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Testicular Cancer Risk Linked To Marijuana Smoking
11 Jul
5:25

Testicular Cancer Risk Linked To Marijuana Smoking

0    Health  hhacademys

A new US study suggests there is a link between marijuana use and elevated risk of the most aggressive form of testicular cancer, with frequent and long term users having the highest risk. The study was the work of researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, and…

Ginger Reduces Chemotherapy Nausea, Study
11 Jul
5:07

Ginger Reduces Chemotherapy Nausea, Study

0    Health  hhacademys

Taking ginger supplements with standard anti-vomiting drugs beforehand can reduce the nausea that often accompanies chemotherapy treatment by 40 per cent according to a new US study. The phaseII/III study was done at the University of Rochester Medical Center and is to be presented on 30 May in the Patient and Survivor Care Session…

Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
06 Jul
7:49

Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says

Overweight or obese people can cut their risk of trouble with a potentially fatal irregular heart beat if they lose a lot of weight, a new study has found. Losing a bit more than 30 pounds, on average, caused people to have fewer and less severe bouts of heart palpitations related to…

Anticipating the Smart World of 2027: A Billion Cameras and AI, Oh My…
05 Jul
10:04

Anticipating the Smart World of 2027: A Billion Cameras and AI, Oh My…

Nvidia went to China last week and made a series of interesting announcements having to do with smart cities and autonomous cars. (The video is worth watching.) IBM made an announcement on advancements in tying the Weather Channel to its Watson artificial intelligence engine and targeted marketing. We also found out about Oculus’ Fall in Love…

8 Career-Boosting Books That’ll Get You Ahead This Year
03 Jul
10:36

8 Career-Boosting Books That’ll Get You Ahead This Year

0    Career  hhacademys

Despite the many benefits of reading actual books, I’ll admit that for a period I read very little, always using lack of time as an excuse. Sound familiar? But three years ago, I decided to make this a priority, and I’m proud to say that I’ve read at least one…

iOS Users May Regret Going to 11
26 Jun
9:58

iOS Users May Regret Going to 11

Blowback over Apple’s iOS 11 upgrade has been increasing, despite an update that was supposed to solve battery drainage issues and a large number of other glitches but apparently has not done the job. Apple officially launched iOS 11 on September 19, but problems quickly became apparent, prompting the company…

Along the Volga: riding the rails through Russia
14 Jun
4:41

Along the Volga: riding the rails through Russia

0    Travel  hhacademys

The Volga, at 3530km in length, is not only one of Russia’s longest rivers but plays an outsized role in Russian history as well. It was the main conduit for Moscow’s push southward, over the centuries, to the Caspian Sea. It provided the backdrop for Tsar Ivan the Terrible’s epic…

Changing Careers Is Scary, But This Advice Will Get You Past the Fear
12 Jun
9:25

Changing Careers Is Scary, But This Advice Will Get You Past the Fear

0    Career  hhacademys

If thinking about changing careers makes you feel paralyzed and overwhelmed with self-doubt, you’re not alone. Making a transition is undeniably scary, disruptive, and difficult. Research on stress shows that the brain biologically perceives changing jobs as one of a category of life changes that pose a threat to its…

10 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Meal
11 May
8:25

10 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Meal

If you’re passionate about cooking but concerned about the environment, here are a few things you can do to create a delicious, eco-friendly meal. Eat seasonal. This is the cardinal rule of many great food cultures. Creating a meal with ingredients that are in season in your region will produce an eco-friendly…

Metabolism and Weight Management
11 Mar
7:54

Metabolism and Weight Management

Your metabolism is naturally set at a certain level and resists not only weight loss, but also weight-loss maintenance. Learn how to overcome your metabolism. By Dennis Thompson, Jr. Many people like to blame their weight on their metabolism, the rate at which the body burns calories. Diet and exercise can increase your…