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According to researchers, the bones of a massive carp fish date the earliest indications of cooking by prehistoric people to 780,000 years ago.
Leaders of teacher groups who were thought of as humble helped improve professionalism and collaboration among team members, new research has shown.

Social Isolation and Loneliness Increase Senior Women’s Risk of Heart Disease

According to a recent study, postmenopausal women who suffer both high levels of social isolation and loneliness also have a 27% higher chance of developing heart disease.

Cannabis Use May Increase Risk of Preterm Birth

Teenagers who use cannabis frequently may be more likely to have children born preterm, when they become parents up to twenty years later, finds a new study.

8 Weeks of Meditation Can Make Brain Quicker

Just eight weeks of meditation studies can make your brain quicker, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. 

Immigrants to Canada Have Lower Strokes

Immigrants to Canada have a 33% lower rate of stroke than long-term residents, according to a study published in the August 18, 2021, online issue of Neurology.

When Obesity Causes Depression

Obesity causes depression and lowers well-being. A new study from the United Kingdom shows both social and physical factors may play a role in the effect.

Drinking Alcohol Reduces Chances of Pregnancy

Women who want to conceive should avoid heavy drinking. Even moderate alcohol in the second half of the menstrual cycle is linked to reduced chances of pregnancy.

Men Who Avoid Domestic Task Earn More at Work

Married men who don't help out around the house, avoid domestic task tend to earn more at work than husbands who play a bigger role in home.

Childhood Disadvantage Affects Brain Connectivity

A new study examined how disadvantaged children face poor cognitive and mental health outcomes, how "neighborhood disadvantage" affect brain circuitry.

Want to Be Robust at 40-plus? Meeting Minimum Exercise Guidelines Won’t Cut It

A minimum of two and a half hours of moderate-intensity exercise needs to be increased up to five hours a week for midlife cardiovascular prevention.

Lifestyle Program Improves Fertility for Women with Obesity

Obesity related infertility in women of childbearing age can be prevented by a specialized lifestyle intervention called Fit-For-Fertility program reports.

Fasting Acts as Diet Catalyst

Switching to a healthy diet has a positive effect on blood pressure," and "If the diet is preceded by a fast, this effect is intensified." finds a new study published in the journal "Nature Communications".

Exercise, Healthy Diet in Midlife May Prevent Serious Health Conditions in Senior Years

Regular exercise and a nutritious diet, including fruits and vegetables, may help middle-aged adults achieve optimal cardiometabolic health later in life.

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