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Challenging work tasks sharpen brain
For the study, 1,054 people over the age of 75 were given tests that measured their memory and thinking abilities every one-and-a-half years for eight years.
Hide food at homes, if you want to shed weight
Multiple metabolic and genetic factors contribute to obesity, but the home is a logical place to consider in efforts to improve health, the researchers noted.
Hate to diet? It’s how you are supposed to behave
“The negative emotions associated with hunger can make it hard to maintain a diet and lose weight, and these neurons help explain that struggle,” said researcher Scott Sternson from Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
People lie only when they can save their face
To maintain the idea that we are moral people, we tend to lie or cheat only to the extent that we can justify our transgressions, the study said.
Remedies for hair problems during summer
To remove excess oil from your hair, you can give it a gentle rinse with lemon juice.
Watching TV for just an hour daily makes kids gain weight
The American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) recommends limiting children and teens to less than two hours of screen time each day. The new study suggests that even that might be too much.
Chew gum to keep your head clear
The effect has been studied before, but its cause, and how to get rid of it, is not known.
Standing desks make students more attentive
The findings were based on a study of almost 300 children in second through fourth grade who were observed over the course of a school year.
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