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Coffee and Tea Drinking May be Associated With Reduced Rates of Stroke and Dementia

Drinking coffee or tea may be associated with a lower risk of stroke and dementia, according to a study of healthy individuals aged 50-74. Drinking coffee was also associated with a lower risk of post-stroke dementia. Strokes are life-threatening events which cause 10 percent of deaths globally. Dementia is a general term for symptoms related […]

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Demand-side solutions to climate change mitigation consistent with high levels of well-being – Nature.com

1. Mundaca, L., Ürge-Vorsatz, D. & Wilson, C. Demand-side approaches for limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. Energy Effic. 12, 343–362 (2019). Google Scholar  2. Bajželj, B. et al. Importance of food-demand management for climate mitigation. Nat. Clim. Change 4, 924–929…

These maps depict the invisible impacts of climate change – Fast Company

Here’s one fact about climate change: Between 2002 and 2020, Greenland has lost an average of 279 billion tons of ice per year. Here’s another: In 2021 alone, almost 49,000 wildfires across the U.S. burned more than 6.5 million acres….

4 Common Medicines Have Reversed Alzheimer’s in Mice

A study has managed to reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice by administering drugs currently used to treat hypertension and inflammation in humans. In this study, scientists at IRB Barcelona led by Dr. Aloy have characterized three stages of Alzheimer’s disease, namely initial, intermediate, and advanced. For each of these stages, they have […]

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New Study of ‘MIND’ Diet Shows It May Improve Memory and Thinking Skills in Old Age

Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, the tissue of aging human brains sometimes develops abnormal clumps of proteins that are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. How can you protect your brain from these effects? Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that older adults may benefit from […]

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Eating Mushrooms Could Lower Risk of Depression, New Study Says

Mushrooms have been making headlines due to their many health advantages. Not only do they lower one’s risk of cancer and premature death, but new research led by Penn State College of Medicine also reveals that these superfoods may benefit a person’s mental health. Penn State researchers used data on diet and mental health collected […]

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From Climate Villains To Heroes? How The Rich Can Weaponize Their Influence To Fight Global Warming – Forbes

Lady Gaga steps off her private jet in Sydney, Australia. According to new research, the climate … [+] actions of the rich and famous matter in all sorts of ways. Getty Images From tech entrepreneurs to Hollywood A-listers, the world’s…

Social media is reducing climate change debates to your views on veganism – The Conversation UK

Ten years ago, when we ranked the most controversial articles on Wikipedia, George W. Bush was at the top of the list with global warming at number five. The article on global warming has now been re-titled as climate change,…

Weight Lifting Can Burn Fat Just Like Cardio: New Research About Strength Training vs Aerobics

It’s basic exercise knowledge that to gain muscles, you strength train, and to lose fat, you do cardio—right? Not necessarily, a new UNSW study suggests. In fact, the study—a systematic review and meta-analysis that reviewed and analysed existing evidence—shows we can lose around 1.4 percent of our entire body fat through strength training alone, which […]

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