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Gingko Biloba Protects Against Cognitive Effects of Heavy Metals

May 2, 2017 - 6:45am
Ginkgo biloba, one of the oldest living tree species and best selling herbs, also protects the brain from the toxic effects of aluminium chloride exposure, which has been linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's and other cognitive impairments.
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Curcumin Reduces Anxiety and Depression Even In People With Major Depression

April 28, 2017 - 5:39am
Dietary supplements formulated with highly bioavailable curcumin may allow for faster recovery after competition-level training, and blunt training-related decreases in performance , says new data presented at Experimental Biology.
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Creative People Physically See and Process The World Differently

April 27, 2017 - 6:49am
If you're the kind of person who relishes adventure, you may literally see the world differently. People who are open to new experiences can take in more visual information than other people and combine it in unique ways. This may explain why they tend to be particularly creative.
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Ashwagandha Improves Memory and Cognitive Function

April 26, 2017 - 6:08pm
Ashwagandha is an herb from India used for centuries as a body tonic for general health of the body and mind. Adults supplemented with ashwagandha root extract had improved memory test scores, researchers in India found.
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The Cannabis Frequency

April 25, 2017 - 5:55am
The Cannabis flower is a special one for many reasons. Not only for the relaxed, joyful, euphoric and creative sensations it brings, but for how it specifically expands our consciousness. When the user (i.e. receiver) is tuned into the cannabis frequency, that is, tuned into the plant's intention aligned with our own, awareness often grows into areas of the unknown which instantly changes our vibration.
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Sound Waves Enhance Deep Sleep and Memory

April 24, 2017 - 6:56am
Gentle sound stimulation -- such as the rush of a waterfall -- synchronized to the rhythm of brain waves significantly enhanced deep sleep in older adults and improved their ability to recall words, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
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Psychedelics Create A Kind of Consciousness We Have Never Seen Before

April 20, 2017 - 4:14pm
More researchers are accepting the power of psychedelics with unprecedented potential to treat disease and psychological trauma, but most of all, to reorganize the brain and shift thought patterns. Measuring neuron activity has revealed that psychedelic drugs really do alter the state of the brain, creating a different kind of consciousness.
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'Use By' Food Dates Are Responsible For Billions In Food Waste

April 19, 2017 - 6:24am
Norbert Wilson who joined the Friedman School as a professor of food policy, has been investigating food waste, building on his past research on food choice, domestic hunger, food banking and the international trade of food products. What motivates people to spend good money on food they don't intend to eat?
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DHA vs EPA: Which Omega-3 Is Better?

April 18, 2017 - 5:54am
High-doses of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may boost the Omega-3 Index (O3I) more than EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), says a new study.
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The Limitations of Children In School Is Also Their Strength

April 13, 2017 - 7:03am
Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children's limitations can sometimes be their strength.
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80-Year Study Shows Happiness Is The Driving Force In Our Health

April 12, 2017 - 7:01am
How people describe both positive and negative events in their lives influences their perception of their own life. When scientists began tracking the health of 268 Harvard sophomores in 1938 during the Great Depression, they hoped the longitudinal study would reveal clues to leading healthy and happy lives. They got more than they wanted.
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Feeling Blue? Grab Your Friends and Have Fun, Say Researchers

April 11, 2017 - 7:44am
Those suffering from feeling unhappy and experiencing elevated depressive symptoms--respond to positive experiences with a marked reduction in their depressive mood according to a recent study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.
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High Dose Vitamin C Can Reduce A Cold's Duration By 20 Percent

April 6, 2017 - 6:53am
People with the high levels of vitamin C from their diets are known to have reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. But did you know the wonder vitamin can effectively help you with the common cold?
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The Link Between Patience And Your Imagination

April 5, 2017 - 7:12am
How often do you act impulsively without considering the consequences? What if you could learn how to be more patient?
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Boosting Solar Technologies By 3000 Percent

April 4, 2017 - 8:01am
Inspired by an American fern, researchers have developed a groundbreaking prototype that could be the answer to the storage challenge still holding solar back as a total energy solution.
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The People We Form Relationships With Have This Common Template

March 30, 2017 - 7:14am
Ever wonder what all your failed relationships have in common? The people we closely bond with share many similarities -- both physically and personality-wise -- a new UC Davis study has found.
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5 Best Marijuana Strains For Headache Relief

March 29, 2017 - 4:08am
Anybody whose has experienced a migraine headache knows they can be debilitating and painful. Moreover, the symptoms are often stubborn to pharmaceutical pain relievers. There is an effective plant-based alternative that also happens to be one of the most potent healing plants in the world.
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Long-Term Study In Children From The Leaded Gasoline Era Shows Loss Of Intelligence By Late 30s

March 28, 2017 - 5:39am
Lead is still ubiquitous in our society. It's found in everything from drinking water and building materials to toys, cosmetics and vaccines. Governments have not not learned their lesson on the toxic effects of this heavy metal. A long-term study of more than 500 children who grew up in the era of leaded gasoline has shown that their exposure to the powerful neurotoxin may have led to a loss of intelligence and occupational standing by the time they reached age 38.
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Yale Professor Explains The Mysteries of Sleep

March 22, 2017 - 4:08pm
We spend one-third of our lives in bed, yet little is known about the purpose of sleep, says Dr. Meir Kryger, Yale professor of medicine and clinical professor of nursing. For more than 40 years, Kryger has been working to answer some of the remaining questions about sleep through innovative research and clinical practice.
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Why Does This South American Population Have The Healthiest Arteries In The World?

March 20, 2017 - 3:55am
The Tsimane people -- a forager-horticulturalist population of the Bolivian Amazon -- have the lowest reported levels of vascular aging for any population in the world, with coronary atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) being five times less common than in the U.S. An 80-year-old Tsimane has the same vascular age as an American in his or her mid-fifties, suggests a new report. 
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