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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.
Impairment of Rev-Erb alpha, the gene responsible for the body’s internal clock, may prompt weight gain.
Americans spend, on average, only about two hours each week participating in sports and fitness activities.
A daily glass of tomato juice helps to reduce markers of oxidative stress, particularly after exercise.
Oral zinc formulations reduced the duration of cold symptoms in adults by 2.63 days.
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285. Sleep Enhances Learning
Sleep is an essential component of the anti-aging lifestyle, as it enables the body’s cells, tissues, and organs to perform restorative functions. Researchers have revealed that learning during the waking hours is dependent on a good night’s rest.
Dreaming during sleep not only consolidates memories, but may help to process newly learned knowledge. Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts, USA) researchers enrolled 99 study participants, asking them to play a video game involving a maze through which they were to navigate via the assistance of a three-dimensional depiction of it. After playing the game, the subjects either stayed awake