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Shining new light on the pineal gland

When zebrafish lack a specific protein, the two hemispheres of the brain develop symmetrically, and the sleep hormone melatonin is not produced. …

Scientists Just Found an Unexpected Link Between Tuberculosis And Parkinson's Disease

What could they possibly have in common?<p>At first glance, tuberculosis and Parkinson's disease are about as different as diseases get, but a new study …

Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune System

Beer has fueled a lot of bad ideas. But on a Friday afternoon in 2007, it helped two Alzheimer's researchers come up with a really a good one.<p>Neuroscientists Robert Moir and Rudolph Tanzi were sipping Coronas in separate offices during "attitude adjustment hour" at Massachusetts General Hospital, …

Immune System

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

How to Make A Terrarium: Turning Tiny Ecosystems Into a Blooming Business

When it comes to sprucing up a home, one item in particular is a home décor staple: plants. But if you’re like me and don’t exactly possess a green …

Yama: the five vows of the seeker

<b>S</b>pirituality is not a path for the faint hearted. Swami Vivekananda has said, “I need lions and not sheep.” Have you wondered why the great Master has spoken so? It is because every single moment we are working on our self. Every moment of our existence we are refining our lifestyle to ensure the …

Spirituality

How to prevent Alzheimer's disease

There’s plenty not to love about being middle-aged. But by the time today’s forty- and fifty-somethings reach the age when they may develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (one in 20 people develop dementia under 65 but above that age a person’s risk doubles roughly every five years), it’s likely …

17 Baked Oatmeals for Lazy Sunday Mornings

We all know that Saturdays are for brunch and bottomless mimosas and Sundays are for sleeping in and *lots* of coffee. Even though you may want to stay in bed ALL day, you still need to get up and make a decent breakfast. If you didn’t think of making a hearty make-ahead breakfast, the perfect …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

15 Kitchen Skills To Master By The Time You're 30

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An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

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'60 Minutes': FDA fast tracks cancer treatment using polio virus

The Food and Drug Administration has given an experimental cancer treatment breakthrough status, according to a Sunday report from CBS's "60 Minutes."<p>…

9 Gardening Diagrams Every Gardener Needs to Pin

We predict beautiful blooms in your future.<p>As soothing, rewarding, and therapeutic as gardening can be, it can also be challenging. This plant needs <i>how much</i> sun? Tomatoes can't be planted next to <i>what</i> vegetable? Thankfully, there are tons of gardeners on Pinterest who are here to save the day with …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

How to Grow Tea In Your Own Garden

<b>This piece originally appeared on</b> <b>Fix.com</b><b>.</b><p>The next time you brew a cup of tea in the morning for a quick pick-me-up, use an herbal blend to ease …

Chai

We tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine that's going viral, and it actually works

But as it turns out, the app actually, well, works you out.<p>We tried it for the first time in January, and we're still hooked. It's become so popular that The New York Times recently released its own version of the app.<p>It's perfect on the weekends, when I can't make it to a yoga class, or as …

Exercise

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Cure for cataracts: scientists use stem cells to grow 'living lens' in eye

Cataracts can be cured by regrowing the lens in the eye using stem cells, a breakthrough hailed as 'remarkable' by scientists<p>Cataracts can be cured by using a patient’s own stem cells to regrow a ‘living lens’ in their eye, restoring sight in just three months, scientists have shown.<p>In research …

Medicine

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

How to Make Egg Drop Soup | Soup Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Best Workouts for Weight Loss

With the start of the new year comes the onslaught of resolutions filling up your Instagram feed. At the top of everyone's list, according to Google? Weight loss. But hold up: just because everyone around you wants to lose weight doesn't mean you should, too (we happen to like you just the way you …

End of the 'test tube baby' as new technique allows IVF fertilisation in womb

Doctors harvest eggs and sperm then replace them in a small capsule where they can fertilise in the womb using the mother's own fluids to help conception<p>The end of the ‘test tube baby’ could be in sight after British doctors launched a new form IVF which allows conception to take place in the womb, …

Personal Care Recipes With Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been used since ancient times for its remarkable effects on skin and hair. It is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, which …

Coconut

Mung bean sprout side dish (Sukjunamul-muchim: 숙주나물무침)

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup - Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Crab Rangoon - Crispy Crab & Cream Cheese Wonton Recipe