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New Study Suggests That a Nap Can Save Your Life

Over the course of three years, the researchers had the participants check in weekly and report their sleeping habits from the previous week. The researchers tracked the health of the participants for five years following the end of the three-year period. 

Nearly 60 percent of particip...

Animal and Plant Protein Intake and Mortality

Findings 
In this cohort study of 70 696 Japanese adults followed up for a mean of 18 years, higher intake of plant protein was associated with lower total mortality. Moreover, substitution of plant protein for animal protein, mainly for red or processed meat protein, was associated ...

Share your goals – but be careful whom you tell

These results run counter to a widely reported 2009 study that suggested telling other people your goals is actually counterproductive, said Howard Klein, lead author of the new study and professor of management and human resources at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.

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Forest loss in Brazil contributing to rising temperatures

A global team of scientists including researchers from The University of Western Australia and the United States has found deforestation in the Brazilian Amazaon-Cerrado region is causing temperatures to rise in areas as far as 50km away from deforestation sites.

The researchers analys...

Particles from tattoo needles found in lymph nodes

A few years ago, a team of European researchers discovered nanoparticles from tattoo pigments seem to be able to travel from a tattoo site into a body’s lymph nodes. A new follow-up study has now revealed chromium and nickel particles can break off the tattoo needle during a procedure and it i...

Emotionally Extreme Experiences, Not Just “Positive” or “Negative” Experiences, Are More Meaningful in Life

Researchers who focus on positive emotions have amassed evidence suggesting that we are more likely to find more meaning in our lives on days when we experience positive emotions. In contrast, researchers taking a meaning-making perspective tend to focus on meaning in the context of adjustment...

Fatty meal might affect how you absorb CBD

The investigators compared CBD concentrations in epilepsy patients who were taking 99 percent pure CBD capsules after they fasted and after they had a high-fat breakfast (such as a breakfast burrito).
RELATED CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says

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The workout that excels at countering obesity genes

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