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Tiny Tooth Sensor Tracks What You Eat, and It Could Help You Be Healthier

The South Beach diet. The Atkins diet. Eating paleo. Cutting out gluten. Going vegan. The list of fad diets and health crazes goes on, yet health …

Emerging Technology

Honey with Turmeric: The Most Potent Antibiotic That not even Doctors Can Explain

What if I told you that there is an easily available and affordable spice that is a powerful natural remedy for colds, respiratory issues, tummy …

Alternative Medicine

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dentistry

Rewire Your Head, Change Your World

In partnership with our friends at<p>Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D., insists he’s not one of the most influential people in the world, but that may be one of the few …

Alzheimer's Disease

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

Dementia

Think You’re Eating Healthy? This Will Make You Think Again

Hidden Toxins in Healthy Foods May Slowly Be Poisoning Your Body<p>When did food become the biggest health challenge of our lives? How did we get to a …

Wellness

Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time.<p>A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 gene and then managed to …

Dementia

Is meditation the answer to cognitive decline?

In a study endorsed by the Dalai Lama, individuals who regularly meditate were followed over 7 years. The authors conclude that meditation can …

Meditation

Cherophobia is the fear of being happy — here are the signs you might have it

You know that feeling when something seems too good to be true — when it looks like a lot has happened in your favour recently, so it's suspicious?<p>Some people can't get over this feeling, and their good fortune takes a sinister turn in their mind.<p>People who have an irrational aversion to being …

Mental Health

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 …

Research

Older Americans Are ‘Hooked’ on Vitamins

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary studies in the early 1990s had linked both supplements to a lower risk of heart disease.<p>She urged her father to pop the pills as well: “Dad, you …

Chronic Disease

Chances of Needing Long Term Care - 7 Out of 10

Retirement

Those 2-Minute Walk Breaks? They Add Up

Walk for two minutes. Repeat 15 times. Or walk for 10 minutes, thrice. The benefits for longevity appear to be almost exactly the same, according to an inspiring new study of physical activity patterns and life spans.<p>It finds that exercise does not have to be prolonged in order to be beneficial. It …

Exercise

Will a robot care for you in your old age?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Eliezer Yudkowsky, a leading proponent of “friendly” artificial intelligence, offers a …

Artificial Intelligence

11 Reasons You Might Be Tired, Even After Sleeping Well

A good night's sleep is supposed to leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and wide awake. But what if it doesn't? If you've gotten the …

Sleep

You may feel like 20, but you can’t eat like one — the best foods to eat as you age

As you age, chances are you can’t eat and drink quite the way you did when you were 20.<p>That extra slice of pizza shows up on the scale. Your favorite …

Nutrition

Why Deepak Chopra has set his sights on eliminating inflammation

Deepak Chopra, MD, has made it his mission to help people use holistic methods to battle serious health issues like addiction, take control of their …

Deepak Chopra

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option

To walk, or to run? That is often the question.<p>In other words, if you're looking to improve your health, is it better to commit to an occasional all-out sweat fest, or incorporate more walking and moving into your day?<p>A new study suggests there's an answer to this years-old conundrum: It doesn't …

Marathons

Even short bursts of exercise can reduce Americans' risk of disease and death, study says

Do the national exercise guidelines need a change? That’s a question raised by a new study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute and the …

Exercise

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Nutrition

How to Supercharge Your Dopamine Levels Naturally and Never Feel Depressed or Anxious Again

Dopamine is the brain’s master <i>“pleasure”</i> chemical. This single neurotransmitter is responsible for a plethora of mental and physical processes. By …

America’s Loneliest Workers, According to Research

A hundred fifty years ago, poet Emily Dickinson described loneliness as “the horror not to be surveyed, but skirted in the dark.” Had she been running a modern company, she might have felt differently. Loneliness should be as important to managers, CFOs, and CEOs as it is to therapists. The last …

Employment

The Mysterious Interior World of Exercise

When we exercise, far-flung parts of our bodies apparently communicate with one another, thanks to tiny, particle-filled balloons that move purposefully through the bloodstream from one cell to another, carrying pressing biochemical messages, according to an important new study of the biology of …

Biology

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

Pain

The brain-changing benefits of exercise

What's the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki. Get inspired to go to the gym …

Scientists Say We're In A 'Dreamlessness Epidemic'

It’s no secret that Americans have trouble sleeping—almost a third struggle with insomnia-related problems. But they also have trouble dreaming.<p>As …

6 Reasons To Drink Warm Water On An Empty Stomach

Many of us have developed a good habit of starting the day with a glass of fresh water, good tea, or coffee to wake up. When we choose water, we …