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Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Neuroscience

Federal Reserve nominee Jerome Powell is philosophically closer to Schumer than Trump. And that’s a problem

By nominating Jerome Powell as chairman of the Federal Reserve, President Trump is elevating a nominal Republican but also an Obama administration appointee to the chairmanship of our nation’s central bank. Many consider the chairmanship to be the second-most powerful position in the U.S. …

8 Effective Full-Body Exercises That Aren’t Burpees

There’s no denying that burpees are one of the most dynamic and effective bodyweight exercises around. There’s also no denying that burpees are hard as hell. Sure, we love the move for the immediate full body burn it delivers (no equipment necessary!), but sometimes we just want to switch it up and …

How 'defusing my thoughts' helped me claw my way back from debilitating anxiety

Anxiety doesn't always go away — but your relationship with it can change.<p>Throughout my teens and the entirety of my twenties, it seemed like I was weathering one health-related disaster after another. At fifteen, I was hospitalized with ovarian cysts — giant, fluid-filled sacs that would …

Mental Health

12 Potassium Rich Foods and 6 Reasons Why You Need More Potassium

One of the most important electrolytes in the human body is potassium. It is essential to the proper functioning of all the organs, tissues and …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

Creative thought has a pattern of its own, brain activity scans reveal

People who are flexible, original thinkers show signature forms of connectivity in their brains, study shows<p>Donatella Versace finds it in the conflict of ideas, Jack White under pressure of deadlines. For William S Burroughs, an old Dadaist trick helped: cutting pages into pieces and rearranging …

The Brain

How To Make Peanut Butter Protein Balls With Only 5 Ingredients

With this fast recipe, you'll never have to miss out on the most important meal of the day.<p>January 07, 2018<p>You are running late for class, and have …

Will you kill someone if the situation arises? People's decision-making can now be predicted, here's how

"The findings give us a glimpse into what is the nature of morality," said Dr Marco Iacoboni, director of the Neuromodulation Lab at UCLA's …

Fish-oil supplements may do more harm than good, UBC researcher finds

Print<p>Groundbreaking research at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is calling into question the value of fish-oil based supplements …

British Columbia

How Much Water Do You Really Need To Drink?

You are what you eat — but if you want to get literal about it, you are mostly what you drink. So, how much of that should be water?<p>About 60 percent …

Scientist Says Human Brains Are Connected By ‘Wi-Fi,’ Which Causes Gut Feelings

The "interbrain" phenomenon could also drive complex forms of communication in other ways, such as bringing people together at large gatherings.<p>New …

University of Sheffield

Lemon water can actually improve your health — here's the best time to drink it

What do you drink first thing in the morning? If it doesn't involve water and a lemon you might be missing out on some pretty fantastic benefits for …

Is apple cider vinegar good for losing weight?

Apple cider vinegar is made when apple cider is fermented twice. This process creates tart, amber-colored vinegar rich in acetic acid.<p>Apple cider …