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Consuming Walnuts Boost Good Bacteria
July 27, 2017  | Nutrition  | M.Chan
Walnut consumption may increase the amount of beneficial bacteria in the gut, according to a recent animal study published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.

Nearly 60 Percent Decline In Sperm Count In Richer Nations
July 26, 2017  | Fertility  | A.McCarthy
An analysis of research into male fertility suggests that there has been a steep decline in sperm counts for men living in richer nations.

Decades Of Knee Surgery Have Been Misguided
July 25, 2017  | JunkHealthcare  | K.Foster
A team of UB physicians has published a study that challenges a surgical practice used for decades during arthroscopic knee surgery.

Smoking Is Being Wiped Out Without Having To Ban It
July 19, 2017  | Prevention  | C.Wilson
Smoking rates have been slowly falling in Western countries for decades. Soon, the habit could be wiped out, without even having to ban it.

Foreign Language Ignites Infants' Learning
July 18, 2017  | ChildHealth  | A.McCarthy
For years, scientists and parents alike have touted the benefits of introducing babies to two languages: Bilingual experience has been shown to improve cognitive abilities, especially problem-solving. And for infants raised in households where two languages are spoken, that bilingual learning happens almost effortlessly. But how can babies in monolingual households develop such skills?

Drinking Coffee Could Lead To A Longer Life
July 14, 2017  | Nutrition  | J.Battaglia
Here’s another reason to start the day with a cup of joe: Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer.

Chemo Making Cancer Worse Says Yet Another Peer Reviewed Medical Journal
July 12, 2017  | Cancer  | D.Mihalovic
Yet another new study published in Science Translational Medicine shows that chemotherapy promotes cancer metastasis. 

How You Run Reflects How You Feel
July 7, 2017  | Prevention  | A.McCarthy
Love a good run, but keep getting leg injuries? That could be because the way we run puts the brunt of jogging's hard impact shocks on our lower limbs.

Why Artists Think Differently Compared To Other People
July 1, 2017  | Consciousness  | Editor
When asked to talk about images of places, painters are more likely to describe the depicted space as a two-dimensional image, while architects are more likely to focus on paths and the boundaries of the space.

Your Real Age May Be Older or Younger Than Your Years
June 28, 2017  | Aging  | H.Thomson
Age is a peculiar concept. We tend to think of it as the number of birthdays we have celebrated -- our chronological age. But this is just one indicator of the passage of time. We also have a biological age, a measure of how quickly the cells in our body are deteriorating compared with the general population. And these two figures don't always match up.

Why Do Migraine Sufferers Find Relief In Darkness?
June 27, 2017  | Headaches  | M.Chan
People experiencing migraines often avoid light and find relief in darkness. A new study led by researchers at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has revealed a previously unknown connection between the light-sensitive nerve cells in the eye and centers in the brain that regulate mood and a host of physical parameters such as heart rate, shortness of breath, fatigue, congestion and nausea.


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