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Non-celiac 'wheat sensitivity' is an immune disorder, too | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - People who feel ill after eating wheat but who don’t have celiac disease may finally have a biological explanation for their symptoms, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from the U.S. and Italy found that people who claim to have “wheat sensitivity” do have biological reactions to …

Celiac Disease

From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment

With big pharma short on solutions, we talk to people pioneering new ways to beat conditions including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia<p>Once upon a time, the future of mental health treatment was drugs. The advent of Prozac and whole class of similar medication in the 1990s gave doctors an easy …

Magic Mushrooms

Scientists fight crab for mysterious purple orb discovered in California deep

E/V Nautilus team find likely sea slug 5,000ft below sea off Santa Barbara Analysis reveals foot and proboscis, making it ‘a gastropod of some kind’<p>More than 5,000ft below the surface of the ocean, in a canyon off the coast of southern California, the purple, globular creature appeared to glow …

Zoology

Chemotherapy Drugs Broke the Blood-Brain Barrier for the First Time

The successful surgery could mean the days of scorched Earth cancer treatments are finally over.<p>Astronomers once thought that the asteroid belt, the ring of floating space junk that separates Mars from Jupiter, would be difficult for spacecraft to traverse. But on July 16, 1972, Pioneer 10 hurtled …

Alzheimer's Disease

Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story<p>As they motored across the lagoon in the Marshall Islands, deep in the middle of the Pacific …

Andalusia

Comcast reaches $33 million settlement with California over privacy violations | Reuters

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp has reached a $33 million settlement with California over allegations that the cable company posted personal details of customers online, state Attorney General Kamala Harris said in a statement on Thursday.<p>The NBC logo and Comcast are displayed on 30 Rockefeller Plaza, …

Customers

Trump's advice to teens: Follow your heart, do what you love

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump's advice for high school students in suburban Des Moines, Iowa, is uncharacteristically wholesome: Avoid alcohol and drugs as well as cigarettes.<p>The billionaire businessman and Republican presidential candidate is also encouraging the teens to follow their hearts …

Donald Trump

Mind-Reading Experiment Sends Thoughts Over the Internet

Researchers have managed to send thoughts over the Internet, using a direct brain-to-brain connection and a big magnet.<p>It’s not very efficient — the volunteers could only send “yes” or “no” answers to one another. But using EEG (electroencephalographs) to read brain signals, and a big magnet on the …

The Brain

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Books

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Osama Bin Laden

What I’m Reading: Genetics Professor Nazneen Rahman

<i>Named Britain’s third most influential woman of 2014, Professor Nazneen Rahman has amassed some impressive achievements in a relatively short career: she’s Professor of Human Genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research, Head of the Clinical Genetics Department at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fellow of</i> …

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The Supreme Court's New Term: Here's What To Watch

5 Cases To Watch<p>Public Unions: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association<p>Does requiring employees who are not members of a union to pay their "fair share" to cover contract negotiations they benefit from violate their free speech rights?<p>1 Person, 1 Vote Principle: Evenwel v. Abbott<p>Should state …

Same-sex Marriage

Happy 125th birthday, Yosemite National Park! | CNN Travel

National Parks

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

Familiar, divisive social issues on Supreme Court agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's new term began Monday with no cross words between the justices, although a steady stream of divisive social issues awaits them in the coming months.<p>In their first public meeting since a number of high-profile decisions in June displayed passionate, sometimes …

Obama Administration

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

How to Discover Your "Authentic" Self and Live the Life You Really Want

Being yourself seems self-explanatory: just wake up and do what you want to do, without following the crowds, without fear of judgment. That’s not …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

10 Body Language Secrets of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

You control your body, but your body also controls you. Simple gestures, simple postures--each makes a dramatic impact on how you think, feel, and perform.<p>But that doesn't mean you have to be an athlete or yogi or contortionist to take advantage of that. You can still be you.<p>Only now you can be a</i> …

Self-improvement

10 Things Organized People Do Every Day

Being organized isn't just about going through your paper piles once in a while. It's not just about doing the spring cleaning thing once a year …

9 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Some of the best content to be found about startups is locked in books. Thomas Kjemperud asked me yesterday for a 140 character recommendation of one …

12 Simple Strategies All Memorable Brands Use To Leave a Lasting Impression – Learn

<i>Look around you right now, I guarantee you can see at least one brand mark somewhere.</i><p>Whether it is on the phone, tablet or computer you are reading …

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand out too much. But those who …