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Eye surgery may save your brain function?

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At least that’s the conclusion from a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine that surprisingly concluded that people with cataracts, and that’s a huge huge number of aging folks, have a lower risk of eventual dementia if they get their cataract taken care of, which means having the lens and their cataracts removed surgically. […]

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Yogurt for lower blood pressure?

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Maybe. A recent study of 915 community-dwelling adults (in other words, a real world population), concluded that people who have been eating yogurt regularly have lower blood pressures than people who haven’t enjoyed delicious bowls of yogurt on a regular basis. And the more yogurt they ate, the lower their BP. The researchers claim that […]

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When you get angry, you’re probably hurting yourself more than the person you’re angry with

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Why? Because according to a new American analysis of 13 462 cases of sudden-onset strokes, acute anger raises your risk of all sorts of strokes and brain hemorrhage within about 1 hour of the onset of your anger. Interestingly, and something to take into account during snowfalls in our wintry country, “heavy physical exertion” also raised […]

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Everyone lies

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And not to just to others, alas. Easy way to determine: Just ask anyone how much they weigh. Then weigh them. 100 to 1 they under-estimated their weight to you. But we also lie to ourselves a lot. So someone will tell themselves, for example, that they really truly actually weigh less than the scale […]