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Microlives Concept Illuminates Link Between Lifestyle And Longevity
2012-12-18 11:41:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While overindulgence is an almost inescapable part of the holiday season for even the strongest of wills, a new study uses a concept known as "microlives" to help understand how those gluttonous indiscretions can shave hours off of your life expectancy. In a Christmas article published online in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), researchers say that activities like smoking, having one too many drinks or gorging on red meat can...

2012-12-09 05:04:14

The Project for Natural Health Choices Inc. issues recommendations for a longer life, emphasizing the importance of the inclusion of simple physical activity. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 West Palm Beach, FL: The Project for Natural Health Choices Inc. is recommending that individuals try doing simple physical activity for a longer life. This was proven by new research conducted at the U.S. National Cancer Institute and published Nov. 6 in the journal PLoS Medicine. The ground breaking study...

2012-04-09 13:30:54

Major life decisions such as marriage, divorce, abortion, having a child and attending university may be subconsciously influenced by how long people believe they will live, according to a Queen´s University study. “Life expectancy might be driving all of these major decisions,” says Daniel Krupp, a post doctoral fellow in the Queen´s math department who has a background in psychology and biology. The longer someone expects to live, the more time they will invest...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'