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The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for sweet potato momos

I ate my first momos on the streets of Darjeeling, at a stall run by an elderly Nepalese lady of impressive sprightliness. As I waited for a batch of her dumplings to cook, she filled and crimped a dozen or two more with machine-like efficiency. I had low expectations – the filling was a mix of …

Food & Dining

Best Ever Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Bundt Cake

Combine the cocoa, chocolate, and espresso powder in a large bowl. Pour the boiling water into the bowl and cover. Let stand for 5 minutes. In a …

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …

For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

Shroom for manoeuvre: Yotam Ottolenghi’s mushroom recipes for the festive season

It’s not just the presents under the tree that can be wrapped at Christmas. I love filling squares of parchment paper with a variety of wild, exotic and baby button mushrooms, slices of cooked potato or celeriac, crushed garlic, chopped herbs, double cream and a splash of aniseedy liquor, to seal …

How Numbers on Facebook Change Behavior

The Facebook Demetricator shows we like liking a little too much.<p>A "like" on Facebook is a treat. You get a little red pop-up on your notifications icon, you see the little box on the lower-left corner of your screen describing the like, and you get that warm, albeit fleeting sense of pride. …

What's Up With That: Why Does Sleeping In Just Make Me More Tired?

We've all been there: It's been a long week at work, so Friday night, you reward yourself by going to bed early and sleeping in. But when you wake up …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The brain's reaction to male odor shifts at puberty in children with gender dysphoria

@jk<br>this is the ONLY part that you got right.<br>as for your Lenski quote... tell you what, why dont you ask him directly? why are you so afraid of …

Why Do We Get 'Sleep' In Our Eyes?

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Cancer-killing compound spares healthy cells

Lithocholic acid (LCA), naturally produced in the liver during digestion, has been seriously underestimated. A new study shows that LCA can kill …

Eating cruciferous vegetables may improve breast cancer survival

A study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and Shanghai Center for Disease Control and Prevention investigators reveals that breast cancer survivors …

Vegetable-derived compound effective in treating triple-negative breast cancer, research suggests

A new compound created from a rich source in vegetables including broccoli and brussel sprouts has been developed to combat triple-negative breast …

New peptide could be effective treatment for triple negative breast cancer

A new leptin receptor antagonist peptide has demonstrated efficacy against triple negative breast cancer.

Combination of PI3-kinase and PARP inhibitors may offer new treatment option for triple-negative breast cancers

The simultaneous inhibition of two separate and seemingly unrelated pathways could potentially provide an effective treatment for women with …

Research finds combo of plant nutrients kills breast cancer cells

A study has found that a super cocktail of six natural compounds in vegetables, fruits, spices and plant roots killed 100 percent of sample breast …

Modulating the immune system to combat metastatic cancer

Researchers have found that regulatory T cells that infiltrate tumors express proteins that can be targeted with therapeutic antibodies.

Blocking 'leader cells' may halt breast cancer - Futurity

Stopping breast cancer cells from producing a key protein blocks the deadly migration of the disease to other parts of the body, a new study with …

Breast Cancer

Learn About Normal Cells Versus Cancer Cells

All living organisms are composed of cells. These cells grow and divide in a controlled manner in order for the organism to function properly. …

Drug combination therapy causes cancer cells to 'eat themselves'

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>Results from a recent preclinical study have shown that a new drug combination therapy being developed at Virginia …

Molecule drives aggressive breast cancer

Recent studies have shown a gene known to coordinate initial development of the eye (EYA1) is a powerful breast tumor promoter in mice. The gene EYA1 …

Potential drug target to nip cancer in the bud

Scientists have discovered an enzyme, Wip1 phosphatase, as a potential target to weed out the progression of cancer. Although studies in the past …

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Marijuana & Brain Cancer: Why CBD Beats Gliomas

A non-psychoactive chemical found in marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) could offer an effective treatment for brain cancer and is potentially an effective anti-cancer drug in the management of gliomas, without side effects, according to a new study from a team of Investigators in Spain, Italy and …

Curry Compound Kills Cancer Cells

The research by scientists from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Austria was published in the Journal of Nanobiotechnology on Dec. 6.<p>Curcumin comes from the turmeric plant, which is commonly used in daals and other curries, and known for its distinctive bright yellow …

University of Alberta

Join us at the second annual Festival of Health<p>Unlocking world-class innovations to fight diabetes<p>Do you know?<p>The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has …

University of Alberta

Biotech Entrepreneur's Fortune Nearly Doubles After Strong Clinical Trials For Cancer Treatment

<i>Each week at Forbes we scan our database of corporate insiders to see who got richer from the action in the stock market.</i><p>Alan Auerbach is the brains and leadership behind Puma Biotechnology, a biopharma acquirer and developer of innovative cancer treatments that has had a great stock run this past …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Van life can be a creative way to lessen one's impact on the planet, but many van dwellers are still riding in...<p>Inhabitat is thrilled to announce …

Sustainability

UT Southwestern researchers discover a new driver of breast cancer

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>A team of researchers at UT Southwestern has found that as cholesterol is metabolized, a potent stimulant of breast …

Breast cancer researchers identify genetic 'switch'

Queensland scientists have identified a genetic "switch" that indicates whether breast cancer is aggressive and likely to spread.<p>The discovery may provide a clearer prognosis for breast cancer patients and pave the way for new treatments.<p>Teams from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and the …