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Walnuts May Improve Memory

January 22nd, 2015
New research suggest the simple act of eating a handful of walnuts a day may improve your memory. Dr. Lenore Arab from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that eating walnuts may improve performance on ...

Young Adults Prefer Shared Work-Family Life

January 21st, 2015
It appears that 21st century young adults desire a life in which work and family responsibilities are shared equally between partners. Thus, if the circumstances permit, women want to work and raise a family. The desire for an egalitarian relationship was discovered in ...

Healthy Changes More Successful If Partner Involved

January 20th, 2015
New research finds that people are more likely to improve their health habits when their partner makes positive changes too. Researchers from University College London (UCL), the British Heart Foundation and the U.S. National Institute on Aging looked at how likely people were ...

Researchers Work to Reset Circadian Rhythm

January 19th, 2015
A new area of study may make it easier to adjust to the problems of jet lag or night-shift work. Although the science is not quite there, recent work by Drs. Marc Cuesta, Nicolas Cermakian and Diane B. Boivin from the Douglas Mental ...

Closing Your Eyes Boosts Memory

January 18th, 2015
A new study from the U.K. has found further evidence that eyewitnesses to crimes remember more accurate details when they close their eyes. The researchers also discovered that building a rapport with witnesses helped them to remember more. For the study, published in the ...

Drinking Before Bedtime Can Disrupt Sleep

January 17th, 2015
For many, an alcoholic drink before sleeping acts as a sedative, but will later disrupt sleep, according to a new study. The sedative effect is marked by the delta frequency electroencephalogram (EEG) activity of Slow Wave Sleep (SWS), but is later associated with ...

Physical Inactivity more Dangerous than Obesity

January 16th, 2015
New research suggests that a lack of physical activity is twice as deadly as being obese. Scientists from the University of Cambridge discovered a brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death. Researchers studied ...

For Older Women, Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health

January 15th, 2015
A new study of older women finds that life satisfaction is linked to higher bone density and less osteoporosis. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland studied information garnered from women aged 60-70, as a component of an osteoporosis risk factor study initiated ...

OK to Be Emotional In Negotiations

January 14th, 2015
New research overturns the traditional advice that one should remain cool and calculated during a negotiation. Graduate student Bo Shao of the University of New South Wales in Australia found that trying to suppress anger about important points related to the negotiations could, ...

Optimism is Heart Healthy

January 12th, 2015
A new study finds that people who see the glass as half full have significantly better cardiovascular health than those who are more cynical. The University of Illinois study examined associations between optimism and heart health in more than 5,100 adults. "Individuals with the ...