Losing sleep can make people gain weight

Losing sleep tends to make people eat more and gain weight, and now a new study suggests that one reason may be the impact that sleep deprivation has on the brain.The research showed that depriving people of sleep for one night created pronounced changes in the way their brains responded to high-calorie junk foods. On days when the subjects had not had proper sleep, fattening foods like potato...

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Exercise improves ability to learn

Over the past decade, in study after study in animals and people, exercise has been shown to improve the ability to learn and remember. But the specifics of that process have remained hazy. Is it better to exercise before you learn something new? What about during? And should the exercise be vigorous or gentle?Two new studies helpfully tackle those questions, with each reaching the conclusion...

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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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