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Ibuprofen can trigger heart failure, experts warn

Ibuprofen and other over-the-counter medicines can trigger or worsen heart failure, the American Heart Association has warned.<p>For the first time the organisation has issued a scientific statement warning about the unintended consequences of people with weak hearts who regularly take every-day drugs.<p>…

5 Ways to Become a Better Leader in 2016

Leaders are not winning a popularity contest of late. Even though companies spent record amounts investing in leadership programs in the past decade, a recent poll by Harvard University found that 70 percent of people believe we are in the midst of a leadership crisis. That's sad.<p>If you are in a …

What Does Next-Gen Leadership Look Like?

Ask the average corporate leader for names in the emerging generation of leaders, and you'll probably hear about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, perhaps Elizabeth Holmes, founder of biotech company Theranos, and maybe Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, the two twenty-something cofounders of …

The Basic Quality So Many Leaders Lack

Empathy. To many, the word carries a negative connotation. It is too emotional and “touchy-feely” to take a rightful place in business vernacular …

Sports Medicine for Common Injuries

Your Favorite HBR Articles of 2015

Here are the 20 articles you and your fellow HBR readers spent the most time reading in 2015. I’m biased, of course, but I think it’s a particularly good list this year. And as usual, it reveals a lot about what managers around the world are thinking and worrying about right now. A lot of us are …

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This Is Why We Call It 'Soccer,' Not 'Football'

As the FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil this week, fans of the globe's most popular sport have been tuning in to watch the greatest names in the game square off. But one question continues to crop up: Why is it that Americans insist on calling the sport "soccer," while the rest of the world calls …

World Cup opening ceremonies through the years - in pictures - Telegraph

3 big IT trends and if they matter to your small business

You might have heard of terms like "Internet of Things" or "big data", but is it even worth knowing what they are?<p>Here are three of the big trends in …

Every Job In America

Every Job In America is a treemap data visualization design from Quoctrung Bui at NPR based on the data that the U.S. government collects for the …

The Dead Zones: When Not to Post on Social Media

The Dead Zones: When Not to Post on Social Media infographic from SumAll takes a look at the the worst times to post content on social media.<p><i>Now that</i> …

New Lab-On-A-Chip Detects Cancer In Very Early Stages

Led by researchers at the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Castelldefels (<b>ICFO</b>), Spain, the researchers developed the lab-on-a-chip with gold …

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Pig Heart Transplants For Humans Are On The Way

One lab baboon has had a pig heart in its body for more than a year now.<p>She's got the heart of a pig—and that's a good thing. Researchers are reporting that a baboon is still alive after receiving a heart transplanted from a pig, <i>The Telegraph</i> reports. The baboon has lived with the heart in its …

Why Is Facebook Page Reach Decreasing? More Competition And Limited Attention

Every Page on Facebook wants everything they post shown to everyone. But people only read a limited amount of News Feed per day. There simply isn’t room for everything, and the competition for feed space is intensifying. The total number of Pages Liked by the typical Facebook user grew more than …

Prostate Cancer Patients Put Themselves in the 'Hands' of a Robot

The Latest in Prostate Cancer<p>The new guidelines take a softer approach than the previous set, and take into account men’s tolerance for risk.<p>The PSA …

Nurse cutbacks 'linked to death rates', study finds

Nursing cutbacks are directly linked to higher patient death rates in hospitals, a major study has found.<p>Every extra patient added to a nurse's workload increases the risk of death within a month of surgery by 7%, according to data from 300 European hospitals in nine countries.<p>The situation is made …

Nurse numbers, education linked to patient death rate | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Both the quality and quantity of nurses on a hospital staff have significant influence on the chances patients will die following even simple surgery, according to a large new study.<p>Researchers found the proportion of staff nurses with a bachelor’s degree and the number of …

MERS Antibodies Discovered In Dromedary Camels

Scientists have found signs of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), the new coronavirus that has so far killed about half of the people infected by it, in one-humped camels.<p>The findings, published in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases, show that blood samples taken from 50 dromedary …

Is the Alkaline Diet Really Healthy or Just a Fad?

So you spent the weekend gorging on burgers and funnel cake (it’s summer, after all) only to find yourself reaching for the antacid on Sunday …

What You Need To Know About Cyclosporosis: The Parasitic Infection Causing Outbreaks In 16 States

Cyclosporosis, a parasitic infection passed to humans via contaminated food or water, has sickened at least 504 people in 16 U.S. states since late June. Thirty people have been admitted to the hospital.<p>Reports of the microscopic parasite, usually found in tropical and subtropical climates, have …

Why 70,000 Americans Die Needlessly In Hospitals Each Year

<i>Dr.</i> <i>Donald Berwick</i> <i>contributed significantly to this article.</i><p>Sepsis kills more than 210,000 Americans each year, equal to the population of Rochester, New York.<p>Sepsis is a bloodstream infection that can start from something as simple as an insect bite or a bladder infection. It kills nearly a third …

5 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Or your cat, or your hamster. 5 reasons why you owe your pet (whatever it is) a big fat 'thank you' squeeze

What is WhatsApp, and how popular is it ?

Yesterday evening, Facebook dropped the bomb: the social network giant will buy WhatsApp, a messaging service, for a total of $19 billion, including $16 billion in cash and stock, and $3 billion in restricted stock units for WhatsApp’s employees.<p>Several readers commented on our post on the …

The Beautiful Flow of Pi

Flow Of Life Flow Of Pi. Cristian Ilies Vasile designed this visualization of the first 1,000 digits of the mathematical constant pi using Circos to …

The Internet Map

The Internet Map is an interactive, zoomable design that uses a combination of algorithms and the Google Earth API to display 350,000 websites as …

The internet of things: five new products changing the market now

<b>I am subtitling this post, ‘products become services, services become transparent’.</b><p>Econsultancy researcher Andrew Warren-Payne sent me a list of …

2 Simple Ways to Change the Way You Think and Feel

Law of attraction states what you think about you attract. In a sense this is true, but what is really creating your reality are your unconscious …

The genesis of the transistor, the single greatest discovery in the last 100 years - ExtremeTech

By on January 24, 2014 at 12:40 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The very first transistor — the …

How to invest in the hottest stock sectors

Industry-momentum portfolios — which jump into and out of various sector funds in an attempt to profit from those performing best at any given time — …

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