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New Method to Slow Brain Aging

Until recently, <b>Alzheimer’s disease</b> was viewed as an incurable consequence of aging.<p>Nearly everyone predicted an <b>explosion</b> of <b>dementia</b> victims as the …

12 fit food recipes to keep you full (and healthy!) all year long

As it gets cooler out, we start craving heavier foods. Like, <i>yum.</i> The hard part is that we don’t want to lose out on our health goals just because we …

What All Health Problems Associated With Growing Older Can Be Traced To

After we turn 50, we all start to worry about cardiovascular disease and what to do about it. We might also fret about dementia and whether we will get Alzheimer's -- and arthritis is an ailment we prefer to do without. The inability to sleep, loss of energy, fatigue, anxiety, and depression might …

5 Things You Didn't Know About Women's Fashion in the Gulf Region

Mainstream media may have intensely ingrained the perception that women in the Gulf region are obliged to be covered from head to toe with the traditional black gown, known as Abaya and a headscarf. This is true, if you were residing in Saudi Arabia, but for the other five GCC countries, women do …

Strength Training Benefits and Guidelines for Seniors

We know how important it is to stay active as we get older and, if you are, that's a good thing. But we have to do more than just stay active if we …

Autumn In The City Park In Macedonia

I photograph 1 day autumn in the city park in Skopje – Macedonia

Macedonia

The best budget hotels for UK city breaks

An expert guide to the best cheap hotels for UK city breaks, including the top places to stay for city-centre boltholes, al fresco bars, rooftop swimming pools and impressive spas, in Bath, London, York, Edinburgh and Manchester.<p>Bath<p>With sweeping, honey-stone Georgian crescents and terraces spread …

The best London hotels with river views

An insider's guide to the best London hotels with river views, including the best for rooms with vistas of the River Thames, rooftop bars overlooking the water, seafood restaurants and riverside spas, in areas including London Bridge, South Bank, Canary Wharf and Covent Garden.<p>Mondrian London at …

5 European Destinations You Should Visit This Winter

A word of advice: Don't count out Europe as a winter destination. While the crowds head for ski resorts and tropical islands, travelers to Europe will have incredible museums, archaeological sites, and cobblestone streets all to themselves. So whether you're looking for lower hotel rates, sunny …

The empire at the heart of Europe for nearly a thousand years was much like the EU, with its Byzantine complexity, a reliance on fudge, inequalities and multiple identities – but it worked<p>When the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V besieged Metz in 1522 the city taunted him with a banner emblazoned with …

World History

eggs in purgatory, puttanesca-style

If the theme of late here is simple, cozy meals we can assemble even when we’re not, perhaps, having the most well-rested, worry-free weeks ever, we …