Crave Coffee Too Much? Talk Therapy May Help

MONDAY, Dec. 1, 2015 — A short round of “talk-therapy” seems to help over-consumers of caffeine dramatically cut back their intake, a small new study suggests.
Caffeine-use disorder, though not yet an official mental health diagnosis, is defined by…
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Brain Gains for Older Adults Who Start Exercising

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 — Beginning an exercise program may help protect older adults’ brains or even reverse early mental decline, a small study suggests.
Researchers placed 34 inactive people, aged 61 to 88, on an exercise regimen. It included…
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Genes May Help Shield Seniors From Mental Decline: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 — Humans have evolved to have gene variants that protect older adults from mental decline, new research suggests.
“We unexpectedly discovered that humans have evolved gene variants that can help protect the elderly from…
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Human Brains Aren't Distinctly Male or Female, Study Says

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 — There’s no such thing as a distinctly male or female brain, new research suggests.
An analysis of more than 1,400 MRI scans suggests that biologically unmistakable sex differences don’t extend to the brain. Instead, the…
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Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 — Even sugar-free sodas, sports drinks and candy can damage your teeth, a new study warns.
Australian researchers tested 23 sugar-free and sugar-containing products, including soft drinks and sports drinks, and found that some…
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Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 — Hitting the gym or playing field in your 20s may bring health benefits that last a lifetime, new research suggests.
The study of nearly 5,000 young adults found that those with good heart/lung fitness had a lower risk of…
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Empliciti Approved for Multiple Myeloma

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 — Empliciti (elotuzumab), in combination with two other drugs, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat the blood cancer multiple myeloma. The drug is only approved for patients who have already been…
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