Serious People Live Longer Than Happy People: Study

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Serious people live longer.

We’ve been told for years that stress can kill you.  We’ve been told that happy people live longer and that hours in the gym will keep you healthy. Now an eight decade long study has turned this kind of long-cherished conventional wisdom on its head. Now it seems stress can be good for you and serious people may live longer than those with sunny dispositions. Exercise may not hold the key to longevity.

 

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Dead-end Job is Worse for Your Health Than Being Unemployed

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Having a dead-end job is bad for your health.

There are some who don’t need an excuse to skip a day’s work – but this could be a good reason to quit your job altogether.  A badly-paid or temporary job can be as bad for a person’s mental health as none at all, researchers claim.

 

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Scientists Accidently Discover Chemical Compound That Causes Hair Regrowth

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Hair regrowth in mice.

Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Veterans Administration (VA) did discover a chemical compound that caused hair regrowth in mice with alopecia, but they were testing the compound on the mouse digestive system.

 

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Coffee Improves Women’s Brainpower but Sends Men Into a Meltdown

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Coffee boosts women’s performance when working with others.

Next time you have a high-pressure meeting at work, keep an eye on what goes into your colleagues’ cups.   Drinking coffee improves women’s brainpower in stressful situations – but sends men into meltdown, according to a study.

 

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Emotional Health of College Freshman Has Declined to Record Low

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The economy has added to the stress, not just because of financial pressures
on their parents but also because the students are worried
about their own college debt and job prospects.

The emotional health of college freshmen — who feel buffeted by the recession and stressed by the pressures of high school — has declined to the lowest level since an annual survey of incoming students started collecting data 25 years ago.

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Female Brain Super Sensitive To Stress

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Stress affects males and females differently

Gender differences in the brain may explain why women and men often react differently to stress. Researchers studied the brains of male and female rats, focusing on two regions known to play a role in learning and stress: the amygdala and the prefrontal cortex…

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