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10 years younger due to cross-word puzzles

According to a large study, the mental performance in elderly adults who regularly solve word and number puzzles, much better. If the short-term memory was tested, cut off the people that solved a lot of puzzles, as well as people who are ten years younger. The regular participants are employees of the study with the […]

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Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths

Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (Fannin County Sheriff’s Office) A former North Texas pain management doctor was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for prescribing painkillers that […]

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Depression ages the brain, first human trials suggest

Depression ages the brain, first human trials suggest: Damage appears 10 years early in people with the mental health condition – but it could be treated with ketamine Synapses (the connections between neurons) start thinning earlier in people with depression, study finds The small study of 10 people is the first to test the theory […]

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Why have asthma deaths risen by a quarter in ten years?

Why have asthma deaths risen by a quarter in ten years? Fears grow that London’s choking pollution lies behind the death of a nine-year-old girl Ella Kissi-Debrah, from Lewisham, died of an asthma attack on February 15, 2013 The original inquest concluded she had died from acute respiratory failure  But an expert who has examined […]

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Woman donates kidney to ex-husband years after divorce

Mary Zeigler donated a kidney to her ex-husband Bill 20 years after the pair split up. (Fox 9 ) Former childhood sweethearts, whose fairytale ended 20 years ago after 24 years of marriage and two children, still fulfilled their promises of “in sickness and in health” after Mary Zeigler provided her ex-husband Bill Henrichs with a kidney. […]