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Scientists find what puts women off bearded men

In a new study, researchers found that women who find bearded men less attractive may be deterred due to their potential risk for carrying...

Pursuing happiness may cause depression—if you are from the UK or USA

In a new study, researchers found that focusing too much on the need to enjoy experiences may be contributing to depressive symptoms. They suggest that...

Don’t work harder, work smarter

We need to stop believing people need to work harder to be productive and instead think about how we can work smarter, says Associate...

These common behaviors could reduce pain, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people who engage in altruistic behaviors (extending kindness to others without expecting anything in return) feel less...

Your personality determines how you experience pain – and it’s the same with your...

Would you brush off a serious injury as “just a scratch”? Perhaps you’re the opposite and a stubbed toe is unbearable. Anyone who follows sports...

Five rules from psychology to help keep your new year’s resolutions

We are creatures of habit. Between a third and half of our behavior is habitual, according to research estimates. Unfortunately, our bad habits compromise our...

These personality traits linked to lower dementia risk

In a recent study from the American Institutes for Research in Washington, D.C., researchers found that older people who were calm, mature and energetic high schoolers...

Why bad customer service won’t improve anytime soon

Some of the most hated companies in the U.S. are also the most profitable. Much of this consumer resentment may stem from poor customer service. In...

Strained family relationships may strongly harm your health

In a new study, researchers found that strained relationships with parents, siblings, or extended family members may be more harmful to people's health than...

Practicing gratitude may help lower blood pressure

Before the feast begins, everyone around the table shares something that makes them feel grateful. It's a Thanksgiving tradition in many U.S. families, but you...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...