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Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk

New research suggests that a raised sensitivity to bitter tastes might be a good predictor for cancer risk in women.<p>A recent study has started to …

Cancer

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY'S life plan: Sick of achy joints? You should follow your gut...

We have wonderfully flexible bodies made up of hundreds of different joints, ranging from simple hinge joints in our fingers to the more complicated …

Diets

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Elle Macpherson just revealed how she significantly changed her diet after 50

Elle Macpherson is one of those women who, despite being over 50, still has the body of a 20-year-old. As a result, her diet and exercise routine has become the subject of fascination for people the world over.<p>Now the 54-year-old model-turned-health-guru has revealed the one thing she changed about …

Fitness

Here’s What Foam Rolling Is Actually Doing When It Hurts So Good

Roll through the pain. We’ve all done it—in that it “hurts so bad I want to stop, but I know if I stop I’ll regret it” sort of way. Maybe before a …

Pain

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Machine Learning

Ready to Try Intermittent Fasting? Here's a Guide to Help You Get Started

There are a lot of diet options out there, but don't despair if you haven't found the right one for your lifestyle. Instead, consider giving intermittent fasting a try. I get it — if you're anything like me, the mere mention of fasting may send you running in the opposite direction, but I quickly …

Holistic Medicine

This Is What Your Addicted Brain Looks Like

The fine line between feeling good and developing a dependency.<p><i>This article is supported by the NSW Government, who want to help empower you to quit smoking. In this article, we look at how addiction affects your brain.</i><p>Even when we know that something—drugs, alcohol, smoking, checking our Instagram …

Neuroscience

What it means to be a Christian in America today

President Donald Trump spoke recently to the Campaign for Life Gala, an annual Washington gathering of activists opposed to abortion. There he …

13 incredible bum transformations to inspire your workout

Although you can't build a bonafide booty overnight, that's not to say you're stuck with the butt you've got. These women are proof that diet and exercise can lead to some <i>incredible</i> results:

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Psychology

All Apple Park employees getting standing desks because ‘sitting is the new cancer’

One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein’s interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday, was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks.<p>We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much …

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

Young Mississippi girl's sudden paralysis caused by a tick on her scalp

As soon as Kailyn Griffin's feet hit the floor Wednesday morning, she collapsed in a heap.<p>The 5-year-old kept trying to stand but fell every time. She was also struggling to speak, her mother Jessica Griffin noticed.<p>Her daughter had been fine when the family went out to a T-ball game the night …

Hollyoaks babe Jazmine Franks reveals body transformation after taking up weightlifting

HOLLYOAKS babe Jazmine Franks has showed off her amazing body transformation after getting into powerlifting.<p>The actress, 26, has kept her fans up to …

Vatican declares it’s now OK to play sport on a Sunday (as long as you don’t miss Mass)

• <b>Report declares sport a 'rich source of values' that brings communities together</b>• <b><br>Playing sports on the Sabbath previously a grey area among</b> …

Antifungal drug kills dormant colorectal cancer cells

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the United States. Though various treatments are available for it, certain …

Cancer

Bowel cancer in young adults is on the rise—here’s what you need to know

Gut health is one of the most important indicators of overall health—a claim that research backs up again and again. The gut microbiome has been …

Black bears are going bald. It might be even worse than it looks.

From the road, Hannah Greenberg could see that the black bear’s face had gone completely bald. Hair hung off the rest of its frame in long strands, more like dreadlocks than a coat of fur.<p>When Greenberg, a graduate student in veterinary entomology, approached the animal with members of the …

Wildlife

5 Founding Fathers Whose Religious Views Are Radical Today

To hear the Religious Right tell it, men like George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were 18th-century versions of Jerry …

Stretch Your Limits For Heroic Gains

The fitness elite has long viewed the static stretch as a shade anachronistic, trading it in for dynamic moves with ridiculous names such as ‘the …

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Ten facts about why we fart

Flatulence and flatus are medical terms for what is commonly known as farting. While people do not tend to discuss farting openly, it is something …

Philadelphia girl completely transforms her body by weightlifting

The best bikini diet EVER? 23-year-old who lost 72lbs before transforming her body in the gym reveals the simple - but effective - plan she used to …

Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency

A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels.<p>Currently, …

Holistic Medicine

Removing shoes when entering the house could help people stay slim, scientists claim

Removing shoes when entering the house and swapping carpet for wooden floors could help people stay slim because it prevents environmental chemicals accumulating in the house, scientists have claimed.<p>According to new research presented at the European Society of Endocrinology in Barcelona, everyday …

How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware

- May 18, 2018<p>Is your Mac’s fan running at a high rate or you’re seeing a much reduced battery life than normal, you’ll want to check for the …

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Fitness

How to protect your router and Wi-Fi from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Wi-Fi

New antibiotic found in tobacco flowers tears into superbugs

The world is in desperate need of new antibiotics, as bacteria continue to evolve and develop resistance to the ones we have. Now, researchers at La …