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Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

Study offers new insight into how Alzheimer's disease begins

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston offers important insight into how Alzheimer’s disease begins within the brain. …

You’ve got a nerve

SINCE nobody really knows how brains work, those researching them must often resort to analogies. A common one is that a brain is a sort of squishy, …

Physical activity shown to improve brain volume, cut Alzheimer's risk in half

A new study shows that a variety of physical activities from walking to gardening and dancing can improve brain volume and cut the risk of …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Scientists identify 'ground zero' for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have identified "ground zero" for Alzheimer’s in the brain: the place the disease appears to strike first and a region they say may be more important to keep sharp than previously thought.<p>The locus coeruleus, a small part of the brainstem, is the first region of the brain to exhibit tau …

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

Dementia

Friedrich Nietzsche Bio and Philosophical Style | The Art of Manliness

<i>“What does not kill me makes me stronger.”</i><p><i>“Eternal recurrence.”</i><p><i>“</i><i>Übermensch.”</i><p><i>“God is dead.”</i><p>Even if you don’t know much about philosophy, you’ve likely …

A Primer of the Philosophy of Nietzsche | The Art of Manliness

Friedrich Nietzsche introduced several ideas into Western philosophy that have had a huge influence on the culture of the 20th and 21st centuries. …

The 4 Steps to Giving Her Multiple Orgasms

Use these tips and you may double—or triple—her pleasure<p>Giving a woman just <i>one</i> orgasm is cause for celebration. But any woman who can climax once can probably cross the finish line again—and again.<p>The ability to come more than once is biological gift exclusive to the fairer sex. A man has to wait …

Be Slimmer, Stronger, and Smarter

The 24-hour plan for first targeting and then tapping into what may be your most valuable natural resource<p>Women didn't invent hormones. Granted, women may have given hormones a bad name, but infamy does not equal exclusivity. In reality, the hormones that men possess are exactly the same as …

40 Foods with Superpowers

Popping a daily multivitamin might be worthwhile as "health insurance," but let's face it: Eating real food is a lot more fun than gobbling supplements. Besides, you can get most, if not all, of the nutrients essential to good health by selecting the right combination of foods. You just have to …

5 Myths About Antioxidants

Tips on maximizing the benefits of antioxidants and stripping away assumptions<p>It's billed as an epic story of good versus evil—biology in comic-book form. The villains: free radicals, those nefarious DNA-attacking poisons of modern life. Our fearless defenders: antioxidants, poised to protect us …

Being Poor Affects Kids' Brains, Study Finds

Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children, a new study finds.<p>Brain scans of 1,099 children and teenagers in nine major cities shows the poorer kids have less surface area of the brain. This is important …

The Brain

4 Methods You Haven't Tried to Get Stronger

It’s pretty simple right? For size, go for high volume; for strength, go with low-reps and heavy weights; for cutting, go with high-reps and lower …

New map of human genetics contains clues for Alzheimer's and cancer

Getting a handle on the epigenome<p>Alzheimer's disease may involve the immune system, and researchers might have figured out how to pinpoint the origin of a cancer that has spread prior to diagnosis. These are just some of the findings reported today in a series of studies published in the <i>Nature</i> …

Genetics

Alzheimer's researchers find molecule that delays onset of disease

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a crucial molecule that could put the brakes on the damage to the brain<p>The onset of Alzheimer’s disease could be delayed by a molecule that occurs naturally in humans, research suggests.<p>The study in mice showed that the “housekeeping” …

Neuroscience

10 Things Every Man Must Learn To Accept

“Nothing is certain except death and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin famously said. Not to disparage ol’ Benny, who was obviously on to something, but …

Albert Einstein

Eight Highly Effective Testosterone Boosting Tips

#1: Increase healthy fat intake<p>Following a low-fat diet is a very effective method to destroy testosterone production. Healthy sources of dietary fat …

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Washed Up: A Simple Guide To Men's Shampoo

With a lot of the focus in male grooming being on face washes, scrubs and moisturisers it’s easy to forget to take care of your hair as well. Using …

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

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

300 workout!

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction.<p>Scientists have proven in the past that reading stimulates many different parts of the brain. In a 2006 study, for example, research subjects read the words “perfume” and “coffee,” and the …

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

GQ Style<p>Mister Mort documented the sweat styles as the temps pushed 100 at New York Fashion Week: Men’s.<p>By Samuel Hine18 hours agoView More<p>Real Life …

The Easiest Healthy Dinner Recipe EVER

Kitchen-phobic? We promise you can make this!<p>If the last dinner you made came with microwave instructions, it’s time to step it up. <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Jessica Seinfeld (Jerry Seinfield’s wife) serves up yummy recipes with simple instructions in her new book <i>The Can’t Cook Book: Recipes</i> …

25 Ways to Get Bigger

The 25 Best Things You Can Do for Your Body

Your quality of life is largely dictated by one factor: your physical health. And when it comes to building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, we …