The Cult-Favorite Sneakers That Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, and More Celebs Love Just Launched the Cutest New Styles

By now, you’ve probably heard of Allbirds, the cult-favorite shoe brand known for making super comfortable sneakers that everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker to Barack Obama are huge fans of. And if you haven’t, it’s time to get on board and see what all the hype is about—people say the shoes really are that comfortable, and some customers have even […]

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How to create a diet that lowers your cholesterol

(HealthDay)—Watching your cholesterol intake has gotten easier. Nutrition experts now agree that certain foods high in cholesterol, like shrimp and eggs, don’t have the impact on your blood cholesterol that was once thought. Even better, some foods can help lower your blood cholesterol level. Walnuts have healthy unsaturated fats that help lower LDL—that’s the unhealthy type of cholesterol. Almonds, hazelnuts […]

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Viral strains that cause ‘stomach flu’ don’t all look alike

Stomach bugs come in different sizes. Norovirus, best known for sweeping through daycares and cruise ships, can form small, medium, and large structures depending on the viral strain. The discovery, reported June 10, 2019, in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, overturns nearly two decades of conventional wisdom about norovirus. Until now, the only structural data about […]

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The mobile game that can detect Alzheimer’s risk

A specially designed mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer’s – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers studied gaming data from an app called Sea Hero Quest, which has been downloaded and played by more than 4.3 million people worldwide. The game, created by Deutsche Telekom in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, […]

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Researchers develop treatment that turns tumors into cancer vaccine factories

Researchers at Mount Sinai have developed a novel approach to cancer immunotherapy, injecting immune stimulants directly into a tumor to teach the immune system to destroy it and other tumor cells throughout the body. The “in situ vaccination” worked so well in patients with advanced-stage lymphoma that it is also undergoing trials in breast and head and neck cancer patients, […]

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