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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Health

Sitting for Long Hours Can Actually Shorten Your Life

A new study finds that it isn't just the amount of time spent sitting, but also the way in which sitting time is accumulated...

Looking Stressed Can Help Keep Peace

Scratching is more than an itch -- when it is sparked by stress, it appears to reduce aggression from others and lessen the chance...

With This New Device You Can Identify Cancer in Seconds

A team of scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has invented a powerful tool that rapidly and accurately identifies cancerous...

Eating Meat Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

While a plant-based diet is generally considered healthier than a meat-based diet in preventing the risk of diabetes, not all meats affect the risk...

Wearable Health Monitors Move to The Next Level – Electronic Skin

A new, electronic skin microsystem tracks heart rate, respiration, muscle movement and other health data, and wirelessly transmits it to a smartphone. The electronic...

Dancing Slows Brain Aging

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. Older...

How Happy You Are Dictates How Healthy You Are

Happy people are healthier and live longer. By now this notion is supposed to be a common belief that dictates lifestyle choices. Chronic unhappiness...

Green Tea for Weight Loss Works But Not Always

Green tea for weight loss has gained tremendous popularity, but that is not all. Green tea emerged as an all-around health elixir, touted to...

Unemployment Healthier Than a Stressful Job?

A new paper published in the International Journal of Epidemiology finds that people employed in low paying or highly stressful jobs may not actually...

People with Blue Eyes Have a Single Common Ancestor

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a...

Why Do Shorter Men Go Bald More Often?

Short men may have an increased risk of becoming bald prematurely. An international genetic study under the leadership of the University of Bonn at...

How Men Age – Fewer Hassles Until The Fourth Age

How men age and how happy individuals are remains relatively stable for some 80 percent of the population. Perceptions of unhappiness, or dealing with...

Practicing Yoga Reduces Depression Symptoms

People who suffer from depression may want to look to yoga as a complement to traditional therapies as the practice appears to lessen symptoms...

Fitbit May Turn Teens Off Exercising

Fitness tracker makers would have you believe that all that stands between you and the motivation to get up off your couch and get...

Poor Sleep May Be Adding to Your Waistline

Adults who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. The...

Why Losing Money Is More Painful Than You Think

Losing money may be intrinsically linked with fear and pain in the brain, scientists have discovered.  Many everyday financial decisions, such as investing money are...

The Ugly Truth about Summer Allergies

As if a runny nose and red eyes weren't enough to ruin your warm weather look, summer allergies can gift you with even more...

Don’t Bring Work Home! You Will Burnout

When you bring work at home or home issues at work, you are headed for disaster. Not only your relationships and performance will suffer,...

Why Some People Are So Sure They Are Right, Even When...

Dogmatic individuals hold confidently to their beliefs, even when experts disagree and evidence contradicts them. New research help explain the extreme perspectives, on religion,...

How Body May Detect Early Signs of Cancer

Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA could help explain how the body can detect early signs of cancer. Scientists have discovered...

Human Species Extinction Seem Increasingly Possible

Chemicals, diet, stress, and lifestyle choices have caused the sperm levels of Western men to plummet to less than 50 percent of what they...

Too Much Driving or Watching TV Bad for Your Brain

Driving for more than two hours a day steadily reduces intelligence, a new study suggests. Researchers investigating how sedentary behaviour affects brainpower found IQ scores...

When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep, Bad Things Happen

Many people don't get enough sleep, and growing evidence suggests it's not only taking a toll on their physical health through heart disease, diabetes,...

Eating at ‘Wrong Time’ Spoils Dieting

A new high-precision feeding system for lab mice reinforces the idea that the time of day food is eaten is more critical to weight...