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Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …

Neuroscience

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

Immune cells from the woman’s own body used to wipe out tumours<p>A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a …

Cancer

Five years later, 86 percent of patients are cancer-free thanks to Nohla Therapeutics’ leukemia treatment

Just days after announcing $45 million in new funding, startup Nohla Therapeutics has released extended results from a study of dilanubicel — its …

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Can A Cocktail Of Vitamins And Steroids Cure A Major Killer In Hospitals?

Scientists have launched two large studies to test a medical treatment that, if proven effective, could have an enormous impact on the leading cause of death in American hospitals.<p>The treatment is aimed at sepsis, a condition in which the body's inflammatory response rages out of control in …

Medicine

What’s the Difference Between Dopamine and Serotonin?

Dopamine and serotonin are both neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that regulate countless functions and processes in your …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

NHS preparing to offer ‘game-changing’ cancer treatment

The NHS is preparing to fast-track a “game-changing” cancer treatment into hospitals, its chief executive has said, calling for the manufacturers to help by setting an affordable price.<p>Simon Stevens said CAR-T therapy, which has been licensed in the US but not yet in the UK, could be approved for …

Immunotherapy

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

The safest places in Mexico for travelers

“Is Mexico safe?” It’s a question many American travelers have asked themselves, especially in the wake of a sweeping security alert for Mexico issued by the U.S. State Department in early March 2018. Such travel advisories can be confusing, but this one is pretty clear and even includes a …

Mexico

Scientists puzzle over subterranean heat melting Greenland's glaciers

Researchers have acquired evidence that heat emanating from deep below the Earth’s surface is contributing to the meltdown of Greenland’s glaciers. …

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Recipes

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

The big slide in renewable energy tells the real story

No, renewables are not taking over the world anytime soon. Guest essay by Bjørn Lomborg We have spent the last two centuries getting off renewables …

15 Best Selling Bushcraft Books: Most Popular Wilderness Survival Guides

A long while back, close to when we originally started penning this blog, I published an article about the most popular/best selling survival books …

The 9 Best Survival Antibiotics

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I'll earn a small fee at no extra cost to you.*<p>Survival antibiotics are often …

The Katadyn BeFree Is the Best Filter for Backpacking

Last summer, Katadyn released a new water filtration system called BeFree. It is a direct competitor to the venerated Sawyer Squeeze system, the current gold standard for backpacking filters. After using it on multiple trips over the past year, I’m convinced that the BeFree is the best water filter …

Backpacking

VIDEO: Five Things to Do on Hawaii’s Big Island

Officially named Hawaii, but referred to by most as the Big Island, this is the largest island in the Central Pacific archipelago known as Hawaii. …

Universities can’t have it both ways on free speech

The trouble with campus speech codes is that they backfire. That's what happened when Dalhousie University tried to discipline Masuma Khan for making rude remarks on Facebook.<p>Ms. Khan is the black-robed student activist who got pushback after she urged people to boycott Canada Day. "F*** you all," …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About PUBG

If there is one game that I have completely blown away by it has to be PUBG and it’s not because of how popular it is but how small the game started …

PUBG

NASA satellite spots cause of unprecedented spike in atmospheric CO2

Since the Industrial Revolution in the early 1800s, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations have been steadily increasing, but 2015 and 2016 …

Climate Change

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

Horror

Tripods Are For Closers

<b>Figure 1.</b> A photographer lines up his shot in the Sacramento River at Mossbrae Falls in northern California.Have you seen the movie “Glengarry Glen …

How we ended up with the world's highest power bills

The tug-of-war over the future of Liddell has become a symbol for the nation's struggle with the transition to clean power. Photo: Janie Barrett<p>A …

The Death of a 12-Year-Old Boy From Sepsis Is a Tragic Reminder to Always Clean Your Cuts

A family in New York is hoping to raise awareness of sepsis after the death of their 12-year-old son. Rory Staunton was in middle school gym class …

The First Thorium Salt Reactors in Over 40 Years Were Just Switched on in Europe

This could mean safer, cleaner nuclear energy.<p>A Dutch energy company has just embarked on a series of experiments testing the use of molten thorium …

A former biotech executive who's living with terminal cancer wants to reset expectations about new cancer treatments

In 2015, he was diagnosed with head and neck cancer, which was caused by human papillomavirus (or HPV), a sexually transmitted infection.<p>After the diagnosis, Becker — who detailed his experience in "A Walk With Purpose: Memoir of a Bioentrepreneur"— used his expertise in the drug industry to …

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

In Nat Geo's 'Genius,' Visualize Einstein's Theory of Relativity

After struggling for years to be recognized for his controversial scientific ideas, Albert Einstein finally reaches science celebrity status in …

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …