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Vitamin C Reduces Heart Disease

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, in Denmark, studied nearly 100,000 subjects to understand the relationship between vitamin C intake and …

Immune System

Vitamin D May Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Researchers say they’ve noticed a vitamin D deficiency in many people with IBS. Increasing the level of the vitamin could reduce symptoms.<p>It’s the …

Why Vitamin D May Reduce Risk for Breast Cancer

In a new study, researchers get down to the molecular level to determine why vitamin D appears to decrease a woman’s chance of developing breast …

Cancer

Turns Out Vitamin D Isn’t Actually a Vitamin

So how can you get more of it?<p>We should be used to it by now: Rifling through the colossal amounts of information floating around the interwebs in …

Wellness

Is Vitamin D a Wonder Supplement?

Unlike other letters of the vitamin alphabet, vitamin D defies easy classification. But the "sunshine vitamin" is potentially more beneficial than …

Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting with the European Parliament will now be live-streamed

Criticism from the public, lawmakers, and members of parliament (MEPs) led to the turnaround<p>The president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has announced that his meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tomorrow is no longer behind closed doors and will be live-streamed. Tajani made the …

Queen Elizabeth Was Sending a Clear Message With Her Royal Wedding Outfit

Of course she was ...<p>Style is just one of Queen Elizabeth II’s many talents. Her Majesty has been known to stick to monochromatic looks for weddings …

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.<p>The slowdown in the circulation — a crucial part of Earth's climate — had been predicted by computer models, but researchers said they …

Global Warming

Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.<p>The results of the study were presented Sunday at the annual Endocrine Society meeting in Chicago. The …

Women's Health

Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, study says

Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, new research suggests, although experts are split over whether individuals should start taking supplements.<p>The vitamin plays an important role in the body, including in bone health and muscle strength and in preventing conditions such as rickets.<p>It is …

Holistic Medicine

Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows

New science sheds more light on recent controversy over how much the large carnivores are being impacted by melting sea ice.<p>Millions have seen the heart-wrenching video of a polar bear clinging to life, its white hair limply covering its thin, bony frame. Shot by Paul Nicklen and Cristina …

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

The New Wellness Products Everyone's Talking About in 2018

"New Year, new you," might be a tired January mantra, but there's no doubt that turning the calendar makes us want to focus on self-improvement. …

Meghan Markle has proved her dominance over the 'Kate effect' — and it's worth $677 million

Like Kate Middleton before her, Meghan Markle became a fashion icon the moment she announced her royal engagement.<p>The 36-year-old American actress has become an object of fascination by fans in Britain and the US.<p>Everything Markle wears and does is idolized — and that's translating to hundreds of …

Meet the woman bringing lunchtime dating to Asian cities

For career-focused singletons struggling to find love, lunchtime dating could be the answer.<p>That brainwave inspired Singapore native Violet Lim to launch Lunch Actually, a personalized service that matches customers with a lunch date.<p>"I knew instinctively that helping people find love is something …

In Your 40s? Here's a Growth Stock You Should Consider Buying

You likely have a multidecade investment horizon. Here's how to maximize it.<p>If you're a 40-year-old investor, you're probably not planning on …

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Paramount Pictures

‘Phenomenal’ trial results may lead to a treatment for Huntington’s disease, experts say

The discovery of a drug that may treat the fatal disease known as Huntington's is being hailed as “historic” by Louise Vetter, president and CEO of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, and “phenomenal” and “fantastically promising” by Huntington's researchers, including the woman who …

Medicine

First-day preorders for the iPhone X sell out in minutes, Apple says demand is 'off the charts'

Apple's most advanced iPhone saw its shipping times slip to weeks in the minutes after it first went up for preorder on Friday morning.<p>The iPhone X starts at $999 and comes in two colors, with each color coming in two models with different amounts of storage.<p>Less than an hour after launch, models …

Guess Who Renoir Was In Love With In 'Luncheon Of The Boating Party'

In 1880, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, age 41, wrote to a friend that he was in a riverside town near Paris painting oarsmen. He'd been "itching" to do it for a long time: "I'm not getting any younger," he wrote, "and didn't want to defer this little festivity." Now that painting, <i>Luncheon of the Boating</i> …

Renoir

Here's the hierarchy of luxury brands around the world

Brands are the best way to show off wealth, and there is a flood of new millionaires around the world who like showing off.<p>"The brands bought are …

Dubai is Building a Complete Floating Replica of Venice

Dubai is a place where the impossible always seems to be made possible. With man-made islands and rainforests, indoor ski hills, and underwater hotel …

Rainforests

This Lena Dunham Story About Hollywood Sexism Is Horrifying

Hollywood sexism is a bit dog-bites-man at this point. Sure, it's horrific, but it's also so common that it's hard to get up for each specific …

Feminism

Nike has unveiled a self-lacing sneaker

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget about slipping out of your shoes because of loose laces or feeling pressure from too-tight tying when doing those sprints.<p>Nike Inc. has unveiled its first power-lacing sneaker — it allows users to make the fit looser or snugger on the fly by pressing buttons on the side of …

This fashion trend is hurting Michael Kors

One fashion trend is still hurting Michael Kors' sales growth and profits: smaller handbags.<p>Given their smaller sizes, these bags cost less — which can ultimately hurt the brand's profits, even if the number of physical bags sold are impressive,Wells Fargo analysts highlight in a note..<p>CEO John D. …

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

Top 10 Plants for an Indoor Vertical Garden

Last week we covered the principles of building a vertical garden, but no living wall is complete without some knowledge in choosing the best plants for the system. As we discovered, there are different systems used to create living walls. These different structures and systems help predetermine …