Monday, 22 October 2018

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Your Obesity May Have Been Determined Before You Were Born

Women who gain excessive weight or develop diabetes during pregnancy are more likely to have obese children even when the babies start out at a normal size, a study suggests. Previous research has linked greater pregnancy weight gain and blood sugar spikes – a hallmark of diabetes – to higher ...

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One sauna bath every day, keeps dementia at bay!

The sense of well-being and relaxation experienced during sauna bathing can help reduce risk of dementia, new research suggests. In a 20-year follow-up study involving 2,000 middle-aged men, the researchers found that men taking a sauna four to seven times a week were 66 per cent less likely to be ...

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Optimistic women may live longer

Women who have a sunny outlook on life may live longer than their peers who take a dimmer view of the world, a recent study suggests. Researchers analyzed data collected over eight years on about 70,000 women and found that the most optimistic people were significantly less likely to die ...

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How does Santa get around the world?

Squeezing down narrow chimneys, moving around without being seen or heard, and delivering presents to 700million children in a single night – it all sounds impossible. So how does Father Christmas do it? One physicist believes she has an answer – and Einstein is the key. Dr Katy Sheen, from ...

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One drink a day may not always keep the doctor away

It’s called “holiday heart” because it happens to binge drinkers who feel a flutter or irregular heartbeat after too many cocktails at parties. But a research review suggests it can happen after just one drink. Conventional wisdom, based on plenty of previous research, is that the occasional glass of wine ...

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Making India beg for its own money

Narendra Modi’s arbitrary and unprecedented trashing of 86 percent of high denomination notes has not just brought the world’s fastest growing economy to a grinding halt, it has also landed a billion people in a tizzy, sending them on an endless chase for a fistful of notes. India’s worst enemies ...

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Junaid Jamshed: Pakistan’s pop icon turned preacher

The story of Junaid Jamshed’s public life begins with one air crash and ends with another. The August 1988 air crash in Bahawalpur that killed Pakistan’s military ruler Gen Ziaul Haq was widely hailed in Pakistan as the end of an era when religious obscurantism reigned supreme. Though the roots ...

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We now date six people at once, study claims

Any young person who’s tried to explain the concept of “seeing” someone to their parents will be able to testify that the dating arena has changed enormously over the past couple of decades. It’s no longer as simple as going for dinner and a movie and instantly becoming boyfriend and ...

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7 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Didn’t Know About Yourself

These psychological facts will definitely blow your mind! Psychologists and neuroscientists are constantly finding out fascinating new psychological facts about the brain – and some of them have significant implications for your manifestation potential. Here’s the science behind 7 mind-blowing psychological facts, along with explanations of how you can use these facts ...

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