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Anti-Aging Drug Could Let You Live Up to 120 Years

What if you could live forever? That’s not quite possible now but a new breakthrough could have you living up to 120 years. According to <i>NZ Herald …

If antidepressants fall short, fight inflammation? - Futurity

New research bolsters the case that there's a distinct, high-inflammation form of depression—and is guiding plans to test treatments tailored for it.

Antidepressants

CDC: Diabetes on The Decline

Skin Series: resveratrol, the red wine antioxidant

<i>In our weekly column, Skin Series, we check out the science behind beauty buzzwords – so you don’t have to. This week: resveratrol</i><p>As far as antioxidants go, resveratrol is one of the most potent around, and has come under particular spotlight in the last couple of years. It’s a polyphenol (which is …

Skin Care

Inflamed

The debate over the latest cure-all craze.<p>Several years ago, I fell at the gym and ripped two tendons in my wrist. The pain was excruciating, and within minutes my hand had swollen grotesquely and become hot to the touch. I was reminded of a patient I’d seen early in medical school, whose bacterial …

Vaccine shows promise as cheap, effective treatment for prevention of high cholesterol

Cholesterol in the body serves an important role by producing vitamin D, hormones and other molecules that help in our food digestion. But when the …

Xbox One now supports 1080p, 60fps streaming to Windows 10

Microsoft has just announced the details of this month’s update for Xbox One consoles. For August, most of the new features are tied to the recent …

Windows 10

Building Seattle literally meant moving mountains

The Seattle regrade<p>Moving mountains to build a city<p>c. 1910<p>At the beginning of the 20th century, Seattle, Washington was rapidly becoming a major hub …

Cancer drug combination 'shrinks 60% of melanomas'

<b>A pair of cancer drugs can shrink tumours in nearly 60% of people with advanced melanoma, a new trial has suggested.</b><p>An international trial on 945 patients found treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab stopped the cancer advancing for nearly a year in 58% of cases.<p>UK doctors presented the data at …

Cancer

Functioning synthetic blood vessels become the real thing

When a vein or artery gets seriously blocked, a common course of action involves replacing it with part of another blood vessel harvested from …

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: We Can Win This Battle!

Thyroid disease is an epidemic affecting up to 20 percent of American women. The most common cause of low thyroid today is an autoimmune condition called Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Like all autoimmune disease, the main feature is the production of antibodies that attack the healthy tissue of the …

Identification of trigger for severe cancer pain to expand pain relief options

Though a range of cancers can cause pain for sufferers, studies have shown tumors in the head, neck and prostate to cause the most discomfort. New …

Why Many Doctors Don't Follow 'Best Practices'

For all their talk about evidence-based medicine, a lot of doctors don't follow the clinical guidelines set by leading medical groups.<p>Consider, for example, the case of cataract surgery. It's a fairly straightforward medical procedure: Doctors replace an eye's cloudy lens with a clear, prosthetic …

Medicine

Startup Pledges To Cut Cost Of Breast Cancer Genetic Testing From $4000 To $249

This morning, a Burlingame, Calif.-based startup called Color Genomics is announcing that it will provided genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer – the same genetic tests that led Angelina Jolie to have her breasts and ovaries surgically removed – at one-sixteenth the cost of the main test …

Breast Cancer

Sena 10C - the first Bluetooth headset with built in helmet cam

Google's Mobile-Ranking Showdown Is About To Kick Off

Google is putting its foot down for websites that aren’t tailored to our increasingly-ubiquitous mobile screens.<p>From Tuesday April 21, websites that aren’t deemed “mobile friendly” by Google’s own analysis tool will fall lower in search rankings than those that do, which could mean dips in revenue …

Mobile

Newly discovered protein ramps up immune response to cancer

One of the body's defenses against deadly cancer cells may have just received a much-needed boost. Researchers at Imperial College London have …

Breath test 'could give clues to stomach cancer risk'

<b>A simple breath test could help predict whether people with gut problems are at high risk of developing stomach cancer, an early study shows.</b><p>It detects chemical compounds in people's breath, in an attempt to distinguish unique "breath prints" in those with risky pre-cancerous changes.<p>Experts say if …

Cancer

RefreshBox Lets Anyone Create Newsletters Featuring The Week’s “Best Reads”

It’s been said the death of email newsletters has been greatly exaggerated. Case in point, perhaps: a new startup called RefreshBox, which lets anyone easily curate their own weekly newsletter. The service has seen 62 percent week-over-week growth in the now 15 weeks it’s been live, and today …

Dentists warn of risks of not looking after implants

<b>When 34-year-old Kwok Law fell off his skateboard while hurtling down a hill, he could feel his front teeth breaking as his face hit the road.</b><p>He was patched up at A&E before being referred to a dentist at King's College Hospital, who recommended dental implants.<p>"I hadn't heard of them. I thought …

Dentistry

Engineers Invent Acoustic Device that Discovers Cancer Cells

For years leading doctors and researchers around the world have been on the hunt to find new and innovative ways to discover cancer in patients, …

Cancer

What to Do If You Have a Cancer Scare

Late last month, Angelina Jolie announced that she had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes with the aim of reducing her cancer risk. In …

10 Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

A sore throat can be the first sign of a cold, a side effect of strained vocal cords, or an indication of something more serious (like strep …

WordPress security startup Wordfence launches tool to help publishers prevent password hacks

WordPress accounts for about one quarter of all Web sites on the planet, which means the popular content management system routinely gets …

Use Google+ to Build Your Brand's Reputation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars, the latest book from Entrepreneur Press introduces you to 22 innovators who have redefined online marketing. Learn how to master proven strategies, avoid costly mistakes and grow your</i> …

7 Ways to SEO Your LinkedIn Account | Inc.com

LinkedIn is slowly introducing more and more options that can be optimized and help users improve their profiles for LinkedIn search. The site will even tell you, with its new How You Rank feature, the percentile you're in when it comes to views in your industry. This essentially means you can see …

LinkedIn

App testing firm Applause now shows developers how their apps are doing around the world

App testing firm Applause has rolled out an update to its mobile-analytics tool, bringing global benchmarking to the mix as well as a new interface and a handful of fresh features.<p>Formerly known as uTest before a rebrand last year, Applause has developed a different form of app testing, one that …

Apps

Tips for Mastering Geo-Local Google AdWords Campaigns | Inc.com

For small businesses with some financial flexibility to go after online marketing, pay-per-click advertising (PPC) is an ideal strategy to pursue. Not only does it give you access to large volumes of targeted traffic, but it can also be very cost-effective if strategically approached and …

AdWords

Personal cancer vaccine research 'exciting' say experts

<b>Tailor-made cancer vaccines that target unique genetic errors in a patient's tumour have been developed in the US.</b><p>Safety tests on three people, published in the journal Science, showed the immune system could be trained to fight skin cancers.<p>The American team say the early results mark a …

Cancer