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To fight loneliness, let's get innovative

[embedded content] There’s a unique program at Judson Manor, a retirement community in Cleveland, Ohio, where several college graduate students live amid the senior residents. Room and board for the students is free, and in exchange, they perform concerts and…

Foraging for information: Machine learning decodes genetic influence over behavior

Mice scurry around while foraging for food, but genetics may be the unseen hand controlling these meandering movements. Researchers are using machine learning to draw links between genetic controls that shape incremental steps of instinctive and learned behaviors.

6 exercises that can help you lose weight (even if you have 'obesity genes')

There are some people who are predisposed toward obesity. And some exercises are better than others in keeping them from packing on the pounds. A new study suggests six specific exercises that seem to be best for weight loss. Topping…

The truth about exercise and weight loss

When you want to lose weight, there are two things you do: eat less and exercise more. Just cutting calories should cause you to drop pounds. But exercise alone is rarely enough for weight loss. Life isn’t fair, after all….

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Antioxidant compound from soybeans may prevent marijuana-induced blood vessel damage

Marijuana exposure damages cells of the inner lining of blood vessels throughout the heart and vascular system. In studies with human cells and arteries from mice, a compound found in soybeans blocked the damage and may have potential in preventing cardiovascular side effects of marijuana use.