Nearly everyone has prayed to the porcelain gods after a long, alcohol-fueled night. It's sometimes done on purpose to feel better, but often, the action takes your body by force. According to the University of Dallas, this can occur because alcohol is actually an irritant and can upset your stomach.
Depression is common among those facing chronic life-threatening diseases, such as cancer, but according to a new study, one form of cancer is significantly associated with suicide risk. The report found that lung cancer patients are 420 times more likely to attempt suicide than a member of the general public.
It’s generally frowned upon to purposefully make someone feel bad, but new research suggests there may be some benefits to it.
In a study, published in the journal Psychological Science, researchers found that people may be looking to improve another person’s long-term well-being by inducing negative emotion in the present moment.
Marijuana is being recognized for its benefits to both physical and mental health, but that doesn’t mean the drug is completely safe. A recent study from Columbia University offers evidence that recreational pot use increases the risk of gum disease and tooth loss.
Sleeping more than nine hours a night and not finishing high school are two major signs to look for when it comes to determining dementia risk in senior citizens, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from the country’s longest-running study looking at diseases, the Framingham Heart Study, to determine dementia risk factors. More than 2,400 subjects, at least 65 years old, responded to questions about sleep habits; 234 were diagnosed with dementia within 10 years of their original responses.
Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple along with Steve Jobs, told Bloomberg Sunday that Tesla could replace Apple as the most innovative tech company.
"I think Tesla is on the best direction right now. They've put an awful lot of effort into very risky things. I'm going to bet on Tesla," he told the publication.
Last week, a comparison of Tesla's current Model S and forthcoming Model 3 was leaked online.
Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, lets other people access your iPhone, surpass the passcode protection and turn off cellular data, a user said Friday. iPhone users can access Siri from their lockscreen and with the voice assistant embedded into many apps and services on the phone, this relatively minor bug might be an indication of bigger vulnerabilities.
After 12 years of planning and consultations, work on the world’s largest telescope yet began Friday in northern Chile. The European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), with a main mirror measuring 39 meters (almost 128 feet), is expected to start functioning in 2024.
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