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Results of a new set of experiments suggest that chewing gum has a negative impact on short-term memory.
Rutin, an over-the-counter dietary supplement, has been shown to be a potent inhibitor of blood clots in a mouse model of thrombosis.
New findings show that eating a small amount of flavanol-rich cocoa products each day can help to significantly lower blood pressure.
Eating a choline-rich diet during pregnancy may help mothers to reduce their child’s risk of developing high blood pressure and/or diabetes in adulthood.
People who find a meaning from life experience may be at a lower risk of developing some characteristics of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Polyphenol compounds in red wine may boost the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gastrointestinal system.
Removing e-mail from an employee’s daily routine reduces stress and increases concentration.
Outbreak of a stomach bug in Oregon (US) is traced to a reusable open top grocery bag stored in a hotel bathroom.
Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more increase their bone mass.
Female athletes perform worse than males on visual memory tests, and report more symptoms postconcussion.
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287. Smile Maintenance
Not only does maintaining your teeth in good condition lend a good looking smile, doing so may reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease:
Brush Your Teeth: University College London (United Kingdom) researchers analyzed data collected on 11,869 men and women, mean age 50 years, enrolled in the Scottish Health Survey. Over the eight-year long study period, the subjects self-reported their frequency of daily toothbrushing, while the researchers assessed hospital records to estimate the risk of cardiovascular disease events or death according to oral hygiene...