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Sense of smell may decode weight bias
Weight bias can affect people’s health by increasing their cortisol (stress-inducing hormone) levels that could in turn cause them to eat more.
Toddlers’ posture affects memory and learning
The study shows that the body plays a role in early object name learning and how toddlers use the body’s position in space to connect ideas.
Diet soda builds up belly fat in older adults
In an effort to combat obesity, many adults try to reduce sugar intake by turning to non-nutritive or artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, saccharin or sucralose.
Obese women at 40 per cent higher cancer risk
There are different ways that obesity could increase the risk of cancer, and one possibility is that it is linked to a fat cell's production of hormones - especially oestrogen.
Photo sharing on social media kills real-life enjoyment: Study
The study has found that 58 per cent of people believe that "posting the perfect picture has prevented them from enjoying life's experiences".
Insufficient sleep increases blood pressure at night
“For the first time, we demonstrated that insufficient sleep causes increases in night time blood pressure and dampens nocturnal blood pressure dipping,” said lead author Naima Covassin from Mayo Clinic in the US.
Flexible work schedule good for workers’ well-being
In today’s fast life, our daily schedules often don’t match our bodies’ natural rhythms. This causes a ‘social jetlag’ as we lose sleep.
Align your life: By the Beach
A walk on the beach seems to wash away all the stress and a dip in the ocean relaxes you for weeks to come.
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