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Personality Traits and Fertility

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Everyone knows a woman’s age can affect her fertility, but according to a recent study, so can her personality. In fact, according to researchers at the University of Sheffield, the reproductive success of both men and women is influenced by our personality traits. The researchers gathered data from four rural villages in Senegal and then […] [Read More]

Nature is Fuel for the Soul

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If you’re looking to feel less sluggish and a little more alert, new research suggests all you have to do is go outside. According to series of studies conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester, being outside in nature makes people feel more alive. Plus, that sense of increased vitality is not simply due to the energizing […] [Read More]
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Caffeine Doesn’t Make You More Alert

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If you’re looking for a boost of energy from that cup of coffee, new research suggests it’s not going to happen. Researchers at Bristol University in the UK found that the notion that caffeine makes us more alert is more imagined than real, and that regular coffee drinkers develop a tolerance to its stimulatory and […] [Read More]
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Nighttime Eating and Your Teeth

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If you can’t imagine living without late-night snacking, you might need to learn to live without some of your teeth. According to a new study by American and Danish researchers, eating food late at night contributes to tooth loss, regardless of what kind of food you eat. The reason could be that saliva flow, which is essential […] [Read More]
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Purpose in Life and Alzheimer’s Disease

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Having a greater purpose in your life can certainly make it more meaningful. According to a recent study, it could also lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.      Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago studied more than 900 community-dwelling older adults without dementia who were participating in the Rush Memory and Aging Project. […] [Read More]

Early Menopause and Dementia

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As if experiencing the joys of menopause early weren’t bad enough, it could mean you’re likely to develop dementia early as well. Researchers in the Netherlands studied women with Down Syndrome, who are known to have an early onset of menopause (44 years of age as compared to 52 years of age among women in […] [Read More]
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Happiness and Heart Disease

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Here’s another reason to smile: according to a major new study, people who are usually happy, enthusiastic and content are less likely to develop heart disease than those who aren’t. The authors of the study, conducted at the Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, believe this is […] [Read More]
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Flexibility at Work and Your Health

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It goes without saying that having a flexible work schedule makes life easier, but according to a recent study, it could also be good for your health. Researchers at Durham University in England reviewed 10 studies of the workplace conducted around the world, and concluded that giving employees more flexibility over their work schedules is likely […] [Read More]
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