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Body sensor collects vital data by making you sweat

Medical sensors that sample your sweat are great, as they can accurately gather some of the data you'd get from blood without having to poke through your skin. There's just one problem: this usually means going for a run or otherwise doing something taxing to produce that sweat. However, …

This new at-home fertility test lets you zoom in on your sperm

Men produce an unending supply of sperm, but most of them have never been able to see their swimmers up close and personal — until now.<p>YO is a new …

9 things that can make you less attractive, according to science

We learned that walking a dog and playing good music are easy ways to give yourself a boost.<p>But lately we've been wondering: Aren't there things we're all guilty of doing that can <i>decrease</i> our attractiveness?<p>The answer is almost definitely yes. What follows is a list of common traits and behaviors …

Body Language

33 Questions That Were Asked at Apple Job Interviews

Apple is known for being one of the most challenging and exciting places to work, so it’s not surprising to learn that getting a job there is no easy …

Employment

Full-fat milk 'may drastically reduce risk of diabetes' - study

People who regularly consume full-fat dairy products are less likely to develop diabetes than those who eat low-fat dairy products, according to new research published in the journal Circulation.<p>The 15-year study, in which researchers analysed the blood of 3,333 adults aged between 30 and 75, found …

Surgery at teaching hospitals more risky for patients due to lengthier operations, study concludes

LONDON — Ontarians who went under the knife in teaching hospitals spent, on average, 22 per cent more time on the table than those getting comparable …

Global study lays groundwork for daily statin usage to prevent heart disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an effort to reduce cardiovascular disease, which causes 18 million deaths globally per year and affects more than 1 billion adults worldwide, researchers are suggesting the daily usage of cholesterol lowering drugs, called statins, according to a study released in the New England …

Medicine

Treating depression, boosting Vitamin D improves heart health, studies show

Taking steps to recover from depression and boost vitamin D levels may improve heart health, according to new research.<p>The findings were contained in …

Vitamin D

Diet Soda and Weight Gain: It's Not Your Imagination

Drinking diet soda doesn't do your waistline any favors, research is suggesting.<p>In a May 2016 study published in the journal <i>JAMA Pediatrics</i>, …

Holistic Medicine

How to Function After a Sleepless Night | Men's Health

<b>Scrub Your Face</b><p>Research in the <i>British Medical Journal</i> shows that when you miss out on sleep, people perceive you as less attractive and less healthy. This is because your skin releases toxins through your sweat glands at night, says Lesley Corridan of the International Dermal Institute.<p>“Without the …

Cure for HIV possible as scientists snip virus from cells

A cure for HIV and AIDS may be on the horizon after scientists proved they can snip away the virus from infected cells and prevent the disease ever returning.<p>The HIV virus attacks and kills immune cells leaving patients highly vulnerable to other infections.<p>But scientists in the US have shown it is …

Immunotherapy

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Demographics

This Is Why Your Body Needs Water Every Day

We all know that water is essential for life, but have you ever wondered why your body needs so much replenishing?<p>As explained in the TedEd video above, water is crucial for the body's everyday, biological functions. The majority of the human body is made up of water: We rely on it to lubricate our …

Wellness

What Men Need to Know About the Zika Virus | Men's Health

In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced that it was investigating 14 new cases of the Zika virus that may have been transmitted that way.<p>And experts don’t know for sure how long it sticks around for, either: One man still had the virus in his semen <i>nine weeks</i> …

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IN RECENT months the business press has reverberated with cheers for the end of performance reviews. “Performance reviews are getting sacked,” crows …

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Mom’s weight during pregnancy shapes baby’s health

When Elinor Sullivan was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she set out to explore the influence of food and …

Pregnancy

Why Parents Should Not Make Kids Do Homework

President Obama’s pick for Education Secretary, John King, Jr., is headed for confirmation Mar. 9. King’s track record shows he loves standardized …

Teaching

Binge Watching as a Young Adult Linked to Cognitive Impairment: Study

Sitting around watching TV and not doing any physical activity as a young adult may be linked to lower brain functioning even earlier than scientists …

The Brain

Articles about minimalist home negotiates tricky site saint paul on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing inspiration from the Hebrew alphabet, architects Elihu Siegman and Michael Silverman dreamt up an adaptive structure to...<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to …

Architecture

Articles about elevated deckhouse england on Dwell.com - Dwell

A design-minded pair ensures that their tiny seaside getaway in Hampshire, England, is shipshape.<p>In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...<p>In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has …

New England

6 Things That Determine How Long You'll Live

Researchers have developed a new lifestyle score that determines your risk for death, based on your bad habits.<p>A bit morbid perhaps, but lifestyle …

Holistic Medicine

Articles about energy efficient hybrid prefab keeps cool palm springs desert on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.<p>The Finnish city continues on its path to be carbon neutral by 2050.<p>The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.<p>We were …

Palm Springs

“Singapore-style” tuition classes a hit in Hong Kong

Move over, Tiger Balm, Tiger Beer, TWG, electronic equipment and petrochemical products. Singapore-style tuition might turn out to be our next …

Education

Articles about 5 modern colorado homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>Nestled among trees and apple orchards, this warm and inviting family home makes the most of its peaceful wooded plot.<p>From repurposed shipping …

Outdoors

I Had a Daughter With Microcephaly at 26. Then My Second Daughter Had It Too.

Though she still can't track the cause, this inspirational mother of three feels "deeply blessed" to have two daughters with microcephaly.<p>Gwen Hartley, a stay-at-home mom based near Wichita, Kansas, had no reason to think she was at risk to bear an unhealthy child. She was 26, she already had a …

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Uninstalling Facebook app saves up to 15% of iPhone battery life

Testing reveals Facebook iOS app drains battery life, even when it isn’t being used, and that using Safari instead will make an iPhone last longer<p>Facebook is one of the most downloaded apps on iOS but it has long been cited as a cause of fast-draining iPhone batteries. Last year it was accused of …

Facebook

Climate change: UN report confirms 2015 hottest year since records began

Earth has just experienced the hottest year since records began, according to a report by the United Nations. Greenhouse gases are behind the trend, most scientists believe.<p>Researchers have also taken into account factors such as a powerful “El Nino” – that’s the band of warm ocean water and wind …

Articles about black white and gray all over monochromatic copenhagen townhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>The Danish design brand's new headquarters blurs …

Green Design

More Than 3,100 Pregnant Colombian Women Have Zika Virus: Gov't

By Julia Symmes Cobb<p>BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.<p>Brazil is investigating the potential link between Zika …