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Research affirms saying the F-word might help take the pain away

Dropping F-bombs can possibly help increase a person’s pain threshold, research has shown — and, according to a follow-up pain management experiment, using made-up swear words doesn’t quite garner the same results. The original 2009 experiment suggested that swearing under the right circumstances can increase a person’s pain threshold. To test the theory, Richard Stevens,… Read More »

The Link Between Adele’s Dramatic Weight Loss and Vanguard Longevity Research – InsideHook

Adele turned 32 a couple weeks ago, and the day after her birthday, she shared a celebratory photo on Instagram. It’s a delightfully normal, somewhat blurry picture; she’s either flashing jazz hands or putting her hands up in surrender, as we sometimes do when too many friends and family point phones at our face and… Read More »

Antiviral Drug Interferon(IFN)-a2b Can Speed up Recovery of COVID-19 Patients, Says New Research

Coronavirus vaccine trials | (Photo Credits: ANI) Toronto, May 16: An international team of researchers has found that an antiviral drug — interferon(IFN)-a2b — can help speed up the recovery of COVID-19 patients. Published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology, the study revealed that treatment with interferon(IFN)-a2b may significantly accelerate virus clearance and reduce levels… Read More »

Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »

Headaches After Exercise? It’s Linked to Your Intensity, New Research Suggests – runnersworld.com

According to a new study, high-intensity exercise can increase the levels of a compound called calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)—which is associated with headache and migraine pain. If you’re prone to headaches and migraines, it may be your best bet to dial back the intensity of your runs, since low-to-moderate exercise doesn’t seem to be as… Read More »