem cells used to help stop hair loss

<b>HOUSTON</b> - Americans spend between $1 billion and $4 billion a year treating hair loss. Now, four surgeons in the U.S. are testing a stem cell …

Stem cells beat the clock for brain cancer

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer that kills most patients within two years of diagnosis. In tests on mice last year, a team at the …

Rebalancing gut microbiome lengthens survival in mouse model of ALS

A bacterial by-product known to be important in maintaining gut health may slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS -- a …

Medical Research

Are Your Weak Neck Muscles Making Your Hamstrings Tight?

<b>To generate power, you need mobility. To have mobility, you need stability.</b> Proximal stability feeds distal mobility. Instability signals the brain …

Biomechanics

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Forget Fad Workouts—Science Says This Fitness Routine Actually Works

Nothing is more frustrating than formulating a multifaceted approach to your 2017 health and wellness goals, only to see little to no physical …

Tip: Interval Training Workouts for the Rower

These two routines are not only fat incinerators, they'll also help to build your glutes and quads. Check 'em out.<p>This metabolic conditioning tool …

Light at night may disrupt sleep and health

These are among the darkest days of the year — or they would be, if we lived like our ancestors, with nothing but the stars and moon to light our way between sunset and sunrise.<p>Instead, most of us live in cities and towns illuminated by street lights and in homes lit by lamps, ceiling fixtures, …

Breast Cancer

Sweating in sauna might help keep brain healthy: Finnish study | Reuters

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests.<p>FILE PHOTO: A man leaves a sauna during the Belarusian winter swimming championship in Minsk, Belarus December 18, …

Saunas

How A.I. and blockchain are driving precision medicine in 2017

The healthcare headlines this year have been dominated by the imminent repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, against the backdrop of a …

The U.S. Government Should Buy Gilead For $156 Billion To Save Money On Hepatitis C

The U.S. government could cure most Americans suffering from hepatitis C infections if it simply bought drug maker Gilead Sciences on the stock market rather than purchasing its products in the drug market.<p>Gilead has drawn fire for the high price of its hepatitis C drugs, Sovaldi and Harvoni, which …

Biotechnology

300 Swings a Day for Faster Fat Loss

<b>Would you like a simple way to cut fat?</b> If so, then gather round and let me tell you this tale, it would do you none finer. It is about the …

The secret to great digestive health might be a germ

As you have probably heard, our digestive tract is home to some 100 trillion bacteria that out number our own cells by 10 to one, essentially making …

Have Reddit Users Discovered the Perfect Exercise Regimen?

If you’re looking to drop a few pounds this year but have no idea where to start, consider paying a visit to Reddit.<p>Reddit is a place for answers. Not all of these answers are correct, but they are numerous, covering nearly every subject from <i>Dota 2</i> strategy to underground steroid purchases. And on …

Posters

You Can Kill Bacteria That Causes Tooth Decay, Pneumonia and Tuberculosis With Only One Seed!

Cashew nuts are seeds in a kidney shape, which are located in the cashew apple that grows in the coastal regions of northeast Brazil. The main …

How Not to Go Bald

12 Ways to Fight Hair Loss<p>Is All Hair Loss the Same?<p>No. In fact, there are numerous types of hair loss that can occur due to different things, such …

A Simple Antibiotic Cream Could Prevent Lyme Disease

The ointment was 100 percent effective in preventing the disease if applied twice daily for three days within 72 hours after being bitten by a tick.<p>A …

Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this

According to a study by the University of Illinois, eating foods rich in lutein – like many leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables for example – …

The Brain

Newly discovered disease could hold key to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's – and even ageing

A new genetic disease has been discovered that could play a key role in devastating brain conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, opening up …

Dementia

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Tip: The Bacteria That Builds Muscle

New study: One type of gut bacteria helps build muscle and boost endurance. Here's where to get it.<p>We know that fostering the proper types of …

Bacteria From Mouth Can Lead to Heart Inflammation: Study

MONDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- A type of bacteria from the mouth can cause blood clots and lead to serious heart problems if it enters the …

Visit sauna regularly to stave off dementia, 20 year study suggests

Visiting the sauna regularly could reduce the risk of dementia, a new study has found.<p>Scientists at the University of East Finland followed more than 2,000 middle-aged men for 20 years to find out what factors influenced how many developed cognitive problems in later life.<p>They found that those who …