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This new blood test could revolutionise early screening for cancer

Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the presence of eight common cancers. Called CancerSEEK, the blood test detects tiny amounts …

7 Ways to Eat a Low-Carb Keto Dinner

If you're following a ketogenic diet, dinner is where you can really have the most fun. Even though fat is the leading macronutrient in the diet, …

20 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Never Want to Leave

When the winter winds are buffeting your body, and also your spirit, there is no more welcome retreat than a cozy, well-appointed bedroom. For your …

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

Turmeric Can Be Amazing For Your Skin, But There's One Big Catch You Need To Know

Turmeric is one of those sneaky, natural miracle workers that has so many uses, it's hard to keep track of all of them. In addition to being just …

Skin Care

How to give yourself a salon-style face massage for free

Beauty experts share the amazing way you can benefit your face and body - minus pricey salon prices.<p>Your face is your calling card but the best …

What a Cool French Girl Considers to Be This Year's Biggest Trends

<i>When she’s not working as a journalist and social influencer, It girl Sabina Socol also shares her fashion expertise in our</i> <b>French Girl</b> <i>column. Come</i> …

8 Ways to Stop Feeling So Exhausted All the Time

If you can’t seem to keep your eyes open at your desk, you might need more than just one good night’s sleep. While rest is important in combatting …

Sleep

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Nutrition

Scientists grow new ears for children with defect

<b>(CNN) —</b> Using a combination of 3-D printing and cultured cells, scientists in China have grown new ears for five children born with a defect in one ear called microtia, which impacts the shape and function of the ear.<p>In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers describe how they collected cartilage …

Research

How to feed your gut

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Wellness

First time in Singapore? Here are 8 of the top things to do

<b>(CNN) —</b> Singapore is compact -- roughly the same size as New York City -- but the Southeast Asian city-state is brimming with culture, character and plenty of things to do.<p>Bordering the southern tip of Malaysia, just one degree north of the equator, the island of 5.6 million is a destination …

Universal Studios

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Wellness

7 foods a food safety expert never eats

The alarming food recalls keep coming: Romaine lettuce, packaged vegetables, chicken, frozen fruit, cheeses, potato chips and many more products in just the last couple of years. All were feared to be contaminated by harmful bacteria.<p>Bill Marler knows all too well what kind of damage tainted food …

Public Health

We compared 7 popular granola bars based on dietitians' health advice — here's how they stack up

Granola bars are by no means the ideal food — most nutritionists agree that it's best to snack on less processed food like a piece of fruit or handful of nuts instead.<p>But for those times when you really want to grab a bar on the go, we asked two registered dietitians for some advice about how to …

Processed Food

Mixing herbal remedies and conventional drugs 'could be harmful'

Herbal remedies such as St John’s wort, ginseng and ginkgo biloba could have harmful interactions with conventional drugs, scientists have warned.<p>In an extensive review of the medical literature, the team uncovered dozens of cases in which alternative treatments appeared to have altered the effects …

Medicine

Are You Making This Skin-Care Mistake When You Travel?

Confession: I always fly in a full face of makeup. Why do I feel guilty? Because I've been made to believe that wearing makeup on an airplane is an …

Digging deep into distinctly different DNA

A University of Queensland discovery has deepened our understanding of the genetic mutations that arise in different tissues, and how these are …

Bread Gets a Bad Reputation, but We Asked Dietitians For the Facts

Fad diets have made us fear bread, but is that because it's actually unhealthy or have we been misguided? With so many different types of bread to choose from, it can be hard to know what you're actually putting into your body. But let's face it, no nose can ignore the aroma of a freshly baked …

China Has Already Gene-Edited 86 People With CRISPR

In the U.S., the first planned clinical trials of CRISPR gene editing in people are about to kick off. China, meanwhile, has been racing ahead, …

Genetics

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

How To Know If Your Food Sensitivity Is Actually An Allergy

Warring with an upset stomach after enjoying a cheese plate isn't just disappointing — it can be flat-out confusing. On the one hand, you may have an …

20 Delicious High Protein Foods that Will Keep You in Shape

Consuming food based on protein on a daily basis is important for your body, especially for losing weight and keeping you in shape. It is also an …

Supermarket Sweep: A Nutritionist’s Guide to Healthy Cereals

For most parents (and pretty much everyone who ever lived), cereal is a pantry staple. It’s easy, kids love it, and, according to most cereal boxes, …

Nutrition

Multigrain, wholegrain, wholemeal: what's the difference and which bread is best?

Wholemeal, wholegrain, multigrain, sourdough, rye, white, high fibre white, low GI, low FODMAP, gluten free. With so many choices of bread available, …

Nutrition

The Ultimate List Of Healthy Seasonal Foods

Changing of seasons provides us with a unique opportunity to buy nutritious foods that are only available during that season. The seasonal foods …

Genome of Man Who Died in 1827 Has Been Reverse-Engineered Without Any Remains

The escaped slave who settled in Iceland.<p>Hans Jonatan was born in the Caribbean in 1784, migrated to Iceland in 1802, and died in 1827 – and …

Which medicines don’t go well with flying?

Every day, more than 10 million people take a flight somewhere in the world. While flying is relatively safe, the unique environmental conditions can …

Biomedicine