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9 top tips to help combat allergies in the spring

Say goodbye to hay fever symptoms...<p><b>With spring finally upon us, many allergy sufferers will be braced for a season of discomfort and suffering, as pollen count increases.</b><p>Around 35 per cent of the population will be affected by one form of allergy at some stage in their lives, and this figure is …

Biomedicine

4 Tips To Increase Your Metabolism, From The Experts

You've all got that friend who can finish two Kit Kats and a large portion of Nachos for lunch and never have to consider how to increase their …

Nutrition

How to eat like an Icelander: a healthy alternative to the Mediterranean diet?

Michelin-star chef Agnar Sverrisson (otherwise known as Aggi) was a pioneer of the new Nordic food scene when he brought his restaurant Texture to the UK back in 2007. It's still going strong today. Sverrisson serves up light dishes centred around ingredients from both land and sea, mixing British …

Immune System

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

Mindfulness

The five habits that can add more than a decade to your life

People who stick to five healthy habits in adulthood can add more than a decade to their lives, according to a major study into the impact behaviour has on lifespan.<p>Loneliness isn't inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult<p>Read more<p>Researchers at Harvard University used lifestyle …

Holistic Medicine

10 spectacular natural wonders to explore on a Caribbean cruise

Soft-sand beaches, powder-blue seas, rustling coconut palms… that’s the quintessential picture of the Caribbean. Yet among the tropical landscapes are a clutch of natural wonders, many of them deliciously hidden from the eyes of the coach-trip hordes and requiring a little effort to reach. Tangled …

Cruise Ships

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

Healthy Eating

The 20 Mediterranean islands you must visit in your lifetime

Is it the sea, the strange sense of security, or just that wonderful feeling of escaping from life on the mainland that makes an island break so special? Whatever the exact chemistry, islands make brilliant holiday destinations, and nowhere more so than in the Mediterranean in summer. With the help …

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

19 Brain Teasers That Will Leave You Stumped

Solving logic problems boosts brain power, keeps your memory strong, and entertains everyone to no end. See how many you can figure out—without …

Mathematics

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long<p>Pixabay.com<p>The question of how to lose weight this summer might be a bit …

Nutrition

Mexican Walking Fish may hold key to helping paralysed people walk again

An endangered salamander may hold the key to helping paralysed people walk again, scientists believe.<p>The axolotl, or Mexican salamander has the astonishing ability to regenerate limbs and even spinal cord if it has been injured.<p>But now a new study by the University of Minnesota in the US has …

Spinal Cords

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

AdWords

10 reasons why Sicily should be your next family holiday

You might think Sicily is one destination where it’s best to leave the children behind - or wait until they’re older. Dramatic but sometimes forbidding landscape, serious cultural sights, and madcap cities like Palermo seem to cry out for a grown-up approach. But don’t be put off. Sicily has a huge …

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

EverCam Wireless Security Camera With 365 Day Battery

Eufy Security has created a new wireless security camera called the EverCam that offers an amazing 365 days of monitoring from a single battery …

Diamonds From Outer Space Formed Inside a Long-Lost Planet

A gem-studded meteorite that fell in Sudan offers clues about the protoplanets that likely existed in our solar system's violent past.<p>Diamonds that fell to Earth inside a meteorite may contain the remnants of our solar system's first planets, protoworlds that were lost billions of years ago to …

This New Beer Bottle Is Designed So You Can Drink Beer in Space

A real-life space hotel is already taking reservations, and now those contemplating space travel in the very near future are one step closer to …

9 Top-Rated Salmon Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

Salmon has it all -- it's simple to prepare, delicious, and healthy. It's also versatile: Bake, broil, or grill it; smoke, poach, or add it to stews; …

10 Superfoods For Everything From Allergies To Muscle Pain

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …

Nutrition

6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist'

If <i>National Geographic</i>'s April issue was going to be entirely devoted to the subject of race, the magazine decided it had better take a good hard look at its own history.<p>Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg asked John Edwin Mason, a professor of African history and the history of photography at the …

Race & Ethnicity

Researchers figured out how to generate power from falling raindrops — which could solve the biggest problem with solar energy

One of the biggest problems plaguing the widespread adoption of solar power is, quite simply, rainy weather.<p>Solar panels are designed to convert sunlight into electricity. But when it's cloudy or rainy, they're rendered useless. There are batteries, like the Tesla Powerwall, designed to store …

Clean Energy

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

In a country that eats dessert for breakfast, sustained weight loss can feel like an uphill battle.<p>Aside from avoiding obvious minefields like stacks of syrup-drenched pancakes and huge muffins, there are several practical guidelines to follow if you're looking to slim down. These tips can be …

10 of the best: Where to go this half term for good value fun and sun

May half term is a great opportunity for a good value, bonding break with the family. Not only will you spend far less for your holiday than you would for the same trip in peak season, but there’s no need to fly too far to find warm sunshine. Active families are well-served too. Whether it’s a spot …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

San Francisco

This Is Why You Don't See People-Size Salmon Anymore

While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.<p>Chinook salmon are also known as kings: the …

Aquaculture

Why We Should All Meditate to White Noise

A new mum friend of mine recently confessed that one of the only things that would get her baby off to sleep was standing in front of the extractor …