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Medical News Today: Why you might fall into a 'food coma' this Thanksgiving

Filling up on turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie is likely to be high on the agenda this Thanksgiving. By late afternoon, many of us will be fully immersed in a “food coma,” dozing in front of the TV with no ...

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Medical News Today: Dementia rates falling in the U.S.

Dementia is a generic term for a range of neurological disorders affecting millions of Americans every year. As the disease is more common in older age and the aging population is expected to increase in most countries, dementia has been ...

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Medical News Today: 'Uncombable hair' genes uncovered in new study

Most of us have experienced a bad hair day, where no amount of brushing can tame the tresses. For people with “uncombable hair syndrome,” this struggle is an everyday occurrence. Now, researchers have uncovered three genes that may be responsible ...

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Medical News Today: What Does Depression Feel Like?

Depression is a serious mental illness that can interfere with a person’s life. It can cause long-lasting and severe feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a loss of interest in activities. It can also cause physical symptoms of pain, appetite changes, ...

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Medical News Today: Women do have better memories than men, says study

It is official. Women have better memories than men. In a study published in the journal Menopause, women aged 45-55 years performed better in all memory measures, despite experiencing a decline around the menopause. Throughout life, women appear to have ...

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Medical News Today: Harm from a week's overeating may be canceled by exercise

With Thanksgiving and Christmas on the horizon, the majority of Americans are looking forward to a festive feast, with turkey, side dishes, and pumpkin pie. The holiday season is not limited to one day, and with family visits and other ...

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Medical News Today: Genes for dreaming, deep sleep identified in new study

By analyzing the genes and brain activity of more than 8,000 mice, researchers have identified two genes that control deep sleep and dreaming, opening the door to new treatments for sleep disorders. Researchers have discovered two genes that control dreaming ...

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Medical News Today: Sound perception and the importance of context

A study published this week in Nature Neuroscience takes a fresh look at how context impacts the way in which we respond to sound stimuli. The results show that the underlying neuroscience is both complex and surprising. Identical sounds can ...

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Medical News Today: Hookworms could help treat asthma

The number of Americans with asthma is rising every year, highlighting the need for new treatments for the respiratory condition. Now, a new study reveals how the quest for new asthma treatments may have been given a helping hand by ...

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Medical News Today: Hunger 'not linked to calorie intake'

Grocery stores are now amassed with prepackaged meals claiming to suppress appetite and keep us feeling fuller for longer. But according to new research, these meals are unlikely to affect our overall calorie intake. Researchers say there is no link ...

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