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13 Locker Room Hacks That Will Make Going to the Gym So Much Easier

With these tips, there's really no excuse for skipping the gym.<p><b>1. Store bobby pins inside an old Tic Tac container so you don't lose them in your bag.</b> It's the perfect size travel container for your hairpins.<p><b>2. Use a clean contact case as a travel container for your liquid beauty products to save</b> …

Scientists Find a Way to Block HIV from Infecting Healthy Cells

Reporting in the journal <i>Nature</i>, scientists describe a new way to potentially block HIV from infiltrating healthy cells. Such interference is key to …

Immunotherapy

Infographic: Wearables in Healthcare | mHealth

Infographic visualization created by Boston Technology illustrates the facts, trends, different types, challenges and future of wearables in …

Why Ph.D.s Shouldn't Teach College Students

Despite a college degree’s enormous cost, almost half of college freshmen (43%) don’t graduate even if given six years. If they graduate, a 2011 …

Higher Education

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?<p>Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl …

How to Cook Lobster Mexican-Style, According to Chef Shannon Bard

Chef Shannon Bard from Zapoteca in Portland, ME, brings together Mexico and Maine in lobster tacos.<p>We never say no to lobster, pretty much as a rule, but when we heard about <b>Chef Shannon Bard</b> from Zapoteca restaurant in Portland, Maine, and her <b>chipotle chile lobster tacos</b>, the combination gave us …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

First health app store runs into major hurdle: security flaws

Happtique is on a mission to build a professional app store for health care. But independent developers spotted security flaws just days after the company authorized its first set of medical apps.<p>The company has responded to these concerns by suspending its certification registry until further …

Consumer tech prepares to invade the operating room

Much like enterprises are using more consumer technology (or consumer-like) technology, hospitals are also trying to figure out how shifts in user …

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …

How can data improve community health? Knight Foundation to award $2M to find out

With its latest News Challenge, the Knight Foundation, along with the Clinton Health Matters Initiative and other big health organizations, will …

Deadly MERS virus spread in Saudi Arabian hospitals, report says

The virus known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, or MERS -- which has so far killed 38 of the 64 people known to have been infected with it -- has been especially aggressive in Saudi Arabia, where, as of Wednesday, health officials had reported 49 cases and 32 deaths.<p>Now a team of …

Public Health

FDA urges protection of medical devices from cyber threats | Reuters

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday urged medical device makers and medical facilities to upgrade security protections to protect against potential cyber threats that could compromise the devices or patient privacy.<p>It released that advisory in coordination with a separate …

Doctors: Supreme Court BRCA gene patent ruling benefits patients

When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of University of Oregon medical school students.<p>"I …

Cancer

Resumen Ingeniería Biomédica

Rise in child obesity-related hospital admissions

<b>There has been a four-fold increase in the number of children and teenagers admitted to hospital for obesity-related conditions in the last decade, doctors in England and Wales warn.</b><p>In 2009, nearly 4,000 young people needed hospital treatment for problems complicated by being overweight compared …

NICE says NHS must curb hospital falls

<b>The NHS needs to do more to prevent falls in hospitals, the health watchdog NICE has warned.</b><p>Each year in England some 200,000 patients - mostly elderly - slip or trip, resulting in cuts, bruises and fractures that cost the NHS £2.3bn.<p>NICE says staff should be on the look out for high-risk patients …

The Curious Tale of Narcolepsy and Dementia: An Ethical Conundrum

<i>By Dr. Emmanuel Mignot</i><p><i>Illustration demonstrating some of the proposed mechanisms by which the gene mutation may lead to the ADCA-DN condition.</i><p>Previously, I mentioned how we managed to find the cause of Autosomal Dominant Cerebellar Ataxia, Deafness and Narcolepsy (or ADCA-DN) by sequencing all the …

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NHS chief denies cover-up over gagging orders

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/986000/986044_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524766651_85042a10b1584c0b7d6b998b5a887052<p><b>The head of the NHS in England has denied being part of any "cover-up" relating to gagging orders in severance payments to hospital staff.</b><p>Sir David …

In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion

The Arizona Legislature is debating whether to extend Medicaid to about 300,000 people in the state. The expansion is a requirement to get federal funding under the Affordable Care Act.<p>The big surprise is who has been leading the charge: Republican Gov. Jan Brewer. She's one of President Obama's …

Healthy Soil Microbes, Healthy People

The microbial community in the ground is as important as the one in our guts.<p>A small pine tree grown in a glass box reveals the level of white, finely branched mycorrhizal threads or "mycelium" that attach to roots and feed the plant. (<i>David Read</i>)<p>We have been hearing a lot recently about a …

10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

VentureHealth’s crowdfunding portal gets blood flowing into ailing life sciences sector

As life science funding slows to a meager trickle, VentureHealth is trying to speed it back up.<p>VentureHealth has launched its online equity crowdfunding platform for life sciences companies. It provides accredited investors with opportunities to invest in innovative medical technology that …

How CT Scans Have Raised Kids' Risk For Future Cancer

Doctors are prescribing too many CT scans for children, a study says, even though they know that the radiation used in the tests increases children's lifelong risk of cancer.<p>Choosing other tests and dialing back the radiation used in the scans would prevent 62 percent of related cancers, according …

We Can Dramatically Decrease Deadly Infections in America's Hospital Patients

Recently we announced a major new finding - a simple way to save tens of thousands of lives.<p>Around 100,000 people die every year because of infections they catch in hospitals. This is particularly tragic because many of those deaths are preventable.<p>We can cut healthcare-associated bloodstream …