Loss of elasticity in blood vessels occurs for a number of reasons, including the rising level of persistent cross-links that glue together important structural proteins, effects of chronic inflammation on mechanisms needed for blood vessel elasticity, and so forth. Show More Summary
I grew up mostly carrying on conversations with one person. Just me and another human being, taking turns making our thoughts come out our mouths. Due to practice, I got fairly decent at one-on-one conversations. Yes, misunderstandings arose from time to time, but we usually addressed those misunderstandings within the conversation and put closer on […]
Forty-year-old Jo Pavey just became the oldest woman to win the 10,000 Meters in the European Championship. And she did it 10 months after giving birth to her second child! Here's the last 800 of the race - look at her kick! Direct link:...Show More Summary
It remains an open question as to why top-level athletes live notably longer than the rest of us. The point of interest is to what degree the longevity difference is produced by exercise and training versus a population bias among successful athletes to more robust individuals who would live longer regardless of their profession. Show More Summary
He was struggling. No question. Struggling. He looked to be a man, once employed doing something he was good at, who is now waiting tables to earn a living, feed his family. I have nothing to base this on except the way he carried himself, how hard he tried, and the way his mistakes caused him a kind of personal pain. Show More Summary
We’re happy to feature one more of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest winners today — another empowered advocate who’ll be attending our Innovation Summit in November. Meet fellow type 1 Heather Gabel, who’s been...Show More Summary
Ryan Malone pleads no contest to DUI charge, private schools in Cleveland to start drug testing, and Saudis behead four men for smuggling drugs.
For years, your morning joe got a bad rap from health experts. But newer research suggests coffee may actually be good for you—if you follow the rules
We report today that ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend, VisitEngland has published the results of a survey asking Brits of their favourite "simple pleasures". Below is a list of the top ten. Let us know which is your favourite, or if you've got any other suggestions. What is your favourite 'simple pleasure'? • Get [...]
The area of the brain involved in multitasking and ways to train it have been identified by a research team at the IUGM Institut universitaire de geriatrie de Montreal and the University of Montreal. The research includes a model to better predict the effectiveness of this training
Once you’ve been up on the Roof of Africa in the Ethiopian Highlands, you won’t want to come down Jemima Sissons: … I spent my first few days in Ethiopia exploring the capital, Addis Ababa, then caught a flight to … Continue reading...
Countries are securing their own borders and leaving West Africa to fend for itself
By Dan Olmsted This is the first in a series of articles in which parents describe how their children developed autism. Today, a talk with Kathryn Wolcott. If you are interested in participating, please e-mail me at Olmsted.email@example.com Dan: I...
Listen to audio from the whistleblower HERE. Below is an unofficial transcript from the audio. CDC Whistleblower http://vimeo.com/user5503203/review/103711143/91f7d3d4d8 "Oh my God. I cannot believe we did what we did, but we did." Dr. Andrew Wakefield: "This is a real story...
With a celebrity clientele that includes Florence Welch, the woman behind the popular indie band Florence and the Machine, and a Zen-learner-meets-gay-Dr.-Oz philosophy, Sam Page is anything but a typical Hollywood trainer. read mor...
Reported online today in the journal Brain, findings from researchers at the University of Toronto and Harvard University show that a group of inhibitory neurons, whose loss leads to sleep disruption in experimental animals, are substantially diminished among the elderly and individuals with Alzheimer's disease.
We're just a few days away from watching the best of tennis compete in the US Open in New York City, and while we can't cheer on defending champ Rafael Nadal - who had to drop out because of a wrist injury - we can celebrate Serena, Federer, and the rest with cute tennis outfits for our own end-of-Summer matches. Show More Summary
The hospital has not divulged details of the patient or stated if the patient has recently been in West Africa, the disease's epicenter