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New study reveals being in space destroys more red blood cells


A world-first study has revealed how space travel can cause lower red blood cell counts, known as space anemia. Analysis of 14 astronauts showed their bodies destroyed 54 per cent more red blood cells in space than they normally would on Earth, according to a study published in ‘Nature Medicine’. ...

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Study finds that gut can sense the difference between real sugar and artificial sweetener


A new research study, led by Diego Bohorquez, an associate professor of medicine and neurobiology in the Duke University School of Medicine shed light on the cells in one’s testine”>intestines that could distinguish between two sweet solutions and communicate the difference to one’s brain in milliseconds. Not long after the ...

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Study : nature helps people cope with body image issues

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According to a new study, being in nature helps people deal with negative body image by removing some of the triggers of body image anxiety, such as the focus on social media, and strengthening coping mechanisms to keep negative feelings in perspective. The research has been published in the ‘Ecopsychology ...

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self-perceptions of stress, ageing has significant influence on physical health: Study


According to a recent study, dwelling on negative aspects of ageing can have a measurable negative impact on your physical health and ability to respond to stress. The research has been published in the ‘Journals of Gerontology’. Using daily survey data from older adults over a period of 100 days, ...

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Study finds swapping just one food item daily makes diet planet-friendly


Want to eat healthier but struggling with it? Well, according to a new Tulane University study, it may be easier than you think. Americans who eat beef could slash their diet’s carbon footprint as much as 48 per cent by swapping just one serving per day for a more planet-friendly ...

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Study finds spicy pepper from curry in breast milk


A new study found that breast milk can have the taste and odour of garlic or coffee, but not fish oil or nursing tea flavours. The research was published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research Journal. Research into the extent of pungent substances such as pepper, ginger, and chilli ...

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Women in middle age may face greater cardiovascular risk : Study

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New research suggests that most cardiovascular diseases have a greater impact on memory and thinking skills in women than they do for men. The study was published in the “Neurology Journal”. “Our results show that midlife risk factors and cardiovascular conditions are associated with cognitive decline in the later years ...

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Teens who don’t get enough sleep may consume more sugar. Study

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A new study found that 73% of high school students get less sleep than the recommended 8-10 hours each night. The research was published in the SLEEP Journal. Previous research has shown that sleep deprivation is linked to poor mental health, academic failure, and behavioral problems. New research by BYU at ...

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Exercise interventions help asthma patients : Study

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A new University of East Anglia study has shown that people with asthma can benefit from physical activity and improved quality of life through interventions. The study was published in the Journal of Health Psychology. Participants with asthma were evaluated by researchers to determine if resistance and strength training had ...

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Study reveals why people lie to themselves

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Researchers from the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), and the University of Antwerp looked at the role of self-deception and the strategies used by people to deceive themselves. The study was published in the “Philosophical Psychology Journal”. Dr Francesco Marchi, Professor Albert Newen, and Dr Francesco Marchi described four strategies to ...

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