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This Is What Happens If You Take Ibuprofen on an Empty Stomach, According to Doctors

We've been there: a bad headache hits and we're apt to reach for some meds — only to remember we haven't eaten anything lately and it's not wise to take pills on an empty stomach. But is it really such a big deal?<p>Stomach upset is among the most commonly reported side effects of ibuprofen. "The FDA …

If You Don’t Sleep with Socks On, Here’s Why You Should Start Tonight

Sure, those Christmas socks aren’t the most stylish, but keeping your feet warm at night has been proven to actually makes a difference in your …

This is what happens to your body when you get on a plane

And not even flying business class will prevent it<p>Squashed into small seats, being unable to sleep comfortably and eating a tasteless meal are a few things we all dread when we fly. But our bodies can react to being in the air in some ways we don't even realise. Even buying a first-class ticket …

Our Brains Can Predict Future Events Twice as Fast as They Actually Happen

Following the Dots<p>Situations that require thinking ahead or anticipating what comes next are part of our daily reality. They could be as trivial as …

No, a study didn't find manspreading is sexy – but it did uncover something new about attractiveness

Are you going to swipe left or right? Thanks to modern technology, dating decisions are increasingly reduced to quick responses based on appearance. …

Want Your Kids to Succeed? Science Says to Be Careful What You Name Them

It turns out your name is written all over your face.<p>Have you ever met someone, discovered their name is Jennifer, and thought to yourself, "Yeah, you really <i>look</i> like a Jennifer."<p>If so, new research backs you up.<p>According to a study in the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, a person's …

Before You Take Ibuprofen, Try This

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen and naproxen are widely used to treat pain and don’t require a prescription. But recent …

This weird morning habit could help you beat your insomnia

Having trouble sleeping at night is a pretty common problem in the U.S. About 35 percent of American adults have suffered from insomnia at some point …

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How your gut's circadian rhythm affects your whole body

We've known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first looked through his microscope.<p>Yogurt companies use that information in the sales pitch for their product, claiming it can help keep your gut bacteria happy.<p>The bacteria growing on our skin have also …

How We Breathe Could Also Affect How We Think And Feel

Nose vs mouth breathing.<p>Breathing doesn't just fill our lungs with oxygen and help us stay alive, it could also affect the way we think and feel, …

How a smile in your pocket could help ease depression and anxiety

It is said that when you smile, the world smiles with you and now neuroscientists are putting the time-worn adage to the test.<p>A new project by University College London is aiming to find out if simply looking at a smiling face could help ease depression and anxiety.<p>Javier Elkin and Dr Parashkev …

Asking the "Big Questions" in Life Can Help Fight Depression and Anxiety

Whether or not you're religious, the holiday season does inevitably bring to mind questions surrounding faith and spirituality. It's …

It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

<b>We need stability in much the same way that we need air.</b> We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts, at the right times, and according to the …

Multitasking Is No Longer Something to Boast About

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>What are you doing while you read this? Are you dipping into your email while texting, reading …

Use the Winter Break to Renew Your Spirits and Sense of Purpose

Commit to Intensive Recharging<p>My first day of vacation has strict rules. After removing all electronic devices with screens, I lock myself in the …

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Blood sugar Managements

Plenty of avocados, eggs, and butter are all allowed on the trendy keto diet. But forget about sugar.Alpha on Flickr READ MORE<p>Thirty million people …

How To Learn A Language Day Or Night — Without Even Realizing It!

“I would love to learn another language – I just don’t have the time!”<p>Nine out of ten times, the person saying these words isn’t being completely …

How Sunlight Affects Your Mental Health

It’s well known that exposure to natural light affects mood, and that shortened days (whether we’re shortchanged naturally by the change the season …

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Want to 'train your brain'? Forget apps, learn a musical instrument

Musical training can have a dramatic impact on your brain’s structure, enhancing your memory, spatial reasoning and language skills<p>The multimillion dollar brain training industry is under attack. In October 2014, a group of over 100 eminent neuroscientists and psychologists wrote an open letter …

The Brain

7 Ways You Stress Yourself Out

Experts gave us insight into practices you may think are harmless—but are in fact disrupting your peace of mind.<p>Robin Hilmantel, <i>Life by Daily Burn</i><p>I …

What science knows about homosexuality

Share:<p>By Gary Vey ©2016 for viewzone.<p>Recently I was asked to update a decade old article summarizing the scientific research on the cause of …

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Ancient Drugs Unearthed In Istanbul: Archaeologists In Turkey Find 1,400 Year Old Antidepressants And Heart Disease Medications

An archaeological dig in Istanbul yielded the largest ever collection of ancient medicine, including drugs for heart disease and depression. Seven …

Scientists Show Human Consciousness Could Be a Side Effect of 'Entropy'

It's all connected.<p>It's impressive enough that our human brains are made up of the same 'star stuff' that forms the Universe, but new research …