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Can Exercise Replace Medication?

A new study suggests that working out is even more powerful than we thought<p>Only about a third of U.S. doctors prescribe exercise in primary care—but new <i>British Medical Journal</i> research may encourage them to add physical activity to their arsenal. Exercise may be as effective as medications in …

Medical Journals

The Strange Things That Happen to Your Body When You Switch Diets

Your belly doesn't cope well with change—in more ways than one<p>Every day, it seems there's a new "it" diet. But now there's a whole new reason not to try them all: It turns out, switching diets can drastically affect your intestinal health, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i>.<p>In …

What’s the Best Way to Beat Muscle Cramps?

The worst, right? Here's how to handle it<p>It doesn't matter how much you exercise—even the most elite athletes can get that painful, muscle-tightening feeling (see: pretty much every other NFL game). Blame muscle fatigue. See, your muscles contract during your workouts, which requires a lot of …

How To Write A Mission Statement

By definition a mission statement is the official line on the aims and objectives of your organisation. Academic papers have been written about how …

Diabetes: Asia's 'silent killer'

<b>Asia is in the grip of a diabetes epidemic.</b><p>In human and financial terms, the burden is huge and it is hitting the poor especially hard.<p>Often thought of as a disease of the rich, experts say the unabating rise may be fuelled as much by food scarcity and insecurity as it is by excess.<p>Changing …

Fizzy drinks can change your brain, warn scientists

Research on rats indicates that protein levels in the brain can be altered by consuming too many sugary soft drinks<p>Fans of fizzy pop have been urged to think before they drink after research suggested sugary beverages could “profoundly” change the brain.<p>Drinking a sweet drink over a long period can …

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Apple could offer iPhone trade-ins for the first time ever, says report

Apple could offer customers an option to trade in their older iPhones for credit towards the purchase of a new model in an effort to boost sales of the iPhone 5, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. This would be the first time that Apple has offered a trade-in option on the iPhone. The program is …

Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack

In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars Technica deputy editor and a self-admitted newbie to password cracking, downloaded a list of …

10 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach

10 Italian Villages for a Perfect Summer Escape

For years, Italy has ranked among the top summer destinations for American travelers, an unsurprising feat given the country's historical legacy, renowned cuisine, breathtaking heartland, and award-winning wines. To get a true taste of the essence of Italy, many travelers take to the countryside to …

CEOs are Terrible at Management, Study Finds

A new study shows that CEOs are doing a lousy job when it comes to people management. The study, a joint project by the Center for Leadership Development and Research at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, Stanford’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance and The Miles Group, a consulting firm in …

Samsung Galaxy S4 shootout versus HTC One, iPhone 5

Samsung has absolutely <i>stuffed</i> its Galaxy S4's 13-megapixel camera with settings and modes, but none of that matters if the phone's image quality can't stand up to the hype.<p>And so, here is a smartphone shootout between the Galaxy S4's top Android rival, the HTC One, and another beacon of smartphone …

Phones

Exclusive First Look: Meet Prada's Pre-Fall Bags

Photo: Courtesy of Prada<p>If you've been thinking about updating your purse collection with something deliciously classic, Prada's Pre-Fall 2013 Twin Pockets carriers are worth a look. The zip-top styles are done in both neutral shades and a notice-me red, providing options for every taste. The bags …

It started with a cough: Deadly China bird flu outbreak raises fears of pandemic

BEIJING -- It began in late February when an 87-year-old man started coughing up phlegm. A high fever followed, he struggled to breathe and was dead just 13 days later.<p>His death in Shanghai, China, was one of 13 fatalities out of 41 known cases to date of a new form of bird flu that experts warn …

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Number Of Early Childhood Vaccines Not Linked To Autism

A large new government study should reassure parents who are afraid that kids are getting autism because they receive too many vaccines too early in life.<p>The study, by researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, found no connection between the number of vaccines a child received …

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …