Can Marijuana Treat MS Symptoms?
Can Marijuana Treat MS Symptoms?
in Diseases & Conditions by Thorsten Rudroff, Colorado State University
An estimated 400,000 Americans are currently living with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease where the body’s…
Do Calorie Restricted Diets Really Make You Live Longer?
Do Calorie Restricted Diets Really Make You Live Longer?
in Healing Diet by Naveed Sattar, University of Glasgow
A new study claims to have settled the debate on calorie restriction and longevity, but it is a complex read and far…
What Taking Your Dog For Walks Says About Your Relationship
What Taking Your Dog For Walks Says About Your Relationship
in Pets & You by Louise Platt, Manchester Metropolitan University and Thomas Fletcher, Leeds Beckett University
Dogs love walks. And unless it’s pouring with rain and blowing a gale, so do their owners. But there’s much more to…
How To Achieve Health And Fitness With Minimal Exercise
How To Achieve Health And Fitness With Minimal Exercise
in Fitness & Exercise by Richard Metcalfe, University of Ulster and Niels Vollaard, University of Stirling
When it comes to exercise, if there was a way to get more health benefits by doing less, then it’s likely a lot of…
Why Heart Failure Is Not As Common A Death As Reports Imply
Why Heart Failure Is Not As Common A Death As Reports Imply
in Diseases & Conditions by Frank Bowden, ACT Health
When George Michael died last year news reports all over the world announced the cause as heart failure. While they are…
Is Eating Standing Up Really Bad For You?
Is Eating Standing Up or Laying Down Really Bad For You?
in Food & Nutrition by James Brown, Aston University
These days, many of us are flooded with advice on what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat. You may even have heard…
An Infinite Number of Possible Realities: What You See is What You Get
An Infinite Number of Possible Realities: How Do You Get There?
in Science & Technology by Dr. Joe Dispenza
If you can imagine a future event in your life based on any one of your personal desires, that reality already exists…
Are Shorter, More Intense Workouts Worth The Extra Sweat When Trying To Lose Weight?
Are Shorter, More Intense Workouts Worth The Extra Sweat When Trying To Lose Weight?
in Fitness & Exercise by Jean-Philippe Walhin, University of Bath
Everybody knows that to lose weight you need to eat less or exercise more – or ideally do both. But it remains unclear…
How Schizophrenia May Cause Type 2 Diabetes
How Schizophrenia May Cause Type 2 Diabetes
in Diseases & Conditions by Toby Pillinger, King's College London
People with schizophrenia tend to die up to 30 years earlier than the general population.
Snorers may be banished from the bedroom, disrupting intimate relationships. restlessglobetrotter/flickr, CC BY
Is Snoring Anything To Worry About?
in Diseases & Conditions by Jason Amatoury, Neuroscience Research Australia
There’s nothing quite like the sound of snoring as the ultimate sleep interrupter.
How Wearable Devices Are Reinventing Our Cities As Open-air Gyms
How Wearable Devices Are Reinventing Our Cities As Open-air Gyms
in Fitness & Exercise by Carlo Ratti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
When Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, arguably the “father of gymnastics” and the inventor of the horizontal and parallel bars,…
3 Things To Make Your Home More Sustainable And Comfortable
3 Things To Make Your Home More Sustainable And Comfortable
in Home & Garden by Trivess Moore; Andrew Carre, and Ralph Horne, RMIT University
When it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than cure. By prevention we mean…
It's Time to Stop Disliking Your Body
Is It High Time to Stop Disliking Your Body?
in Fitness & Exercise by Mark Anthony Lord
One of my students became very disciplined in journaling with her Divine, and one day she said to me, “I’m so…
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Why Are Some People Afraid Of Cats?
in Pets & You by Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford
The language of phobia is so common today that we scarcely give it a second thought.
Why Are Most People Right Handed?
Why Are Most People Right Handed?
in Leisure & Creativity by Caroline Spry, La Trobe University
Roughly 90% of humans are right-handed and this is one of the traits that separates us from most other primates who…
How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing The Way Students Learn
How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing The Way Students Learn
in Science & Technology by Michael Phillips, Monash University
For many years, schools and universities have had to change the way they work and teach in order to fit in with…
Are Anxiety And Stress Related To GI Trouble In People With Autism?
Are Anxiety And Stress Related To GI Trouble In People With Autism?
in Diseases & Conditions by Jesslyn Chew, University of Missouri
It is common for individuals with autism to have a more intense reaction to stress, and some of these patients seem to…
Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away
Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away
in Pets & You by Doug Heyes, M.A.
I raised my hand in class at the University of Santa Monica and quietly shared that there was something I needed to…
Anxiety Can Lead Men To Overtreat Prostate Cancer
Anxiety Can Lead Men To Overtreat Prostate Cancer
in Diseases & Conditions by David Hill, University at Buffalo
The anxiety many men experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer may lead them to choose potentially…
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The Search For A Universal Influenza Vaccine
in Diseases & Conditions by Ian Setliff and Amyn Murji, Vanderbilt University
No one wants to catch the flu, and the best line of defense is the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Some Sane Self Talk About The Body
Some Sane Self-Talk About The Body
in Health & Wellness by Barbara Berger
The reality for most of us is that sometimes the body does hurt. We can make it a lot easier for our bodies to do their…
Rediscovering Spontaneous Relaxation and Dropping the Struggle with Time
Rediscovering Spontaneous Relaxation and Dropping the Struggle with Time
in Leisure & Creativity by Roger Housden
Time is money, as they say. As a culture, we hate the notion of wasting time, of losing time, and we often find…
How To Use Sonic Sounds for Healing Yourself and the Planet
How To Use Sonic Sounds for Healing Yourself and the Planet
in Healing Disciplines by Diana Cooper and Kathy Crosswell
Sound is third-dimensional. When the angels add their energy to sound it becomes a fast-frequency sonic emitted for…
Different species may congregate at a feeding spot. Brad Walker, The Conversation
How To Attract Your Favorite Birds To Your Garden
in Home & Garden by Grainne Cleary, Deakin University
It brings many people joy to provide food and water for birds, to encourage them to stay a while and be given the…
How The Mediterranean Diet May Protect Your Brain In Old Age
How The Mediterranean Diet May Protect Your Brain In Old Age
in Food & Nutrition by Paul Fletcher, University of Cambridge
Amid the contention about diets and detoxes, sugar and fats, there is at least general agreement that a Mediterranean…
A New Chemical Compound That Cuts Melanoma’s Spread By Up To 90%
A New Chemical Compound That Cuts Melanoma’s Spread By Up To 90%
in Diseases & Conditions by Sarina Gleason, Michigan State University
Scientists have discovered that a chemical compound—and potential new drug—reduces the spread of melanoma cells by up…
Will Artificial Intelligence Ever Understand Human Emotions?
Will Artificial Intelligence Ever Understand Human Emotions?
in Science & Technology by Leandro Minku, University of Leicester
How would you feel about getting therapy from a robot? Emotionally intelligent machines may not be as far away as it…
How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
in Healing Diet by Jennie Jackson, Glasgow Caledonian University
Andrew Taylor has eaten only potatoes for a whole year. Well, almost. He made his diet more nutritious by including…
Is Weekend Warrior Exercise Good For You?
Is Weekend Warrior Exercise Good For You?
in Fitness & Exercise by Mark Hamer, Loughborough University
There is no doubt that physical activity is good for you, but the optimal amount remains a topic of debate. The…
Do Art And Literature Cultivate Empathy?
Do Art And Literature Cultivate Empathy?
in Leisure & Creativity by Nick Haslam, University of Melbourne
A common argument for the value of the arts is the claim they cultivate empathy. Reading literature, viewing quality…
Why Heart Attacks Are More Common In January
Why Heart Attacks Are More Common In January
in Diseases & Conditions by Nelson Chong, University of Westminster
Cardiovascular deaths around the world, such as heart attacks and strokes, peak in January. Why this is the case has…
Can Facebook Help You Make Your Home More Sustainable?
Can Facebook Help You Make Your Home More Sustainable?
in Home & Garden by Tim Forcey, University of Melbourne
Facebook has always been controversial, with many users worrying about how the information they post might be used.…
Is It Safe To Microwave Your Food?
Is It Safe To Microwave Your Food?
in Science & Technology by Senaka Ranadheera, Victoria University; et al.
Today every kitchen would seem “under-equipped” without a microwave, with its efficient ability to cook, defrost and…
People With Mental Problems Want To Quit Smoking But Don’t Get The Help They Need
People With Mental Problems Want To Quit Smoking But Don’t Get The Help They Need
in Health & Wellness by Diane Duke, Washington University in St. Louis
Many people with psychiatric problems want to quit smoking, but psychiatrists and caseworkers typically don’t prescribe…
Broadband in the US is Slower, More Expensive Than In Most OECD Countries
Broadband in the US is Slower, More Expensive Than In Most OECD Countries
in Science & Technology by Lara Merling, CEPR
While the U.S. is the birthplace of the Internet, it currently falls behind other countries in making high quality…
How Chinese Medicine Is A Holistic Option for Boosting Fertility
How Chinese Medicine Is A Holistic Option for Boosting Fertility
in Health & Wellness by Conan Milner, Epoch Times
A woman’s fertility peaks in her 20s, but the timing of life doesn’t always cooperate with family planning.
Drug Seems To Treat Deadly Heart Disease In Cats
Drug Seems To Treat Deadly Heart Disease In Cats
in Pets & You by Rob Warren, University of California, Davis
A new drug shows promise for treating heart disease in cats and humans, report researchers.
Why The Kidneys Play A Vital Role In Health And Longevity
Why The Kidneys Play A Vital Role In Health And Longevity
in Diseases & Conditions by Conan Milner, Epoch Times
To make the most of your energy, look to nature as your guide. For example, for a plant to survive long term, it…
Keep Colds at Bay and Stay Well This Winter
Keep Colds at Bay and Stay Well This Winter
in Herbs & Supplements by Rosemary Byfield, Epoch Times
To boost strength and resilience we need to eat more nutrient-dense foods and support blood circulation. The digestive…
This Single Brain Activity Might Diagnose A Concussion
This Single Brain Activity Might Diagnose A Concussion
in Diseases & Conditions by Erin Karter, Northwestern University
Currently there is not a single test that can reliably and objectively diagnose concussions, but new research suggests…
A New Approach For Controlling Intestinal Worm Infections Could Help Millions
A New Approach For Controlling Intestinal Worm Infections Could Help Millions
in Environmental Health by Naomi Clarke and Susana Vaz Nery, Australian National University
Expanding the control strategy for intestinal worms to treating adults as well as children could improve the health of…
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Taking Up Running? Here's What You Need To Know
in Fitness & Exercise by Vybarr Cregan-Reid, University of Kent
If the statistics are correct, many millions of new runners have laced up for the first time in the last few days.
New Report Finds Surprising Levels Of Herbicides In Many Organic Foods
New Report Finds Surprising Levels Of Herbicides In Many Organic Foods
in Environmental Health by Conan Milner, Epoch Times
Glyphosate is by far the most heavily used chemical weed killer in human history. It’s so pervasive, it’s difficult to…
Five Little-known Diseases That Might Emerge In 2017
Five Little-known Diseases That Might Emerge In 2017
in Diseases & Conditions by Derek Gatherer, Lancaster University
The phrase “emerging disease”, to describe an infectious disease that is new to humans or which is suddenly increasing…

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How The Mediterranean Diet May Protect Your Brain In Old Age
How The Mediterranean Diet May Protect Your Brain In Old Age
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Is It Safe To Microwave Your Food?
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How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
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