Angela Kiragu

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Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Scientists Have Finally Figured Out Why Babies Kick in the Womb

They're not just saying hello.<p>It’s easy to confuse the phenomenon for a bad case of gas, but moms-to-be start feeling flutters and waves in their …

Embryonic

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical …

Self-help

A psychotherapist shares 7 things you should do every night if you want to be more successful

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel. This is particularly important at night, as you …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

The Simple 2-Step Process to Recovering From Burnout

It's never too late to break the cycle and make a full recovery.<p>I've written before about the importance of ruthlessly prioritizing to find as much success as possible in your career. The paradox is that, by doing less, you achieve more. Do less of the noise to get to what will actually propel you …

Success

The magnesium-vitamin D connection you need to know about

When it comes to the long list of supplements out there, magnesium and vitamin D both top the list as ones doctors most recommend. (Probiotics are up …

Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart

By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio University in Athens, OH, have …

Wellness

New Blood Test For Alzheimer's Is So Precise It Could Predict It 30 Years Ahead

It was accurate in 90% of patients tested.<p>Scientists have developed a new blood test where a tiny drop of blood could be enough to predict the onset …

7 new anime series you need to watch this winter

A good distraction from the cold<p>As a new year begins, so too does the 2018 winter anime season in Japan. Now, thanks to video streaming services like Crunchyroll, Amazon, and Netflix, they’re more accessible than ever. (Subtitled versions of most shows are available in America within a day of …

Report: New system for more accurate cancer staging to aid precision medicine

<b>WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dec. 11, 2017 –</b> Adding a blood test called liquid biopsy to a standard tissue biopsy could significantly improve the accuracy …

Gum disease bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer is a highly fatal cancer, and there is an urgent need for new avenues of prevention, risk stratification, and early detection.<p>By: | …

Man died in hotel after consuming dangerous toxic chemical found in diet pills

A warning about an industrial chemical known as DNP has been issued following the death of a young man in Swansea.<p>Coroner Colin Phillips said DNP …

This Is How You Find Yourself In The Top 1% Of Anything In The World

<b>When I was 17 years old,</b> I was in the Top 1% of World of Warcraft players in the world.<p><b>And at 27 years old</b>, I am in the Top 1% of the writing world, …

Doctor uses iPhone accessory to diagnose his own cancer

We rely on doctors to take care of us and figure out what’s wrong with us when we’re not feeling 100%, but what happens when a doctor gets sick? …

Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

Dementia

Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant: Rare 'Twin' Case Explained

A California woman became pregnant while she was already pregnant, in an extremely rare case that resulted in her carrying "twins" with two different …

‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Season 3 Anime Staff: Pierrot Announces Writer-Director, Tokyo Ghoul: re Manga Story To Change?

The <i>Tokyo Ghoul</i> Season 3 anime staff has been officially announced by Studio Pierrot and already the fans are upset. The story is going to be based on …

Darren Aronofsky wanted to remake Perfect Blue

Satoshi Kon’s producer Masao Maruyama has opened up on <i>Perfect Blue</i>, the cult-classic anime rereleased in cinemas this week.<p>In an interview with Dazed, Maruyama confirmed that the late anime auteur met with filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, who wanted to adapt the film as a live-action remake. Those plans …

Anime

How the ghost of Christopher Marlowe haunts English literature

And the rest of the week’s best writing on books and related subjects.<p>Welcome to the weekly Vox book link roundup, a curated collection of the best writing on the web about books and related subjects. Here’s the best the internet has to offer for the week of October 22, 2017.<p>Chrome has a new …

Books

Doctors will start asking you about your sexuality

<b>Doctors and other health professionals will start asking patients about their sexuality under new NHS guidelines.</b><p>People over the age of 16 may be …

Sexuality

Magic mushrooms can help you overcome depression: Study

Dr Robin Carhart-Harris recruited around 20 participants whose depression had been unresponsive to antidepressants and asked them to try the …

Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe

There's no reason to add anything containing gluten or additives into a pumpkin pie, and this simple gluten-free vegan pumpkin pie recipe proves it. …

Vegan

Lewis Hamilton: Could a vegan diet hamper his 'racing edge'?

<b>Lewis Hamilton is going vegan.</b><p>The three-time Formula 1 world champion announced he was taking up the plant-based diet before the Singapore Grand Prix earlier this month.<p>His reasons behind the change are commendable but could such a significant alteration to his diet at this stage of the season …

Book Review: Understanding death through irony in 'When Breath Becomes Air'

<i>“Even if I’m dying, until I actually die, I’m still living.”</i><p>No one is better at explaining the real meaning of death than the one who will face it …

Books

Italian man escapes life sentence because son he killed was adopted

An Italian man has had his life sentence for killing his son overturned by the country's highest court because the boy was adopted.<p>The 57-year-old, identified as A.T, had received a life term for stabbing the 19-year-old and attempting to kill his former wife.<p>The boy, who was attempting to defend …

Going Vegan? These Are the Must-Have Cookbooks For Your Kitchen

Recipes so good you won’t even realize they’re missing cheese.<p>Think you can’t enjoy food without melted cheese on top? Think you can’t get protein …

Vegan