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    ‘Period Brain’ Doesn’t Exist, Says New Study

    Many people (mostly men) believe that a menstruating woman is incapable of making decisions and should therefore not be taken seriously. But a small new study has shown that to be faulty logic. Researchers from Ruhr University Bochum and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki studied 88 menstruating women. They assessed each woman’s general competence — including visuospatial […]

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    New study suggests acupuncture could aid weight loss

    New research has found that acupuncture could be effective as a tool to aid weight loss. Carried out by the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University in cooperation with the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, the study looked at 72 participants, 13 males and 59 females, aged between 18 and 68. All […]

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    Yoga May Be More Dangerous Than You Thought

    Yoga is generally thought to be a gentle form of exercise that most people can do on some level. But new research has found that yoga can actually be pretty hardcore and can cause more injuries than you’d probably think. The findings, which are published in Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, found that yoga […]

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    Drinking Alcohol Might Make Your Cells Age Faster

    While experts generally agree that drinking alcohol in moderation is OK, having too much alcohol has been linked to a slew of serious health problems like liver disease, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and certain cancers. Now, there’s a new concern to add to the list: Drinking can age you on a cellular level. That’s […]

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    Spacing Out Comes with One Very Negative Side Effect

    Most people space out at some point during their day. And while it’s totally normal for your mind to wander here and there, new research shows that people who are regularly spacey might have some issues down the road: They’re less likely to stick to their long-term goals. The research, which was published in the Canadian […]