10 Powerful Things That Extend Your Life
August 17, 2018 | Aging | M.Torres
Differences in lifestyle patterns rather than mortality or health outcomes appear to have immense research potential in gauging life expectancy. How do patterns in thought, actions, supplements, and diet interact, synergize, or interfere with one another? Here's a look at 10 powerful things that influence our aging processes.
Boxers or Briefs? What's The Verdict on Loose or Tight-Fitting Underwear?
August 13, 2018 | Lifestyle | J.Battaglia
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 Public Health. The findings of this study, conducted in the Fertility Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital, suggest that certain styles of men's underwear may inhibit production of sperm.
Breaking Rules Frees Up Your Mind, Makes It Easier To Be Creative
August 9, 2018 | Lifestyle | J.Kluger
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, too. That's the unsettling implication of a new study released by the Association for Psychological Science and conducted by business professors at Harvard University and the University of Southern California.
What Separates Leadership and Delegate Decision-Making?
August 7, 2018 | Lifestyle | M.Chan
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 neurobiological processes that influence whether someone is more likely to take on leadership or to delegate decision-making.
Why Does Ginger Work So Well For Bad Breath?
August 2, 2018 | HumanBody | K.Foster
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 in ginger responsible for eliminating bad breath.
Smaller Plates Don't Help You Eat Less When You're Hungry
August 1, 2018 | Dieting | A.McCarthy
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 that when people are food-deprived, they're more likely to identify a portion size accurately, no matter how it is served.
Hack Your Unconscious To Boost Your Memory and Learning
July 31, 2018 | Consciousness | E.Young
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
Study Examines Microdosing Psychedelics To Enhance Focus and Ease Anxiety
July 28, 2018 | NaturalLiving | J.Battaglia
Microdosing is the act of consuming sub-perceptual amounts of psychedelics, like LSD or Psilocybin Mushrooms. A new study from the University of Toronto reveals fascinating insights into how and why people use small doses of psychedelics for therapeutic effects.
Over 50 Industrial Chemicals Found In Average Pregnant Woman
July 27, 2018 | Pregnancy | M.Chan
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 exposures in pregnant women, and to identify those exposures that may pose a health risk.
Is Showering or Bathing Better For Your Health?
July 26, 2018 | HumanBody | A.McCarthy
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 is more favourable.
Are People Who Are More Prone To Guilt More Trustworthy?
July 23, 2018 | Lifestyle | K.Foster
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 the most important factors is the anticipation of guilt.