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‘There is no reality here’: Researchers whose work inspired a startup to charge $8,000 to fill patients’ veins with young blood say ...

A startup called Ambrosia that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with the blood of young people plans to launch its first clinic this year. But researchers who study blood transfusions called the procedure "dangerous" and said the idea behind it is based on "incorrect interpretations" of their work.

The most surprising foods that the new Weight Watchers considers zero points — and why

Enjoy as many leaves, fruits, fish, eggs, and figs as you want, according to WW (formerly, Weight Watchers). The weight-loss giant now says many whole foods need not be counted toward dieters' daily totals because they leave eaters feeling satisfied and create healthy habits.

‘This test is garbage’: Experts and former employees allege that a Silicon Valley startup gives bogus ‘cellular ages’ based on...

A Silicon Valley blood-testing startup sells a $99 kit that tells customers the average length of their telomeres, which are seen by some researchers as a holy grail of aging. But two of Telomere Diagnostics' original founders and a NASA researcher raised doubts about the test's efficacy.

America’s leading food and drug regulator might ban online sales of e-cigs — a move that could threaten brands like Juul

A leading government regulator could make selling e-cigarettes online illegal. On Tuesday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said at a breakfast meeting with journalists that the agency was considering a ban on online sales of e-cigarettes, which could have an outsize impact on brands like Juul.

A revolutionary medical treatment has helped two paralyzed people walk again — here’s why it’s such a huge deal

The treatment involves the installation of an implant that delivers electrical stimulation directly to the the spinal chord — along with a whole lot of training where researchers help patients go through the motions of standing and walking again.

A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood is opening its first clinic

A startup called Ambrosia that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with the blood of young people plans to launch its first clinic in New York City. Founded by Stanford grad Jesse Karmazin, the company just completed the first clinical trial designed to test the benefits of young blood transfusions.
Milled bread flour isn't as good for your body as unrefined whole grains.

We’re learning more about which carbs you should never cut from your diet

Eating one type of carbohydrate — sugar — can rapidly expand your waistline, but that's not true of all carbs. In fact, carbohydrates are our bodies' preferred fuel source. Here are some of the healthiest kinds to incorporate into your diet.
You can get in a great high intensity interval circuit with a heavy bag.

Fat in one part of your body is particularly dangerous for your health — here’s what an exercise scientist says you can do about it

Researchers think that belly fat may be a sign of health problems because it could indicate that you have more visceral fat. Visceral fat accumulates around internal organs, impairing their functions and raising stress levels.

Fitbit’s moving away from a simple step counter into health coaching as it faces competition from the Apple Watch

On Wednesday, Fitbit launched Fitbit Care, a health platform that combines coaching, virtual care, wearable devices, and self-tracking to help employers' and health plans' employees and members get healthier.

Take a look inside Johnson & Johnson’s new startup incubator in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood, that feels more like a rustic-chic coffee sh...

Johnson & Johnson's Manhattan outpost of its startup incubator, JLabs, is the new kid on the NYC-health-tech block. Take a look inside JLabs' new NYC digs, which with its coffee-shop vibes looked unlike any startup space we've ever seen.