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Scientists found out why Russia and the state of Wisconsin drink a lot and suffer from cirrhosis

Your residence can influence how much you consume alcohol. According to new research Department of gastroenterology of the University of Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh), people living in relatively cold regions, where there is less sunlight, drink more alcohol. A study recently published in the journal Hepatology, showed that the lower the temperature and amount of […]

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Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: What’s the link?

Psoriatic arthritis is a possible complication of psoriasis. An estimated 10–30 percent of people with psoriasis will develop psoriatic arthritis. Both conditions are long-term and can get worse over time, though treatments can relieve the symptoms and slow down disease progression. This article explores the link between psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. It also looks at […]

Health Problems

The illusion of multitasking boosts performance

Our ability to do things well suffers when we try to complete several tasks at once, but a series of experiments suggests that merely believing that we’re multitasking may boost our performance by making us more engaged in the tasks at hand. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for […]

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Jump Into Plyometrics — the Exercises to Power Muscles

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 — Plyometrics isn’t a new technique, but it’s getting renewed attention because of its value as a training tool, the American Council on Exercise explains. Its original name, jump training, describes its focus. Movements are similar to those used in downhill skiing, basketball and even tennis. So it’s a great way […]

Health Problems

Can stimulating the brain treat chronic pain?

For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated with chronic lower back pain. The results, published in the Journal of Pain and presented at […]