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10 Powerful Accounting Tools To Save You Time

Accounting can be painful. Freelancers and small businesses tend to avoid the topic of accounting as it is too frustrating, time-consuming and boring. Luckily, there are numerous innovative companies solving accounting problems for individual freelancers and large enterprises.<p>In this article, I’ll …

Blood Clot Prevention Is Higher Priority at Hospitals

Many patients don’t receive anticlotting drugs; nurses don’t always give them<p>By<p>Laura Landro<p>Laura Landro<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@LauraALandro<p>Blood clots, which form when blood doesn’t flow properly, can happen to anyone, including travelers on long plane rides in cramped seats, women on …

Medicine

Summer and Fall Trends: Button-Front Skirt Outfit Ideas

Seventies-styling may be one of fall's most wearable trends, but that doesn't mean you can't get a jump on the movement now. Our favorite way to participate this very second? Embracing the button-front skirt.<p>The retro style, whether in denim or suede, is one that easily works from August through …

Clothing

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary13 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Lifestyle

Iran hits out at John Kerry's 'empty threats' over nuclear deal

Iran hit out on Friday against the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, accusing him of threatening military action against Tehran if it fails to respect a historic nuclear deal sealed on 14 July.<p>“Unfortunately the US Secretary of State once again talked about the rotten rope of ‘the ability of the …

Scientists find first drug that appears to slow Alzheimer's disease

Scientists appear to have broken a decades-long deadlock in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease after announcing trial results for the first drug that appears to slow the pace of mental decline.<p>The drug, called solanezumab, was shown to stave off memory loss in patients with mild Alzheimer’s …

New Beauty Products From Cosmoprof 2015

Cosmoprof North America is one of the biggest cosmetics trade shows of the year. It's where hundreds of beauty brands convene to show off their newest products and innovations to buyers, distributors, and media. And as you can guess, we were like kids in a beauty candy store as we roamed the halls …

Coats

What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

Solar System

The solution to feeding the world's growing population doesn't require any sunlight or soil

According to Philips, the answer may be indoor farms that grow plants with LEDs. The company has recently opened its GrowWise City indoor farm in the Netherlands, and the facility has the potential to revolutionize the way we cultivate food, and maybe even solve world hunger issues.<p>At the …

Aquaponics

How Diabetes Harms the Brain

When blood sugar levels start to climb in diabetes, a number of body systems are harmed—and that list includes the brain, since studies have linked …

What Happens When an Internet-Connected Brain Has a Stroke?

How will future strokes affect humans if—and that’s a big If—all our brains are one day connected to each other via the internet?<p>Imagine the flow of blood to part of your brain one day just stops. You're having a stroke, or, as it's sometimes called, a "brain attack." Now, imagine that your brain …

Internet of Things

Reverse Depression by Recalling Happier Memories

<b>Artificially reactivating positive memories could offer an alternative to traditional antidepressants.</b><p>MIT neuroscientists have shown that they can …

Think of Multiple Sclerosis as a Leaking Swimming Pool

For 20 years neurologists have divided the neurological disorder multiple sclerosis (MS) into four distinct categories—subtypes that are supposed, in …

Thinking, Fast and Slow: How We Process and Respond to the World

Remember your Econ teacher asking you to assume that people acted rationally? There are obvious limitations to that assumption. It’s not that people …

Science of resistance: Heinrich Wieland, the biochemist who defied the Nazis

Recognise his name? Few do. But Wieland wasn’t just the father of biochemistry and a Nobel prize winner. He was a scientist with the courage of his convictions<p>Despite finding international fame as one of Germany’s most renowned scientists in the first half of the 20th century, Heinrich Otto Wieland …

Why are some diseases screened for but not others?

Screening for disease has the potential to save lives, but only in very specific circumstances<p>Why isn’t prostate screening offered in the UK? Why do we only start screening for cervical cancer after age 25? These questions are often leveled at the government or the NHS, who are accused of …

Cancer

You Can Now Crowdsource Your Medical Diagnoses, But Should You?

The hive mind is no substitute for a doctor<p>In 2003, Carly Heyman fell ill with some bizarre symptoms. She was depressed, gained 50 pounds, would sleep all day but would wake up with a start from horrible nightmares and suicidal thoughts. Her parents took her to doctor after doctor, who would only …

Diagnosing Dementia

<b>Cognitive and neuropsychological tests.</b> These tests are used to assess memory, problem solving, language skills, math skills, and other abilities …

Memory loss in old age breakthrough offers dementia hope, say researchers

Breakthrough linking protein in blood to memory loss raises hopes for dementia treatment, and could be key to keeping people healthy for longer in old age<p>Researchers may have found a way to slow down or prevent memory problems that arise in old age and which can become devastating in patients with …

Dementia

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …

How Draining Global Groundwater Supplies Could Harm the Food Supply

<b>Correction appended, July 1, 2015</b><p>The lack of rain caused by the California drought has left farmers desperate for water. With nowhere else to look, …

How long can you keep fresh fruit and veg?

We explain when to eat fruit and vegetables and how to store them to keep them fresh for longer<p>We’ve all done it. You buy truckloads of fruit and vegetables on a Saturday morning, full of good intentions and noble plans to eat healthily all week, only to toss out half if it – wilted, slimy and …

What It's Like to Be a Lesbian in Love With a Man

Rob Stothard—Getty Images<p>Eduardo Munoz—Reuters<p>Eduardo Munoz—Reuters<p>Rob Stothard—Getty Images<p>Clodagh Kilcoyne—Getty Images<p>Roberto Finizio—Pacific …

The Best Foods to Eat For A Good Night of Sleep

And your insomnia and snoring, too.<p>What if you could treat insomnia with food? We asked a team of experts to reveal the surprising edibles that combat snoring, sleeplessness, nightmares, and more.

Sleep