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Forgetting can make you smarter

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For most people having a good memory means being able to remember more information clearly for long periods of time. For neuroscientists too, the...
Thousands of genes influence most diseases, researchers report

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A core assumption in the study of disease-causing genes has been that they are clustered in molecular pathways directly connected to the disease. But...
Extra-virgin olive oil preserves memory, protects brain against Alzheimer's

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 The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the...
Delayed Eating May Result In Weight Gain and Poor Fat Metabolism

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Results from first-time study on delayed eating versus daytime eating revealed that delayed eating may raise cholesterol, fasting glucose, insulin and triglyceride levels. Results from...
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Lead To Hypertension and Diabetes

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According to studies, sleep apnea among young and middle aged adults is linked with increased health risks. Preliminary reports from two studies propose that mild-to-moderate...
Frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults

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More frequent sexual activity has been linked to improved brain function in older adults, according to a study by the Universities of Coventry and...
Acetaminophen during pregnancy can inhibit masculinity

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Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is popular for relieving pain. But if you are pregnant, you should think twice before popping these pills according to the researchers...
Video games can change your brain

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Studies investigating how playing video games can affect the brain have shown that they can cause changes in many brain regions Scientists have collected and...

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CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol, a compound that comes from the leaves and flowers of hemp or cannabis plants. However, unlike the pure...
Intensive blood pressure lowering benefits patients with chronic kidney disease

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Results from a recent clinical trial indicate that intensive blood pressure lowering reduces chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients' risks of dying prematurely or developing...