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Four cups of coffee a day protects the heart

Four cups of coffee a day deliver the optimum amount of caffeine to get our cells' 'power houses' working and providing protection to our heart, a new study has discovered....

Eggs protect you from heart disease (so, no, they don't...

It wasn't so long ago that eggs were off the menu for anyone with heart problems—now a new study has found they protect you against cardiovascular disease, which includes stroke...

California says coffee causes cancer—so should you give it up?

  A California judge has ruled that coffee shops like Starbucks must start displaying warning notices that the drinks can cause cancer—so does that mean you should give up...
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Boxers or Briefs? What's The Verdict on Loose or Tight-Fitting...

One type of underwear exposes men to significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared to others according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of...

Breaking Rules Frees Up Your Mind, Makes It Easier To...

Want to compose a great symphony, write a classic novel, come up with a brilliant new app? Cheat on your taxes first, or on your poker buddies. It's easy--and fun,...

What Separates Leadership and Delegate Decision-Making?

Leaders are more willing to take responsibility for making decisions that affect the welfare of others. In a new study, researchers at the University of Zurich identified the cognitive and...

Why Does Ginger Work So Well For Bad Breath?

Ginger stimulates saliva flow and digestive activity, settles the stomach, relieves vomiting, eases pain from gas and diarrhea, and is effective as an anti-nausea remedy. Scientists have now found the constituent...

Smaller Plates Don't Help You Eat Less When You're Hungry

Tricking the brain into eating less by serving food on a smaller plate doesn't necessarily work, according a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers, who found...

Hack Your Unconscious To Boost Your Memory and Learning

It seems like hard conscious work, but much of the learning process goes on deep in the mind. Here are the top tips to improve how you recall facts

Over 50 Industrial Chemicals Found In Average Pregnant Woman

Scientists at UC San Francisco have found a way to screen people's blood for hundreds of chemicals at once, a method that will improve our ability to better assess chemical...

Is Showering or Bathing Better For Your Health?

A randomised intervention study from Japan has compared the physical and mental health effects of daily full-immersion bathing with showering. The participant-reported results add practical insight to theories in which...

Are People Who Are More Prone To Guilt More Trustworthy?

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that when it comes to predicting who is most likely to act in a trustworthy manner, one of...
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