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3 Keys to Marriage Success: Intimacy, Passion and Commitment

There are many theories about what makes a marriage strong and which qualities allow a couples to grow and function well together.<p>I have always appreciated Dr. Robert Sternberg's concepts in the Triangular Theory of Love: intimacy, passion, and commitment.<p>I first read about it in <i>Psychology Today</i> …

Love, Money and Manipulation

According to <i>Merriam-Webster</i>, one definition of manipulate is:<p>to control or play upon by artful, unfair, or insidious means especially to one's own advantage<p>This sounds really bad right? Can you imagine going to your spouse and saying, "You've been controlling our money by insidious means to your …

Breast Cancer Treatment and Therapy Choices

Joan Lunden’s recent battle with Stage II, triple-negative breast cancer has been an eye opener for women the world over. I am grateful to her for …

FDA Warns Against Procedure Used in Removing Fibroids

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is discouraging the use of a surgical technique often used during minimally invasive surgery to treat …

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In Adam Gazzaley’s new lab, the brain is a kaleidoscope of colors, bursting and pulsing in real time to the rhythm of electronic music.<p>The mesmerizing visual on the screen is a digital masterpiece — but the UC San Francisco neuroscientist has a much bigger aspiration than just creating art. He …

Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a 3D-printed device inspired by the liver to remove dangerous toxins from the blood. The device, which is designed to be used outside the body -- much like dialysis – uses nanoparticles to trap pore-forming toxins that can damage cellular membranes and are a key factor in illnesses that result from animal bites and stings, and bacterial infections. Their findings were published May 8 in the journal <em>Nature Communications</em>.

Nanoengineering Professor Shaochen Chen<p>Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a 3D-printed device inspired by the …

Google Glass handed out to medical students at UC Irvine

The fledgling Google Glass is slowly working its way into the mainstream, and one place that people should get used to seeing the device is in hospitals.<p>Several medical institutions have already been testing the computer-enabled eyeglasses to see if the devices enhance doctors' work. But the School …

Blocking pain receptors may extend lifespan, boost metabolism

By blocking a specific pain receptor in mice, researchers from The University of California, Berkeley, were able to both extend the animals’ lifespans and give them a more youthful metabolism – including an improved insulin response.<p>The findings could spell out a new way to extend longevity, as …

Myocardial Infarction Risks Remain for Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Elective Surgery Researchers presenting findings at the Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) from 2 studies using aspirin or clonidine found no reduction in the rate of composite death or nonfatal myocardial infarction among patients undergoing surgery for problems not related to cardiac problems. The findings were from the Perioperative Ischemic Evaluation (POISE-2) studies, a blinded and randomized trial with a 2-by-2 factorial design allowing for comparisons of low-dose aspirin vs placebo or low-dose clonidine vs placebo in 10010 patients treated at 135 centers in 23 countries. http://ja.ma/1lJK0g9

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Azeem Majeed: Three obstacles to increasing the use of statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Statistics from the OECD show that the per person use of statins in the UK is the highest in Europe and the second highest among all OECD countries. …

Hands-on with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3

So, it wasn't the Surface Mini we were expecting. But hey, we got fresh hardware, so that's all that matters. The new Surface Pro 3 isn't the smallest tablet Microsoft has made -- in fact, it's the biggest, with a 12-inch, 2,160 x 1,440 screen. But if you think it's just a blown-up version of the …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Samsung hints at Google Glass competitor with 'Gear Blink' trademark

Samsung has filed a trademark application for “Gear Blink” in Korea, an addition to the “Gear” line of smart wearable devices that is expected to be a Google Glass competitor.<p>The Korean giant is working on a set of smartglasses, and has published various patents for wearable augmented reality …

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