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How Climate Change Could Make the Migrant Crisis Worse

Scientists have for years cited extreme weather events connected to climate change as a contributing factor in the ongoing European migrant crisis. …

Cell Phone Radiation May Be Dangerous, California Health Officials Warn

The science is still out on whether the long-term use of cell phones—which emit electromagnetic radiation when they send and receive signals from …

Public Health

FDA approves pill with digital tracking device you swallow

<b>(CNN) —</b> A psychiatric medication system in the form of a pill with a built-in digital tracking device gained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration on Monday.<p>Abilify MyCite, a form of aripiprazole and a first-of-its-kind product, has an embedded ingestible sensor that records when the …

Digital Health

7 Things Women Should Do to Protect Their Knees as They Age

Ever wondered how to take care of your knees as you age? Learning how to protect your knees can mean the difference between harmful wear and tear — …

McGill University

Is living forever going to suck?

We might be too sick to enjoy our extended lifespans.<p>The scuttlebutt around Silicon Valley is that soon we'll soon live way, way longer. Former Googler Bill Maris says humans can make it to 500 years old; hedge fund manager Joon Yun thinks 1,000 years is more on the money. Some, such as biotech …

Medicine

5 Foods That Are Proven to Fight Cancer

Load your shopping cart with these uber-healthy items<p>Taking a trip to the grocery store? Make sure to check out these 5 foods that are packed with cancer-fighting nutrients, making them both delicious and great from you.<p>Here's a roundup of our favorites, as well as our tips for how to incorporate …

Microbes rule your health — and further prove that kids should eat dirt

Humans don’t rule the planet. Humans don’t even rule their own bodies. During the past 20 years or so, it’s become apparent that the guys in charge of everything are a nanometer across and run in packs, or perhaps more accurately, hang out in mobs. These gangs of microorganisms are together …

Immune System

A Japanese Doctor Who Studied Longevity — And Lived To 105 — Said If You Must Retire, Do It Well After Age 65

He unlocks the keys to a long, healthy life.<p>Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, credited with building the foundations of Japanese medicine and helping make Japan …

Retirement

Turns Out Pumpkin Is Legit Really Good For You

Don't forget about those seeds, either.<p>If I could sum up fall with just three things, it would be: wearing flannel shirts 24/7, forcing my BF to go apple picking, and eating pumpkin in literally everything. (Oh, and also Halloween. So...four things.)<p>But while it's one thing to order a PSL at …

Food

Eat This High-Calorie Food At Least Once a Week to Stay Lean

Put these on your plate to ward off packing on the pounds<p>A high-calorie food may be key for keeping weight gain in check: People who eat more nuts are less likely to become overweight or obese, a new study in the <i>European Journal of Nutrition</i> finds.<p>In the study, researchers evaluated the diets of …

How This Magical Self-Healing Film Protects Cars From Scratches

From the outside, it looks like voodoo. But there's actually a pretty neat explanation. And it's science.<p>Clear paint protection films that can "heal" themselves after they've been damaged or scratched are exceedingly cool pieces of car paint protection technology, but how do they actually work? …

Neat

Equifax needs a plan to stop investor exodus

Shares of credit reporting agency Equifax (NYSE:EFX) have fallen more than 35% since the company announced a massive cyber-security breach that likely impacted all U.S. adults, however the lack of transparency in the wake of the incident has done little to increase consumer or investor confidence …

There's Actually a Way to Reverse Diabetes—Here's How You Can Do It

The condition doesn't have to be permanent for everyone, research suggests<p>Can you actually cure type 2 diabetes? Talk to just about any credible source, and it’s typically called a chronic condition—but that may not always be the case, according to a new analysis published in <i>The BMJ</i>.<p>After reviewing …

How Long Should a Set of Tires Last?

It may be tentative, but tires do have an expiration date. There is a general consensus that most tires should be inspected, if not replaced, at about six years and should be absolutely be swapped out after 10 years, regardless of how much tread they have left. How do you know how old your tires …

Tesla solar roof tile connector system explained in new patent

At this point, we already know a lot about Tesla’s solar roof tiles with the launch in May and details released through certification.<p>But not much is known about the mechanism that links all those tiles together to create the actual solar roof other than Elon Musk saying that there’s a “shocking …

Engineering

This Superfood Can Literally Flush The Cholesterol Out Of Your Body

We knew they were good for you but not this good<p>Giving your heart a boost could be as simple as swapping out your snack: Eating a handful of almonds instead of a carb-heavy snack can help raise your levels of HDL, or “good” cholesterol, new research in the <i>Journal of Nutrition</i> finds.<p>In the study, …

