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Study reveals multitasking could damage the brain

Study reveals multitasking could damage the brain

New studies show that multitasking kills the performance and may even damage the brain.
Rare lunar eclipse veils moon red in most parts of the world

Rare lunar eclipse veils moon red in most parts of the world

A total lunar eclipse rose above people across a large swath of the world today.
Study finds regular exercise protects brain against depression

Study finds regular exercise protects brain against depression

A new neurological study indicates that regular physical exercise changes the brain in ways that protect it against stress-induced depression.
Berries strengthen conventional cancer drug treatment (Health)

Berries strengthen conventional cancer drug treatment (Health)

British scientists have suggested that adding wild berries to conventional cancer treatment such as chemotherapy could make it more effective.
Scientists discover new ‘sleep node’ in brain

Scientists discover new ‘sleep node’ in brain

A sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep sleep. This is only the second ‘sleep node’ identified in the mammalian brain whose activity appears to be both necessary and sufficient to produce…
Sibling bullying ups depression risk

Sibling bullying ups depression risk

A collaborative study has shown that experiencing regular bullying by a sibling as a child almost doubles the risk of depression when one is older.
Potassium-rich foods cut stroke and death risks

Potassium-rich foods cut stroke and death risks

Postmenopausal women who eat foods higher in potassium are less likely to have strokes and die than women who eat less potassium-rich foods.
WHO urges tougher e-cigarette rules

WHO urges tougher e-cigarette rules

The World Health Organization has urged governments to put in place tougher rules for electronic cigarettes.
Study says breastfeeding can ward off postpartum depression

Study says breastfeeding can ward off postpartum depression

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have suggested the women who experience breastfeeding to their baby could benefit lower risk of post-natal depression.
Shia studies to be part of academic curriculum in Sweden

Shia studies to be part of academic curriculum in Sweden

A course on Shia studies will be included in the curriculum of the Historical and Contemporary Studies Department at the Theology Faculty of Sodertorn University in Stockholm, Sweden.
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