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7 Tips for a Healthy Prostate

More than 190,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, there is a …

Cancer

The Science of Dad and the ‘Father Effect’

If the scientific study of fatherhood has taught us one thing, it’s that there are data-driven, biological, and psychological reasons why kids seem …

Parenting

Childhood Virus May Have a Role In Alzheimer’s Disease

Despite decades of research, scientists have made little progress in halting Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia. But researchers may have …

Dementia

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Mixed Features in Bipolar Disorder

We tend to think of bipolar disorder as a disease characterized by alternating bouts of depression and mania. While it is true that some people with …

Mental Health

7 Cancer-Causing Foods You Need to Stop Eating Now

Are you wondering if that burger you had for lunch increases your cancer risk? While the answer isn’t clear-cut, what you eat on a regular basis can …

Nutrition

The Science Behind Being Funny. This Is No Joke.

Here is a not so serious overview of what science and research says about what makes you funny (or not).<p>I've written about the science behind lots of things, including influence, note taking, procrastination, and even awkward silence.<p>Now to the science of something a little less serious. Like being …

Sigmund Freud

How Serotonin Regulates Different Body Functions

The neurotransmitter serotonin (sometimes called <i>5-HT</i> because of its chemical name, 5-hydroxytryptamine) is a substance that occurs naturally in your …

Digestion

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

World Trade Center

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again; "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

Self-help

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Bipolar Disorder

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Kat de Naoum | 28 11 2015<p>There's a lot of stigmas attached to people with Bipolar Disorder, so here's what you need to know<p>When …

Mental Health

The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science

Challenging yourself, taking aspirin and drinking champagne: The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science<p><b>This week is Dementia Action</b> …

Dementia

The Definitive Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogentic diet is all about one thing: fat. By eating almost nothing else, your body shifts fuel sources from glucose to fat-generated ketone bodies, says Dominic D’Agostino, an associate professor at the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine and research scientist at the …

Nutrition

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Successful? Stop Telling Them 3 Things That Most Parents Say

Some advice you think will help your children can actually harm them instead.<p>We want our children to be successful as possible--maybe even more successful than we are ourselves. And so we push them to give them the motivation and self-discipline that we know is a key to getting ahead.<p>This may seem …

This Is Your Brain on Sugar, According to Neuroscience

Insert joke about this video being "sweet."<p>Sugar, in its most basic form, is a natural and simple combination of elements. But when artificially …

How does exercise keep the heart young?

A recent study published in <i>Nature Communications</i> identifies a link between exercise and the heart's ability to regenerate new muscle cells under …

Medical Research

Why Trump hates the Iran deal, explained in 400 words

A bite-size primer to one of the most important decisions of Donald Trump’s presidency.<p>President Donald Trump is on the verge of scuttling the Iran nuclear deal, following through on a campaign promise to end what he calls “the worst deal ever.” If he does, it could hurt some of America’s key …

The 7 Best True Wireless Earphones of 2018

This definitive guide to the best true wireless earphones of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair of true wireless …

Consumer Tech

Correcting Behavior In a Child Who Won't Listen

Getting a reluctant child to listen to his parent can be a real trial for parents, and especially fathers. Dads often tend to see listening behaviors …

Attention women: Your choice of blood pressure medicine may affect your risk of pancreatic cancer

In findings with potentially broad implications for the public's health, new research has found that some women who treat their high blood pressure with a class of drugs that relaxes the blood vessels were more likely to develop pancreatic cancer than those who use other hypertension medications.<p>In …

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

10 Habits of Irresistible People

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Personality<p>Things Irresistible People Do<p>10 Habits of Irresistible People<p>Shares<p>We've all met this type of person who attracts everybody …

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Neuroscience

The Healthiest Cereals, Ranked

If you can whip up a well-balanced breakfast every morning complete with protein, whole grains, and all the recommended servings of fruits and …

Understanding the Causes of Bipolar Disorder

Nobody knows absolutely what causes bipolar disorder. Studies suggest there is a genetic component present, but DNA isn't the only reason people …

Depression

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

Is Alzheimer's caused by disruptions to the brain's energy supply?

It is well known that Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, involves the accumulation of sticky proteins (plaques and tangles) in …