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Sexual intimacy in old age not linked with memory loss

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:24

Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Getting naughty under the sheets as well as remaining emotionally attached to romantic partners in old age may not be linked to decline in memory skills, finds a study.

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Eat fish twice a week for healthy heart

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:22

New York, May 17 (IANS) Consuming fish which are high in Omega-3 fatty acids twice a week can help reduce the risk of heart failure, coronary heart disease, cardiac arrest and ischemic stroke, says a new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association.

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'Exergaming' may slow down risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 19:26

New York, May 16 (IANS) Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who indulge in exergames -- video games that are also a form of exercise -- may experience significant improvement in complex thinking and memory skills, according to a study.

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Humans find dogs of eight weeks of age most attractive

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:52

New York, May 16 (IANS) Dogs occupy a special place in our hearts, but there is a time when we find man's best friend most attractive -- at roughly eight weeks, the same point in time at which their mother weans them and leaves them to fend for themselves, a study says.

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No exercise for 6 years can trigger heart failure risk

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:38

New York, May 16 (IANS) Too busy or lazy to exercise? Men and women take note. Living without physical activity for six years during their middle age could be at an increased risk of suffering heart failure, researchers have warned.

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Ibuprofen unsafe for treating simple UTIs: Study

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:24

London, May 16 (IANS) Commonly used painkiller Ibuprofen may not be a safer alternative to antibiotics for women suffering from simple urinary tract infection, a study says.

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Fighting with spouse may up chronic pain

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:22

New York, May 16 (IANS) People with chronic conditions like arthritis or diabetes may suffer physical repercussions if they get into a fight with their spouse, according to a new study.

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Extracurricular activities may do more harm than good: Study

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 21:44

London, May 15 (IANS) Parents take note: Overloading your child with too many extracurricular activities can do more harm than good, potentially affecting the children's development and well-being, a new study suggests.

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Unfair treatment at workplace affects elderly more

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:58

New York, May 15 (IANS) Older employees tend to feel more stressed than younger employees when their employers don't provide them with the support and resources they need to do their jobs well, according to a new study.

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Eat yogurt 'appetizer' to cut down chronic inflammation risk

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:32

New York, May 15 (IANS) Relishing yogurt as an "appetizer" may help reduce chronic inflammation -- a key factor associated with bowel disease, arthritis and asthma as well as cardiometabolic diseases, finds a study.

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