Mental Exercises Help Improve Cognitive Function

Lisa Franchi October 08, 2018

Writing your name backwards, hanging your picture at home in reverse, solving a puzzle, brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand, or taking trivia quizzes might improve your memory, concentration, and spatial skills for over the years, according to a new study. Researchers from Beaumont Hospital and Wayne State Institute of Gerontology recruited seni

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New Research Reveals Map of Love and Desire in the Brain for the First Time

Sharon Moore October 04, 2018

 Science shows that love is indeed a state of mind. But as to where exactly in the brain it is located remained to be a big mystery for scientists, for so many years. For the first time though, experts developed a map of where love and desire rest in the brain. In an international study led by Professor Jim Pfaus of the psychology department in Conco

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Tai Chi Increases Brain Volume and Promotes Memory and Thinking, New Study Reveals

Amy Taylor October 01, 2018

In a controlled study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai discovered that seniors who practised Tai Chi three times a week developed larger brain volume, and improved their memory and thinking skills. In the past studies, it was found that people who partici

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Face Mapping: What Do those Spots and Blemishes Tell About Your Health?

Helen Holmes September 28, 2018

Did you know that your face tells a lot about what’s happening inside your body?  For centuries, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have used facial analysis in determining how healthy a person is. It doesn’t always mean to say that just because you don’t feel or experience anything wrong, you’re healthy. There are fa

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MRI Scan Shows How the Brain Looks Like When People Are Out of Control

Monica Wilson September 25, 2018

 In a study by the University of Iowa, it was confirmed that self-control is like a finite commodity which gets used up over the course of time. This means that once people already exhausted their self-control, it’s less likely that they will be able to sustain their self-esteem the next time they’re confronted with a tough situation. Wil

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Housework Can Affect a Couple’s Relationship

Rebecca Lewis September 25, 2018

 Married couples are often confronted with problems when it comes to distributing household chores. In most cases, women are left with more obligations at home like doing the laundry, preparing the food, washing the dishes, and the like. This common problem though, if left unresolved, can lead to distress and later on conflicts between couples, found a

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Character Training Improves Life Satisfaction and Happiness

Sharon Moore September 17, 2018

Character strengths refer to the traits which are known to be morally positive. Past studies have linked practising character strengths to life satisfaction. But it was not until recently that such claim was proven. In a large-scale study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies, scientists for the first time proved that training character strengths imp

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8 Powerful Foods for Flat Abs and Healthy Stomach

Helen Holmes September 14, 2018

 Exercising and taking bodybuilding supplements aren’t the only proven methods to develop beautiful and sexy abs. There are foods that you can incorporate in your daily diet not just to keep your tummy flat but healthy as well.      1.       Avocado for healthy fats Research has shown that avoc

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Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices May Have Little Effect on Sperm Count

Amy Taylor September 10, 2018

 Males who are having fertility issues are usually advised by their GPs to reduce alcohol consumption, avoid tobacco and recreational drug use, and maintain their weight. But according to a new research, these things have little to do with infertility, particularly when it comes to low sperm count. A group of researchers from the University of Manche

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Top 10 Ways Couples Can Resolve Money, Power And Control Issues in Marriage

Lauren Nicholson September 07, 2018

 UK divorce rates are on the rise, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which indicate a 4.9% increase in yearly average, translating to 11 divorcing people for every thousand of the married population. The ONS Annual Matrimonial Survey by Grant Thornton further revealed that problems over finances were cited as

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