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New pool of Zika-positive mosquitoes trapped in Miami Beach

Officials say a new pool of mosquitoes taken from Miami Beach has tested positive for Zika.<p>A Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control news release says officials learned about the new pool Monday. The insects had been collected from a trap Oct. 5.<p>More on this...<p>The new pool is in the previously …

Mosquitoes

Coucher de soleil dantesque au Cap Frehel

The Lake

Here’s What Pro Photographers Love About the New iPhone 7

There’s a lot that’s new in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that Apple unveiled today – from increased battery life to a new Jet Black color version – but …

Mobile Photography

Memory Loss Associated With Alzheimer's May Be Preventable And Reversible

Alzheimer’s disease routinely appears at or near the top of diseases most feared by Americans. It’s terrifying to contemplate and devastating when it happens. The memory loss that is a common symptom of Alzheimer’s begins with loss of function at the synaptic connections between neurons and …

Neuroscience

'Traffic Jam' in Brain Linked to Common Cognitive Disorder

<i>Summary: According to researchers, a simple MRI brain scan could help diagnose people with a common cognitive disorder.</i><p>Source: RSNA.<p><b>Brain MRI could</b> …

Doctors Wasting Over Two-Thirds Of Their Time Doing Paperwork

If medical school curricula were based on what a recent study says many doctors actually do with their time, more than half of medical school would be on how to do paperwork. Medical school admissions essays would be on “why I really want to do paperwork when I grow up.” Required classes would be …

Health Care

How Your Attitude About Aging Can Add Years To Your Life

In the mid 2000s, Irene Sinclair's face adorned advertisements and billboards throughout the UK. As part of the Campaign for Real Beauty developed by Dove, the 96-year-old great grandmother was chosen to help challenge conventional thinking about beauty.<p>The award-winning campaign about positive …

Aging

Massive iPhone 7 Leak Reveals 15 New Features

The iPhone 7 is <i>almost</i> here and it wouldn’t be an Apple launch without Ming-Chi Kuo spoiling all the surprises. The KGI Securities analyst (widely regarded as “the best Apple analyst on the planet”) has revealed 15 major changes coming to both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus…<p>Obtained by AppleInsider, …

Mobile Technology

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

Running and walking are such an awesome physical activities that wake up every cell in the body.<p>These are absolute favorites in the world of fitness, …

Apple is going to remove abandoned apps from the App Store

It’s cleaning time in the App Store. Apple sent an email to its developer community indicating that there will be some upcoming changes in the App Store. If an app no longer works or is outdated, it’s going to get removed from the App Store. And it’s about time.<p>“We are implementing an ongoing …

Apps

How you react to coffee might hold major clues to your metabolism

Is coffee your life blood, or does it give you the shakes? If you fall into the first category, you’re in the majority. For most people, a cup of …

Singapore Confirms 41 Cases of Locally-Transmitted Zika Virus

Singapore authorities have confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, which in Brazil has been linked to a rare birth defect, and said …

Public Health

Bad News: Zika May Affect Adult Brain Cells

It's not just pregnant women who need to worry.<p>Up till now, the focus of Zika virus research has been on its affects on fetal brain development and the measures pregnant women can take to avoid infection. Now, the first study has been published documenting the affects of Zika on adult brains, using …

Zika hides in vagina, baby's bloodstream longer than previously thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> More surprises from the world of Zika research this week: The virus can hide in vaginal tissue and the bloodstream of infected infants much longer than anyone expected, with dangerous consequences.<p>In most people, Zika lives in the blood for about seven days and then resolves. It can last a …

Public Health

Your Instagram pictures could earn you a £500 hotel stay - here's how

Do you love taking photos on your travels? Then share the best pictures from your adventures with Telegraph Travel and you could win £500 to spend on a Pride of Britain hotel stay.<p>From August 26 until September 15, we're asking readers to share their images with us on Instagram by using the hashtag …

Turkey opens bridge between continents in megaproject drive | Reuters

GARIPCE, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey opened one of the world’s biggest suspension bridges on Friday, the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history.<p>Newly built Yavuz Sultan Selim bridge, the third bridge over the Bosphorus …

North Africa

Telegraph Travel Instagram Photography Competition Terms and Conditions

1. This competition is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland aged 18 years or over, except for employees of Telegraph Media Group Limited or Pride of Britain hotels, their families or anyone else associated with this competition.<p>2. All information …

Social Media
Public Health

Apple acquired Gliimpse, a personal health data startup

Apple has reportedly acquired health data startup Gliimpse, a company that collects and combines disparate threads of personal health info.<p>Fast Company reports that the acquisition went down earlier this year, but there has yet to be any confirmation on the part of Gliimpse. However, FC says that …

Startups

Scientists challenge recommendation that men with more muscle need more protein - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Sports nutrition recommendations may undergo a significant shift after research from the University of Stirling has found individuals with more …

Public Health

Health Official Warns Zika Could Spread Across U.S. Gulf

One of the top U.S. public health officials on Sunday warned that the mosquito-borne Zika virus could extend its reach across the U.S. Gulf Coast …

Public Health