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Scientists Have Found Where Nicotine Addiction Can Be Blocked in The Brain

Brain researchers have pinpointed a small group of brain cells that are especially responsive to nicotine, and which might be the main culprits in driving addiction to the substance.

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Yoga May Boost Aging Brains

Older women who practice yoga may have greater "thickness" in areas of the brain involved in memory and attention, a small study suggests. Researchers found that even compared with other healthy, active women their age, yoga practitioners typically had greater cortical thickness in the brain's left prefrontal cortex. That could be good news because, as the...

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Are Green Cleaners Better For You?

Cleaners that market themselves as “green” like to claim they are safer and more environmentally friendly alternatives to conventional cleaners. But do they work? And are they really better for you -- and the Earth -- than conventional cleaners? Many green products do pick up grease and grime as well as...

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Sexual Positions For Gender Selection

If you want to try to increase the chances of having a boy or a girl, sometimes it all comes down to how you do it, literally. While there is no 100% method that will guarantee that you can select the gender of your child, there are specific positions that you...

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