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How high blood pressure can give you dementia (and what you should be doing to protect yourself)

Sue Thorne’s husband, Peter, was just 63 when he first started to show signs of dementia. ‘Peter took voluntary redundancy from a stressful job as a …

High Blood Pressure

Electrical implant helps paralysed people to walk again

<b>Three patients, all paralysed from the waist down, have been able to walk again after having an electrical patch fitted to their spinal cords.</b><p>Experts say the device, which is placed below the injury, helps lost signals from the brain reach the leg muscles.<p>US research teams at the University of …

Mayo Clinic

Skeletal stem cells could regrow damaged bones

It could repair breaks and even fight osteoporosis.<p>Believe it or not, scientists are still discovering new forms of stem cells -- and these latest examples could shake up how doctors treat a multitude of common injuries. A Stanford-led research team has identified the human skeletal stem cell, …

Stem Cells

The One Anti-Inflammatory Tea Experts Swear By To Lose Fat Fast

There are plenty of metabolism-boosting foods and drinks out there, but none work as well as tea. This classic drink is fortified with tons of …

White Tea

Make the perfect cake WITHOUT eggs or oil: The bizarre baking 'hack' foodies swear by for 'fluffy' desserts - and it's cheaper than traditional methods!

Crafty home bakers have revealed the secret to a vibrantly flavoured cake doesn't necessarily lie in super baking ability.<p>In fact, their trick, one …

Dessert

Fast and hardwired: Gut-brain connection could lead to a "new sense"

The mysteries of our "second brain" are a profound new frontier in 21st century medical science. While research is rapidly discovering amazing …

Duke University

Senolytic Therapies Seem To Stop Alzheimer's Disease 'In Its Tracks'

Scientists at the University of Texas have implicated a type of cellular stress for the first time as a player in Alzheimer’s disease. And their discovery could lead to treatments for more than 20 human brain diseases including Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury. One author of the study went as …

Education

Early Warnings of Terrible Earthquakes Appear High in the Sky, a New Theory Says

On Friday afternoon, March 11, 2011, Kosuke Heki was in his office in Hokkaido University in northern Japan when the ground began to shake. The …

Geophysics

Scientists Just Made Human Egg Cells from Human Blood for the First Time

It’s the first step toward being able to mass produce human eggs using other people’s body tissues or blood.<p>Scientists in Japan have used human blood to successfully create immature human egg cells in a lab for the first time, according to new research published Thursday in <i>Science</i>. The work is a …

George Clooney

George Wallace stoked the fire of racial division that Trump carried all the way to the White House

In late September 1968, presidential election polls showed that third-party candidate George Wallace’s campaign was surging. With the support of a quarter of white voters, Wallace was within single digits of the Democratic nominee, Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Wallace’s dominance in Southern …

Civil Rights

Vegetarian Lasagna

4.96 from 23 votes<p>Vegetarian Lasagna<p>Prep Time<p>25 mins<p>Cook Time<p>50 mins<p>Total Time<p>1 hr 15 mins<p>Layered with roasted vegetables, spinach and ricotta, a …

Recipes

Scientists used Zika to kill aggressive brain cancer cells in mice

If it works in humans, it could help eliminate one of the deadliest forms of cancer.<p>Fears of Zika have plummeted in the last year. New cases of the disease that plagued the Americas for nearly two years and infected hundreds of thousands of people are incredibly rare these days. Still, that doesn’t …

News

Nintendo grants terminally ill fan's wish to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Like any Nintendo fan, Chris Taylor is stoked for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Chris, though, isn’t sure he’ll live long enough to see the game hit shelves on December 7.<p>Taylor was first diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, about three years ago. After an exhaustive fight, he decided …

We finally know what causes childhood leukemia—and how to prevent it

The cause of the most common type of childhood cancer has been a century-long debate among those in the medical community. Now, thanks to the work of …

Immune System

Scientists have moved one step closer to RNA editing, which could be the next stage of CRISPR

