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17 Top-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated) gems …

Skin Care

Scientists Focus on Gut Flora for Future Treatments of Autoimmune Diseases

What if your gut flora was actually a healing agent capable of doing battle with autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, lupus, and rheumatoid …

Newly discovered gut microbe could treat diseases beyond the stomach, such as MS

We tend to think of bacteria as bad news, but some types found in our stomaches can bring great health benefits, such as those that feed on dark …

Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA.<p>It sounds like science fiction, but I assure you it’s quite real — although you probably don’t have to worry about this particular …

Feeling Foggy? Load Up on These Brain Vitamins, Stat

As science advances, the more clear it becomes that what we eat matters. In fact, some health issues can be solved with diet adjustments alone. And …

Infected DNA successfully hacks computer in terrifying experiment

Remember a few month ago when we were all laughing at Harvard scientists for putting a GIF inside a strand of DNA? Now that bridge between technology …

Why Everyone Is Obsessed With The Ordinary, the Cult-Favorite Skincare Brand

Let’s be real: It’s <i>way</i> too easy to spend serious cash on skincare products. When you’re lured by the promise of invisible pores, a dewy glow, and an even skintone, a beauty budget can be the last thing on our minds. It’s a never-ending, often expensive cycle that plagues our commitment to a clear …

Stevia could offer cure for Lyme disease, researchers say

Stevia, a common coffee sweetener, could be a possible cure for Lyme disease after tests conducted by a Connecticut professor and her students showed it was most effective in treating the tick-borne illness.<p>Professor Eva Sapi, chairwoman of University of New Haven's Department of Biology and …

This Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Is Better than Takeout

When a craving for cashew chicken hits, you probably call for takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant. But ordering in all the time can get …

Cooking

6 food shopping mistakes a nutritionist wishes healthy people would stop making

Savvy grocery shoppers have a few rules they live by: Buy what’s in season, avoid unpronounceable 12-letter ingredients, and beware of too much …

Yoga, meditation counter gene expression changes that cause stress

With stress levels on the rise, more people than ever are turning to yoga, meditation, and other mind-body practices with the aim of improving mental …

Methylene blue shows promise reversing aging in human skin

Don't be surprised if in a few years television commercials for skin cream start touting that they are "now formulated with methylene blue." That's …

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups LifeThe post You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years appeared …

Motivation

How a researcher used big data to beat her own ovarian cancer

By Meeri Kim<p>Academic scientists devote their lives to research, often toiling away on problems that few people outside their discipline fully understand. Perhaps some are driven by pure curiosity or competition, while others have a personal interest in the topic at hand.<p>For Shirley Pepke, a …

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing

Preheat oven to 220C / 430F.<p>Cut sweet potato into 1.5cm / 3/5" thick slices. Cut the larger rounds in half (into semi circles).<p>Place in a bowl, …

NHS may ban sale of all sugary drinks

The NHS is considering banning sale of all sugary drinks – including lattes, smoothies and fruit juices – as part of efforts to combat obesity and make healthcare workers “practice what they preach”.<p>Simon Stevens, the head of the health service, said he was “calling time on hospitals as marketing …

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Health

Researchers Might Have Figured Out Why Bacteria Only Causes Acne in Some People

And how to stop it.<p>Despite the fact that up to 80 percent of us will experience the living nightmare that is acne at some point in our lives, …

Chickpea Curry (Chhole)

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Scientists say the 'exact opposite' of a Paleo diet looks like being the best for a longer life

A low protein, high carbohydrate diet may be the most effective for stimulating a hormone with life-extending and obesity-fighting benefits, …

There’s a Secret Number in Beauty Products that You Have to Know

If you use beauty products at all, you really need to check this out.<p>We often forget the fact these products are not made to last forever: that’s …

New Cancer Treatment With 80-Percent Success Rate Put on Fast Track for U.S. Approval

A new cancer drug with no side effects and an 80 percent success rate in treating patients has gotten fast track approval in the U.S. reported <i>7.30</i>. …

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Deep Breaths: Your Hair Might Be Thinning, but There's a Fix

The American Hair Loss Association estimates that women make up roughly 40% of Americans experiencing thinning hair. Surprised? I was too. Somehow …

Pomegranates May Be The Antidote For Aging

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Researchers find unsafe levels of industrial chemicals in drinking water of 6 million Americans

By Brady Dennis<p>, Reporter<p>Drinking water supplies serving more than six million Americans contain unsafe levels of a widely used class of industrial chemicals linked to potentially serious health problems, according to a new study from Harvard University researchers.<p>The chemicals — known as …

Water

Carbon Black Metallic Audi S8 Plus Shows Off Its Elegant Silhouette

Ultra-fast flagship luxury saloons have been around for a long time now and the Audi S8 is by no means a newcomer to this particular segment. <br>With …

Pineapple-Coconut Dessert Cup

We're giving the one-cup summer dessert an upgrade with a bit of Hawaiian flair. The result? A tropical dessert that fits the clean eating bill and …

Class-Action Suit Accuses Honda Of Selling Acura Vehicles With Battery-Draining Defect

Connecting your phone to your vehicle via a Bluetooth link can make driving safer. But for thousands of Acura owners, they claim this convenience — a …