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Dutch courage—Alcohol improves foreign language skills

A new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, conducted by researchers from the University of Liverpool, Maastricht University and King's College London, shows that bilingual speakers' ...

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Self-harming has risen dramatically among UK teenage girls

In every 10,000 teenage girls in the UK, more than 37 have self-harmed. The large rise in rates of self-harming may be due to stress or mental health problems

6 hours ago from Newscientist

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People with and without mental health conditions receive preventive care at similar rates

People with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder received preventive health screenings at rates similar to or higher than people without mental illnesses, according to a study of more than 800,000 ...

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Yoga and aerobic exercise together may improve heart disease risk factors

Heart disease patients who practice yoga in addition to aerobic exercise saw twice the reduction in blood pressure, body mass index and cholesterol levels when compared to patients who practiced ...

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New study discovers mushrooms can be as satiating as meat when protein levels are matched

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then mushrooms may be one of the most imperative ingredients. A new study on satiety published in the October issue of the journal Appetite ...

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Walking below minimum recommended levels linked to lower mortality risk compared to inactivity

A new study concludes that walking has the potential to significantly improve the public's health. It finds regular walking, even if not meeting the minimum recommended levels, is associated ...

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US senators reach bipartisan deal on Obamacare

US senators announced Tuesday they had reached a bipartisan deal to continue a program that helps low-income Americans purchase health insurance, days after President Donald Trump cut such subsidies.

24 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Study of breastfeeding difficulties due to obesity informs need for targeted interventions

Typically, within 50 to 72 hours of giving birth, a woman will begin to secrete copious milk in a process called lactogenesis II. Infants of mothers who want to breastfeed but who have delayed ...

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High risk of injury in young elite athletes

Every week, an average of three in every 10 adolescent elite athletes suffer an injury. Worst affected are young women, and the risk of injury increases with low self-esteem, especially in combination ...

20 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New simple method determines rate at which we burn calories walking up, down, flat

When military strategists plan a mission, one of many factors is the toll it takes on the Army's foot soldiers.

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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