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Two largest satellite galaxies Magellanic Clouds bridged by stars

Two largest satellite galaxies Magellanic Clouds bridged by stars

According to an international team of astronomers led by researchers from University Of Cambridge, the Magellanic Clouds, the two largest satellite galaxies of the Milky Way, appear to be connected by a bridge stretching across 43,000 light years.

The discovery is based on the Galactic Stellar census being conducted by the European Space Observatory, Gaia and reported in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS).

One hour of swimming and 90 minutes of brisk walking keep office frustrations at bay

One hour of swimming and 90 minutes of brisk walking keep office frustrations at bay

Is your boss stressed at the max and making things miserable for you?

Keep calm and go for an hour of swimming or a brisk walk for 90 minutes to prevent the irritation of bad day from spilling over into your home.

A study appeared in the journal of Applied Psychology.

Researchers from University of Central Florida in the US found the employees who recorded an average of more than 10,900 steps each day were less likely to perpetuate abuse at home than those recording fewer than 7,000.

Marry or Divorce: Marital transition affect women health

Marry or Divorce: Marital transition affect women health

Both marriage and divorce affect the health of postmenopausal women.

A new study reveals that blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) tend to worsen if a woman marries and improves if she divorces or part ways.

The study appeared in journal of Women's Health.

Researchers analysed data from more than 79,000 postmenopausal women.

The findings indicate that marital transitions had a direct impact on health indicators -waist circumference, BMI and blood pressure and behaviors - smoking, alcohol use, physical activity and diet.

Fat shaming tied to increased risk of health concerns

Fat shaming tied to increased risk of health concerns

A harsh truth of life is that fat shaming exists everywhere. Researchers now suggest it does more than just damage self-confidence-it may also have serious health consequences.

A new study found that overweight women who believe negative messages about their bodies are at greater risk for heart disease and diabetes than those who maintain a more positive body image.

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A 30-minute treadmill workout can remodel your heart tissues

A 30-minute treadmill workout can remodel your heart tissues

Hitting treadmill for 30 minutes can remodel your heart tissues as expression of genes used to repair damaged DNA increased in response to endurance exercise, after a single session.

The study appeared in the journal of Experimental Physiology.

Researchers from the University of Maryland, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, East Carolina University, the Catholic University of Brasilia and Southern Methodist University showed that physiological stressors like exercise can remodel heart tissue.

BEWARE! Liquorice can bring harm to pregnant women

BEWARE! Liquorice can bring harm to pregnant women

All the women who are currently going through the process of pregnancy or planning to have a child in the near future should be cautious of consuming large amount of liquorice during pregnancy.

A Finnish study proves, youth who were exposed to larger amount of liquorice in the womb performed less than others in cognitive reasoning tests done by the psychologist.

Those exposed also performed less in memory measuring capacity tasks and they also had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)-related problems more than others.

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Anti-inflammatory drugs provide little benefit to back pain: Study

Anti-inflammatory drugs provide little benefit to back pain: Study

Beware! Consuming non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Ibuprofen, to treat your back pain may provide little benefit, but can cause stomach ulcers and bleeding, reveals a new study.

The results found that patients taking anti-inflammatory drugs were 2.5 times more likely to suffer from gastro-intestinal problems such as stomach ulcers and bleeding.

The findings, published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, revealed that only one in six patients treated with the pills, also known as NSAIDs, achieve any significant reduction in pain.

Eat grapes twice a day to keep Alzheimer's at bay

Eat grapes twice a day to keep Alzheimer's at bay

A study finds that consuming grapes twice a day for six months can help in protecting the brain against early decline associated with Alzheimer's disease.

The results showed that a grape-enriched diet protected against the decline of metabolic activity that correlated to improvements in cognition and working memory performance.

Those consuming a grape-enriched diet exhibited increased metabolism in other areas of the brain too.

The research, conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles, was published in Experimental Gerontology.

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