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'No evidence' having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, claim 17 physicians as they call on doctors to 'abandon' statins

No evidence exists to prove that having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, leading physicians have claimed.<p>Researchers have warned …

Research

The DC Films Universe Is Dead. Long Live Warner Bros.' DC Films Series.

Uh oh, the DC Films series is in peril. It must be another day ending with a “y.” That’s the general gist when you look at a DC Comics cinematic universe that has apparently lost its Superman (Henry Cavill) and its Batman (Ben Affleck). If you picture a scenario where <i>The Avengers</i> was disappointing …

Ben Affleck

20 Best Bourbon Whiskeys

Exploring the wide world of bourbon whiskey–not to mention trying the best bourbons–is among the most rewarding hobbies an adult male can pursue. …

Bourbon Whiskey

The 14 Best Bottles of Whiskey Under $25

Affordable whiskey sounds contradictory these days, with some new players on the block charging outrageous prices like $120 for a 2-year-old rye, and …

Infectious Theory Of Alzheimer's Disease Draws Fresh Interest

Dr. Leslie Norins is willing to hand over $1 million of his own money to anyone who can clarify something: Is Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia worldwide, caused by a germ?<p>By "germ" he means microbes like bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. In other words, Norins, a …

Alzheimer's Disease

Daytime Naps Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Taking naps throughout the day could indicate inconsistent sleep habits, something that could lead to the development of a plaque related to …

Neuroscience

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here's how to incorporate them into your life

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise— and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Strength Training

10 Burgundy Pinot Noirs for Your Cellar

The 2015 and 2016 Burgundy Pinot Noir vintages cemented the region's reputation for greatness. Here are ten bottles to store for later.<p>Burgundy is …

Acidity

Pointless At Best & Damaging At Worst: Study Reveals Probiotics Are A Hoax

Once the saviour of reluctant antibiotic takers everywhere, it turns out probiotics are not the magic solution to restoring healthy gut bacteria. …

Microbiome

Existing liver drug can help treat Alzheimer's

Research reveals that an existing drug used to treat liver disease could also be employed in Alzheimer's disease therapy. The drug "heals" …

Dementia

America doesn’t actually lead the world in mass shootings

The claim that the US has by far the most mass public shootings in the world drives much of the gun-control debate. Many argue that America’s high …

Guns

The 13 Best Colognes for Men, Depending On the Season

Because fall colognes should be different from summer scents.<p>With different seasons come different moods. As you adjust and adapt with the earth's relation to the sun, so should you mix up your grooming routine. Scents have a special correlation with our emotions, moods, and memories, so they're …

Beauty

Harvard followed 800 people over the course of multiple decades and found 6 things that make people live longer, happier lives

There's a lot of good advice on how to be happier or more productive or how to have better relationships. But tips on how to improve your whole life — something that will last decades and experience countless unpredictable changes — those should be regarded with extreme skepticism.<p>The only way to …

Aging

12 Essential Bourbons for Your Liquor Cabinet

What’s not to love about the quintessential American whiskey? Bourbon is an enduring favorite, a spirit that survived the years of Prohibition; …

The United States didn't sign the Paris Climate Accord, but beats the whining signers

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Take a wild guess what country is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions the most? Canada? Britain? France? India? Germany? Japan? …

The Full-Body Workout You Can Do With One Dumbbell

You'll need one heavy dumbbell for this 5-move, total body workout created by Alexandra Ellis, an instructor at CityRow and a certified personal …

The 25 Best Subscription Box Services for Men

Get everything you could ever want delivered to your doorstep. Just make sure to check out our suggestions first.<p>Nowadays it's pretty easy to get anything you want delivered right to your doorstep—but in most cases you still have to do the actual shopping and curating for yourself. That's where …

Don’t Overpay for Liquor: 8 Undervalued Bottles

There’s no easy way to say this, but hard alcohol is getting ever more expensive. Some of my favorites are now favorites of many, many, many other …

Whiskey

Carl Zimmer: ‘We shouldn’t look to our genes for a quick way to make life better’

<b>Carl Zimmer</b> <b>is a rarity among professional science writers in being influential among the scientists on whose work he writes and comments – to the extent that he has been</b> <b>appointed as professor adjunct</b> <b>in the</b> <b>department of</b> <b>molecular</b> <b>biophysics and</b> <b>biochemistry at Yale University. Zimmer has just published</b> …

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause

<b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who take estrogen after menopause may believe it helps them …

Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced, bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

These Are 5 the Best American Whiskeys, According to More Than 50 Experts

Only five American whiskeys were won golds at this year’s International Spirit Challenge, most of which are surprisingly available. The 23rd year of …

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

5 More Mistakes Executive Job Seekers Make

At my company Ivy Exec, we work with executives across industries to help them excel in their job search. At the executive level, the job search process comes with its own unique set of challenges, and over the years, I’ve observed many executives make similar mistakes. Since my last post on this …

Employment

This could be the last year you'll want to buy headphones — a new audio technology is coming in 2019 that could make them obsolete

Headphones may start to look like old technology in 2019 when Noveto, a startup based in Israel, showcases its new "focused audio" devices to attendees of the biggest tech show of any year, CES.<p>Noveto has come up with a technology that can do exactly the same thing as headphones — deliver sound …

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

What You're Willing To Tolerate Sets The Tone For Your Company Culture

I’m obsessing lately about a presentation Harvey Goldberg gave on leadership. He asked a simple question: “What do you <i>expect</i> from your people?” Then he asked, “Now, what do you <i>tolerate</i> from them?” He then drew the two squares above and said, “What you tolerate is what you will get, and that becomes …

Self-help

This Hot Sauce Could Be Better Than Sriracha

Give harissa a try and you may end up putting it on pretty much everything<p>Watch your back, Sriracha. There’s a new condiment in the supermarket aisle and it goes by one name: harissa.<p>Harissa builds its firepower from an armory of hot peppers, garlic, and spices. Olive oil—and, in some recipes, …