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Potential new MS drug could regenerate myelin

New research could lead to treatments for multiple sclerosis that regenerate myelin, the fatty coating that insulates nerve fibers and protects …

Medical Research

Cancer patients who choose complementary medicine are twice as likely to die within seven years, study suggests

Cancer patients who choose complementary medicine over treatments like chemotherapy, or surgery, are twice as likely to die within seven years, the first major study has shown.<p>Researchers from Yale University followed 1,290 patients who were diagnosed with breast, prostate, lung, or colorectal …

Cancer

Why Being Near Water Could Be the Key to Happiness, According to Research

Even daydreaming about traveling off to a faraway island, where the sand is warm, and the water is crystal-clear blue can give people a sense of …

Happiness

If You Have Stubborn Belly Fat, Do These 4 Things to Finally Reveal Flat Abs

Losing belly fat and getting a flat stomach, maybe even six-pack abs for the most ambitious, is like the holy grail of fitness. It might make you feel better to know that certified personal trainer and fat-loss coach Oualid Zaim says, "Even people who seem to be able to lose weight often end up …

Fitness

The world-class British museums your children must visit before they turn 16

Britain is home to some of the world’s best museums. Since the Royal Armouries in the Tower of London first opened to the public in 1660 – one of the world’s oldest visitor attractions – the country has grown to excel at such institutions. Indeed, a survey by Visit Britain found that, out of 32 …

Museums

It’s been proven that second-born children are harder to bring up (especially boys)

You’ve heard it before. Having one kid is having one kid. Having two is like having 10.<p>Parents have come up with an abundance of reasons to explain …

Siblings

This Is The Biggest Myth About Outer Space, According To A NASA Flight Controller

<i>What is the biggest myth about outer space? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is the biggest myth about outer</b> …

Space Exploration

'The hotel that changed my life': inside the Cape Winelands' most extraordinary hotel

If, like me, you love hotels (and the fact that you’re reading this is a good indication that you do), you’ll have ones you’ll like, ones you love, and the odd one you loathe. You’ll also have those that you’ll never forget for all the right reasons. But how many can you say have actually changed …

Here's how patients say they reversed early Alzheimer's symptoms

There are two California doctors who are shaking up the medical world, saying their protocols can dramatically improve brain health in children and …

Dementia

These 5 Habits Will Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Holistic Medicine

I Went to a Sleep Coach, and Here Are 4 Things I Learned

Whether you're a morning person or a night owl, you could probably benefit from learning more about your sleep habits.<p>Everyone knows that good sleep matters. Chronic poor sleep can up your risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s and heart disease. Good sleep, on the other hand, can be the ticket to a …

Sleep

Total Duration

IQs Are Falling All Over The World — Could This Be Why?

With all of the improvements in education and technology, we must be getting smarter as a society, right? As it turns out, we might actually be …

Wellness

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How to Bald Gracefully: Tips and Hairstyles for Balding Men | The Art of Manliness

You’re noticing more hair in your sink and in your shower. But for awhile you ignore it. Then one day you’re staring at your ugly mug in the mirror, …

Hair

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 9 Recipes to Get You Started

Chronic inflammation may negatively affect some of your body's systems and organs, including your heart.<p>But some studies suggest that a diet rich in …

Food

Even More Evidence for the Link Between Alzheimer’s and Herpes

Several new studies have rejuvenated a long-dismissed idea that links the common brain disease to the viral infections.<p>In 1907, the German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer published a description of a 50-year-old woman who suffered from memory problems, hallucinations, and delusions. In the woman’s …

Dementia

What Trump's tough-guy act at NATO was really about

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a two-day NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, President Donald Trump is visiting the United Kingdom, where protesters are gathering in London and the Green Day song "American Idiot" has scaled the British pop charts. With the summit now in the rearview mirror, it is now all but totally …

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Mandela 100

<b>Bill Clinton</b><p>I first met Nelson Mandela in 1992 when he visited the Democratic National Convention in New York while I was running for president. That …

southafricanpublications

Epigenetics study finds fathers pass cold weather "experience" down to kids

While your genes are more or less set in stone, the way they're expressed can be changed by environmental or lifestyle factors, and there's evidence …

Genetics

Performing meaningless rituals boosts our self-control through making us feel more self-disciplined

<i>By guest blogger</i> Tomasz Witkowski<p>We could say without exaggeration that the discovery of a means of achieving full control over oneself is something …

Psychology

10 Easy Pieces: Copper Kitchen Sinks

There is something inherently romantic about a copper kitchen sink. You can imagine washing dishes at the window of your French farmhouse kitchen and …

Kitchens

This dream Bath home is up for sale – and it comes complete with a helipad

It doesn’t get much more luxurious than this

Wine Cellars

'BREXIT SECRETARY RESIGNS Eight people remain inside the cave': BBC News ticker has people in stitches after technical blip

The BBC's news ticker suffered an unfortunate technical malfunction which left viewers in stitches.<p>Viewers were left holding chuckling after the …

Great Britain

Architecture that takes inspiration from shipwrecks

Namibia’s Skeleton Coast has earned its name for being exactly that. The sands on the northwestern coastline of the country are littered with …

Shipwrecks

"World’s most efficient" bicycle drivetrain unveiled at Eurobike

At the heart of the prototype drivetrain is a cylindrical carbon fiber shaft, that reaches from the single chainring in front to a flat 13-speed …

Carbon Fiber

Reasons Why MSG is Harmful To Our Health

What is MSG and Why You Should Avoid It<p>There's actual science behind why you can't just eat one chip.<p>July 09, 2018<p>You may have seen MSG among a list …

Nutrition

How to Be a Better Person

We all want to be our best, but many people wonder if it's actually possible to become a better person once you're an adult. The answer is a …

Mindfulness

Is reading on the loo bad for you?

From the moment Ron Shaoul took it upon himself to investigate the practice of reading on the toilet, scouring medical literature and turning up nothing of note as to its public health consequences, the situation became clear that here, on his hands, was a big job.<p>Shaoul's curiosity was driven by …

The Private Lives of Public Bathrooms

How psychology, gender roles, and design explain the distinctive way we behave in the world's stalls<p>When Oprah Winfrey served on a Chicago jury in 2004, she couldn’t go to the bathroom attached to the jury room unless her fellow jurors sang to drown out the noise. One of the songs they sang was …