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Weekend Link Love – Edition 470

Research of the Week
Prenatal fluoride exposure (albeit higher than occurs in most municipalities whose water receives fluoride treatment) linked to lower offspring IQ.

You’re seasoning your food with plastic.

Fat dogs have fat owners.

High triglycerides and poor glucose control are responsible for most of the risk associated with being overweight or obese.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 469

Research of the Week
After applying testosterone gel, men make quicker decisions based on intuition rather than deliberation.

Time slows down when you’re running hard.

Kids are more engaged at school when they’re barefoot.

I don’t think you can deny it any longer: Sitting is bad for you. So don’t just sit there, maybe?

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 468

Research of the Week
You’re probably drinking plastic.

HIIT works in overweight/obese sedentary adults of both sexes with a good chance of developing type 2 diabetes.

A new study just identified hundreds of new genes linked to intelligence.

Visualization increases performance.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 467

Research of the Week
Fermentable fiber isn’t just good for gut bacteria. It’s also good for intestinal cells.

More coffee, less dying.

A meta-analysis of nine randomized controlled trials found no evidence for the protective effects of whole grains against cardiovascular disease.

Agriculture gave us smaller jaws and weaker bones.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 466

Research of the Week
Just having your phone in the same room drains your cognitive capacity, even if it’s turned off.

99% of your gut bacteria are a complete mystery.

Belly fat increases cancer risk.

Researchers used Twitter to discover the geography of happiness.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 465

Research of the Week
Martial arts training reduces aggression in kids and teens.

Men and women respond differently—on average—to competitive challenges.

Eating more than the RDA in protein is good for bone health.

Eating at regular times of the day improves circadian skin resistance to UV damage.

Arthritis isn’t an inevitable component of aging.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 464

More than 1 in 8 Americans are alcoholics.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation can reduce meth cravings.

The conventional wisdom about back pain is being upended.

Plants listen for water.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 463

Reducing sugar intake may be the key to reducing health care costs.

In a mouse model of Alzheimer’s, capsaicin (spicy component of hot peppers) improves cognitive function and reduces synapse loss.

Neanderthal genetic introgression may have shaped the modern human brain.

There’s a big link between substance abuse and sleep loss in adolescents.

Lutein, found in spinach, eggs, kale, and avocado (among others), may counter aging’s effect on the brain.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 462

The sperm count in men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand has declined by 50% over the last 40 years.

Sperm quality is down in dogs, too.

Birthday wishes do come true, as long as you wish to increase the cake’s bacterial levels by 1500%.

Another study shows that wearing blue blocking goggles at night boosts melatonin levels, even when you use your smartphone.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 461

A father’s absence triggers cellular stress in children.

Big new trans-ethnic Alzheimer’s study finds several new genetic variants associated with the disease.

Ketamine saves suicidal teens.

Lung cancer patients undergoing successful treatment experience spontaneous re-pigmentation of gray hair.

Dogs split from a now-extinct group of wolves about 40,000 years ago.

A black tea polyphenol (called mitochondria activation factor) enhances hypertrophy in rodents.

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