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Revolutionary 'magic bullet' for prostate cancer: Treatment cured the disease in patients given just weeks to live

A revolutionary 'magic bullet' that kills prostate tumour cells has cured patients given just weeks to live.<p>Six out of 10 patients with an advanced …

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

A possible new weapon against eczema: live bacteria

With two decades of medical education, training, and research under my belt, I have finally reached the stage in my career when I can proudly state that I intentionally spray people in the face with live bacteria.<p>Atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, is an inflammatory skin disease that …

Microbiome

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

The Injury-proof Shoulder Workout

<b>THE MAINSTAY</b> of an upper body workout is the shoulder press. It’s also, according to an increasing number of orthopedic surgeons, one of the most …

Exercise

A Tropical Wildlife Paradise: 9 Most Beautiful Rainforests in the World

What’s amazing about rainforests is their place in nature and a tropical wildlife paradise. Known for high amounts of rainfall, these tropical …

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

52 Dream Destinations: Luxury

<b>THE EXPERIENCE:</b> This hip, new beachside resort ups the luxe factor on the black volcanic sands of Canggu, a cool coastal village offering some of …

'Natural insecticide' kills advanced prostate cancer cells

One of the hallmarks of advanced prostate cancer is a faulty PTEN tumor suppressor gene. Now, after screening compounds for their effect on cells …

The Rowing Machine Is the Gym's Most Underrated Piece of Equipment

Everything you wanted to know about rowing.<p>At last, after spending God knows how many hours of your life pounding away on the treadmill or sitting on a stationary bike, you've had enough. No longer shall your workouts involve around some version of a glorified human hamster wheel equipped with a …

Anti-Alzheimer's antibodies clean out brain plaques in mice

Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine have tested a new weapon in the fight against Alzheimer's. In mice tests, the team has …

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

I Drank Moon Juice for One Week and Here’s What Happened

Moon Juice has had a cult following for its line of “dusts” that promise to help you look, think, and sleep better. While I love the concept (more zzz’s? Yes please!), the skeptic in me is wary of any line of products that seems too good to be true. So when a friend tipped me on her latest …

Nutrition

Avrame A-Frame Kit Homes

Avrame A-Frame Kit Homes ($12,000+) are homes that you can actually afford. Instead of buying an anchor, create a launch pad. Avrames can be built …

I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

If You're Only Going to Own One Tie, Make It This One

English brand Drake's has perfected the wear-everywhere necktie.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>For most guys, neckties aren't the daily essential they once were. Even bastions of suit-and-tie …

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Hanergy's thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiency

China-based Hanergy just launched the highest efficiency single-junction solar panel ever created. Hanergy’s US-based subsidiary Alta Devices …

Clean Energy

10 lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

National Parks

'Miracle' jab could provide pain relief for millions of arthritis sufferers

A miracle jab that could ease the misery of arthritis for millions of sufferers has been developed by scientists.<p>The breakthrough may reduce the need …

The 15 best London restaurants to try in 2018

Everyone should have a food bucket list, and a new year is the perfect opportunity to refresh it.<p>Last year, The Waitrose Good Food Guide selected the 50 best UK restaurants to try in 2018.<p>The guide reviews the best restaurants, pubs, and cafés across the UK based on feedback from readers and expert …

England

Beautiful Eichler-inspired home draws the eye with a dramatic roof

1/17<p>Avocado Acres House by Surfside Project and Lloyd Russell<p>A coastal infill lot in Southern California has been transformed into a beautiful new …

Southern California

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Burn Fat At Home With This Hardcore, Do-Anywhere Workout

<i>By Jen Ator, photography by javi_indy / Freepik</i><p><b>No gym? No problem! Get in shape anywhere with Shaun T’s fat-burning interval plan.</b><p>If you don’t have …

Top Alternative Scuba Diving Destinations

<i>With scuba diving and global travel becoming ever more popular, the search for new scuba diving destinations is underway. Divers are seeking new</i> …

Kayla Itsines Shares Her 5-Move Arm Workout — No Gym Required

We can always count on Kayla Itsines to share workouts that are both challenging and effective, and a recent Instagram post has us taking notes on her no-machine arm exercises. Calling this set of arm-toning moves "killer," Kayla suggested trying the circuit for three rounds. In the video, the …

Workouts

How to lose weight: 21-day New Year Fitness Challenge

How to lose weight: 21-day New Year Fitness Challenge<p>Before 2017 ends and you start planning how to lose weight in 2018 as part of your New Year’s …

The Two Workouts That Got Jason Momoa in Aquaman Shape

Use these workouts to build steel pecs and powerful legs<p><i>Jason Momoa certainly looks superheroic as Aquaman in Justice League, which hit theaters on Friday. But getting that body wasn't easy. His secret: Workouts from Mark Twight, who often prescribes</i> <i>a mix of functional, whole-body movements</i> …