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Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

Alkermes stock jumps 3% premarket after FDA approves injectable schizophrenia treatment

Alkermes Plc shares ALKS, -1.70% rose about 3% in premarket trade Monday, after the company said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved …

FDA

Schizophrenia breakthrough could pave the way for effective treatment

Scientists have hailed a breakthrough in their understanding of schizophrenia after identifying for the first time which brain cells lie behind the …

Eye-examination tool may also detect schizophrenia

Currently, in order to make a diagnosis of schizophrenia, a doctor must assess a patient's reported symptoms … which can be somewhat subjective. …

Heart Failure Reversed by Stem Cell Therapy Now in Trials

Heart failure could be reversed by a new stem cell therapy now on trial in Britain that could cut out the need for surgery as the treatment …

Diabetes Study: Spice More Effective Treatment Than Drug

A recent study published by <i>Biochemistry and Biophysical Research Communications</i> found that curcumin, a component of the popular East Asian spice …

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Scientists find cell types behind schizophrenia

The biology of schizophrenia is difficult to study, since hundreds of genes are implicated in the disease. But now, scientists have identified the …

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

15 Reasons Everyone Should Have Epsom Salts at Home

Epsom salts are most commonly used for helping ease aches and pains after a long workout session or an illness. But there are far more uses for Epsom salts than you ever imagined. The mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate originates from Epsom in Surrey, and looks like regular table salt, but …

Washing Machines

Scientists can now keep brains alive without a body

A team of scientists recently revealed they’d successfully conducted experiments on hundreds of pigs that involved keeping their brains alive for up to 36 hours after the animals had been decapitated.<p>Maybe Sergio Canavero, the mad scientist who wants to perform a brain transplant on a human, isn’t …

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

Breakthrough treatment could ‘melt away’ cancer

A new cancer treatment can help some lung cancer tumors “[melt] away,” seriously prolonging patients’ lives, according to a series of breakthrough …

Cancer

Breakthrough on cancer as treatment stops disease coming back

A study on lung cancer patients found that activating the immune system can prompt tumours into spreading friendly T-cells around the body, …

Cancer

Soak in views of the Indian Himalayas at this bamboo-clad hotel villa

Perched high in the mountains of Uttarakhand, India sits The Kumaon, a rustic yet elegant hotel with breathtaking Himalayan views. Zowa Architects …

Architecture

Memory-boosting brain prosthesis shows impressive results in human trials

A DARPA-funded study has raised the possibility of memory-enhancing brain prostheses. Following animal research that had returned successful results, …

The Brain

This Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured Tumours in Mice, And Human Trials Have Now Started

Yes!<p>An injectable "vaccine" delivered directly to tumours in mice has been found to eliminate all traces of those tumours, cancer researchers have …

This Surprising Mineral Can Counteract The Effects Of Sugar

If there’s a good versus evil in the nutrition world, it’s salt versus sugar. The two white crystals look similar on the outside but are totally …

Doctors In China Lead Race To Treat Cancer By Editing Genes

Shaorong Deng is sitting up in bed at the Hangzhou Cancer Hospital waiting for his doctor. Thin and frail, the 53-year-old construction worker's coat drapes around his shoulders to protect against the chilly air.<p>Deng has advanced cancer of the esophagus, a common form of cancer in China. He went …

Immune System

Watch for this antibiotic if you have heart disease, FDA says

People with heart disease need to be careful about using the common antibiotic clarithromycin, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.<p>Heart disease patients who take the drug, sold under the brand name Biaxin, can die years later, the FDA said.<p>The FDA said it does not know how …

Medicine

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

Common food preservative may help to treat schizophrenia

A new randomized trial from Taiwan shows that a common food preservative could enhance the effect of a schizophrenia drug, even in the case of people …

Kaggle Learn review: there is a deep learning track and it is worth your time

Right from my undergrad days when I was starting out with machine learning to this date, my admiration for Kaggle continues to grow. In addition to …

Machine Learning

Finally, a migraine treatment that works?

I suffer from migraines. At least once a month, I have excruciating head pain, sensory problems, and intermittent bouts of vomiting. The attacks can …

Schizophrenia: Understanding the Mental Illness

Schizophrenia is a type of mental illness that affects how the brain works. This leads to chronic problems with strange thoughts and behaviors. It …

Treatable condition could be mistaken for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder

Researchers believe that a significant number of people diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have a treatable immune system …

Having a dog in early life reduces the chance a child will get asthma - but a cat raises the risk

Growing up with a pet dog reduces the chance a child will get asthma - but a cat raises the risk, a study has found.<p>Research led by an academic at Imperial College London found that some young children were less likely to develop asthma later in life if they have a dog when very young.<p>Silvia …