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Study Challenges the Popular Idea That We Should Drink Eight Glasses of Water a Day for Health

A multi-institute study led by Monash University has revealed for the first time the mechanism that regulates fluid intake in the human body and stops us from over-drinking, which can cause potentially fatal water intoxication. The study challenges...
7-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Apes Can Understand What Others Are Thinking Just Like Humans

Bonobos, chimpanzees and orangutans understand that others can be convinced of something that is not true, says a study by researchers of Duke University, Kyoto University, the University of St. Andrews and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary...
7-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eating Oats Can Help Lower Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in More Ways Than One

A new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials has concluded that eating oat fibre not only reduces LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol), but non-HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein B as well.
7-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Evidence Suggest that Humans Came to the Americas Earlier than Previously Thought

Recent research from the Pampas region of Argentina supports the hypothesis that early Homo sapiens arrived in the Americas earlier than the Clovis hunters did, 13,000 years ago.
30-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Survey: Most of Us Want More Rest

Over two thirds (68 per cent) of the public would like more rest, according to the world’s largest ever survey on the topic.
30-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Rate of Your Biological Clock Influences How Long You'll Live

Why do some people lead a perfectly healthy lifestyle yet still die young? A new international study suggests that the answer lies in our DNA.
30-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Those with Higher Status Jobs, Depression May Be Harder to Treat

An international study has found that having a high status job means that you are less likely to respond to standard treatment with medications for depression.
23-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ancient Skeleton Found in Greek Shipwreck Site Could Provide Insight Into the Lives of People Who Lived 2100 Years Ago

An international research team discovered a human skeleton during its ongoing excavation of the famous antikythera shipwreck (circa 65 b. C. ). The shipwreck, which holds the remains of a greek trading or cargo ship, is located off the greek island...
23-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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