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05-17-2022
Why running can help you move, think, and feel better
A new study led by the NYU Grossman School of Medicine has found that running increases the levels of a chemical involved in brain cell growth – the so-called “brain-derived neurotrophic factor” (BDNF) - that triggers the release of dopamine, a hormone which plays a crucial role in motivation, movement, and learning.  Scientists have long known that regular running raises dopamine activity in the brain, and could protect nerve cells from damage. Moreover, previous research has found correlations between exercise-driven boosts of BDNF and dopamine levels and...
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04-30-2022
Teenagers start tuning out their mothers’ voices
Children younger than 12 can identify their mothers’ voices with...
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04-28-2022
Seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep from middle age on
Sleep plays a fundamental role in enabling cognitive functioning and...
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04-26-2022
A daily dose of nature can improve your diet
We’ve long known that nature is good for us. And...
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04-26-2022
Humans have nutritional wisdom - we eat what our body needs
What drives our food preferences? An international study has indicated...
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04-25-2022
Covid symptoms persist for over a year in 60 percent of patients
A new study has revealed that six out of ten...
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04-23-2022
Mysterious cases of hepatitis detected in children
On Thursday, April 21, 2002, the Centers for Disease Control...
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04-22-2022
Tree-filled spaces boost child development
A recent study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global...
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04-21-2022
Brisk walking may reduce biological age by more than a decade
Many studies have shown us that walking provides physical and...
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04-21-2022
Life satisfaction increases with age thanks to oxytocin
Oxytocin is a hormone that has effects on many organs...
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04-20-2022
Opioid-related deaths are on the rise among young people
Opioid-related deaths grew fivefold in Ontario, Canada from 2003 to...
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04-19-2022
Pfizer protects children and adolescents against severe COVID
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
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04-18-2022
Our brain has an alert system to shut down unwanted memories
A new study published by the Society for Neuroscience describes...
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