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Zinc Inhibits Throat Cancer

University of Texas researchers have found that zinc supplements can inhibit or slow the growth of esophageal cancer cells.

Moderate Exercise Guards Against Depression

A mere one hour of exercise a week reduced depression in 12 percent of Norwegian study participants.

Generosity Cheers Mind, Body and Spirit

Even an intention to be generous activated happiness neurons in the brains of Swiss study volunteers.

Wellness Works

Corporate wellness programs sharply reduced absenteeism, sick leave, workers compensation and disability costs, a 2016 meta-analysis found.

Gut Bacteria Imbalance Linked to Chronic Fatigue

In a Columbia University study, people with chronic fatigue syndrome were found to have an imbalance in the levels of certain gut bacteria.

Pink Noise While Asleep Helps Memory

Random sound with more bass than white noise—known as pink noise—improved sleep brainwave patterns linked to memory retention in older adults.

Alcohol Affects Our Heartbeat

In a study during German Oktoberfest, arrhythmia showed up in the heart rhythms of 30 percent of drinkers, compared to 4 percent of the general population.

Dear Diary Comforts the Elderly

Elderly volunteers that kept reflective journals on the dying process were better able to be companions for those in their final days.

Regular Sleep Times Promote Health

Picking a wake-up time and sticking to it is a way to train the brain to fall asleep, which boosts the sleep time helpful in appetite control.

Robot Roomies

Emerging technologies may provide mental enrichment, fun, companionship and health reminders to the many seniors that live alone.
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