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To counter the effect of sitting too much, try astronaut training

To counter the effect of sitting too much, try astronaut training

Comment this story Comment Exercise like an astronaut and you may avoid the unhealthy effects of sitting too long, according to recent studies on the benefits of space workouts. The research, which involved astronauts on the International Space Station and bedridden volunteers in Houston, suggests that the right combination of scientifically tested exercises can avoid …

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Study: Mapping the effects of pregnancy on resting state brain activity, white matter microstructure, neural metabolite concentrations and grey matter architecture. Image Credit: Jezper/Shutterstock

What is the effect of pregnancy on brain activity at rest?

During pregnancy, women experience various changes in their bodies and behavior. A recent Nature Communication The study evaluated pre- and post-pregnancy brain scans to better understand changes in gray matter architecture, diffusion measures of neuronal metabolite concentration, and temporal coherence of neural networks. Additionally, the biological factors associated with these changes were assessed in this …

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High blood pressure: Study finds 'causal effect' on neurotic behavior

High blood pressure: Study finds ‘causal effect’ on neurotic behavior

Share on PinterestA new study shows that diastolic blood pressure can lead to neuroticism, which is associated with anxiety and mood disorders. VISUAL SPECTRUM/Stocksy Blood pressure is a crucial part of health, with high blood pressure being linked to an increased risk of serious physical health problems. How blood pressure might impact other areas of …

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Galapagos' secret weapon against climate change

Galapagos’ secret weapon against climate change

This article was originally published by The same review. Due to climate change, almost all parts of the ocean are warming up. But off the west coast of the Gal├ípagos Islands lies a cold, nutrient-rich body of water. This thriving patch feeds phytoplankton and breathes life into the archipelago. “Cool water supports populations of penguins, …

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