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Lab-Grown Meat

Imagine biting into a juicy beef burger that was produced without killing animals. Meat grown in a laboratory from cultured cells is turning that …

World Economic Forum

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post

Print this story<p><b>From the 16th century to the 19th,</b> scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be …

Diets

Wiping Out the Brain’s Retired Cells Prevents a Hallmark of Alzheimer's

A study in mice hints at a new approach for thwarting neurodegenerative diseases—but many questions remain.<p>In 2016, Darren Baker and Jan van Deursen from the Mayo Clinic announced that they had discovered a new way to prolong the life of mice: They cleansed the rodents of retired cells.<p>Over time, …

Alzheimer's Disease

Is sugar really bad for you?

People who eat more sweets are at higher risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer… but that may not actually be sugar’s fault. BBC Future investigates the latest findings.<p>It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when humans only had access to sugar for a few months a year when fruit …

Fructose

Aubrey de Grey is working to cure aging whether you like it or not

<b>In The Age Of Spiritual Machines, Ray Kurzweil writes, “Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it.”</b> <b>What does that stir up for you?</b><p><b>ADG:</b> It’s complete bullshit. It’s so obviously an excuse for putting aging out …

Aging

Rejuvenating blood vessels and vitality for an antiaging effect

Using the synthetic precursors of two molecules naturally present in the body, the scientists also managed to reverse blood vessel demise and muscle …

7 easy ways to rev up your metabolism after you turn 40

“Your metabolism may start to decline when you hit 40,” says certified nutritionist, <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>Radical Beauty,</i> and …

Digestion

Finally, a cure for insomnia?

We live in a golden age of sleeplessness. The buzz of the all-night streetlamps, the natter of 24-hour news anchors, the scrolling Niagaras of social media feeds have built a world that is hostile to sleep. Night is no longer clearly delineated from day. The bedroom is no longer a refuge from the …

Fight Club

Got phlegm? Avoid these foods to revolutionize your throat-clearing game

Sexy topic alert: You know that moment when you clear your throat but still feel like you have mucus lingering back there (and then you try again and …

Fasting-induced anti-aging molecule keeps blood vessels young

New research has found that fasting triggers a molecule that can delay the aging of our arteries. The findings could help prevent age-related chronic …

Non-infectious Diseases

The One Anti-Inflammatory Vitamin Experts Swear By To Lose Fat Fast

There are three important factors in staying trim around your middle. You must have a well-balanced, anti-inflammatory diet along with consistent …

Antiinflammatory

15 Foods That Pack More Protein Than an Egg

Go beyond your typical scramble with these high-protein foods.<p>The incredible edible egg is an extremely popular protein that goes well with virtually any dish—stir fry, salad, casseroles, and toast (of course) to name a few. With 6 grams of protein and 13 essential vitamins and minerals—including …

Immune System

Experimental cancer vaccine combo has 100% success rate in mice

A promising new cancer vaccine has shown the ability to ward off, and stop the return, of aggressive cancer cells.<p>By adding a molecule called Diprovocim to a vaccine, researchers report being able to draw cancer-fighting cells to tumor sites in mice. It works in conjunction with other …

Immune System

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

Aging Reversal is a real thing

George Church has a stealth startup Rejuvenate Bio that is working on reversing about 60 different age related factors. There is unpublished work on …

Feeling blah? Your B vitamin intake might be to blame

We’ve all had one of <i>those</i> days—the kind where you feel drowsy and depleted, your memory is shot, and you can’t focus on your work for more than a …

Wellness

Preventing Muscle Loss Among the Elderly

“Use it or lose it.” I’m sure you’re familiar with this advice. And I hope you’ve been following it. I certainly thought <i>I</i> was. I usually do two physical activities a day, alternating among walking, cycling and swimming. I do floor exercises for my back daily, walk up and down many stairs and tackle …

Muscle

6 ways to get more calcium in your diet

Vegans take note<p>Are you getting enough calcium? If you're lactose intolerant, following a strict vegan diet or simply trying to be more health …

Nutrition

Comment booster le collagène dans mon organisme ?

LE COLLAGÈNE KESAKO?<p>Véritable colle naturelle, le collagène est présent dans la peau et les muscles, mais aussi les os, les ongles et les cheveux. …

Protein-Rich Indian Vegetarian Recipes That You Must Try For Weight Loss And Diabetes

Talking of protein-rich foods in India, the first few names that come to mind are boiled egg whites or grilled chicken. Vegetarians are often left …

Nutrition

If You Just Drank Way Too Much Coffee, Here's What You Should Do

Happens to the best of us.<p>Coffee is basically the modern version of the Holy Grail. This life-restoring elixir makes red-eye flights bearable, …

New Intermittent Fasting Study Shows Late Breakfast, Early Dinner Reduces Body Fat, Promotes Weight Loss

When you eat meals may be just as important as what you eat when it comes to weight loss, a new study has found.<p>A new study of intermittent fasting …

Holistic Medicine

Stunning anti-ageing breakthrough could see humans live to 150 and regenerate organs by 2020 'for the price of a coffee a day'

An extraordinary new anti-ageing technique could see humans live to 150 years old and allow them to regrow their organs by 2020.<p>Harvard Professor …

Anti-aging

Nanobots can now swarm like fish to perform complex medical tasks

The future is amazing.<p>A new way of using nanorobots has been discovered thanks to the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), a method that could help surgeons perform complex medical tasks.<p>The research, announced Thursday, is led by associate professor Zhang Li at the university's Department of …

Nanotech

When You Eat Breakfast and Dinner Could Affect Your Levels of Body Fat

Time to consider postponing brunch.<p>Waiting ninety minutes for a brunch table is annoying, but a report in the <i>Journal of Nutritional Science</i> indicates …

Holistic Medicine

Newsflash: Lying on your stomach could be seriously bad for you

How often do you end your day by diving headfirst onto your dreamy bed, with a soothing mask on your face and Netflix on your mind? While self-care …

The rise of carb 'backloading': The new dieting trend that promises to help you lose weight, improve your sleep and banish bloating - WITHOUT giving up pasta and pizza

In the age of health and wellbeing, carbs have long been regarded as public enemy number one.<p>But in recent months, a new approach to nutrition and …

Carbohydrates

Death Rates From Heart Disease And Stroke Could Be Significantly Less With These Drugs, Study Says

Findings of a long-term study of more than 8,500 people in the U.K. has found evidence that blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering drugs work to improve survival rates of their users after a decade of treatment.<p>The study revealed that the benefits of statins lasted more than a decade after the …

High Blood Pressure

Six to eight hours of sleep best for the heart, says study

Six to eight hours of sleep a night is most beneficial for the heart, while more or less than that could increase the risk of coronary artery disease or a stroke, researchers have suggested.<p>The study, presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich, indicates sleep deprivation …

Sleep

Open Water developing cheap, wearable, high-resolution MRI using holograms reform light passing through the body

Red light passes through flesh and bone but it scatters. A hologram can reform the scattered light into an image to see inside the body at high …