Alessandra As

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Why the "Glycome" Is the Next Big Thing in Health and Medicine

When you think of sugar, you probably think of the sweet, white, crystalline table sugar that you use to make cookies or sweeten your coffee. But did …

Immune System

Salada quente: receita de chef é hit do inverno

O frio não é desculpa para tirar a salada do cardápio<p>Os loucos por saladas podem ficar despreocupados com as baixas temperaturas: dá para encher o …

Exactly How to Leave a Toxic Relationship—a Psychology Expert Explains

No one ever sets out to be in an unhealthy relationship. We all strive for a version of happily ever after, where our needs and those of our partner …

Self-esteem

Anxiety in Adults With ADHD

Many adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also struggle with impairing anxiety. Sometimes this anxiety develops as a result of …

20 Cheap Summer Dresses You Won't Feel Guilty Sweating Through

I am currently writing this story from an NYC coffee shop where I frantically ran to after experiencing a subway car that had a broken AC. The …

Under-$100 Summer Dresses That Will Still be Trendy in Fall

A flattering dress will get you everywhere. And through the sweltering heat of high summer, an easy-breezy frock has become our go-to favorite for …

Meghan Markle wears something that actually fits her

The sexy “Suits” star who married into royalty and captured all our hearts is getting her groove back.<p>After months of Windsor-proper mumsy florals …

These 9 Dresses (With Pockets!) Are So Cute, You'll Add Them All to Your Shopping Cart

What makes an ordinary dress become extraordinary? Pockets, obviously! There's something about adding that functional element that gets us more excited than anything. The idea of being able to carry my phone and lipstick hands-free is pretty amazing. If you agree, you'll love these beautiful …

New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Scientists have presented new research pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Presented at the Alzheimer's …

Iconic Vintage Street Style Photos

Long before Bill Cunningham hopped on his bicycle or Tommy Ton launched Jak & Jil, photographers captured stylish women in black and white film …

What’s the Difference Between Epinephrine and Norepinephrine?

Epinephrine and norepinephrine are two neurotransmitters that also serve as hormones, and they belong to a class of compounds known as …

15 Jackfruit Recipes That'll Impress Vegans And Carnivores Alike

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Slow Cookers

This Finnish couple struggled to teach their autistic children to communicate, so they built a giant tablet to solve the problem

• <b>Maria and Jarkko Jokelainen are parents to three children with Asperger’s syndrome, part of the autism spectrum, characterised by difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication</b>• <b><br>The Jokelainen’s developed a giant 4k Android tablet to help their children, which they’ve now turned into</b> …

MS Office

Scientists Just 3D Printed a Human Cornea Using Stem Cells

These 3d printed artificial corneas could help millions restore their vision.<p>Researchers have created the most advanced artificial cornea ever using 3D printing and human stem cells. The technology, if successfully developed, could help millions of people around the world see a clearer future.<p>The …

Tortoiseshell Hair Color Is Brightening Up Brunettes This Summer

1 of 14<p>Caramel Ombré<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Baby Balayage<p>3 of 14<p>Honey Brown<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Blonde Tortoiseshell<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 14<p>Toffee …

Cancer Immunotherapy

Collection |<p>Collection home<br>• Mechanisms of resistance<br>• Combination therapies<br>• Nanocomplex<br>• Predictors of response<p>Immunotherapy is the most promising new …

What will happen when the Queen dies and will Prince Charles become King Charles III?

On 2 June 1953, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her coronation as she was officially crowned sovereign.<p>Today marks 65 years since the Queen’s …

Dez frases proibidas para educar seu filho

Nós, os pais, fazemos o que podemos. Às vezes gostaríamos de fazer as coisas melhor, ou de outra maneira, mas nem sempre conseguimos. O dia a dia nos …

The Co-Founder of NYC's Trendiest Yoga Studio Shows Us 3 Big Mistakes She Sees

Sky Ting Yoga’s Chloe Kernaghan demonstrates how to get your flow on the right way.<p>Before settling onto the mat in your next yoga class, it’s …

Yoga

'Brain Food' Diet to Prevent Alzheimer's Is BS

Lisa Mosconi has a web and media presence and a book Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power. She claims, “There is …

Alzheimer's Disease

Social media has the ‘exact same negative effect on depression’ as eating potatoes

It feels impossible to tell if the technology our kids use should be celebrated or feared. A few years ago I wrote a book, Hooked, about how …

Social Media

Physically active academic school lessons boost pupils’ activity levels and focus

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettFor various reasons, children in many countries are increasingly sedentary and childhood obesity is a growing concern. At the …

Travelers

Schizophrenia: The placenta may explain risk

New research finds a connection between genes and the birth complications that raise the risk of schizophrenia: the placenta. The findings might help …

Schizophrenia

The Relationship Between PTSD and Psychosis

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and symptoms of psychosis, such as hallucinations, often occur together. In clinical terms, PTSD is described …

Mental Health

Vitamins and antioxidants: some supplements linked to increased risk of death

Vitamins B3, A, C and E associated with higher risk of all causes of death in international study<p>Not only are vitamin and mineral supplements a waste of money, they can in some instances actually harm the body, an international study has concluded.<p>Researchers at the University of Toronto conducted …

University of Toronto

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

Central Nervous System

Spanish Brides Are Obsessed With This Wedding Dress Trend

Wedding season is upon us. What will the best dressed brides be wearing on their big days? Well, we tapped an expert to find out Spanish brides in …

Body Language Experts Compare Meghan and Harry's Wedding to Kate and Will's

There are some major differences between these two couples we've never noticed before.<p>The day we've all been waiting for is finally here: Meghan …

Short Suits Are About to Be the Biggest Summer Trend

It’s no secret that blazers and the related pantsuit and skirt suit sets have soared in popularity in the last year, stemming from the rising …

The Dress I've Worn for 7 Summers Straight

When I consider the things I love the most in this world, summer—with all the fun outfits and travel that accompany that time of the year—is at the …