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Cholesterol found to play a role in Alzheimer's

A new study, led by researchers at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, concludes that cholesterol may play a significant role in the …

Medical Research

Why You Need Adaptogen Herbs—and How to Choose the Right One for You

People in our modern age are under a lot of pressure. And while it’s only natural for the human body to release the hormone cortisol in response to …

Wellness

How cholesterol in the brain may accelerate the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

A landmark study has revealed that cholesterol in the brain may play a fundamental role in catalyzing the formation of amyloid beta clusters, thought …

Dementia

The 7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Experts Think Everyone Should Follow

It's praised as one of the best diets you can follow, so here's a go-to guide to help you get started.<p>The keto diet and Whole30 may be getting their …

Healthy Eating

A 28-Year-Old Man Nearly Died From Sepsis Caused By Biting His Nails

Just about any infection — even a UTI or tiny cut — can lead to sepsis. This man didn't recognize the dangerous symptoms and nearly died.<p>Hanoman has two children and lives in Southport in the UK. And one time when biting his nails, he tore off a bit of skin.<p>"I bit the nail and it pulled down the …

Medicine

Mediterranean diet increases 'good' gut bacteria

The Mediterranean diet is considered by many people as one of the most healthful diets around, with countless studies claiming that it is good for …

Holistic Medicine

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming

Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The major scientific discoveries reported last week by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium in <i>Nature Genetics</i> are a hard-won breakthrough …

Genetics

Make these grilled beef tacos with salsa verde for Taco Tuesday

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:52<p>April 25th, 2017<p>It’s Taco Tuesday, and Marcela Valladolid, co-host of “The Kitchen” on Food Network, is in the TODAY kitchen to demonstrate a recipe from her new cookbook, “Casa Marcela”: Tijuana-style grilled short ribs with a …

40 Ways to Lose Your Gut by Summer

Once the balmy summer months roll along, most of us dream of strutting down the beach like its a runway and donning that vibrant sundress that hugs …

Nutrition

This Primer Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

<b>Sephora’s</b> best sellers section on their website is a life-saver. It makes it super simple to find the beauty retailer’s most popular products all in …

17 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes That Aren’t a Frozen Veggie Burger

Meat is always the star of the barbecue. But we think that’s unfair—fresh veggies (and fruits) work perfectly on the grill, too. Instead of resigning …

Healthy Eating

This 5-Minute Habit Will Train Your Brain to Be More Positive

Incorporate a few minutes of gratitude into your day.<p><i>How can someone change their mindset to be more positive? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, growth mindset hacker,</b> …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

Communication Skills

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Project Management

The One Anti-Inflammatory Tea You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

<i>Editor’s Note:</i> <i>We at SheFinds pride ourselves on providing readers with useful, well-researched tips and tricks to help them save time in their busy</i> …

Wellness

Regular Binge Drinking Can Shorten Your Lifespan by Years, Study Claims

TGIF, right?<p>After a long day or week or month at work, it can be nice to unwind with a drink or two or three or four. But when you wake up feeling …

Look Up At The Sky Day: 5 Celestial Wonders to See in April

The sky is about to be lit with fireballs.<p>Sometimes, people need a reminder to look up from their smartphones. While that probably wasn’t the …

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>Life is full of interruptions. Some are …

Sitting at desk all day may damage brain and raise dementia risk, study suggests

Sitting at a desk all day or spending hours watching television may damage the brain in a way which is known to increase the risk of dementia, a new study suggests.<p>While researchers have known for some time that sedentary behaviour is bad for physical health, raising the risk of heart disease, …

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell you to put mushrooms in your …

Wellness

What We Know And Don’t Know About Memory Loss After Surgery

Two years ago, Dr. Daniel Cole’s 85-year-old father had heart bypass surgery. He hasn’t been quite the same since.<p>“He forgets things and will ask you …

Medicine

Long-Term Success Depends on Learning These 6 Lessons Early in Your Career

From doing what you love to seeking out mentors to continuous learning, the path to success has left many clues for you to follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career when I was 18 years old. I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. So, I went out and tried …

Night owls more likely to die earlier than morning larks, first study finds

Night owls, individuals who stay up late and struggle to get out of bed in the morning, are more likely to die sooner than morning larks, the first study into their death rates has found.<p>New research by the University of Surrey and Northwestern University in the US found that people who naturally …

How fat absorption is directed by specific bacteria in the small intestine

An exciting new study has examined how bacteria in the small intestine help digest and absorb high-fat foods. The novel research suggests that in the …

Cortisol out of control? An ancient herbal formula addresses this very modern problem

<i>Feeling run-down, but still can’t sleep well at night? Jill Blakeway, DACM, a doctor of Chinese medicine, says this is common among her stressed-out</i> …

Wellness

Glucose-monitoring patch could mean no more finger-pricking for diabetics

For millions of diabetics, performing finger-prick blood tests to monitor blood glucose levels is an unpleasant part of daily life. If a new …

Two 'newly discovered' human organs aren't what they seem

For a minute there, 2018 was shaping up to be a year of new-organ discoveries. In January, Dr. J. Calvin Coffey, foundation chair of surgery at the University of Limerick, declared that he had "discovered" a new organ, dubbed the mesentery. Then, in March, fledgling science journal <i>Scientific …

Patients aged over 60 who lose weight 'should be tested for cancer'

Weight loss in patients over the age of 60 should be urgently investigated, with one in seven cases among men likely to mean cancer, a major study has found.<p>The research by Oxford University found that losing weight is the key symptom of the disease, linked to at least 10 types of cancer.<p>Experts …

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalised nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical …

This New App Will Help You Identify the Plants and Animals You See in Nature

Learn the difference between a poppy and a windflower.<p>New app Seek is giving curious outdoorsy types an easy way to identify the plants and animals …