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Sleep apnea may stop you from forming life memories

Sleep apnea may stop you from forming life memories

New research suggests that obstructive sleep apnea may impair a person’s ability to form meaningful memories about their personal life. Such dysfunction may, in turn, be a sign of depression, caution the researchers. New research finds that sleep apnea impairs a person’s ability to form autobiographical memories. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder […]

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Gut bacteria might influence depression, and this is how

Gut bacteria might influence depression, and this is how

New research suggests a significant link between the health of the gut and its bacterial population and mental health. For the first time, scientists have explored this link in humans. They identified some of the possible culprits. There is a link between bacterial diversity in the gut and depression. Researchers are now showing that the […]

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Surge in Long-Term Birth Control After Trump’s 2016 Win

Surge in Long-Term Birth Control After Trump’s 2016 Win

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News MONDAY, Feb. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Interpret the data whatever way you will, but a new study shows a jump in women getting long-term contraception in the month following the election of President Donald Trump. The researchers’ theory? Study author Dr. Lydia Pace acknowledged that “there […]

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Joking Through Brain Surgery? Seriously?

Joking Through Brain Surgery? Seriously?

Latest Neurology News MONDAY, Feb. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Brain surgery’s pretty serious, but someday patients may laugh their way through it. A young woman with epilepsy who was undergoing surgery at Emory University in Atlanta did just that, even cracking jokes during her procedure, according to a new study. Neuroscientists at Emory School […]

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Women’s Brains May Be More ‘Age-Resistant’ Than Men’s

Women’s Brains May Be More ‘Age-Resistant’ Than Men’s

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News MONDAY, Feb. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Boys will be boys” goes the old saying, but girls might have the last laugh. It turns out that female brains tend to age more slowly, researchers report. On average, women’s brains appear to be about three years younger than those […]

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Health Tip: Take Breaks to Recharge

Health Tip: Take Breaks to Recharge

(HealthDay News) — Toiling straight through the work day isn’t good for your mind or your body, the American Psychological Association says. Latest Mental Health News The association recommends taking regular breaks to refuel and help alleviate stress. Here are its suggestions for including regular breaks during your day: Take short “microbreaks” by stretching, daydreaming, […]