Arthritis and Milk

Here’s important news for women with arthritis in their knees. A large study has found evidence that the more milk you drink, the less that knee joint will deteriorate. Researchers collected detailed health, diet and behavioral data on more than … read more

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Bedroom and Sleep

Do you get a good night’s sleep every night? According to a survey from the National Sleep Foundation in the U.S., only 42 percent of us do. And those great sleepers get about one extra hour of shuteye every night. … read more

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Body Image and Older Women

The theory is that it’s younger women who are obsessed with the way they look, and highly self-critical.  But a study in The Journal of Women & Aging found the majority of women aged 50 and older are still not … read more

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Brain Scans and Career Choice

Do you have a child or grandchild who’s trying to make a career choice? Researchers are trying to find if brain scans can be a useful tool for vocational guidance.  Counsellors often use general aptitude tests and  mental ability tests … read more

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Fruit for Memory

We keep hearing about the benefits of eating more fruit and vegetables – they’re packed with fibre, vitamins and antioxidants. They’ve been linked to a lower risk of heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, macular degeneration, even certain cancers. Now … read more

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Seven Servings a Day

How much fruit and vegetables do you eat? That question came to the fore after a large British study found that eating seven or more portions daily would make us live longer. University College London researchers used the Health Survey … read more

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Men Less Guilty

Women experience more guilt than men according to a Spanish psychological survey. That’s not a good thing according to the study in the Spanish Journal of Psychology which suggests men feel too little guilt, and lack “interpersonal sensitivity,” while women … read more

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Romance and Pain

Here’s some news about a natural pain-killer – and it’s not exactly something a doctor can prescribe. Researchers say falling in love can act as a potent painkiller because love stimulates the brain’s reward pathway, much like the rush of … read more

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Mellow Music and Road Rage

Here’s some scientific evidence that you’re listening to the right radio station. A study in the journal Ergonomics finds that mellow music may help stave off road rage and switching to mellow music in the car may make you a … read more

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The Top 7 Things People Throw Out

It’s time for spring clean-up and you might want to purge all those useless items you’ve been saving for a rainy day. Here’s a list of the top 7 things people throw from JustJunk.com Old appliances from basements.  Even if … read more

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