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Why some ‘super ager’ folks keep their minds dementia-free

(HealthDay)—Researchers may have uncovered a key reason some people remain sharp as a tack into their 80s and 90s: Their brains resist the buildup of certain proteins that mark Alzheimer’s disease. The study focused on what scientists have dubbed “super agers”—a select group of older folks who have the memory performance of people decades younger.

EU demands that vaccine makers honor their commitments

The European Union on Tuesday warned pharmaceutical giants that develop coronavirus vaccines to honor their contractual obligations after slow deliveries of shots from two companies hampered the bloc’s vaunted vaccine rollout in several nations. The bloc already lashed out Monday at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, accusing it of failing to guarantee the delivery of coronavirus vaccines

Estée Lauder hosts live stream for women to check their breasts

Have you checked your breasts for lumps lately? Some people feel uncomfortable with the idea of giving their boobs a squeeze for fear of what they might find or because they are worried about doing it wrong. Well, ladies (but also gents), it’s time. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Estée Lauder is hosting a global breast-check, open

Genetic tests may differ in their interpretation of certain variants

(HealthDay)—Different genetic test interpretations have been identified for genetic variants, and some of these can impact patient management, according to a research letter published online June 30 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Jeffrey A. SoRelle, M.D., from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and colleagues examined the prevalence of different interpretations

Cancer survivors overestimate the quality of their diets, finds first study on the topic

There are 15 million cancer survivors in the United States, and prior research has provided strong evidence that lifestyle interventions, such as diet and physical activity, are especially important in the long-term recovery of cancer survivors. Energy imbalance—when energy expenditure does not equal energy intake- and metabolic changes after cancer treatment can directly affect the

At eight months, babies already know their grammar

Even before uttering their first words, babies master the grammar basics of their mother tongue. Thus, eight-month-old French infants can distinguish function words, or functors—e.g., articles (the), personal pronouns (she), or prepositions (on)—from content words—e.g., nouns (rainbow), verbs (to drive), or adjectives (green). Functors are frequently encountered because there are fewer of them, and they

These Influencers Promoted Literal Poison to Their Followers

The rise of the influencer over the last decade has produced a new breed of celebrity: one with a direct line of communication to a vast, passionately loyal audience. It was only a matter of time before brands started tapping up these new tastemakers to make some money, and influencer marketing has swiftly become another

Boss Babes! 14 Celeb Moms Who Started Their Own Businesses

Always empowrering. Jessica Alba, Kylie Jenner and other celebrity moms have started their own businesses while raising their little ones. Although the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star created Kylie Cosmetics in 2015, three years before her and Travis Scott’s daughter Stormi’s birth, she launched Kylie Skin in May 2019 after becoming a mom. “KYLIE

People Who've Lost Weight Share Their Best Tips

There are hundreds of diets, cleanses, cookbooks and apps out there designed to help you lose weight, but sometimes you just need to hear from people who’ve done it. In a thread on Reddit, people who have been on their own weight loss journey shared the insights they’ve gained through their own experiences, and offered