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Bisexual adults less likely to enjoy health benefits of education

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Bisexual adults less likely to enjoy health benefits of education Bisexual adults less likely to enjoy health benefits of education Credit: CC0 Public Domain Education has long been linked to health—the more schooling people have, the healthier they are likely to be. But a new study from Rice University sociologists …

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Gut health benefits begin in utero

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Gut health benefits begin in utero Gut health benefits begin in utero Credit: CC0 Public Domain The gut’s microbiome—a complex, dense mixture of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes—plays an integral role in human health. A new Yale study reveals just how early the microbiome is formed and begins delivering this …

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People can make better choices when it benefits others

People can make better choices when it benefits others

People can make better choices when it benefits others People can make better choices when it benefits others Brain activity associated with valuation processes during choices. Credit: Lengersdorff et al., eNeuro 2020 People are better at learning and decision-making when trying to avoid harm to others, according to new research …

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Cannabis use shows substantial risks, no benefits for cardiovascular health

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Cannabis use shows substantial risks, no benefits for cardiovascular health Cannabis use shows substantial risks, no benefits for cardiovascular health Credit: CC0 Public Domain The chemicals in cannabis have been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks, heart failure and atrial fibrillation in observational studies; however, a full understanding …

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HIIT programs show benefits for those with Down syndrome

HIIT programs show benefits for those with Down syndrome

HIIT programs show benefits for those with Down syndrome HIIT programs show benefits for those with Down syndrome Credit: Photo courtesy of the Department of Kinesiology/UGA Incorporating high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, into exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome may help achieve critical health outcomes in a more time-efficient …

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Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study

Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study

Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study A young student receives medication for parasitic worms at a school in Vihiga County, Kenya, under an initiative created by the Evidence Action nongovernmental organization. New research led by Berkeley …

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