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08 Feb Tired all the time?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 15.3 percent of women and 10.1 percent of men regularly feel very tired or exhausted in the United States. Tiredness can cause an array of problems. For example, around 1 in 25 adult drivers report...

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08 Feb This is probably a bad idea

Researchers report the success of a clinical trial that tested the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation for slowing function-related cognitive decline. This enables people affected by Alzheimer's to keep living independently for longer. The success of a recent phase I clinical trial seems to indicate that...

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08 Feb Stand up

Simply standing for 6 hours per day instead of sitting down can help you to lose weight, research suggests. More and more people are opting for standing desks at the office to reduce the adverse health effects of sedentarism. Studies are increasingly pointing out the various ways...

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08 Feb Some information on the fear of being touched

Haphephobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by a fear of being touched. Other names for haphephobia include chiraptophobia, aphenphosmphobia, and thixophobia. Being touched by strangers or without consent can make many people uncomfortable. However, if the fear is intense, appears even when touched by family or...

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08 Feb New treatment for MS

By studying interactions between testosterone and the immune system in male mice, scientists from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, have discovered a molecule that seems to protect against multiple sclerosis. In a paper on the findings that was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy...

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