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Global warming leading to sleep loss, wider disparities – Kyodo News Plus

Global warming is leading to shorter sleep durations across the world that could increase health risks especially affecting the elderly, women and people in low-income countries, a recent study has found. Researchers warn that rising temperatures may lead to growing…

If You Can Stand on One Leg for 10 Seconds in Middle Age Your Heath Risk Plummets

Middle-aged people unable to stand on one leg for 10 seconds are almost twice as likely to die within the next decade, according to new research. Scientists say the simple and safe balance test should become part of a routine health check for older adults. Unlike aerobic fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to […]

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How Fog Nets are Making Water Abundant in the Atlas Mountains – And May Be Useful in California

During the Moroccan desert summertime drought, fog nets are being used to provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people in remote mountain villages. Now villagers can irrigate agricultural fields, turning desertified land back into green gardens, all thanks to mathematician and businessman Aissa Derhem. Derhem lived in Canada while studying for a Ph.D. […]

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Realtime Fingerprints – Climate Central

When talking about warming, it is natural to focus on the daytime high temperatures. However, climate change is also occurring at night and we see some of the strongest climate signals in these low temperatures. Elevated nighttime temperatures, especially during…

By focusing only on ‘resilience,’ Florida’s governor ignores climate change’s deadly heat – Louisana Illuminator

Florida tends to be a pretty lively place. Just look at all our crowded beaches, highways, stadia, hockey rinks, racetracks, bars, restaurants, casinos, and, sometimes, hospital ERs. You may be surprised to hear that we’ve also got lots of amazing…

By focusing only on ‘resilience,’ Florida’s governor ignores climate change’s deadly heat – Florida Phoenix

Florida tends to be a pretty lively place. Just look at all our crowded beaches, highways, stadia, hockey rinks, racetracks, bars, restaurants, casinos, and, sometimes, hospital ERs. You may be surprised to hear that we’ve also got lots of amazing…

Warmer Nights Caused by Climate Change Take a Toll on Sleep – InsideClimate News

Trouble sleeping? Climate change may be to blame and, according to researchers, it’s only going to get worse. A study released last week by a team of climatologists found that by the end of this century, sleeplessness related to global…

This Fruit Could Help Improve Memory and Ward Off Dementia, Study Says

Adding cranberries to your diet could help improve memory and brain function, and lower ‘bad’ cholesterol—according to new research. A new study from the University of East Anglia highlights the neuroprotective potential of cranberries. The research team studied the benefits of consuming the equivalent of a cup of cranberries a day among 50 to 80-year-olds. […]

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Climate Change Casual Conversation – Ricochet.com

Have you had the Climate Change Casual Conversation? I have had it three times with three different people, involuntarily, over the last two months. And I do not have a lot of casual conversations because I generally keep to myself….

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