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Scans of the brain are able to tell how old the owner of the image

Scans of the brain are able to tell how old the owner of the image

The brain scans you can – up to a year – to determine the age of the person, if he is younger than 20 years, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to the work of Timothy Brown of the University of California School of Medicine. The study tomograms were placed 800 individuals from 3 to 20 years. It turned out, the characteristics of the brain differed significantly according to age. For example, you can calculate the age of the thickness of the cerebral cortex and its...

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Smokers are more likely to experience pain, the study

Smokers are more likely to experience pain, the study

Compared to people leading a healthy lifestyle, smokers often complain of musculoskeletal pain, the researchers from the School of Public Health, University of Kentucky. Scientists investigated the status of more than 6,000 women who took part in the survey Kentucky Womens Health Registry, writes The Times of India. Based on the responses of women regarding their health, experts pitched member groups. Were taken into account age, bad habits in the form of cigarettes and the number of...

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The survey showed a big increase deadly for women

The survey showed a big increase deadly for women

Higher women have an increased risk of ovarian cancer, experts warn. Another risk factor is obesity, reports BBC. It should be said about these relationships experts said more than once, but only now have they unequivocally confirmed. Is based on the latest research groups working under the direction of Valerie Beral of Oxford University, went to the analysis of 47 scientific papers from 14 countries, including those 25,000 women with ovarian cancer and 80,000 healthy women. Scale study...

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Fresh bread can awaken in man altruism, say observation

Fresh bread can awaken in man altruism, say observation

Scents produce a special effect on people. According to scientists at the University of South Brittany, smell freshly baked bread makes us kinder to strangers, writes The Independent. Experiments have shown that pedestrians often helped people, provided that there is a smell of bread. The study involved eight volunteers. Half of them were asked to stand at the door of the bakery. The second part was standing next to a clothing store. People like accidentally dropped a glove on the pavement,...

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Singapore embraces a real epidemic of diabetes

Singapore embraces a real epidemic of diabetes

Approximately 11.3% of Singapore residents aged 18-69 are living with diabetes, according to the 2010. For comparison: in 2004 the figures were 8.2%, Xinhua reported citing local newspaper The Straits Times. Disease is common among the elderly. According to experts, one in three to 69 years in Singapore will suffer from diabetes. This puts Singapore on one of the first places in the list of developed countries facing an epidemic of diabetes. Thus, in Europe diabetes is common to 6-9% of...

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