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Lack of Sleep Increases Weight!

S u m m a r y: Poor sleep patterns are linked with being overweight and obese, says a new study published in PLOS ONE. Poor Sleep, Poor Metabolism Adults who do not enjoy proper and adequate sleep have a greater risk of being overweight or obese, and having poorer metabolism, says the study involving

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Football Brain Injuries Linked With Brain Disease

S u m m a r y : Football players tend to suffer from degenerative brain disease, says new research. This would be the result of frequent brain injuries sustained when playing the game. Brain Autopsy of Football Players The brains of American football players donated after their death show signs of degenerative brain disease

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Cows Make Powerful HIV Killers!

S u m m a r y : Cows make powerful antibodies to neutralise deadly HIV, shows a new study published in the journal Nature. An Impossible Task The battle against HIV has proved to be an exceptionally challenging one. Who knows, maybe the answer is in cows—literally in cows. Because the creatures don’t just

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Lose Weight By Eating At The Right Time, Says Science!

S u m m a r y : Eating at the wrong time influences your body weight, suggests a new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism. And so, if you want to lose weight, make sure your meals are scheduled at the right time for you! Watch the Time When Eating! If you want

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Artificial Sweeteners Linked With Weight Gain & Other Health Issues

S u m m a r y : Artificial sweeteners might be linked with weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease, among others, suggests a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Artificial Sweeteners Are Bad News From aspartame to sucralose and stevia, consumers are attracted to them because of the promise they come

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Alzheimer’s Brains Have 7 Times More Bacteria Than Healthy Brains

S u m m a r y : Many more bacteria have been found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients as opposed to those of healthy people, shows a new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. Alzheimer’s disease & Increased Bacterial Populations Alzheimer’s disease, a neurodegenerative condition characterised by loss of memory and cognitive

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You Become Less Positive When You Lack Sleep

S u m m a r y : Lack of sleep decreases the ability to be positive, and might lead to depression, suggests a new study published in the journal Cognitive Therapy and Research. Sleep Deprivation & Mental Health Issues Human life is imperfect: we can remain awake for only so long until we are

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Eat Tomatoes to Protect from Skin Cancer!

S u m m a r y : A daily tomato consumption lowers the development of skin cancer by 50% in lab rats, suggests a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. Tomatoes, A Medicine We are what we eat, says the old saying. Perhaps, our food can also be our medicine. Or so

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Drink Coffee For A Longer Life!

S u m m a r y : Coffee, with or without caffeine, is linked with lower mortality, says a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Daily Coffee: 12% Lower Mortality You have yet another reason to love coffee! People who consume the much-loved beverage live longer—apparently, according to the new

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Higher Childhood IQ Linked With Longer Life

S u m m a r y : Higher IQ during childhood is linked with a longer life, according to a pair of linked studies published in the journal the BMJ. More Intelligence, Longer Life So, it is true—intelligent people do live longer! Previous studies have actually hinted at this: that people with higher IQ

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Chocolate is Good for Your Memory!

S u m m a r y : Cocoa protects human cognition, suggests a new study published in Frontiers in Nutrition. Cocoa, A Dietary Supplement? Chocolate is good for you, says an increasing body of research, the latest one of which (a review) highlights its positive effects on cognition. Cocoa might become a dietary supplement

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No Smoking Linked With Decreased Violence?

S u m m a r y : A smoke-free policy introduced in a psychiatric hospital accounts for a drop in physical assaults, suggests a new study published in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry. Smoke-free zone breeds No Violence Following the implementation of a no-smoking policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

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