Kids Health

Bachelors in Paradise! Arie and Lauren Soak Up Bermuda for Babymoon

Their shot at paradise! Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham traveled to Bermuda in the weeks leading up to the arrival of their first child. The Bachelor couple documented their gorgeous trip via their Instagram accounts, starting on Wednesday, April 17. Their vacation included private yoga sessions, kayaking, breathtaking views and plenty of mom and dad-to-be time. […]

Health News

The Best Pre-Workout Snacks for Guys

It’s hard to perform your best at the gym or set a new PR when you’re stomach is growling. However, finding a good pre-workout snack can be tricky. Eat too much and you’ll feel sluggish; barely eat and you’ll be hangry. So what makes the perfect pre-workout bite? “There’s just not an easy answer,” says […]

Kids Health

These baby names are fit for a cherub

Sure “angels” originated in the Bible — they’re those otherworldly beings who supposedly act as messengers for the Christian God — but the word doesn’t have to have religious connotations these days. In fact, we’re guilty of using the term for just about any person — or particularly well-behaved pet — who embodies peace and […]

Health Problems

Space-enabled mobile laboratory ready for medical emergencies

A laboratory that enables first responders to combat biological hazards and infectious diseases rapidly and safely has demonstrated its strengths during a simulated biological incident conducted in Belgium. The Biological Light Fieldable Laboratory for Emergencies (B-LiFE) is designed to provide rapid identification of pathogens and to do so safely. B-LiFE teams successfully used the system […]

Health Problems

New guidelines push for better controlled experiments with synthetic nucleic acids

Researchers have proposed new guidelines to overcome current problems facing scientists developing synthetic nucleic acids—such as antisense oligonucleotides and double-stranded RNAs—as drugs and research tools. The guidelines, which promote a common set of standards for judging experiments and more efficient use of resources, are published in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics. In the article entitled “Guidelines for […]

Health Problems

Gene levels could help predict prognosis for colorectal cancer

Levels of a gene that helps the immune system differentiate the good cells from the bad could be a good indicator of prognosis in people with colorectal cancers, Medical College of Georgia researchers report. Looking at 15 genes known to be associated with colorectal cancers—eight associated with lower survival rates and seven with higher—the researchers […]

Health Problems

Why holding a grudge is bad for your health

(HealthDay)—It’s surprisingly easy to hold a grudge, but whether it involves a friend, a co-worker or a loved one, it can fill you with bitterness, keep you stuck in the past and even lead to anxiety or depression. That means you’re the one suffering from the situation, and not necessarily the subject of your anger […]