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Anxiety linked to higher risk of stroke

  The greater your anxiety level, the higher your risk of having a stroke, according to a new study. The study is the first in which researchers have linked anxiety and stroke independent of other factors such as depression. Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent mental health problems. …

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Music does not boost intelligence: Study

PTI , PTI : Washington, Thu Dec 12 2013, 15:37 hrs The popular belief that studying music improves intelligence is just a myth, Harvard scientists have found. Researchers found that music training has no effect on the cognitive abilities of young children. “More than 80 per …

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Exercising regularly can prevent dementia

PTI , PTI : London, Tue Dec 10 2013, 13:22 hrs Vigorous daily exercise can significantly reduce the risk of dementia, a 35-year study has found. Taking regular exercise, non-smoking, a low body weight, a healthy diet and a low alcohol intake are five healthy behaviours …

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Messy children make better learners: Study

PTI , PTI : Washington, Mon Dec 02 2013, 15:27 hrs Attention, parents! The messier your kids gets while playing with food, the more they may be learning, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa studied how 16-month-old children learn words for …

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