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Scientists Extend the Lifespan of Mice by up to 35 Percent
Health

Scientists Extend the Lifespan of Mice by up to 35 Percent

Hypothetically, if the drug treatment did add 35 percent to the lifespan of humans, it would bring average life expectancy to between 95 and 100 years.
Theranos Poses 'Immediate Jeopardy' to Patient Health, Government Says
Safety

Theranos Poses 'Immediate Jeopardy' to Patient Health, Government Says

The embattled blood-testing startup's lab practices were found to be deficient.
The 3-Word Diet That Can Lead to a Better Life
Diet

The 3-Word Diet That Can Lead to a Better Life

Chris Kresser knows that what we put into our bodies is what determines our health.
A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Is a Step Closer
Health

A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Is a Step Closer

Scientists and researchers at MIT and Harvard, in collaboration with other university experts, have developed an implantable device that could prevent implanted insulin-producing cells from being attacked.
Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator
Tinder

Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

The move ends a feud between the dating site and a leading sexual health advocacy group.
What VCs Want in 2016
VC

What VCs Want in 2016

From cybersecurity to robotics: 2016 investment predictions from top VCs
Michelle Goodman
Study: Low-Fiber Diets Could Be Messing With Gut Bacteria Diversity
Personal Health

Study: Low-Fiber Diets Could Be Messing With Gut Bacteria Diversity

A lack of diversity is never a good thing, especially for our microbiomes, which may be a factor in obesity.
Laura Entis
Vice President Biden to Steer New Efforts to Cure Cancer
Health

Vice President Biden to Steer New Efforts to Cure Cancer

The VP's plan is to boost funding for cancer research and 'break down the silos' so that researchers can better collaborate.
Coming Soon: A Simple Blood Test That Can Detect All Kinds of Cancer
Health

Coming Soon: A Simple Blood Test That Can Detect All Kinds of Cancer

The so-called 'liquid biopsies' are opening up new doors in medicine.
Could 'Poop Pills' Be the Key to Treating Obesity?
Health

Could 'Poop Pills' Be the Key to Treating Obesity?

Researchers are examining the link between gut bacteria and metabolism in humans with new clinical trial.
Laura Entis
5 Invisible Innovations Consumers Love
Technology Innovation

5 Invisible Innovations Consumers Love

From micro-electromechanical systems to raspberry compounds, take a look at some of these tiny technologies that go into making today's products competitive.
Firas Kittaneh
HTC and Under Armour Team Up for HealthBox, a Complete Connected-Fitness System
CES 2016

HTC and Under Armour Team Up for HealthBox, a Complete Connected-Fitness System

For fitness fanatics, this all-in-one kit allows you to track your health, set goals and get encouragement.
Emily Price
This Startup Hopes its Toothbrush Will Last You a Lifetime
Green Business

This Startup Hopes its Toothbrush Will Last You a Lifetime

The Goodwell Company sells biodegradable toothbrushes equipped with recycled aluminum handles and bristles made of activated charcoal.
The 5 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Change This Year
Control What You Can

The 5 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Change This Year

There are a few simple changes you can make so the entrepreneurial lifestyle doesn't kill you.
Lisa Evans