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RESEARCH

How the brain copes with aging

As the brain begins to shrink with age, it increases communication between the two brain hemispheres to help older people compensate for the negative aspects of aging, new research has found.

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Eat dark chocolates for healthy heart

Eating dark chocolates enriched with extra virgin olive oil may boost the level of "good" cholesterol as well as lower blood pressure-both known risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, researchers say.

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Here's why women are more empathatic

The study findings of increased prefrontal cortex blood flow in women compared to men may explain why women tend to exhibit greater strengths in the areas of empathy, intuition, collaboration, self-control, and appropriate concern.

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23% of heart failure patients die within a year of diagnosis

New Delhi: In India, 23 percent of heart failure patients die within one year of diagnosis, a study revealed on Tuesday, adding that the country is next to Africa where the rate stands at 34 percent. Of the total deaths, 46 percent were due to cardiac issues, while non-cardiac causes led to 16

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Depression may alter brain structure

The findings showed that alterations were found in parts of the brain known as white matter, which contains fiber tracts that enable brain cells to communicate with one another by electrical signals.

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