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A Man's Incomplete Brain Reveals Cerebellum's Role In Thought And Emotion

Since his birth 33 years ago, Jonathan Keleher has been living without a cerebellum, a structure that usually contains about half the brain's neurons.<p>This exceedingly rare condition has left Jonathan with a distinctive way of speaking and a walk that is slightly awkward. He also lacks the balance …

14 Ways to OUTSMART Sperm

<b>THE SPONGE</b> <i><br>88% effective</i> <b><br>HOW IT WORKS:</b> The squashy disk-shaped device is inserted into the vagina and releases spermicide. <b><br>WARNING:</b> In a word: messy. You have to soak it in water before inserting it, and it should stay in for six hours after sex—so it may fall apart when you take it out. <b><br>NEED TO KNOW:</b> …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

Measles virus used to put woman's cancer into remission

A woman with an incurable cancer is now in remission, thanks, doctors say, to a highly concentrated dose of the measles virus.<p>For 10 years, Stacy Erholtz, 49, battled multiple myeloma, a deadly cancer of the blood. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic say she had received every type of chemotherapy drug …

Want To Be More Creative? Sleep Like The Ancients Did

Artificial Light, like the light from the screen you are looking at right now, is like a drug that we’re all addicted to. And this addiction has taken its toll on modern society in the form of unnatural sleep patterns.<p>Computers, phones, light bulbs…they all attack our eyes with artificial light, …

Want To Stop Snoring? Here's What Works (And What Doesn't)

Long considered little more than a nuisance, snoring is no longer something to ignore -- to the delight of frustrated bed partners everywhere. To sleep physicians, snoring is a sign that something's up.<p>"When you are snoring, you're spending too much energy to breathe," says Dr. M. Safwan Badr, …

Will we ever bring the dead back to life?

Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself.<p>Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. It was 3 June 2012, and the 36-year-old financial analyst had decided to take a …

Medicine

3 Unique Moves to Blast Your Biceps By Hitting Every Angle

Variety is key to growth. Repeatedly doing the same workout is not only boring, but will eventually cause your results to plateau. Even though you’re …

Newly Found Exoplanet Is Earth-Like In Size And Composition

A recently discovered exoplanet is similar in density and size to Earth. Too bad the planet is also 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit on its surface.<p>Who's this little guy hanging out so close to its sun? It's an exoplanet, discovered just this past July, and before I call it "little" again—its radius is …

8 Natural Ways to Feel More Energized

For when you’d rather not reach for a cup of coffee<p>FACT: 56 percent of women rely on coffee to rise and shine in the morning, according to a 1,008-person poll sponsored by the natural products company ChromaDex. Not super surprising considering modern women are so exhausted, but you don’t have to …

Coconut

The Simple Trick That Helps You Train Harder

Do THIS to make your workouts feel easier<p>Talking yourself up at work or in social situations can make you sound arrogant. But giving yourself props while you’re hitting the trails or sweating in the gym? Go for it—it’ll help you push harder.<p>That’s the takeaway from a small study published in the …

Exercise

You Can't Manage Stress Unless You Do These 3 Things

At a recent talk I asked the audience to tell stories about how they had managed stress recently.<p>A good-looking man stood up. He said, "I have been unemployed. I have job interviews coming up, and I keep waking up in the morning feeling like my chest is going to explode.<p>"I looked up what was …

Noise Is Hurting Our Health In More Ways Than We Realize

Constant noise isn't just annoying -- it might actually hurt our health beyond hearing loss, according to a new review published in The Lancet.<p>A team of researchers from the U.S. and Europe analyzed published literature on the effects of noise on health, and found associations between noise and …

Why Do We Fidget?

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Too Much Sitting Could Raise Colorectal Cancer Risks For Men

For men, too much time sitting could raise the likelihood of experiencing colorectal adenomas -- known precursors for colorectal cancer -- again, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found an association between time spent being sedentary …

Latest Research on Tobacco Use and Health Care Cost Has Global Implications

<i>By Derek Yach, Executive Director, The Vitality Institute, and a former executive director of the World Health Organization (WHO), and Katie Tryon, M.D., Clinical Director, The Vitality Institute.</i><p>This month's articles on health care costs and tobacco control in the <i>South African Medical Journal</i> …

3 Ways to Train Harder on a Treadmill

Upgrade your indoor workout with these expert tips<p>It might be best known as a warm-up, a cool down, or a last resort when all of the ellipticals are taken, but the treadmill is making a comeback: In fact, the machines account for nearly 60 percent of annual home fitness equipment sales, according …

Exercise

6 Foods That Help Fight the Flu

They're the next best thing to getting your flu shot<p>Getting your flu shot isn't the only way you can help prevent the flu. What you eat can also help lower your odds of coming down with a nasty bug, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health content manager for About.com. Check out her favorite …

Immune System

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Skin Care

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

3 Simple Ways to Look More Professional

Look amazing at the office with these pro beauty tips<p>A polished look won't get you a raise. But it will make you look damn good at work.<p>Besides, when your locks shine and your skin glows, your performance can speak for itself. Find out how to refine your office look with these pro beauty tips for …

Beauty

Good News For Coffee Lovers

Java may help perk you up in more ways than one, according to a new study<p>Can’t start your day without a few cups of Joe? That might not be such a bad thing: Frequent coffee drinkers have a 53 percent lower risk of suicide than people who don’t drink it at all, according to new research published in</i> …

Coffee

Bad Sleep For Teens Could Mean More Sick Days

<i>By Tara Haelle</i><p>Teenagers are famous for having erratic sleeping patterns. But those who aren't getting enough sleep may be setting themselves up for illness.<p>A recent study found that teens were more likely to get sick if they were getting shorter amounts of sleep each night.<p>The study involved a …

First Date Dining: Do's and Don'ts

<b>“I have a first date coming up. It’s been a while–what do I need to know?” –Colin G., Los Angeles, CA</b><p>Don’t take her to the fanciest place on the …

Food

8 at-home workouts to lose weight and build muscle

You can build muscle and lose weight all in the privacy of your home so you’re free to sweat in solitude or bring the house down with your favorite …

Exercise

15 sex tips from the bedrooms of real women

You don't need a special occasion to go all-out in the bedroom. It may seem more romantic to light her fire after a wedding or a party, but odds are …

5 Tips From Our Fitness Expert to Build More Muscle

For all the hardgainers out there trying to get big but can’t figure it out, this one’s for you. Before you scour the site in search of the best …

4 Strategies to Get What You Want

Since the dawn of humankind, we have battled one universal factor with more ferocity than any other element of life: time. We seem never to be at peace with time. We wish we could rewind to happier memories, fast forward through the hard times, or skip to only the more pleasant episodes of our …