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Here's Why Forgetting Things Actually Makes You Smarter

September 13, 2017 - 7:44am
You're probably thinking you're a genius right? Well, you know those people who always boast about having a perfect memory? Maybe they shouldn't, because having total recall is totally overrated. That's according to a new paper in the journal Neuron, which concludes that forgetting things is not just normal, it actually makes us smarter.
Categories: Enlightening Articles

Cannabis Reduces Prescription Drug Use

September 11, 2017 - 7:29am
From 2000 to 2015, half a million people died from prescription drug overdoses. Stories continue to roll in daily about the lives claimed by prescription and non-prescription drug overdoses. Cannabis is not only excluded from the overdose drug list, but it reduces the use of dangerous prescription drugs.
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The People's Power Could Cut Electric Bills By 50 Percent

September 7, 2017 - 4:12am
Millions of people already sell electricity from solar panels back into the grid. New battery technology makes it increasingly practical for neighbors to store and share electricity.
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Antioxidants In Chocolate May Prevent Diabetes

September 6, 2017 - 6:17pm
Specific compounds within cocoa promote the release of insulin and help protect against the onset of type-2 diabetes (T2D), reports a new study in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.
Categories: Enlightening Articles

Teaching People To Visualize An Outcome More Effective Than Teaching People What To Do

September 3, 2017 - 5:33pm
An established but little known psychological theory is likely to improve performances across a range of activities, including sport, according to new research published that can be applied to amateurs or skilled performers alike says psychologist Dr Warren Mansell, from The University of Manchester.
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This Diet Cuts Liver Fat By More Than 20 Percent In Only Nine Days

August 30, 2017 - 5:57am
In a nine-day experiment, researchers from Touro University and UC San Francisco found that a diet with reduced sugar cut liver fat by more than 20 percent.
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Key To Weight Loss Success Is The Rate You Lose It

August 29, 2017 - 5:48am
The fastest way to gain weight quickly is often to lose it quickly. Losing steady as it goes appears to be the key to successful weight loss, according to a new Drexel University study appearing in the journal Obesity.
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Cardiovascular Failure 12 Times More Prevalent In Those With Vitamin D Deficiency

August 28, 2017 - 7:35am
More trials are needed to test vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of heart disease, say researchers behind a new study showing heart failure among the elderly is strongly associated with vitamin D deficiency.
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Bursts of Endorphins Are Released With This One Type of Exercise

August 25, 2017 - 3:20am
Researchers in Finland have found that when you’re working out, the level of endoprhins released in the brain directly correlates to the intensity of exercise you’re doing. That’s a good thing for people doing high intensity interval training, or HIIT, because HIIT can be miserable.
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Psychedelic Medicine Is The Topic For Discussion

August 24, 2017 - 6:32am
There is a growing body of evidence that some psychedelic drugs can be used to treat a variety of conditions. The potential, the people and the politics are all up for discussion.
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