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Can a guinea pig really ease your anxiety?

Can a guinea pig really ease your anxiety? Thousands of Britons are turning to ‘panic pets’ to help ease depression and other mental health issues Tammy Lovell, 42, going through a tough divorce and became a single mother  She turned to looking at her daughter’s guinea pigs playing to calm her down  She carves out at

How Kim Kardashian Really Feels About Having 4 Kids

Kim Kardashian grew up in a large family; she’s one of Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner’s four children, and one of nine in total counting her half-siblings. And now, Kim is forming quite the brood of her own: The reality star and Kayne West are preparing for life as a family of six. But how

Does the time of year really impact your mood?

When daylight saving time ends in late fall, it is common to start experiencing an onset of mild depressive feelings and tendencies, often coined as “winter blues.” Energy levels seem to decrease with the temperature drop, people tend to feel more tired and sluggish, and there is an element of dread that occurs when one’s

Yes, You Really Can Eat Kiwi Skin

Taking a bite of a whole apple is a no-brainer—the skin is all shiny, colorful, and pretty! But a kiwi? That poop-brown, kinda hairy fruit? No, thanks. Apparently, that’s exactly what you’re supposed to do though. “Yes, it is safe to eat the skin of kiwi,” says Maggie Moon, R.D., and author of The MIND

Are There Really Pesticides in Your Oatmeal?

“Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical in oat products,” cries a headline from CNN published earlier this week. The accompanying article cites a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit advocacy organization, that revealed traces of glyphosate—the main ingredient in the pesticide Roundup—in several types of oat cereal, oatmeal, granola, and

Science-based diet tips that really work

(HealthDay)—There’s no shortage of good diet advice, but the following tips have scientific research to support them. For starters, take the advice to never go shopping hungry one step further by eating a piece of fruit before you go. Researchers found this encouraged people to buy 25 percent more produce. It’s always a good idea

The One Natural Mosquito Repellent That Really Works

First things first: If you’re looking for a science-backed method of repelling mosquitoes, you don’t need to shy away from synthetic repellents such as DEET and picaridin. DEET in particular has been widely used for decades, and studies show it protects against mosquitoes and ticks carrying malaria, West Nile virus, Zika virus, and Lyme, according

Scientist explains how stress damages every part of your body

Why you really need to chill out: Scientist explains how stress damages every part of your body – and some breathing exercises for a quick fix Michael J.Porter is a lecturer in Molecular Genetics at the University of Central Lancashire He insists that by understanding what happens inside our bodies we can learn to control

Can you REALLY change your brain with drugs, supplements and apps?

Can you REALLY change your brain with drugs, supplements and apps? Experts break down the science behind mind-boosting fads Healthy people of all ages are seeking cognitive enhancement for personal, athletic, academic, and professional gains, and to keep function into old age  Siobhan Schabrun, a brain plasticity researcher at Western Sydney University, explains what works

Who (really) wants gaydar to be accurate anyway?

Researchers from the University of Surrey, Instituto Universitario in Portugal and University of Padua in Italy, studied whether heterosexual, homosexual and lesbian men and women believe their voice is an indicator of their sexual orientation to others and their desire for it to be disclosed. Surveying 241 men and women (heterosexual, homosexual and lesbian) researchers

Later school start times really do improve sleep time

The study aimed to investigate the short and longer-term impact of a 45-min delay in school start time on sleep and well-being of adolescents. Singapore leads the world in the Programme for International Student Assessment rankings, which measures international scholastic performance in 15-year-olds. East Asian students live in a culture where the importance of academic