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The Effect of Mindfulness Meditation on Inflammation

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison compared two stress reduction techniques and the effect on inflammation. Apparently stress plays a major part in chronic inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and asthma.


Can Doodling Improve Memory and Concentration?

Professor Jackie Andrade at the University of Plymouth tested out the theory that doodling could improve attention and memory (by 30%) in certain circumstances (like listening to a long boring meeting).


Aspirin Linked to Blinding Eye Disease

So we have all been told that low doses of aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke. Now new research from Australia has found regular aspirin users are more than twice as likely to develop a type of macular degeneration.


FDA Says Sleep Meds Are Dangerously Strong

The regulators have finally recognized that the dose of popular sleep drugs is too strong and can cause drowsiness the next day. They are recommending the dose be cut by up to half, especially for women.

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