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The results of a year-long trial led by researchers at UT Southwestern have homed in on how aerobic exercise can improve memory in older subjects with mild cognitive impairment. The findings suggest it is never too late to start exercising as aerobic activity improves blood flow to regions of the brain associated with memory.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Alzheim
A compelling new study is suggesting signs of the neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be detectable in teeth, decades before the onset of any symptoms. The research points to a lifelong dysfunction in metabolizing metals as a possible factor in the onset of this still mysterious disease.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Neuroscience, Brain, Teeth, Diagn
Four years after it was first announced, the results of a controversial clinical trial have finally been published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. The study found a testosterone-reducing drug, originally developed as a prostate cancer treatment, lowered sexual interest in children for men with pedophilic disorder.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Hormone, Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, B
A new study is presenting the most current meta-analysis of published observational research investigating whether long-term aspirin use reduces the risk of developing digestive tract cancers. While the results suggest aspirin may help prevent some cancers, some experts question how useful this kind of associational study is, particularly when a recent randomized clinical trial came to a very dif
People living in the hottest places on Earth could be up to three times as likely to die from a heart-related cause, according to a newly-published study. Global warming due to climate change has the potential to further worsen the heat-stress problem, and the researchers are calling for further studies to be conducted to protect those living in extreme temperature environments.Continue ReadingCa
The idea that regular consumption of aspirin can reduce the symptoms of dementia has been the source of much contention in scientific circles. Researchers behind a new large-scale study involving almost 20,000 patients are the latest to weigh in on this debate, with their multi-year investigation uncovering no evidence of therapeutic benefit when it comes to staving off this Alzheimer’s and other
Two newly published systematic reviews from a team of UK researchers have concluded omega-3 supplements confer little to no protective benefit against either cardiovascular disease or cancer. The research builds on prior evidence suggesting fish oil supplements are mostly useless when taken by otherwise healthy individuals.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Fish, Ome
A newly published longitudinal study out of Canada has found a strong association between frequent use of household cleaning products and an increased risk of children developing asthma in the first three years of life.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Allergies, Asthma, Children, Baby, Cleaning, Air quality, The Immune System
In the largest study ever conducted investigating disease risk and genetic sex hormone levels, researchers have found naturally high testosterone levels can confer significantly different effects between men and women, particularly in relation to type 2 diabetes.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Genetics, Sex, Diabetes, Cancer, Hormone, University of Exeter
Today I’m going to talk about the correlation between lackluster street photography and avoiding taking risks when out shooting people in public. Before I do, however, I thought it would be helpful to first offer my own definition of street photography. If it does not align with your ideas on what street photography is, well that’s perfectly fine. To each his or her own, right? I’ve a


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