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The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

Nutrition

8 Common Signs That You're Deficient in Vitamins

A well-balanced and nutritious diet has many benefits.<p>On the other hand, a diet lacking in nutrients may cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms.<p>These …

Wellness

Alzheimer’s memories could be switched back on with implant

Alzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories.<p>In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers recorded memories as they were being formed and then later played them back into the brains of 10 …

The Brain

On the edge of the EU, refugee flows flood the Evros River

A clampdown on Europe's eastern borders and the Aegean Sea has forced migrants to seek different — and more dangerous — routes to the continent. …

North Africa

19 Healthiest Foods You Need to Give to Your Dog & What to Avoid

f you have a pet, you must always be concerned about your friend. You must have been so careful about the foods which are harmful and beneficial for …

PHOTOS: These Images Were Captured Nearly 3.8 Billion Miles From Earth

At first glance the images are unremarkable. They're grainy, ill-defined, seemingly more akin to television static or an 8-bit video game than they are to the high-resolution masterworks sent back by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>But take another look.<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured these …

Solar System

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Stand Back

Could disrupted sleep be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

New research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found strong evidence that disruptions in sleep cycles could be an …

4 easy things all women can do now to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Love, feed, and care for your most overworked and overlooked body part – your brain. It will thank you now, and love you back later.<p>Your brain is a …

Genius dog takes herself sledding in delightful snow video

Sometimes we don’t deserve dogs. They’re so great.<p>While sledding is one of many fun activities for people to enjoy during a snow storm, it’s not too often that we see a dog get in on that action with no assistance.<p>Well, the 3-year-old Australian Shepherd named Secret isn’t a typical dog. She can go …

Pets

Here's An Adorable Hedgehog Taking A Bath Because The World Can Still Be Pure And Good

Like Chappi with her little bath, we've earned this.<p>Pygmy hedgehogs are known for being very cautious. In the beginning, Chappi was wary of her human companions.<p>"Apparently, Chappi was taken from her mother earlier than usual, and when I got her she was undernourished and underweight. She was …

Top 10 Amazing Bodybuilding Exercises Everyone Can do

1. Put on some weight<p>To really rev your calorie burn, it is not about the number of reps, but the size of the weights. Even when exercisers lifted …

Yale study discovers how very low calorie diets could reverse type 2 diabetes

For some time there have been claims that not only can type 2 diabetes be controlled by diet, but it can also be reversed, effectively curing the …

Doctors Have Trouble Diagnosing Alzheimer's. AI Doesn't

Algorithms can look at brain scans of people exhibiting memory loss and tell who will develop Alzheimer's disease and who won't.<p>Alzheimer's disease is notoriously difficult to diagnose — the only way doctors can tell for sure that a patient has the deadly neurodegenerative condition is to examine …

Neuroscience

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Medicine

Schizophrenia Is 80% Genetic, According to This Massive New Study on Twins

Most accurate results so far.<p>As many as four out of five cases of schizophrenia can be traced back to genes inherited from the child's parents.<p>By …

Too much or too little magnesium can raise dementia risk

A new study published in the journal <i>Neurology</i> suggests that both very high and very low levels of magnesium may put people at risk of developing …

Cosmic Riddle: How Can This Star Be Older Than the Universe?

It’s drilled into us since elementary school... the Big Bang created everything. Or did it? There’s actually one celestial body, the Methuselah star …

What Underwear Was Like in Medieval Times

What did medieval men wear under their clothes? Medieval women?<p>In imperial Rome, both men and women were known to wear simply wrapped loin-cloths, …

Ancient History

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

We discovered it totally by accident.<p>Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he …

Dessert

Schizophrenia: Common amino acid could hold key, study finds

A new in vivo study has linked schizophrenia with an overload of a common amino acid in pregnant mothers. The researchers hope that their findings …

Schizophrenia breakthrough: Halting protein degradation is key

New research published in <i>Molecular Psychiatry</i> has examined the potential role of novel proteins in the future treatment of schizophrenia. Disrupting …

Schizophrenia

Brains With Alzheimer's Have More Bacteria Than Healthy Ones, Says New Study

Evidence is mounting.<p>New research shows bacteria that break through the brain's defences and infected neurons could play a role in the onset of …

Dementia

Is there such a thing as an autism gene?

Researchers have known that genes contribute to autism since the 1970s, when a team found that identical twins often share the condition. Since then, scientists have been racking up potential genetic culprits in autism, a process that DNA-decoding technologies have accelerated in the past decade.<p>As …

Autism

What Can Prevent Alzheimer's? Here's What the Evidence Shows

Few things are really proven to delay memory loss. Here are the best bets.<p>There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday.<p>They include controlling high blood pressure, regular …

Dementia

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Real Estate

The Sun And The Planets: To Scale

Earth is pretty big, for humans at least. On a cosmological scale however it's a speck of dust compared to the planets and stars that surround …

Comet Siding Spring set to have rare near miss with Mars

Fly-past of comet, thought to be debris from the creation of the solar system 4.5bn years ago, poses risk to Nasa spacecraft<p>An extremely rare celestial event will play out on Sunday night, with an ancient comet hurtling narrowly past Mars, prompting observing spacecraft to take evasive action.<p>The …