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Shopping for the best mattress? What to know before you buy

Whether you're braving the big-box retailers or turning to the web for your next mattress, here's what to look out for.<p>When I moved to Kentucky, I bought a gently used mattress and box spring to sleep on. I didn't bother buying a new mattress, or even buying a bed frame -- it was just a temporary …

Time I

Want to be healthy over 50? Get these tests, exams

<i>Are you between the ages of 50-60 and concerned about the tests and exams needed to maintain your health? Don’t know where to start? It's difficult to keep up with all the latest medical breakthroughs, but not knowing what's new or available could result in poor health decisions. Dr. Marie Savard,</i> …

Cancer

Promising new lung cancer treatment combines two pre-existing drugs

An exciting new study is suggesting that a novel treatment combining two currently available and approved drugs could successfully target nearly 85 …

Cancer

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Anthropology

One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

Cancer jab that eliminates tumours even after they've spread will start human trials

A cancer jab that can eliminate tumours even when they have spread throughout the body is about to start human trials.<p>Scientists at Stanford University in the US found that injecting tiny amounts of two drugs directly into a tumour not only kills the original cancer, but also triggers an ‘amazing …

Tumors

Peplin: fighting cancer with a common garden weed

We're helping an Australian company manufacture a skin cancer treatment out of a common weed.<p>The challenge<p>Skin cancers are on the increase<p>Every year …

Let’s build a custom keyboard for Android

When thinking of building an Android app, we often think of something with a screen and a contained function. It could be a game, or a tool to perform a common task.<p>But apps can come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You could build a service that runs in the background and quietly makes life …

Scientists May Have Found a Cure for the Deadliest Form of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a scary disease that will effect 252,710 women and 2,550 men in the US each year. For women, breast cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer other than skin cancer and causes over 40,000 deaths each year. With around one in every eight women being diagnosed in her lifetime, …

Cancer

Pensioner riddled with cancer stuns doctors - by halting disease in its tracks with wonder spice turmeric

A pensioner has stunned doctors by halting an incurable blood cancer in its tracks - with wonder spice turmeric.<p>Dieneke Ferguson, 67, is leading a …

Cancer

The Biggest Cancer News Of 2017? 'CAR-T Cells, Hands Down'

The FDA this year approved two "CAR-T" treatments that re-engineer the patient's own T cells to fight cancer, adding a new weapon to the anti-cancer …

Immunotherapy

[Update x2: Now $499] Deal alert: Get the Essential Phone for $100 off ($599) from Best Buy

• Update 1: 2017/10/22 9:01am PDT Amazon has decided to join in on the Essential discount action. You can pick one up in both Black and White for $100 …

'Super tumor suppressor' found to prevent pancreatic cancer

A new study affirms that not all gene mutations are bad, after uncovering a mutation that appears to give a known tumor suppressor gene a boost …

How to recognise a dangerous melanoma that doesn't really look like one

Australians are failing to identify the most dangerous kinds of melanomas, according to a revision of guidelines now under way.<p>These pale melanomas …

Cancer

New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells

Scientists have developed a small molecule that directly triggers suicide in cancer cells without harming healthy cells.<p>In the journal <i>Cancer Cell</i>, …

Cancer

Train to be an Android developer in just 2 days

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Android News

Microsoft just made it easier to create iOS and Android apps with Windows

At Build 2017, Microsoft showed off the cross-platform power of its .NET framework, by demonstrating how apps could be easily created on a Windows PC and work on iOS, Android, and Windows all through a single shared code base.<p>But Microsoft didn’t stop there. While the .NET Standard 2.0 code base …

Software

This is what you’re drinking if you swallow sea water

Avoid the fish eggs<p>These photos may look like a child’s drawings (or the wedding dress of a certain celebrity) but it’s actually seawater magnified 25 times. Captured by photographer David Liittschwager, it’s part of the contents of “one dip of the hand net.”<p>So what’s in it? Plankton, worms, …

Seawater

'Extremely concerning' number of doctors unaware of life-saving breast cancer drug

A drug that can help prevent breast cancer is not being offered to enough women who are at risk of developing the disease, campaigners have said.<p>Only …

Cancer

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Trying to get rich quick is a fantastic way to lose money, but there are a few great healthcare stocks that could help you accumulate wealth over the long run.<p>For risk-averse investors looking for fast-growing dividend income, <b>CVS Health</b> (NYSE: CVS) is poised to boost quarterly payments at a healthy …

Review: Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech™ 3 Days PAM00700

<b>One of the shockers which reverberated around the PalExpo halls this SIHH was the news that Panerai had introduced a watch which came with a 50 year</b> …

Watches

Create your own amazing apps from scratch with the Professional Android Developer Bundle

App building may seem incomprehensible — but once you start digging into how developers actually do it, it’s not so mysterious… and you’ll even start thinking you can do it yourself. And the reality is that you can, especially with training like in this Professional Android Developer Bundle.<p>You can …

A new kind of cancer treatment works remarkably well for some patients but not others — and researchers want to know why

The treatment, broadly speaking, is called cancer immunotherapy. These drugs — many of which have become available in the past few years — have led to cautious optimism among oncologists who often had few options for treating certain cancers. Cancer researchers see promise. Drug companies see …

Cancer

A drug that uses the immune system to fight cancer cells just got approved for lung cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Tecentriq to be used in non-small cell lung cancer patients previously treated with chemotherapy, regardless of whether their tumors express a protein called PD-L1. People with high PD-L1 levels are generally more receptive to immunotherapy.<p>In study …

Cancer

Life Lessons From Radical Remission Stories: An Interview With Kelly Turner

<i>Kelly Turner has studied 1,500 cases of what she calls radical remission--when someone heals from cancer without Western medicine or after Western medicine has failed. Here's what she uncovered.</i><p><b>Omega:</b> Why do you think so few people have studied radical remissions before?<p><b>Kelly:</b> I think doctors …

Cancer

3-Ingredient Almond Butter Fudge FILLED With Cancer Fighting and Inflammation Reversing Properties (by Hanna Kastoryano) | shopswell

The following article and recipe was found on the site http://www.healthy-holistic-living.com/. I love all the recipes and useful knowledge I have …

Why Aren't More Parents Vaccinating Their Kids Against Cancer?

If there were a vaccine that could protect your 11-year-old son from getting cancer as an adult, you’d make sure he got it, right?<p>As it turns out, this immunization exists, but a majority of young boys are not adequately protected, as journalist Jane Brody noted in The New York Times on Tuesday.<p>The …

Public Health

How to Use the Leaves of Soursop to Kill Cancer Cells (1000 Times Stronger Than Chemotherapy)

Graviola (soursop) is used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites including leishmaniasis, a disease caused by parasites transmitted …

West Indies