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Women are the stronger sex - and here's the scientific proof

Eleanor Roosevelt once quipped that a woman is like a tea bag. You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.<p>So the former first lady would most certainly have approved of a new study which suggests women, far from being the weaker sex, are much more likely to survive a …

Research

Gloria Steinem says black women have always been more feminist than white women

Gloria Steinem has been at the forefront of American feminism for a half century. But she’s never seen activism quite like today’s #MeToo movement.<p>“Clearly, at this moment in time we are gaining our voices in a way that has never happened before,” said Steinem, the co-founder of <i>Ms.</i> magazine and …

Scientists have edited the DNA of human embryos using CRISPR – now we need to work out the ethics

With headlines referring to "groundbreaking" research and "designer babies," you might wonder what the scientists actually accomplished. This was a big step forward, but hardly unexpected. As this kind of work proceeds, it continues to raise questions about ethical issues and how we should we react.<p>…

Genetics

You CAN get rid of dark under-eye circles, says doctor―and this is how

And no, we don't mean covering them with makeup...<p>Under-eye circles are one of the most frustrating skincare issues to deal with – no matter how rested and relaxed we feel, those dark bags can make us look exhausted.<p>Even with the help of a trusty under-eye concealer, it can be difficult to …

Heartburn drugs tied to greater mortality

Widely used heartburn drugs are associated with increased risk of death, and the longer a person uses the drugs, the greater the risk, new research suggests.<p>Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs, have been tied to a wide range of side effects including fractures, dementia, heart disease, pneumonia and …

Biomedicine

This combination of MAC products will give you the glowiest skin ever

The makeup artist-approved mixture guarantees good skin<p>If you're a MAC makeup fan, pleeease do yourself a favour and go follow their senior artist, Dominic Skinner, on Instagram. Not only is his feed packed with oh-so pretty makeup looks and cool new product swatches, but his snappy Instagram …

6 Of The Best Teeth-Whitening Kits In The Drugstore

In an ideal world, brushing your teeth routinely would be enough to keep your set of pearly whites, well, pearly and white between routine dentist appointments. But alas, for many of us (particularly those of us with a serious coffee habit), that’s just not the case. We feel moved to hit up the …

Dentistry

Want to Stay Young Longer? Science Says This Exercise Makes Your Body Act Like It's 9 Years Younger | Inc.com

It's been a dream of civilizations since the dawn of time: If we can't live forever, can we at least slow down the aging process and stretch our lives out as long as possible?<p>Now, researchers from Brigham Young University say they've found that a certain type of physical exercise can slow the aging …

Telomere

American Medical Association joins other major groups in opposing Senate health bill

<b>(CNN) —</b> The largest association of doctors in the country, the American Medical Association is joining many of the nation's leading medical and advocacy groups in voicing its opposition to the latest version of the Republican health care bill.<p>In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell …

Health Care

Pat McGrath Is Launching Lust MatteTrance Lipsticks — Here Are the Details

From now on, in my opinion, there are two kinds of lipstick: lipsticks made by Pat McGrath and lipsticks made by everyone else. Today, McGrath revealed the details of her next product and the closest she's gotten to a "traditional" makeup launch (or as close as she could ever get to traditional) — …

Makeup

Are Viruses Alive?

It's complicated.<p>Viruses have weirded us out since they were first discovered over a century ago, but are these microscopic protein pirates alive?<p>You …

Biology

Killer side dish? Study links eating french fries to increased risk of death

If there's one thing we've learned reading health studies, it's that everything will kill us. Seriously. Everything.<p>So it's OK to take this latest news with a grain of salt (and a side of ketchup). We just want to keep the people informed, you know?<p>A study published in the American Journal of …

Food

Moms: Your Kids Hijacked Your Brain for Life

Author: Anna Vlasits. Anna Vlasits Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.14.17.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 am. 5:00 am<p>One day, a woman is spending her …

The One Supplement a Dermatologist Would Add to Your Diet for Crazy-Good Skin

We know that the right combination of supplements can boost your energy and improve brain health, but the benefits of those little pills extend far …

Michelle Obama Wrote Black-ish Star Yara Shahidi the College Recommendation Letter of Our Dreams

