What is the ideal number of hours to sleep per day (and in what way)

What is the ideal number of hours to sleep per day (and in what way)

An extra hour of sleep can have a significant positive impact on health. Sometimes, the difference between a productive day and a waste of time is in an hour: an extra hour of sleep, an extra hour of exercise or a full hour of work can have a big impact...

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The “skinny genes”: why some people are thin and others gain weight by eating the same

The “skinny genes”: why some people are thin and others gain weight by eating the same

Do you know someone who eats what they want and never loses weight? Surely it has to do with your “lucky” genes. A group of scientists at the University of Cambridge says they have discovered the secret of why some people are skinny while others gain weight very easily. His work...

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Sleeping too much is linked to an increased risk of illness and death, according to a study

Sleeping too much is linked to an increased risk of illness and death, according to a study

The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours per night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular disease, according to a global study published in the European Heart Journal. Looking at data from 21 countries in seven regions, the...

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The study that shows that men are more sensitive to pain than women (and why)

The study that shows that men are more sensitive to pain than women (and why)

According to one study, remembering painful experiences better makes men more sensitive to pain. A new study ensures that men and women remember pain differently. But what implications does this discovery have? When they launched their experiment, the experts at McGill University and the University of Toronto (both Canadians) did not...

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The strange affection that stops some people from hearing the voice of men

The strange affection that stops some people from hearing the voice of men

This condition is rare and usually hereditary, although it can also occur during periods of stress. Can you imagine failing to hear voices? No noises, human voices. But only those of men. Some may even see in this an advantage or a dream come true, but the truth is that it is...

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Here’s why newborns are sensitive

Here’s why newborns are sensitive

When one consider some of the pets people have in their homes, or even most of the wild animals one would find in a park, they would realize just how different human babies are in relation to baby animals. Some animals give birth and immediately after, their babies can walk...

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The shocking cases of women raped while in a coma

The shocking cases of women raped while in a coma

Patients who require long-term care are vulnerable to sexual violence. The story of a patient in a coma who gave birth in Arizona, in the United States, surprised the world. It is an example of the dangers to which women who are particularly vulnerable to sexual abuse are exposed: those...

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Clean House equals Clean Mind

Clean House equals Clean Mind

If you haven’t heard of Marie Kondo yet, it won’t be long before you do. Thanks to her new Netflix programme, the Japanese tidying guru has become January’s “It girl”. Chance is, you already know someone who is using her “KonMari” method, which promises not only a de-cluttered house, but...

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How to convert bad carbohydrates into good

How to convert bad carbohydrates into good

To have a healthy diet it is not necessary to eliminate carbohydrates from our diet, we just have to choose the most suitable ones. Carbohydrates … Friends or enemies of our diet? They are difficult to avoid because they are everywhere: in sugars, in starchy products such as rice, in...

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Which economies will be the world’s largest in 2030?

Which economies will be the world’s largest in 2030?

One of the surprises of the study is that India will surpass the United States. India’s economy will surpass that of the United States in 2030. That is one of the surprises that comes with an investigation that has just been published by Standard Chartered, a multinational bank based in...

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