Debra Goldfaden

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Researchers reveal how disrupting gut-brain communication may affect learning and memory

The connection between food and memory is one of those fundamentally human experiences we can all relate to. A compelling new study from the …

Neuroscience

Inside a doctor’s quest to repair his own cognitive decline—and revolutionize brain health in the process

When it comes to health goals, it’s not uncommon for longevity to top the list. Being conscious of what you’re putting into your body, <i>on</i> your body, …

The Brain

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

The Brain

Science Has Discovered the World's Easiest Way to Improve Your Memory: Do Nothing (Really)

Strategic loafing is apparently the secret to cementing new memories.<p>Back when you were trying to master scales on the violin or memorize your times tables, someone probably told you, "Practice makes perfect." (And when you were adult, Malcolm Gladwell essentially told you the same thing).<p>The idea …

Instagram Looks Like Facebook’s Best Hope

Through the glass doors, beyond the giant camera logo and before the artisan coffee stand, visitors to Instagram’s headquarters in Menlo Park, …

Social Media

From pranks to nuclear sabotage, this is the history of malware

Since the dawn of modern computing, software has been as capable as the programmers who created it. Their intentions became its capabilities, and …

Cybersecurity

Hunger is a gatekeeper of pain in the brain

NEWS AND VIEWS<p>A neuronal population has now been found that regulates two competing needs — hunger and pain. Urgent pain overrides hunger, but …

Google's plan to fix texting on Android is really about the death of SMS

Google finally has a plan to fix Android's texting problem.<p>This week, the company confirmed its long-rumored plan to improve messaging on Android and …

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

Cohen can review seized docs but judge will decide who vets what investigators can see

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A US judge said President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen could review materials seized when the FBI raided his home, office and hotel room last week for any communications with the President, but held off on deciding how prosecutors will ultimately be able to use …

Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study

A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery, according to a new study comparing the cellular effects of carbohydrates consumed during sports.<p>It found that a banana, with its all-natural package, provides comparable or …

Nutrition

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

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here's how to incorporate them into your life

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

This Common Word Makes You Sound More Negative Than You Want To

This tiny word is nearly unavoidable but frequently overused. Everything that follows it tends to make you sound like a downer.<p>The language you use shapes others’ impressions of you, but there’s a chance that some of your most common words don’t put you in the best light. In fact, I’ve already …

Self-help

Foods Low In Asparagine Could Prevent The Spread Of A Deadly Type Of Breast Cancer, A New Study Finds

A new study reveals that diet could have an impact on cancer spread.<p>Scientists discovered that having a diet low in asparagine could prevent the …

Cancer

Excess Levels Of Calcium In The Brain May Lead To Parkinson’s Disease, A New Study Finds

Scientists found that too much calcium in the brain could likely increase the risk of Parkinson's disease.<p>A new study finds that too much calcium in …

There's 28 hidden iPhone tricks and tips you need to know about

Are you an experienced iPhone user?<p>With so much technology surrounding Apple iPhone models it is not surprising there are still tips and tricks even …

Liste verfügbarer vertrauenswürdiger Stammzertifikate in iOS 8

How robo-callers outwitted the government and completely wrecked the Do Not Call list

On the morning of Oct. 1, 2015, a middle-aged telemarketer arrived at the Washington headquarters of the Federal Trade Commission. His name was Aaron Michael Jones, or possibly Michael Aaron Jones, and in any case, he went by Mike. According to court documents, Mike was a father and widower. He …

Identity Theft

The high-protein craze may actually carry some risks

If there's one claim that's almost certain to boost sales of a food these days, it's to say the item is high in protein.<p>Consumers cannot seem to get enough protein — they often turn to it because they've shunned carbohydrates, and also associate it with increased muscle mass. While many …

Nutrition

iPhone X vs. iPhone 8

It’s the tech conundrum of the year: iPhone X versus iPhone 8. Still sitting on the fence about which new iPhone to buy? With iPhone X preorders starting in just a few hours, it’s decision time.<p>Is it really worth the hassle of trying to snag a phone that’s more expensive (and likely harder to land …

Mobile Technology

How to preorder an iPhone X the right way

Preorders for Apple’s futuristic iPhone X open in less than a week, but getting your hands on one won’t be easy.<p>Supply of the iPhone X is expected to be shockingly low during launch, so your only real chance of getting one on November 3 is to be one of the first customers to preorder on October 27. …

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

How to improve iPhone battery life with iOS 11

Hooray, a new iOS update is here! Oh no, my old iPhone is ripping through battery life! Here's how to extend your phone's running time with iOS 11.

Apple's two-step authentication goes away with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

With iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Apple no longer allows the use of two-step verification, its original and hastily built, somewhat creaky …

iPhone 8 has a new call feature Apple didn’t tell us about

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus support the next-generation of HD voice services for even clearer calls, according to a new report. The technology is called Enhanced Voice Services (EVS), but you’ll only be able to use it on certain carriers.<p>Apple introduced us to HD voice services, which takes …

How Apple Will Stop Companies Abusing Facial Recognition on New iPhone X

When Apple’s new iPhone X arrives next month, its Face ID technology will introduce a new era of convenience—but also new risks of broad face-based …

The One Vitamin You Should Take Before 10 A.M. For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

There’s an important reason why certain vitamins and supplements must be taken before breakfast. “If taken on an empty stomach, your body will absorb …

Nutrition

Scientists discovered a new way to lose weight, if only you can tweak this one brain cell

A new study has found something remarkable: the activation of a particular type of immune cell in the brain can, on its own, lead to obesity in mice. This striking result provides the strongest demonstration yet that brain inflammation may be a cause, rather than a consequence, of obesity. It also …