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Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

Manchester

The insanity of covering a $50,000 knee operation but not a relatively cheap injection

Why give someone with bum knees a once-a-year injection costing as little as a few hundred bucks when you can instead make them undergo complicated knee-replacement surgery costing tens of thousands of dollars?<p>That, in a nutshell, is one reason the U.S. healthcare system is the most expensive in …

Health Care

Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Psychology

Spanish Olive Oil Bread (Pan de Aceite)

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast, sugar, and ¼ cup lukewarm (95°F) water. Set aside until the yeast has risen …

Baking

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

The Secret "Ingredient" for Bakery-Style Bread at Home

<i>We've partnered with Miele for a special edition of our Change the Way You Cook series, all about the power of a simple, essential technique: steaming.</i><p>For bread with a spongy holes (all the better for catching ricotta) and crackly-crisp, dark brown crust (the kind that splits apart with such a …

Baking

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

Remarkable Evidence That the Bible Is the Word of God

Noted Bible experts say that the historical evidence surrouding the ancient book gives strong reasons to trust its contents. Dr. Jonathan Morrow, who …

Theology

Here's the Cheapest Flight to Europe From Every U.S. State

It's the golden age of flights to Europe. Price wars have pushed fares down so low that it's no longer mind-boggling when an airline offers $99 …

European Travel

The Best Thing You Can Add to Your Kitchen Under $35

Kitchen cabinets are just big boxes on your wall, which is great for storing dishes and drinking glasses, but bad for casting shadows on your …

Home Automation

The latest research on disciplining kids will make you a better parent—and a better spouse.

shironosov/Getty<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A …

Mental Health

New research shows there are five types of diabetes, not two

<b>The question:</b> I read a recent news story that said there are actually five different types of diabetes – not just the two that we’ve always been told about. I have diabetes. What does this mean for me?<p><b>The answer:</b> New research is revealing that diabetes is a far more complex disease than once …

Diabetes

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dentistry

Can You Request Asylum At The U.S. Border?

If you can get a visa to come to the United States, such as a tourist visa, you can apply for asylum when you arrive, by telling the inspections …

Immigration

Can I Apply for Asylum If I’m From Venezuela?

If you are from Venezuela, and fear returning there, it’s possible you may qualify for asylum in the United States. As of mid-2017, this is …

Venezuela

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

Researchers Uncover Proteins That Could Finally Explain ALS

The proteins suggest a direct link between the rare neurological disease and dementia.<p>On Monday, researchers published a breakthrough in <i>JAMA …

Dementia

The 14 Best Foods for Hair Growth

Many people want strong and healthy hair, especially as they grow older.<p>Interestingly, your hair grows around 0.5 inches (1.25 cm) per month, and 6 …

Nutrition

New website earns travellers money back if their flight gets cheaper after booking

There are plenty of airfare hacks out there, but rarely are they as simple as this - a website which automatically refunds you every time the price of a flight or hotel room you’ve already booked drops.<p>DoNotPay, which is free and has just launched in the UK, scans your email inbox for any travel …

Flying

12 Real Women on Their Biggest Renovation Regret Ever

Home renovations: We Pin for them, pine for them...and make ourselves sick with worry over all the expensive decisions we may later regret. But …

Home Improvement

This Airline Is Offering $20 Flights Around the US

If you're in the northern portion of the country, enduring the interminable winter, heading somewhere warm probably sounds pretty nice right about …

Flying

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

Apps

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Start Eating For Clear Skin, According To A Dermatologist

Those who struggle with acne know how hard it is to get rid of it. There are many factors that contribute to breakouts that are out of our control, …

Skin Care

How to mine Zcash ZEC - Windows

ZCash is an anonymous cryptocurrency that uses zk-snarks to ensure that all the information regarding user transactions is safely encrypted, while …

Bitcoin

Never Pay For Cable Or Subscriptions Again?

Never Pay For Cable Or Subscriptions Again? This Device Allows You To Watch Anything For Free!!<p>Never Pay For Cable Or Subscriptions Again? This …

Tech Trends

Clever project gives any Mac touchscreen capabilities with $1 worth of hardware

While Apple has long resisted the idea of a touchscreen Mac, a clever solution from a group of developers gives an existing Mac touchscreen capabilities. The proof of concept is called “Project Sistine” and is based on $1 worth of hardware…<p>Developed by Anish Athalye, Kevin Kwok, Guillermo Webster, …

Touchscreens

Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe

"One really delicious and really unhealthy Sunday coffee cake. I have no idea where I got this recipe from but it was about thirty years ago and has …

Baking

The San Francisco housing market is so dire that people are leaving in droves — here's where they're headed

The San Francisco Bay Area is on the brink of an exodus as a low supply of homes and high demand drive housing prices— and the cost of living — to new heights.<p>A recent report from the real-estate site Redfin found that San Francisco lost more residents than any other US city in the last quarter of …

Silicon Valley