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Ways to improve IQ

Intelligence quotient (IQ) is a psychological concept created from scores of intelligence tests to indicate the intelligence level of an individual. Psychologists utilize these scores to standardize their assessment of the mental capacity of individuals. The most common IQ test is the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS), where a score of 100 denotes an average score. Intelligence quotient scores range ...

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Eggs could make people more charitable!

Want to get more from your donors? Invite them to breakfast and treat them with eggs before asking them for money.A new research into how diet affects behaviour says starting the day with a three-egg omelette is likely to make people more charitable, ‘The Independent’ of the UK reported Sunday.Eggs provide us with every vitamin we need, except vitamin C.The research at ...

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Green tea to cure oral cancer

A compound found in green tea may trigger a process that kills oral cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone, finds a promising study.According to food scientists from Pennsylvania State University, the research could lead to treatments for oral cancer as well as other types of cancer.Earlier studies had shown that epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a compound found in green tea, killed ...

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Tips for heart patients to go for a marathon

Despite undergoing a bypass surgery in 2012, 52-year-old Santacruz-based stockbroker, Nisarg Vora, is preparing for the upcoming 21-km marathon. He tells us how.Two and a half years ago, while undergoing a routine health check-up, I discovered that my stress test results were negative. Doctors recommended I see a cardiologist, almost immediately, who suggested that I undergo an angiography. Turns out, ...

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Carrot soup for warm

Winters are a great time for having piping hot soup. What’s even better is if your soup is loaded with vitamins and delivers a lip-smacking dose of health. And a bowl of hot carrot soup is just what your body needs, since it contains high amounts of Vitamin A, fiber, vitamin K, potassium, folate, manganese, phosphorous, magnesium, vitamin E and ...

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