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Trimethylaminuria (‘fish odour syndrome’)

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What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken!   As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the stud...

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Διαφώτιση για επαγγελματίες και ερασιτέχνες ποδοσφαιριστές. Ποδόσφαιρο και Τραυματισμοί Το ποδόσφαιρο είναι το δημοφιλέστερο άθλημα παγκοσμίως και παγκυπρίως με αθλητές κάθε ηλικίας και επιπέδου από μικρά παιδιά μ...

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Heavy chocolate consumption may be linked to heart health, study suggests.. High levels of chocolate consumption might be associated with a one third reduction in the risk of developing heart disease, suggests a study published online in the British Medical Journal. The findings confirm results of existing studies that generally agree on a potential beneficial link between chocolate consump...

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Taking music lessons increases brain fiber connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "It's been known that musical instruction benefits children with these disorders," said Pilar Dies-Suarez, M.D., chief r...

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Why you should never go to sleep on an argument? Never go to bed on an argument," so the saying goes. And according to a new study, we should take note of this age-old advice. Researchers have found that going to sleep while still holding on to negative memories can make it harder to suppress them. Study co-author Yunzhe Liu, of the Institute for Brain Research at Beijing Normal University in Ch...

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A study co-led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has found that people with genes for high educational achievement tend to marry, and have children with, people with similar DNA. Humans generally do not choose their partners randomly, but rather mate 'assortatively', choosing people with similar traits. Among the highest-ranking qualities people look for in a potential partner are intelligen...

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Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skinMental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have identified temporal patterns in young people: arthritis and diseases of the digestive system are more common after depression, while anxiety disorders tend to be followed by sk...

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You might think of osteoporosis as a "senior" problem, something you don't have to worry about for years. While it's true that most hip, spine, and forearm fractures occur in people 65 and older, the groundwork for such traumatic (and often life-threatening) injuries is laid much earlier. In other words, the time to act is now: Once you experience a fracture, it's pretty much too late. While ever...

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spondylosis

Spondylosis is wear-and-tear changes to the spine. Most people show spondylosis in their spine as they get older. These age-related differences in the spine vary from one person to the next and do not usually cause problems.   When spondylosis does cause symptoms, they are usually occasional pain and stiffness. Spondylosis in the neck is called cervical spondylosis. Spondylosis changes can...

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Η λήψη αντιβιοτικών για λάθος λόγους, όπως για το κρυολόγημα, τη γρίπη ή τον πονόλαιμο δεν έχει κανένα όφελος και μπορεί να προκαλέσει παρενέργειες στον οργανισμό μας. Οι ειδικοί δεν σταματούν να επαναλαμβάνουν ότι τ...

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