When it comes to getting college applications together, getting those glowing letters of recommendation is a major part of the process. And <i>Black-ish</i> star Yara Shahidi has the college recommendation letter we could only dream of getting: It comes straight from the desk of none other than former …

Michelle Obama

This Genius Chocolate Mousse Recipe Uses Just Two Ingredients

One of them is chocolate, obviously. What's the other?<p>Chocolate mousse. It's the upscale, more sophisticated version of chocolate pudding. It's …

15 Under-the-Radar Lipstick Brands Allure Editors Love

Kat Von D, Anastasia Beverly Hills, and Nars are all household names these days. But they aren't the only companies with amazing shade selections, long-lasting formulas, and balm-like textures. If you look in Allure editors's makeup bags, you'll find some unfamiliar lipsticks from brands you've …

Why Exercise Is Good for the Heart

Even a single workout could be good for the heart. That’s the conclusion of a fascinating new study in mice that found that 30 minutes on a treadmill affects gene activity within cardiac cells in ways that, over the long haul, could slow the aging of the animals’ hearts.<p>Although the study involved …

Research

When the trolls come at you over birth control coverage, here's what to say

If you're a woman who, on the internet, has tried to defend widely accessible and affordable birth control, you probably know all the …

Health Care

Here's How You Can Get Rid of Your Stretch Marks

Real talk: There’s nothing abnormal about stretch marks. In fact, studies estimate that 90 percent of pregnant women, 70 percent of adolescent girls, …

Skin Care

In Honor of Black History Month, 10 Heroes You May Not Have Heard Of

These are life stories worth knowing 🙌 🙌.<p>Black History Month is the time to honor the role and achievements of African-Americans in the United States. While some groundbreaking heroes are well-known, there are many unsung heroes worth celebrating—particularly African-American women. Here, we …

30 Black-Owned Beauty Brands You Need

#BlackFriday<p><i>In celebration of Black History Month, NYLON is running a spotlight series called</i> <i>UNAPOLOGETIC</i><i>. Every day, we’ll celebrate different aspects of black culture through profiles, interviews, roundtables, reviews, videos, and op-eds. #Blacklivesmatter and we hold that truth to be</i> …

Gucci Mane

Does the 7-Minute Workout Actually Work?

A typical day for most Americans might sound something like this: You wake up, head to work, pick the kids up or run a few errands and finally make …

How to Make Your Skincare Products Work 10 Times Better

Choosing the right skincare product is tricky business—the market is saturated with products all promising to brighten, tighten, smooth, and sculpt. …

A New Device May Mean Fewer Breast-Cancer Surgeries

Surgeons say a tool called the MarginProbe shows promise in reducing the number of repeat procedures<p>A new device may hold the promise of eliminating an anguishing part of many breast-cancer surgeries: a follow-up operation to remove lingering cancer cells. Several surgeons are using a tool that …

Cancer

How to become a ‘clean thinker’ and get rid of middle-aged brain fog

I first noticed it on the school run. Every day, a teacher would be stationed outside the classroom door to shepherd the children into the arms of their waiting parents. But one day, as I was about to exchange our usual greeting, my face reddened. I couldn’t remember the teacher’s name.<p>So it came …

Gregg Popovich reflects on Black History Month, white privilege, and our 'national sin'

The Spurs coach both set a record on Thursday and gave an amazingly thoughtful monologue on race in America.<p>Gregg Popovich has more frequently discussed social and political issues during pregame interviews this season. On Thursday, he was asked what Black History Month means to him. His response …

Black History

7 meaningful ways to celebrate Black History Month

While black excellence deserves to be celebrated every day, Black History Month offers a dedicated time to pay attention to the power and resilience …

Black Lives Matter

We've Been Wrong About Where the Brain Processes Language for 141 Years

Where word salad is really made.<p>The map of where and how the brain processes speech has been modified again. Researchers from Northwestern University just published a paper in the journal <i>Brain</i> wherein they demonstrate that the famous Wernicke's area, thought to be the center of language …

Linguistics

James Baldwin's Queerness Was Inseparable from His Blackness

Though 'I Am Not Your Negro' doesn't address Baldwin's homosexuality, it was integral to his political philosophy in ways that can give us hope today.<p>What does it mean "to discover the country which is your birthplace, to which you owe your life and your identity, has not, in its whole system of …

Black History