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Why haven't we evolved immortality? The answer is in our genes

If evolution works by selecting for the most advantageous genes, it begs the question: why haven't we evolved immortality? According to a decades-old …

Biology

Firing the voice in your head! – On Body Image

Do you love yourself, just as you are right now?…<p>And no, I don’t mean will you love yourself once you’ve lost a few pounds, or once you’ve grown out …

Body Image

The “Cure” That’s Worse Than The Disease

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>Getting childhood illnesses like measles, …

Public Health

When the Body’s Immune or Nervous System is Weakened...

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>Have you ever taken supplements and after …

Health

Olivia Newton-John's Quest to Bring Cannabis Down Under

“It’s a plant that has been maligned for so long and has so many abilities to heal,” says the Australian cancer-survivor<p>Olivia Newton-John survived …

Cannabis

How mountain biking makes us smarter - MBR

Need an excuse to ride?<p>Forget Countdown, crosswords and quizzes; all we need to do is ride. Improved spatial memory, thinking skills, attention and …

Cycling

FDA approves a 'historic' new type of leukemia treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new kind of cancer treatment in what it called a “historic action”.<p>The new treatment is the first U.S. approval of a treatment for genetic modification, and its maker promises some unprecedented pricing options— including offering it for free if it …

Cancer

🎧 It’s Not a Third World Problem Anymore: It’s Here in the U.S.

It was once thought to be a third world problem but not anymore! Some experts believe that parasites represent a big problem here in America and is a …

Health

If Cancer Runs in Your Family, Do These 3 Things Every Day

Traditional medicine is adept at detecting and treating different types of cancer; from mammograms to chemotherapy, we are slowly but surely waging a …

Cancer

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Microbiome

What Happened When I Ate The Best Brain Foods For A Week

This is what cutting out sugar and dairy and eating lots of fish and blueberries did to my productivity.<p>We know that there is a strong connection between your physical health and work performance. I thought I was doing pretty well. I consider myself a pretty healthy person: I try to run one half …

Alzheimer's Disease

What Happens to Your Brain When You're Sleep-Deprived Is Actually Terrifying

Getting enough sleep is like eating clean. Most of us strive to do it consistently, but there's always that odd day (or night, in this case) that …

Sleep

Long-term gum disease linked to Alzheimer's disease

(Reuters Health) - Chronic gum inflammation, known as periodontitis, is associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, researchers from Taiwan report.<p>Chronic periodontitis, a leading cause of tooth loss, is also associated with increases in markers of inflammation throughout …

Alzheimer's Disease

Habitual cannabis use alters brain oxygen

Tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active ingredient in cannabis, is linked to changes in how oxygen "travels" through the brain. This may correlate with …

Cannabis

One Simple Lifestyle Change That Could Keep Your Brain Young

If you’re like the majority of Americans, developing dementia or Alzheimer’s as you age is a terrifying thought. But according to new research from …

The Brain

Tom Brady reveals exactly when he decided to change his diet and exercise habits

The Patriots quarterback's 40-year-old dream has been in the making for a long time<p>Over the past several years, Tom Brady has become notorious for an unusual and highly specific diet that has not only become the lifeblood for how he trains, but has actually become a profitable little side …

New England

Loneliness is deadlier than obesity, study suggests

Loneliness is deadlier than obesity and should be considered a major public health hazard, the biggest ever review into the problem has suggested.<p>Researchers in the US looked at 218 studies into the health effects of social isolation and loneliness involving nearly four million people.<p>They …

Psychology

New Gene Therapy Produces Hope for a New Era in Cancer Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on the verge of approving the first-ever gene therapy treatment for use in the United States.<p>If it goes …

Cancer

Just 5 Drinks A Week Can Damage Your Brain

Before you pour that nightly glass of beer or wine, consider this: You could be doing lasting damage to cognition and memory. So suggests new …

The Brain

Study: Popular Heartburn Drug Might Raise Your Risk Of Premature Death

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Certain acid blockers in a popular heartburn drug might actually increase the risk of premature death.<p>As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez …

Medicine

Link Between Parkinson’s And Alzheimer's May Reveal New Treatment

A similarity between two distinct neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, may lead to a potential new drug treatment for …

Neuroscience

🎧 This Mother Did Something Her Doctors Couldn’t…

It almost cost her - her marriage, but Susan Luchas fought to get her family well from a potentially deadly illness even to the point of going …

Health

How Cannabis Helps Activate The Pineal Gland

Pineal gland The pineal gland – mythical seat of spirituality and consciousness, the site of the primordial “third eye” – has been of fascination to …

Consciousness

25 Best Healthy Eating Foods for Weight Loss

A <b>healthy eating plan</b>: Emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products. Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, …

Scientists again try cell transplants to treat Parkinson’s disease

Researchers stopped treating Parkinson's Disease with brain cell transplants 14 years ago because it was largely unsuccessful and, in some cases, …

Exercise: The secret to aging slowly

You have all heard the benefits of regular exercise. It will lower your blood pressure, strengthen your heart, and reduce stress in your life, but there is another great benefit. Exercise actually slows the aging process, preserving your youth right down to your DNA.<p><b>Slows Biological Aging</b><p>In one …

Longevity

Weed Could Help Prevent Certain Brain Diseases

The existing research is promising, but researchers are calling for more clinical trials in humans.<p>The fact that humans even <i>have</i> an "endocannabinoid system" sounds like stoner fantasy. (If we hadn't been trying to figure out just what cannabis does to our bodies when it was discovered, it might …

Alzheimer's Disease

Millions of Americans Struggling with Soaring Cancer Drug Costs

Nationwide, drug costs are expected to rise as much as 11 percent this year, after climbing 11 percent last year. Specialty drugs are expected to increase by 18 percent. Congress is looking to help but is facing huge push back from the pharmaceutical industry.

Health Care

A noninvasive method for deep-brain stimulation for brain disorders

External electrical waves excite an area in the mouse hippocampus, shown in bright green. (credit: Nir Grossman, Ph.D., Suhasa B. Kodandaramaiah, …

Neuroscience