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The Way You Think Physically Changes The Structure of Your Brain

Prevent Disease - July 18, 2018 - 6:25am
The way people think and act not only affects the way the brain operates, but also its shape, according to researchers at the University of Zurich (UZH). They found that each brain has physical properties as unique as fingerprints that can alter over time.
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One Way To Increase Your Beneficial Bacteria Without Any Food

Prevent Disease - July 13, 2018 - 7:16pm
It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what’s inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University.
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Psilocybin Mushrooms Help Addicted Cocaine Users Stop

Prevent Disease - July 9, 2018 - 5:21am
Unlike with alcohol or nicotine, pharmacological options are not available to individuals addicted to cocaine. However, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham believe the tool to help individuals treat their addiction may very well exist in nature.
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Expecting A Stressful Day Harmful To Your Mindset

Prevent Disease - July 5, 2018 - 8:04pm
There may be some truth to the saying "getting up on the wrong side of the bed," according to Penn State researchers who say starting your morning by focusing on how stressful your day will be may be harmful to your mindset throughout the day.
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Open Relationships Just As Satisfying As Monogamous Ones

Prevent Disease - July 3, 2018 - 4:29pm
A new University of Guelph study has revealed that people in open relationships are as happy as their coupled-up counterparts.
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Improve Your Language Skills With Music

Prevent Disease - June 29, 2018 - 4:50am
Many studies have shown that musical training can enhance language skills. However, it was unknown whether music lessons improve general cognitive ability, leading to better language proficiency, or if the effect of music is more specific to language processing.
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Women Ingesting Probiotics Can Decrease Their Bone Loss By Half

Prevent Disease - June 28, 2018 - 3:40pm
For the first time in the world, researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have demonstrated that probiotics, dietary supplements with health-promoting bacteria, can be used to affect the human skeleton.
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Your Brain Anatomy Plays A Role In Determining Your Food Choices

Prevent Disease - June 25, 2018 - 6:07am
Our indulgence in delicious but unhealthful food may not necessarily reveal a character flaw. Rather, our ability to exercise self-control is linked to our neurobiology, according to a study that has been published in The Journal of Neuroscience.
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Algorithm Predicts Who Will Win A Debate

Prevent Disease - June 21, 2018 - 5:40am
Northeastern professor Lu Wang believes that the right mix of linguistic analysis, artificial intelligence, and data visualization can produce more meaningful debates. Understanding what makes a persuasive argument is at the heart of an interdisciplinary project she is leading.
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What Did Ancient Babylonians Eat?

Prevent Disease - June 20, 2018 - 4:55am
Even ancient Babylonians chefs knew the value of a good cookbook. Not unlike today's chefs, the ancient Babylonians favored recipes of stews filled with savory meats, herbaceous herbs, and earthy vegetables.
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Studies Based on Three Continents Show Higher Than Recommended Doses of Vitamin D Prevents Cancer

Prevent Disease - June 18, 2018 - 4:59am
Research utilizing combined data from 17 studies that included more than 12,000 people from the U.S., Europe, and Asia found that optimal levels of vitamin D for colon cancer prevention are higher than the current U.S. recommendation of 600 international units (IU) per day.
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Skip The Turmeric Smoothies and Lattes

Prevent Disease - June 15, 2018 - 5:36am
The internet is rife with claims about the healing powers of turmeric and many of the claims do have scientific merit. The claims have also caused a sharp increase in the marketing tactics of beverages in the fast food and restaurant industry. Is the quality of the turmeric you are receiving in everything from lattes to smoothies effective or toxic?
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Thousands of Children Deceived By Liquid Nicotine Packaged Like Juice

Prevent Disease - June 14, 2018 - 4:29pm
Federal regulators have warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream.
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Scientists Identify 6 Foods That Fight Disease

Prevent Disease - June 13, 2018 - 5:43am
The foods we eat play a significant role in our health. Scientists are discovering how eggs, nuts, fermented dairy, vegetables and even coffee can help protect against health problems. Nutrition 2018 will feature the latest research into how adding certain foods to our diet might help lower risk for diabetes, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and other health issues.
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People With Higher Empathy Process Music Differently Than Others

Prevent Disease - June 12, 2018 - 4:52am
People with higher empathy differ from others in the way their brains process music, according to a study by researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas and UCLA.
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How Mangos Promote Gut Health

Prevent Disease - June 10, 2018 - 1:49am
Next time you suffer from constipation, you may want to consider grabbing a mango instead of reaching for a fiber supplement, suggests a new Texas A and M University pilot study published in the peer-reviewed journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research.
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Why It Pays To Be Humble and Modest

Prevent Disease - June 7, 2018 - 6:56am
Why do people make anonymous donations, and why does the public perceive this as admirable? Why do we downplay our interest in a potential partner, if we risk missing out on a relationship?
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Walking Faster Found To Reduce Cardiovascular Death Risk Over 50 Percent

Prevent Disease - June 4, 2018 - 6:18am
Speeding up your walking pace could extend your life, research led by the University of Sydney suggests.
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Top 23 Health Benefits Of Tomatoes That You Should Know

Prevent Disease - June 1, 2018 - 6:26am
There are more reasons to eat tomatoes than good taste. Tomatoes are packed with health- enhancing properties. Actually, consuming tomatoes can help improve your overall health. Besides, they can be prepared in a variety of dishes, as well as they can be eaten alone. Now, keep both of your eyes on this interesting article to discover some of the main reasons why you need to include more of these superfoods in your daily diet.
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The Dangers Of Popular Teething Remedies

Prevent Disease - May 30, 2018 - 6:10am
The FDA has some unsettling news for parents looking to soothe their babies' sore gums. The federal agency advised consumers on not to use over-the-counter teething products containing benzocaine--a popular pain reliever--on children under age two, and asked companies to stop selling those products.
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