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Yoga Boosts Brain Gray Matter

Compared to chronic-pain patients, yoga practitioners have more desirable grey matter in key brain regions, Duke researchers report.

Chamomile Tea Helps Us Live Longer

In a seven-year study, Mexican-American women that often sipped chamomile tea dramatically reduced their rate of an earlier demise.

Smog Increases Stroke Risk

Particulates in the air can triple the stroke incidence among people that breathe it long-term.

Daily Exercise Adds Five Years to Life

Just 30 minutes of moderate to intense exercise six days a week reduced risk of early mortality by 40 percent for men during a four-decade Norwegian study.

Plants Absorb Second-Hand Smoke, Too

Plants absorb nicotine when they are mulched with tobacco leaves or subjected to cigarette smoke.

Muscle-Building Supplements Linked to Testicular Cancer

Taking muscle-building supplements, especially when young, dramatically increases the danger of testicular cancer, Yale and Harvard researchers have found.

Green Tea, Apples and Cocoa Protect Against Cancer and Arterial Plaque

British scientists have discovered that a class of polyphenols found in some foods and herbs defends against cancer growth and blocked arteries.

Happy Couples Sleep Closer Together

A UK study shows that the closer a couple sleeps, the happier their relationship tends to be.

Sad Music Can Lift Our Mood

Melancholy music can raise feelings of peace, tenderness, wonder and transcendence in us, say Berlin researchers.

Call for Worldwide Protection from Wi-Fi Radiation

Concerned about links between electromagnetic fields and cancer, 190 scientists from 39 nations are calling for protective guidelines governing exposure.

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