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Neuroticism may be linked with long life: Study

By: IANS | London | Published:July 24, 2017 7:24 pm Higher neuroticism is linked with slightly lower risk of death from all causes and cancer. (Source: File Photo) Individuals with higher levels of neuroticism — a personality trait associated with negative emotions — are likely to have longer lifespan and …

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US doctors reverse brain damage in drowned toddler

By: PTI | Washington | Published:July 23, 2017 5:07 pm An MRI at 27 days following hyperbaric oxygen therapy session 40 and 162 days post-drowning demonstrated mild residual injury and near-complete reversal of grey and white matter loss. (File) Doctors in the US have successfully reversed brain damage in a …

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Physical exercise prevents dementia: Research

By: IANS | London | Published:July 23, 2017 7:03 pm There is no alternative to exercise. (Source: File Photo) Regular physical exercise not only enhances fitness but also has a positive impact on brain metabolism, researchers say. The findings showed that physical activity prevented an increase in choline — a macronutrient …

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Maternal high-fat diet may affect kids’ mental health: Study

By: IANS | New York | Published:July 23, 2017 7:29 pm A mother’s diet is crucial and must be carefully planned. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Babies whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet during their pregnancy may be at an increased risk of developing mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, …

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Depression may alter brain structure

By: IANS | London | Published:July 22, 2017 8:27 pm Depression is the world’s leading cause of disability, affecting around a fifth of UK adults over a lifetime. (Source: File Photo) An individual suffering from depression may be at an increased risk of developing changes in the structure of the …

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Cow antibodies bring hope for effective AIDS vaccine soon

By: IANS | Washington | Published:July 22, 2017 4:07 pm The unexpected discovery in cows is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research. (Source: File Photo) In a significant find, a team of researchers has reported for the first time elicitation …

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