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07 Jun Walking is good for your… Brain?

A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a small study suggests. Participants with vascular cognitive impairment, sometimes called vascular dementia, who walked three hours per week for six months had improved...

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07 Jun This is big

So don’t expect it to go over well   Cholesterol levels and saturated fat in the diet may not play as a big a role in heart disease as previously thought, a new editorial suggests. But not all experts agree that it's time to shift the focus away...

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07 Jun Now this is interesting

Marijuana's main psychoactive compound, THC , may improve memory, according to a new study in mice. However, more research is needed to see whether these findings would apply to people, the researchers said. The researchers found that old mice in the study experienced "a dramatic improvement in...

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07 Jun No, cheese is not bad for you…

Gouda news for cheese lovers: Despite claims that the fatty treat does damage to your cardiovascular health, a review of 29 studies has found no evidence that full-fat dairy products like cheese and milk boost one's risk of death, heart attack, or stroke. While many dairy...

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07 Jun No, meditation is not a good idea

Meditation is widely considered a worthwhile practice, particularly as it relieves stress. But it can also cause stress, forcing practitioners to experience fear and even relive traumatic experiences, according to a new study. To put a spotlight on the little-discussed side effects associated with the practice,...

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