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  Life   Health  26 May 2018

Life, Health, 26 May 2018

Rice becomes less nutritious as CO2 levels rise: Study

Local wildlife has sometimes added an additional challenge to the research.

26 May 2018 5:26 PM

Weight loss surgery can cut skin cancer risk: study

Weight loss in individuals with obesity can reduce the risk of a deadly form of cancer that has increased steadily in many countries.

26 May 2018 5:20 PM

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms

Ambivalence is thought to reflect a deeper motivational conflict of which the person is unaware.

26 May 2018 4:24 PM

Learning Physics activates new brain regions: Study

Changes in brain activity relate to more complex behavioral changes in how students reason through physics questions post.

26 May 2018 4:03 PM

Commutes on foot or bike tied to lowered risk of heart attack or stroke

About 45 percent of the commuters and 53 percent of the other participants also reported some walking when they weren’t going to work.

26 May 2018 2:54 PM


Don't eat bitter pumpkin, study warns after women lose hair

The plant family in question are cucurbits and include squashes, gourds, and pumpkins.

26 May 2018 11:19 AM

Leg exercise vital for healthy brain, says study

Limiting physical activity decreased number of neural stem cells compared to control group of mice, which were allowed to roam.

26 May 2018 11:00 AM

Walk and chew gum to stay thin, says study

The heart rate of 46 people, aged 21 to 69, increased when they were given gum to chew while walking at a natural pace.

26 May 2018 10:30 AM

Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk

Household food insecurity is defined as having uncertain or insufficient food access due to limited financial resources.

26 May 2018 9:28 AM

Women who freeze eggs to delay childbirth often feel regret

Study of more than 200 women who had eggs removed and frozen as form of counter-infertility insurance found nearly half expressing regret.

26 May 2018 9:17 AM


Fear and suspicion hinder Congo medics in Ebola battle

Health officials working hard to get out accurate information about deadly hemorrhagic fever but face significant mistrust.

26 May 2018 8:07 AM

Exercise is cancer cure, too

About 50,000 cancer cases are detected every year in the state.

26 May 2018 12:22 AM