Month: April 2018

Harder for Females to Gain Weight Because of their Brain

S u m m a r y : Females have a harder time than males to gain weight, and the answer might be lying in their brains! Or so says a new study published in the journal Nature Communications. Why do females have such a hard time gaining weight? This might seem like the wrong

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New Antioxidant Makes Old Blood Vessels Look Young

S u m m a r y : A new antioxidant makes blood vessels in older adults look 15 to 20 years younger, says a new study published in the journal Hypertension. New Chemically Modified Antioxidant A new, mitochondria-specific antioxidant (named MitoQ) ‘reverses’ ageing in the blood vessels of old people who consume it. The

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Men, More than Women, Harm Others to Move Forward

S u m m a r y : Men hurt others to advance their interests, reads the title of a new study published in the journal Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. The new research reveals gender differences in cooperation and punishment behaviour. Conducted by an investigator from Chapman University, Terence Burnham, it shows

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Moderate Drinking Linked With Heart Disease & Shorter Lifespan

S u m m a r y : Moderate drinking appears to be linked with heart diseases, and having more than 5 alcoholic drinks per week can shorten lifespan, says a new study published in the journal The Lancet. Moderate drinking is not as harmless as previously thought, says a new study conducted by a

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Sweet Tooth Gene Linked With Less Body Fat

S u m m a r y : Sweet tooth has a gene, and its gene is linked with less body fat, says a new study published in the journal Cell Reports. Sweet Tooth Gene & Body Fat All those with love for sugary foods, hear this out! Not only is sweet tooth determined by

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Our Emotions Shape our Perspective

S u m m a r y : Our emotions affect how we perceive the world, says a new paper published in Psychological Science. Emotions shape perception, concludes a University of California team of researchers from findings generated from two experiments based on the responses of participants to images of people depicting different emotions. Study author,

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Food Packaging Prevents You From Absorbing Nutrients

S u m m a r y : Food packaging might be interfering with the functioning of intestines, preventing the adequate absorption of nutrients in humans, suggests a new study published in the journal Food and Function. The Culprit: Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Canned food packaging sometimes comes with linings made of nanoparticles of zinc oxide;

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