Researchers at the prestigious Salk Institute are reporting that they have managed to map the molecular structure of a CRISPR enzyme that could allow scientists to more precisely manipulate functions within cells.<p>Over the past several years, CRISPR-Cas9 has seized the public imagination for its …

CRISPR

TALES FROM THE LOOP’s Sequel Takes The Loop Into A Darker Decade (The 90s)

Over the past two years, <i>Tales From the Loop</i> has become a genuine tabletop phenomenon. Simon Stålenhag’s first art book became a gorgeous RPG that …

Geek

Alzheimer's cases to nearly triple by 2060, CDC says

Health news<p>The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease will nearly triple over the next 40 years, unless something dramatic happens to change trends, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week.<p>Right now, about 5 million people have Alzheimer’s, the CDC says. That’s about 1.6 …

Alzheimer's Disease

Drug combo shows promise for treating sleep apnea

During decades of lab experiments and dozens of clinical trials, scientists have searched in vain for drugs to defeat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), …

Sleep Apnea

Chef John's Bacon Jam Recipe

"This takes some time to make, and there is expert-level stirring involved, but what a small price when you consider the final results. Whether you …

Recipes

$100 smartphone kit can ID pathogens in under an hour

American scientists have developed a smartphone app that can identify types of bacteria in one hour, down from a typical turnaround of 18 to 28 …

Santa Barbara

New research may answer why many recent Alzheimer's clinical trials have failed

For several years, research into an effective treatment preventing cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease has constantly failed in …

Alzheimer's Disease

US changes course to allow Russian surveillance flyover

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States has decided to certify a Russian aircraft to make a surveillance flight over the US under the Open Skies Treaty, a week after declining to do so.<p>Under the treaty, the member states are permitted to conduct unarmed surveillance flights over one another's territories. It "is …

U.S. State Department

First Clinical Trial of MDMA Treatment for Autistic Adults Sees Success

New research has shown that MDMA may be an effective treatment for social anxiety in autistic adults. Results of the first study to research MDMA as …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Beyoncé’s Ex-Drummer Files for Restraining Order, Alleging “Extreme Witchcraft”

Kimberly Thompson, Beyoncé’s former drummer, has filed for a civil harassment restraining order against Beyoncé, The Blast reports and court records viewed by Pitchfork confirm. According to documents obtained by the Blast, Thompson alleges that Beyoncé is practicing “extreme witchcraft” and “magic …

Seth Meyers

Trump admin moves $260M from cancer research, HIV/AIDS and other programs to cover custody of immigrant children costs

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration is planning to shift more than $260 million to cover the rising cost and strain of housing thousands of undocumented immigrant children in their custody -- including millions of dollars from programs like cancer research and HIV/AIDS prevention.<p>The …

Cancer

This Company Will Pay You $50 an Hour to Smoke Weed

Get your resume together. This is not a drill.<p>It seems everyone and their dog is jumping headfirst into the cannabis industry, now that Canada is about to legalize it. But what if your primary expertise simply comes from the fact that you’ve smoked a lot of weed? Turns out that is a marketable …

Cannabis Industry

Remove yourself from people search sites and erase your online presence

Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.<p>There is now a very …

Social Media

98.6 Degrees Is a Normal Body Temperature, Right? Not Quite

You wake up at 6 am feeling achy and chilled. Unsure if you’re sick or just sleep-deprived, you reach for a thermometer. It beeps at 99°F, so you …

Immune System

How Pedialyte muscled out Gatorade to win the adult hangover market - Vox

Inside Pedialyte’s journey from toddler flu remedy to hangover fix.<p>One of the sweeter and more demented rap hooks in history goes, “Baby, I’m important like in Pedialyte.” It’s from Young Thug’s “Calling Your Name,” released in September 2015; the lyric, as helpfully unpacked by Genius user …

Giving millions of patients already on statins a new type of drug 'could slash their heart disease risk even further' and protect against type 2 diabetes

Giving millions of patients already taking statins a new type of drug could slash their heart disease risk even further, research suggests.<p>Scientists …

Diabetes