The Surprising Thing That May Affect Your Fertility

Women struggling with fertility understandably want to know why they’re having trouble getting pregnant — and there aren’t always answers. But one new study has clued researchers in to one potentially key piece of the fertility puzzle: bone marrow. In the study, conducted by Yale researchers and published in the journal PLOS Biology, researchers found that when an egg is […]

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Drinking a cup of tea each day is good for your brain

Drinking a cup of tea each day is good for your BRAIN as scientists claim it could help protect against age-related decline Three dozen adults who were all aged 60 or above were involved in the study They were asked to take part a range of cognitive tests and had MRI scans taken All of them were quizzed about how […]

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Narcissism tracked from young adulthood to middle age

The belief that one is smarter, better looking, more successful and more deserving than others — a personality trait known as narcissism — tends to wane as a person matures, a new study confirms. But not for everyone, and not to the same extent. The study, reported in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, finds that the magnitude of […]

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Genetic mutation linked to flu-related heart complications: Study in mice first to connect genes, flu and cardiovascular problems

People with severe flu sometimes develop life-threatening heart problems, even when their hearts have been previously healthy, but the reason for that has been poorly understood. For the first time, research in mice has shown a link between a genetic mutation, flu and heart irregularities that researchers say might one day improve the care of flu patients. The study, led […]

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Study finds flavors play a role in initiation, addiction to e-cigarette use

Flavors motivate individuals to start using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and are also associated with a stronger perception of being addicted to e-cigarettes, according to new research from the Tobacco Center for Regulatory Science of the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives. Researchers surveyed about 1,500 U.S. e-cigarette users, aged 18 […]

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