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Manipulating One Brain Protein Could Allow Us to Prevent Alzheimer's

PREVENTING PROTEIN PROBLEMS<p>Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating condition where toxic changes in the brain cause disruptions in memory and cognitive …

Michelin-Starred Ramen Restaurant to Open Second Location

Tokyo's much-heralded Tsuta heads to Singapore this October.<p>Northern Tokyo's Soba Noodles Tsuta is the world's only ramen restaurant with a Michelin …

Medications Can Help People Stop Abusing Alcohol, But Many Don't Know That

Two often-overlooked medications might help millions of Americans who abuse alcohol to quit drinking or cut back.<p>Public health officials, building on a push to treat people who abuse opioids with medications, want physicians to consider using medications to treat alcohol addiction. The drugs can be …

Mental Health

Everything you need to know about golden mylk, the turmeric drink that's taking over

Move over matcha, Golden Mylk is the newest beverage that has both healthy eating devotees and Instagrammers excited. Referred to as golden tea, …

4 Reasons to Eat Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon seeds are nutrient dense and are very low in calories. When roasted, they are crispy and can be a great healthy snack. Usually, when we think about watermelon benefits, the seeds probably do not come to mind. The point is, watermelon seeds can be an amazing snack when they are dried and …

What travel taught me that my Ivy League education didn’t

As the first in my family to attend an Ivy League school, I used to praise my university any chance I could. I shrugged off any casual comment about …

College & University

This is what taking a 10-day break from exercise actually does to your brain

Most regular exercisers know that a few days off means you start feeling a bit ‘funny’ – but now science has found out why.<p>Brain scientists found …

One Quality In Men Might Be Even More Attractive Than Good Looks And A Sense Of Humor

Most people would think that if it's not good looks that make a man most attractive to women, then it's definitely a sense of humor.<p>But studies …

Psychology

The Painkillers That Could End the Opioid Crisis - MIT Technology Review

It happens every time James Zadina publishes a new paper or receives a write-up: the phone in his New Orleans laboratory begins to ring. The e-mails …

Medicine

Japanese food chain Itsu boss rolls up 50pc pay rise after record sales

Itsu, the sushi and noodle pot company founded by the entrepreneur behind Pret a Manger, has handed one of its highest paid directors a 50pc pay rise following record sales.<p>The Asian-inspired fast food chain’s latest accounts showed that the salary of its highest paid director, thought to be …

Scary Android vulnerability affects nearly 1 billion phones

Researchers have discovered a new form of Android malware, and it's pretty scary how many phones are vulnerable. If you have Google's Nexus 5X, Nexus …

15 Vegan Candies You Can Make at Home - One Green Planet

If you’re like us, then candy is our (not so) secret weakness. Most of us grew up with a favorite candy bar. Whether you were a staunch supporter of …

Dessert

For the love of real food: Five of the most commonly faked foods, and how to avoid them

Mercury-laden tilefish passed off as red snapper, “100 per cent Parmesan” cut with wood pulp, fast food lobster rolls seriously lacking in lobster.As …

Michigan State University

Singapore street food stalls get Michelin stars

Two modest food stalls in Singapore made history last week by becoming the first street vendors to be recognised by the prestigious Michelin Guide.<p>Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle and Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle were among 29 dining venues to feature in the new Singapore guide.<p>With …

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

14 Foods You Eat Every Day That Aren't What You Think They Are

You have at least half of these things in your kitchen right now.<p>With all the organic and natural options at the grocery store these days, you probably assume you know what's going in your cart. But guess what? It's pretty much a guarantee that something you're buying isn't what you think it is, …

Science Reveals the Secret Behind Pomegranates' Anti-Aging Power

This distinctive molecule is the probable reason for pomegranates' anti-aging effect.<p>While pomegranates have long been touted as an anti-aging …

Anti-aging

Yet Another Unexpected Health Benefit of Spicy Foods

A new "hot" sports drink could help prevent muscle cramps.<p>Muscle cramps are generally associated with, you know, exercise. A runner's calf goes into an excruciating clench, a tennis star's thigh becomes unusable right before the match. The thing is, muscle cramps don't just happen when muscles are …

Numb

Food fraud rampant throughout US restaurants and supermarkets, book reveals

Among the many things New Yorkers pride ourselves on is food: making it, selling it and consuming only the best, from single-slice pizza to four-star sushi. We have fish markets, Shake Shacks and, as of this year, 74 Michelin-starred restaurants.<p>Yet most everything we eat is fraudulent.<p>In his new …

Add Instant Ramen To The List Of Foods That Can Kill You

Are those cheap lunches worth a heart attack?<p>While we’re on the topic of foods that are the worst for your health, let’s talk ramen.<p>If your diet is heavy on instant noodles, then perhaps you’re not in the best shape anyway, but a study shows that even the occasional ramen dabbler might be heading …

Holistic Medicine

10 Super Foods to Help You Quickly Build Muscle and Lose Weight

In order to build muscle and lose weight you need a variety of veggies, carbs, fruits, proteins, and healthy fats. In order to quickly build muscle …

The McLaren 675LT is the high-tech supercar for worshippers of raw speed

McLaren builds supercars for people who love technology. Ferrari builds them for people who are into a sexy, screaming engine and breathtaking styling, and Lamborghini builds them for people who had Lamborghini posters on their bedroom walls as teenagers. Pagani builds them for artists. Porsche …

Food-poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he refuses to eat

The attorney, who's litigating suits against Chipotle after the chain's E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, was cited in an article by Health Insider from Bottom Line, outlining what foods he's cut from his diet.<p>Having won more than $600 million for clients in foodborne-illness cases, Marler says that …

E.coli

20 Vietnamese-Inspired Recipes That Think Outside of the Noodle Bowl

From spicy Vietnamese pork chops to quick pho, we've got just enough recipes to satisfy your craving.<p>Vietnamese cuisine is world-renowned for its emphasis on fresh ingredients, an exquisite use of spices, and a sense of balance in all dishes. It's no wonder you see slurp-able <i>pho</i> and pork …

Cooking

Here's Why the Japanese Diet Is Keeping People Alive So Long

Japanese people are some of the healthiest on the planet. They have the highest life expectancy for men (76) and women (86), and, at 3 percent, the …

The End of Aging? Soon It Might Be a Prescription Away

Since time immemorial, humans have tried to halt the aging process. Various avenues have been explored. The Elixir of Life was thought to be a …

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