Why Do We Get Hangovers?

Hangovers. We've all been there - waking up in a blurry haze, head like thunder, unable to remember much of the night before. Then slowly sinking into a pool of regret and self-hatred, asking why you didn't stop drinking at a reasonable hour.But why do we get hangovers? What causes them? And how on earth do you get rid of one?According to the New York Post, who recently published an in-...

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Who has the higher pain threshold, Men or Women? Here's the truth....

Do Men And Women Feel Pain In The Same Way? Study Reveals Who Has A Higher Pain ThresholdWhat would it be like if men were the ones who had to experience childbirth? That's just one of the questions that may be answered by a new study exploring how men and women experience pain differently.Dr. Andreas Sander-Kiesling, from the department of anesthesiology and intensive care at the Medical...

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Working Women More Likely to Pile on Pounds

Working women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce , and 51 percent of professional workers, like doctors, lawyers, nurses and accountants, are female. While climbing the career ladder can be rewarding, it often comes with one big downside: weight gain! New research published this week in the International Journal of Obesity shows that working women are more likely to be overweight, and the...

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Poor health, lifestyle factors linked to memory complaints, even among younger adults

If you're depressed, don't get enough exercise or have high blood pressure, you may find yourself complaining more about memory problems, even if you're a young adult, according to a new UCLA study.UCLA researchers and the Gallup organization polled more than 18,000 people about their memory and a variety of lifestyle and health factors previously shown to increase the risk of...

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How high blood pressure in middle age may affect memory in old age

New research suggests that high blood pressure in middle age plays a critical role in whether blood pressure in old age may affect memory and thinking. The study is published in the June 4, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology."Our findings bring new insight into the relationship between a history of high blood pressure, blood...

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Does Life Go Faster as You Grow Older

Do you have the sense that life is speeding up the older you get? If so, you're not alone.Can there be a reason for this perception? There are three scientific theories that shine a little light on this mysterious experience. 1. The first is a phenomenon called "telescopy." Telescopy is simply the underestimation of time. It's as though you're looking through a...

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8 Tips to Boost Your Personal Energy

As Tony Schwartz of The Energy Project remarked, “The way we are working isn’t working.” It’s as true for the C-suite business executive and high-powered lawyer as it is for the tireless teacher and caring nurse.Think about the nurse who often skips her lunch to care for a patient, or the teacher who spends his free time helping students, leaving very little time for...

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New strategies to improve quality of life for cancer patients, caregivers

Key studies released at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) identify new strategies for easing the short- and long-term effects of cancer therapy and improving the quality of life of patients with cancer, as well as their caregivers."We've made incredible strides in cancer treatment, and more cancer survivors are alive today than ever before. But...

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