How Exercise Changes Fat and Muscle Cells

Exercise promotes health, reducing most people’s risks of developing diabetes and growing obese. But just how, at a cellular level, exercise performs this beneficial magic — what physiological steps are involved and in what order — remains mysterious to a surprising degree.Several striking new studies, however, provide some clarity by showing that exercise seems able to...

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Hangovers Make You Stupid And Slow.......Its official!

A hangover can leave you with more than a sore head in the morning — it impairs the way your brain holds and processes information, according to new research. Anyone who has woken up after a heavy night of drinking will have suspected it already, but it seems a hangover really does affect your ability to think clearly.Psychologists studying hangovers, which they define as the symptoms left...

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Skipping breakfast is bad for you and can make you fat and give you diabetes......

A new study published last week in the American Heart Association journal Circulation found that middle-aged men who skip breakfast are more likely to have a heart attack or die from heart disease. The news validates what scientists have long known: eating breakfast consistently pays off through nutritional and mental health benefits, both in children and adults."Breakfast happens to be the...

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How To Deal With And Prevent Mosquito Bites

How To Deal With And Prevent Mosquito BitesMosquitoes are out all over, and they are sucking the blood out of any warm or cold-blooded creature they can find. They can be incredibly annoying, and some people think they especially vulnerable to these buzzing bugs. But how much do you really know about them?Here are a few myths about the mosquito and a few tips for dealing with them that we first...

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How Exercise Can Calm Anxiety

In an eye-opening demonstration of nature’s ingenuity, researchers at Princeton University recently discovered that exercise creates vibrant new brain cells — and then shuts them down when they shouldn’t be in action.For some time, scientists studying exercise have been puzzled by physical activity’s two seemingly incompatible effects on the brain. On the one hand,...

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Could Using Antibiotics As A Child Make You Develop Eczema?

The use of antibiotics in the first 12 months of life may increase the chance of developing eczema by up to 40%, according to a new study.The report also found that each additional course of antibiotics further raises the risk of eczema by 7%.Researchers reviewed existing data from 20 studies that explored the link between antibiotic exposure prenatally and in the baby's first year, and the...

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Study Says PMS Moodiness Is Just a Myth

Not that reluctant attitudes about menstrual mood swings were ever a legitimate excuse to exclude women from activities, but now New Zealand researchers have formally debunked the mythology surrounding PMS.In a recently published review of the existing scientific literature on the human menstrual cycle, the scientists find reason to challenge the pervasive idea that menstruation causes negative...

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Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain

Exposure to nonstop negativity actually impairs brain function.Do you hate it when people complain? It turns out there's a good reason: Listening to too much complaining is bad for your brain in multiple ways, according to Trevor Blake, a serial entrepreneur and author of Three Simple Steps: A Map to Success in Business and Life. In the book, he describes how neuroscientists have learned to...

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