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Urine odour test for bladder cancer

<b>UK scientists have made a device that can "smell" bladder cancer in urine samples.</b><p>It uses a sensor to detect gaseous chemicals that are given off if cancer cells are present.<p>Early trials show the tests gives accurate results more than nine times in 10, its inventors told PLoS One journal.<p>But …

What It Takes To Cure Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis<p>Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis<p>Treatment<p>2 months with 4 drugs <br>Followed by 4 months with 2 drugs<p>8 months with 5 drugs and a shot <br>Followed by at least 20 months with 5 drugs<p>Total drugs consumed<p>854 pills swallowed<p>13,664 pills swallowed, 244 shots taken<p>Drug cost<p>$20<p>$2,500 to $3,000<p>Possible …

Boring Sex, Begone!

Is your sex life lacking? These simple moves will seriously ratchet up the heat of your carnal couplings<p>It happens: Sex sessions go on autopilot, and before you know it your bedroom routine is as stale as week-old bread. But you're not going down like that, sister! To shake things up, you don't …

Can science explain why I'm a pessimist?

<b>Many of us categorise ourselves as either optimist or pessimist, but what can science tell us about how we got that way and can we change, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>Debbie and Trudi are identical twins.<p>They have much in common, except that Trudi is cheerful and optimistic while Debbie is prone to bouts …

The Science of Positive Thinking: How Positive Thoughts Build Your Skills, Boost Your Health, and Improve Your Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But "positive thinking" is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like "work ethic" or "persistence."<p>But those …

How to Have a Full-Body Orgasm

Four steps to feeling pleasure from your fingertips to your toes<p>Tantric sex sounds intimidating (or best left to Sean Diddy Combs, who has been known to tweet about his 10-hour sex marathons), but taking some tips from the ancient practice sets you up for electrifying full-body orgasms that you can …

The Surprising Nutrient You Need While Pregnant

Unless you're taking a supplement, you're probably not getting as much iodine as your baby needs<p>Unless you're taking a supplement, you're probably not getting as much iodine as your baby needs<p>From fighting caffeine cravings to stomaching prenatal vitamins, moms-to-be take great care to make sure …

7 Steps to Healing Broken Trust

<b>Betrayal: It's Not Just About Infidelity</b><p>Few people would argue with the idea that honesty is the best policy. Policies, however, are not always adhered to, even those that we believe in and support. Regardless of how much we may desire to live a life of integrity in which we "walk the talk" and …

8 Ways to Cure Over-Thinking and Regain Your Happiness

Let's face it -- over-thinking leaves you drained. It robs you of your peace and poise of mind. It's mental exhaustion on the level of running a marathon every day. It's a mind-numbing habit that keeps you stuck from leading a happy, healthy life. And who doesn't want to be happier? Here are eight …

Odoreader, Innovative British Invention, Can 'Smell' Bladder Cancer In Your Pee: Study

Could early cancer detection be a simple bathroom break away? That's the hope of a group of British researchers who say they have created a device to recognize and identify indicators of bladder cancer in a urine sample.<p>Developed by researchers from the University of Liverpool and the University of …

Gene therapy trial 'cures children'

<b>A disease which robs children of the ability to walk and talk has been cured by pioneering gene therapy to correct errors in their DNA, say doctors.</b><p>The study, in the journal Science, showed the three patients were now going to school.<p>A second study published at the same time has shown a similar …

Feeling Stressed? 'Taking Your Mind Off It' Might Do The Trick, Study Finds

When presented with conflicts and stressful situations, we're often told that the best way to cope is to tackle the issue head-on. But when it comes to balancing multiple roles and conflicting obligations, new research has found that taking your mind <i>off</i> what's bugging you can be a surprisingly …

Cheerful People Less Likely To Experience Heart Attacks, Study Suggests

Being happy and cheerful doesn't just make you a nice person to be around -- you could be doing your own health a favor, too.<p>According to a new study in the American Journal of Cardiology, having a cheerful disposition and outlook on life could protect you from heart attack.<p>"A happier temperament …

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15-Minute Workout: Fresh Flat Belly Moves<p>Workout: Fresh Flat Belly Moves (pictured: Stability Ball V-Pass) My favorite ab workout!<p>See more<p>This …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

5 Nourishing Seaweed Products

Seaweed offers superior hydration as well as anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits<p>If you love what the ocean does for your hair—hello, beachy waves!—just wait until you see what it can do for your skin. Seaweed, sea kelp, and algae offer superior hydration as well as anti-aging and …

What Do We Actually Know About Pheromones?

The smell of love, what is that? Lemon oil? AXE?<p>jonycunha/Flickr<p>What makes someone smell good? How do we come to link everyday smells with particular people, and what's that indescribable something extra that makes a blanket smell like more than the sum of its parts? Not just soap and cologne, but</i> …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (July 12-18)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

Long-lasting, painful erections send 10,000 men to the ER each year

All the erectile dysfunction drug commercials have it -- that quickie disclaimer about seeking help if you have an erection that lasts more than four hours. It makes for good joke fodder, but the condition, known as priapism, not only can be a symptom of a possibly life-threatening situation, but, …

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We recently discovered a set of easy-to-make, super-tasty dishes in the new cookbook <i>Indian-Inspired Gluten-Free Cooking</i> by Alamelu Vairavan and …

How to Train for Muscle Power

Here at <i>Men’s Fitness</i>, our readers often contact us with questions related to workouts and athletic performance. Here, trainer Tommy Caldwell answers …