John Cochrane

314 Added | 6 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1 Following | 143 Followers | @johncochrane3 | Keep up with John Cochrane on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Cochrane”

Exercise drastically cuts odds of women developing dementia, study finds

<b>NEW YORK</b> -- A new study in the American Academy of Neurology finds women who are physically fit may be 90 percent less likely to develop dementia. …


20 Habits That Make You Age Faster

As someone who looks a lot younger than I am, I cannot wait until the day comes that I won’t have to flash my I.D. to get into a bar—but that doesn’t …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

Alternative Medicine

Drinking alcohol key to living past 90

Cheers to life — seriously.


Thinking Outside the Quantum Box

How the mind can make sense of quantum physics in more ways than one

Quantum Mechanics

Study suggests possible link between highly processed foods and cancer

A study published by The BMJ today reports a possible association between intake of highly processed ("ultra-processed") food in the diet and cancer.

Diet may influence the spread of a deadly type of breast cancer, study finds

A single protein building block commonly found in food may hold a key to preventing the spread of an often-deadly type of breast cancer, according to …


A cancer 'vaccine' is completely eliminating tumors in mice

A new cancer treatment experiment that used immune stimulators to target tumors in mice had remarkably encouraging results.


Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumors in mice, researchers find

Injecting minute amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors in mice can eliminate all traces of cancer in the animals, …

Curcumin improves memory and mood: Twice-daily supplements boosted cognitive power over 18 months

Twice-daily supplements boosted cognitive power over 18 months<p>Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin -- the substance that gives Indian …

Nanoparticle vaccine offers universal protection against influenza A viruses, study finds

Researchers have developed a universal vaccine to combat influenza A viruses that produces long-lasting immunity in mice and protects them against …

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …


15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Lifespan prolonged by inhibiting common enzyme

The lifespans of flies and worms are prolonged by limiting the activity of an enzyme common to all animals, finds a new study. The enzyme -- RNA …


IGF-1, Protein, and Cancer—How They’re Connected

For many of us, approaching middle age can be a wake-up call when it comes to health. As we get older, adopting a healthier lifestyle is more …


Brain implant boosts memory for first time ever

New memory prosthesis could be a game-changer for dementia care.<p><i>In brief: A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent. The device could prove life-changing for the growing segment of the population impacted by</i> …

U.S. Department of Defense

15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it …


The CDC mapped out where people with cancer live in the US — here's what it found

Over the last few decades, cancer death rates have been falling, with the exception of a few key types of cancer: liver, pancreatic, and endometrial cancer.<p>To get a better look at the incidence of cancer and cancer death rates across the US, the CDC mapped out the data on a state-by-state level. …


Dying mother given months to live is saved by ex-husband's new wife

A woman who was given four months to live by doctors, has been told her Stage Four cervical cancer has almost disappeared, after her ex-husband's new …

An aspirin a day keeps many cancers away, study suggests

Long-term aspirin use reduces the risk of developing many cancers, a major study has shown.<p>Chinese researchers followed the progress of more than 600,000 people in the largest study to date looking at the link between cancer and aspirin.<p>They found that people who had taken the drug every day for an …

To stay young, kill zombie cells

Killing off cells that refuse to die on their own has proved a powerful anti-ageing strategy in mice. Now it's about to be tested in humans.<p>Jan van …


Fasting: A trending food idea and new frontier in longevity science

People have been losing weight by counting calories for years. But some recent medical studies are trying to prove that if you want the ultimate …

1 in 9 American men are infected with oral HPV

Eleven million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head, neck and throat, a new study …

Public Health