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The best protection against coronavirus is washing your hands

The best protection against coronavirus is washing your hands — but you have to do it properly: 🚿 Wet your hands 🚿 Lather, making sure…

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$US 411 billion a year, or 2.28% of GDP lost due to lack of sleep

Night owls: Don’t lose sleep, rest easy https://t.co/p4cRtHi2sf pic.twitter.com/PcNo3OQP7e — World Economic Forum (@wef) September 19, 2019 The study – Resetting the late timing of…

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May explain why many elderly spouses die soon after the loss of their loved ones

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/why-the-elderly-can-go-downhill-after-the-loss-of-their-partner-9722041.htmlhttps://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/why-the-elderly-can-go-downhill-after-the-loss-of-their-partner-9722041.htmlhttps://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/why-the-elderly-can-go-downhill-after-the-loss-of-their-partner-9722041.html Bereavement can have a devastating impact on the immune systems of older people and may explain why many elderly spouses die soon after the…

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Kiwi men are suffering, too – often in silence

Bulimia. It’s an illness usually linked with women but Kiwi men are suffering, too – often in silence. @radionz @ninetonoonhttps://t.co/yc14FArlhE — Luke Chivers (@lukechiversnz) August…

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We are 99 9 % the same

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01968-z Research has repeatedly shown that race is not a scientifically valid concept. Across the world, humans share 99.9% of their DNA. The characteristics that…

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Phones, sleep and cancer

https://wapo.st/2LseJmy “Light is a stimulant,” says Alcibiades Rodriguez, the medical director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center-Sleep Center at New York University. When blue-sensitive receptors in…

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Single gene not responsible for depression

http://bit.ly/2J1Dsvv The figure, which comes from a 2003 paper published in the prestigious journal Science, shows that the risk of depression among people who have…

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1 in 6: supported by strong scientific evidence.

https://1in6.org/get-information/the-1-in-6-statistic/ Whoever you are, maybe you’re thinking something like, “1 in 6?! Come on, how can that be?” or even “That can’t be true!” Again,…

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People with PTSD had higher levels of a certain receptor on the surface of their brain cells

Researchers may have found a biomarker for suicidal thoughts in the brains of people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study suggests. The study…

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Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation

MobiHealthNews: Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs.https://www.mobihealthnews.com/content/north-america/apple-watch-app-nightmare-disorder-receives-fda-breakthrough-designation-opens NightWare’s product is an app for the Apple Watch…

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