Archive: 19/07/2017

Resisting the seduction of a buffet

(HealthDay)—Whether at a party or a restaurant, don't let a buffet be your diet downfall. With certain strategies, you can enjoy a range of choices without going overboard and without experiencing any of the usual guilt.

Jul 19, 2017
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Memory takes time, researchers conclude

How short-term memories become long-term ones has frequently been explored by researchers. While a definitive answer remains elusive, New York University scientists Thomas Carew and Nikolay Kukushkin conclude that this transformation ...

Jul 19, 2017
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How Princess Diana's death saved French lives

(HealthDay)—Princess Diana's tragic death in a car crash in Paris prompted tougher traffic laws that have saved thousands of French lives, and those laws could serve as a model for the United States, a new study suggests.

Jul 19, 2017
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Brains are more plastic than we thought

Practice might not always make perfect, but it's essential for learning a sport or a musical instrument. It's also the basis of brain training, an approach that holds potential as a non-invasive therapy to overcome disabilities ...

Jul 19, 2017
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Researchers identify new target for chronic pain

Proteins must be in the right place at the right time in the cell to function correctly. This is even more critical in a neuron than in other cells because of its complex tree-like structure and its function. Researchers ...

Jul 19, 2017
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