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3 No-Brainer Stocks to Buy for Retirement

Retirement investing is not what it used to be. In the old days, one could just invest in the “safe” stocks to buy, in “blue chips,” in a nice ladder …

5 Dividend Stocks to Put on Your Shopping List

As an income investor, are you skeptical about finding high-quality dividend stocks at a decent price now that the<b>S&P 500</b> isheading to record highs? Fret not, for you've come to the right place. Our contributors just singled out five solid dividend stocks that are worth your money even in today's …

Investing

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 30 stocks that'll thrive no matter what

In a note published on Thursday, the firm highlighted 30 stocks that its analysts believe would thrive even if the global economy grows slower than they forecast.<p>To compile the list, Morgan Stanley first screened for stocks it had previously classified as growth stocks for 48 straight months, which …

Investing

The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>If Minecraft has taken over your kids and you hardly know who they are or what they’re talking about anymore, you’re in good …

Protein found to play key role in the spread of pancreatic cancer

An explanation for how pancreatic cancer spreads to the liver has been revealed by researchers. These findings potentially hold the key to stopping …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

11 Sophisticated (But Simple!) Summer Appetizer Recipes to Serve at Your Next Party

When it comes to party appetizers, there is no fixed ratio of simple to sophisticated. Sometimes the most unadorned, barely manipulated little bites …

Recipes

High-fibre diet can cut stroke risk, scientists claim

A diet rich in fibre can cut the risk of stroke, one of the leading causes of death and long-term disability in the developed world, scientists claim.<p>…

Easy Egg Salad - How to Make The Easiest Way

Vegetable Lasagna Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 558

Make This Tonight: 5-Ingredient Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quesadilla

Who doesn't love a good quesadilla? This recipe requires only five flavor-packed--and nutrient-rich--ingredients and comes together in no time at …

Can crowdfunding bring new cancer drugs to the market? – Alexander Masters | Aeon Essays

The days of the middle-man are numbered. You can borrow money from peer-to-peer lenders such as Zopa without the bloated intervention of banks; read …

Biotechnology

Healthy Snack Tips: Avoid Mistakes We All Make When We Nibble

It's 3 p.m. and you're miles away from dinner, but that salad at lunch didn't quite fill you up. What should you snack on? And should you snack in the first place? We asked some of our favorite nutrition experts for their take on the biggest snacking mistakes we all make -- and what we can do to …

Breath Tests Could Soon Predict Heart Failure, Obesity

<i>By Jaimie Dalessio</i><p>Breathalyzers may soon do a lot more than earn motorists a ticket for drunk driving: they could one day predict and diagnose a wide range of health problems, including heart failure and obesity.<p>In a paper published Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Raed …

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …

'Sponge' Drug Shows Promise For Treating Hepatitis C

With an estimated 2 million baby boomers infected with hepatitis C, the disease has reached epidemic levels among Americans age 48 to 68.<p>Doctors can now cure about 70 percent of hepatitis C cases, but the drugs' side effects can be severe. And many Americans are still left with a disease that can …

Scientists unravel genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS following an international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to …