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Cold weather and low humidity strip the skin and hair of its natural moisture in winter. Your skin care regimen in winter should aim at preserving the natural moisture of the skin and hair. Cover your head when you leave your house and oil and condition your hair more frequently.Warm up...
You probably know intuitively that nature is restorative. That effect is also backed up by research. The benefits of time spent in the great outdoors include reduced stress, better sleep, and improved cognition. And those benefits translate directly to our ability to lead happy and productive lives, which in...
A new joint study by the University of California-Davis, the University of Wisconsin and Colorado State University is looking for healthy canines to participate in a study that may benefit man and man’s best friend alike. According to Dr. Jenna Burton, Associate Professor of Clinical Oncology at UC Davis, the...
If your ultimate goal is weight loss, which is for almost everyone, it’s imperative for you to understand why weight lifting should be a part of your regime. The reason is cardio and restricting calorie count can get you instant results but forget for how long it will stay....
Products containing the herbal supplement kratom may damage the liver in rare cases, a new review suggests. All seven patients with liver damage in the review fully recovered, but the research adds to the debate over the risks and benefits of the unregulated, little-studied derivative of a Southeast Asian tree. Kratom...
Ageing is inevitable and is influenced by many things – but keeping active can slow ageing and increase life expectancy. Evidence shows that ageing is not a cause of major problems on its own until you are in your mid-nineties, and strength, power and muscle mass can be increased,...
Stress hormone, and not neurons, manage the fixed circadian rhythm that controls everything from sleep needs to body temperature, the researchers have found. Our internal clock is controlled by some very distinct hereditary genes, known as clock genes. These genes are particularly active in the so-called suprachiasmatic nucleus area of...
While we all may hope that our teeth would magically stay white no matter how much coffee or red wine we drink, the truth is that our pearly whites become more pearly off-white over time. Boost your smile without paying for expensive whitening treatment with an affordable at-home teeth whitening...
Hiking is a great way to set out to the country side, away from the city’s hustle-bustle. People use it as one of the ways to test their body strength. It can be adventurous and lot of fun for people who enjoy such activities. However, it may at times...
(Reuters Health) - Patients hospitalized for heart problems may be at greater risk of dying within a year of discharge when they live alone or feel lonely, a Danish study suggests. Social isolation has long been linked to worse health outcomes and shortened life spans, particularly among older adults with...

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