US biotech Spark hires UK team as cure for inherited blindness edges closer

US biotech Spark Therapeutics has set up a UK office as it targets a rapid launch of its under-review gene therapy for a form of inherited blindness.<p>The Nasdaq-listed firm, which has a market cap of $2.4bn (£1.8bn), is at the forefront of the emerging global field of gene therapies for serious and …

Tips for Finding a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive …

​A New Vaccine May Actually Ward Off Heart Disease

The shot immunizes against high cholesterol​<p>Protecting your heart may one day be as easy as rolling up your sleeves: A new vaccine may help prevent heart disease, according to a preliminary new study just published in the <i>European Heart Journal</i>.<p>In the study, researchers injected mice with either a …

Excavations in Turkey shine a light on 12,000 years of Anatolian eating habits

Excavations at the ancient city of Tlos in southwest Turkey have provided insight into 12,000 years of Anatolian food culture.<p>The excavations started ten years ago and have produced findings from the early neolithic age, including cookers with remains of food such as rabbit, chevrotain, deer and …

Tropical Storm Earl bears down on Mexico, Belize and Honduras

• At least six deaths reported in Dominican Republic<br>• Wind, rainfall and rising seas present ‘triple threat’, say US meteorologists<p>The governments of Mexico, Belize and Honduras have issued storm warnings as a weather system that has already caused at least six deaths was designated a tropical storm by …

What You Need to Know If You’re Taking Statins to Lower Your Cholesterol

You may not need to cut your cholesterol levels as much as you think<p>High cholesterol can harm your heart. But drastically reducing your levels isn’t the answer, either, new research from Israel suggests.<p>In the study, people taking cholesterol-lowering statins who had low-density lipoprotein (LDL), …

4 Science-Backed Reasons to 'Eat Dirt'

<i>by guest blogger Josh Axe,</i> <i>DNM, DC, CNS</i><p>People have been eating dirt for thousands of years--until now.<p>An obsession with germ-free homes and a sterile food system is leaving us craving dirt--more specifically, all of those beneficial soil-based organisms found in dirt.<p>For our great-grandparents and …

There's Nothing More Important Than Having the Right Tires

And yet, for some reason, buying new rubber is where most people try to save a few bucks.<p>Last week, I accepted an invitation from Yokohama to check out their new Geolandar A/T G015 tire on the slickrock trails outside Moab, UT. I quickly learned that the Geolandar is far more comfortable doing …

Weather

Every Human in America Has a Memory Involving an Eighth-Gen Toyota Corolla

Probably in this exact color.<p>There are cars so universal that even the most avowed non-enthusiast knows them. The original Volkswagen Beetle. The Jeep Wrangler. And the Toyota Corolla. Specifically, this Corolla—the eighth-generation, U.S.-market sedan.<p>Seriously. Ask someone who isn't into cars to …

Toyota Corolla

How eating your greens could prevent blindness

Half a million people suffer from glaucoma but dietary changes could help, say researchers<p>A diet high in leafy greens like lettuce could prevent blindness in later life a study suggests.<p>People who ate at least 240mg of nitrate – which is found in vegetables like spinach – were 30 per cent less …

'eBay buyer returned smashed phone - and demanded £199 refund'

The Telegraph's consumer champion helps a reader left out of pocket with another "not as described" wrangle on the auction website<p><i>I sold my Samsung phone to a buyer a year-and-a-half ago. It was packed carefully and posted promptly and delivered the next day by Royal Mail special delivery.</i><p><i>My phone,</i> …

With Wireless Cars, Our Physical Safety Is Now on the Line

The march of progress always takes a toll.<p>From the November 2015 issue<p>There’s an argument to be made that mankind should have stayed in the trees, because progress is a dangerous business. No matter how carefully you engineer a new invention and study the way test subjects use it and build in …

Fiat Chrysler

VW Confirms Its Newer Diesel Engines Don't Cheat in Europe

Volkswagen has announced that its EA288 diesel engines—separate from the EA189 at the heart of the company’s diesel-emissions scandal—do not have cheat software to skirt EU5 and EU6 emissions standards in Europe. At this point in the game, we’d imagine VW would be trying to get ahead of any …

Volkswagen Recalls Almost Half a Million Cars Over Emissions Trick

The Environmental Protection Agency is ordering Volkswagen to recall nearly a half-million cars after the company allegedly used a computer software …

EPA