Vincent Lin

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Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

Should you go gluten free? Eat eggs? How about coconut oil? Heart experts have officially weighed in on the myths and facts about over-hyped foods, …

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

11 Best Healthy Foods That You Aren't Eating

You don't have to search out expensive and hard-to-find foods to get health and nutrition benefits. Many affordable and commonly available foods can …

Nutrition

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

11 books the US Army's top officer recommends to help understand the world

Secretary James Mattis has been heralded as a "warrior monk" for his prodigious knowledge and voracious reading habits.<p>But Mattis, a retired Marine general, is not the only US military officer who has supplemented his martial knowledge with academic achievement.<p>In that spirit, the US Army has …

Protect Yourself With a Free VPN Service

Can't afford a premium VPN? That's no reason to leave your network traffic unprotected. Here's everything you need to know about free VPN …

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

<i>To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>I.</b> ‘Doomsday’<p><i>Peering</i> …

Climate Change

The weird power of the placebo effect, explained

Yes, the placebo effect is all in your mind. And it’s real.<p>Over the last several years, doctors noticed a mystifying trend: Fewer and fewer new pain drugs were getting through double-blind placebo control trials, the gold standard for testing a drug’s effectiveness.<p>In these trials, neither doctors …

Placebos

Step back and behold the explosive chemistry that gives fireworks their color

Whether you’ve been celebrating in Canada (Canada Day, July 1), the US (Independence Day, July 4), France (Bastille Day, July 14), or anywhere else in the world, you can surely appreciate the fact that fireworks are a display of chemistry at its finest.<p>Generally, fireworks have two main components: …

Fireworks

Tip: Eat Rice Without Getting Fat

Check this out. A simple way to reduce rice calories by as much as 50%.<p>Eat More White Rice, Stay Lean<p>White rice has a lot of things going for it. …

A New View on Cancer

SPONSORED<p>This article was produced for Memorial Sloan Kettering by Scientific American Custom Media, a division separate from the magazine's board of …

We only have 3 years left to turn the corner on global warming

The next three years will effectively decide the fate of our planet’s climate. This is the stark message of a new commentary in the journal <i>Nature</i> by …

Human enzyme may be key to unraveling Alzheimer's disease

Protein aggregates are the hallmark of a number of neurodegenerative diseases. New research, published in the journal <i>PLOS Biology</i>, examines a human …

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

It won't kill your pump to skip the squat rack for a day or two and get your swole on outside in the fresh air and sunshine. All you need is a set of …

I Like to Lift. Is the Keto Diet a Good Idea for Me?

The keto diet sounds stellar in theory: By optimizing your diet you can reprogram your body so its metabolism burns primarily fat—known as …

Ketogenic Diet

The 4 Dumbest Things Beginners Do

Avoid These Newbie Mistakes to Make Gains<p>Newbies in the gym do things that make us want to pound the snot out of them. But instead of doing that, …

New health concerns - and cancer link - over toxic cabin air breathed by 3.5 billion passengers each year

Toxic cabin air breathed by passengers, pilots and cabin crew is linked to cancer, chronic fatigue and neurological problems, according to new research in a World Health Organisation (WHO) journal.<p>The Public Health Panorama report into so-called aerotoxic syndrome - the name given to the health …

Cabin Crew

What to eat after working out, according to a top Harley Street nutritionist

There is a lot of conflicting nutrition, health and fitness advice around.<p>Whilst some people swear by cutting out carbs and smashing cardio, others …

Want To Speed Biomedical Research? Do It In Dog Years

Biomedical research takes a long time… Way too long for patients anxiously waiting for treatments that can keep them alive or spare them agony. So, here is an idea. How about switching research’s typical drawn-out, excruciating timeline to dog years. Dog years?<p>Folk wisdom has it that, since humans …

Breast Cancer

Why You Should Always Put Weight Training Before Cardio

One of the biggest fitness questions is whether cardio should be done before or after you lift weights. Most advise to do it in whatever order feels …

How Narcolepsy Blurs the Line Between Awake and Asleep

It's all in the brain chemistry.<p>Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that can cause a variety of strange and often terrifying symptoms, including sleep …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

A Crash Course In Shoulder Anatomy<p>When most people think of their shoulder muscles, they usually picture the large, three-headed deltoid that wraps …

Titan supercomputer analyzes bacterial photosynthetic system

Despite the grand diversity among living organisms, the molecule used to store and transmit energy within aerobic, or oxygen-using, cells is …

University of Sheffield

6 Things Your Blood Type Can Say About Your Health

Blood type is one of the body’s more mysterious taxonomies. There are four bins our blood can fall into — A, B, AB, and O — and together they …

10 signs your hormones are way out of whack (and what to do about it)

Hormones are the cogs that keep your body functioning. But when one cog breaks down or speeds up, your body can start acting a bit strange. When your …

The Origin of the Universe

After the cosmic inflation ended, the expansion began to slow and the primordial plasma of radiation and high-energy sub-atomic particles began to …

Hot peppers and weed work on the gut to tamp down inflammation

Scientists believe that our gastrointestinal tract is essentially a second brain. It's deeply linked to the brain in your head by a large network of …

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm

<b>“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” ~Etty Hillesum</b><p>Today I’d like to discuss something …

When you learn about these 10 positive thinking hacks, you'll find it easier to switch negative thoughts off

Most of us know that looking on the brighter side of life can make us happier. However, most of us don’t know how to switch it on at will.<p>Instead, we …