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Lose 5 times more weight by training your mind

Recently, Dr. Linda Solbrig and colleagues, from the University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom, conducted a study. Its main objective was to find out which types of motivational intervention would be the most effective in aiding weight loss efforts. The scientists compared a fairly common talking therapy known as Motivational Interviewing (MI) with a […]

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US Alzheimer’s cases to nearly triple by 2060

(HealthDay)—By 2060, almost 14 million Americans will suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, a number that’s nearly three times as high as today, a new report projects. “This study shows that as the U.S. population increases, the number of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will rise, especially among minority populations,” said Dr. Robert Redfield, […]

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Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar to memory reconsolidation, study finds

A new study shows that updating visual perceptual skills—which humans rely on to recognize what they see, including potential threats, and ignore unimportant background—is an active process with many similarities to the way they stabilize memories. Published in Nature Human Behavior, the study led by Brown University researchers tested whether memory reconsolidation, observed in animals, […]

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The Meal Prep Trick That Mindy Kaling Swears By

Mindy Kaling adores being a mom, and she took to Instagram Stories to reveal her latest way to show her love for her 6-month-old daughter, Katherine: by meal prepping. What exactly is the showrunner and actress whipping up in her kitchen on Sundays? DIY baby food, which looks absolutely delicious. “Hi guys, one of the most rewarding parts of my weekend […]

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MS: Solvent exposure raises risk by 50 percent

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that is thought to affect about 400,000 people in the United States and 2.1 million people across the globe. The main confirmed risk factors for the illness are sex, ethnicity, and genes. Women tend to be more affected by MS than men, as are people of European […]

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Is it possible to kill cancer by ‘overfeeding’ it?

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are substances that are produced naturally following the process of oxygen metabolism. They usually play an important role in regulating biological functioning (homeostasis), as well as in cell signaling. But when ROS reach abnormal levels, this can produce oxidative stress, a phenomenon that leads to cellular aging and deterioration. Unlike healthy […]