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Why can't we see colors well in the dark

WEBColor vision comes from comparing the responses of the three types of cone cells, which isn't possible in rod-dominated vision. So, in the dark, we can't distinguish …

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WEBOur team of expert health writers and editors are here to demystify the latest medical advances, explain how the latest health news affects you, and help you …

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How mental health affects physical health Live Science

WEBA study by the Mayo Clinic explains some of the key mental health markers to look out for: Feeling sad or down. Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate. …

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Bananas: Facts, benefits and nutrition Live Science

WEBA wide variety of health benefits are associated with the curvy yellow fruit. Bananas are high in potassium and pectin, a form of fiber, said Laura Flores, a San …

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Extreme exercise can pose risks. A cardiologist explains why.

WEBA cardiologist explains why. Moderate exercise is good for the heart, but high levels of exercise can cause a phenomenon known as "athletic heart," which comes …

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Earth's upper atmosphere could hold a missing piece of the …

WEBEarth's ionosphere is the thin, hot layer of the upper atmosphere, and it consists of a loose collection of ionized (charged) particles — a plasma. It naturally has …

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How do people 'wake up' from comas

WEBBefore a person can "wake up" from a coma, their brain needs to recover by regrowing damaged neurons or relying on other brain networks to take over damaged …

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Space photo of the week: James Webb and Chandra telescopes …

WEBThis high-speed wind of matter and antimatter particles is moving through the vast nebula, which measures 11 light-years across, according to NASA.That shockwave …

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'At least 150,000 tons' of water frost discovered atop Mars' tallest

WEBScientists spotted a hair-thin dusting of frost atop the peaks of the volcanoes in the Tharsis region of the Red Planet — the largest mountains in the solar system, which …

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What is gut health and why is it important

WEBWhy is gut health important? According to Anderson-Haynes, the gut is responsible not only for digestion, but also for assisting functions such as hormone …

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A telescope on Earth just took an unbelievable image of Jupiter's …

WEBBy Sharmila Kuthunur. published 6 June 2024. Astronomers using the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona have taken a close-up picture of Jupiter's volcanic moon …

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Four possible benefits of fasting, according to science

WEBFiuza adds that intermittent fasting could also improve heart health by reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or bad, cholesterol as well as “exerting positive …

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Seizures, heart rhythm problems and acidic blood seen in 12 …

WEBNicoletta Lanese is the health channel editor at Live Science and was previously a news editor and staff writer at the site. She holds a graduate certificate in …

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What Is Mental Health

WEBMental health is an important aspect of our overall health.(Image credit: Shutterstock) We often hear the term "mental health" used in reference to conditions …

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What is collagen good for

WEBCollagen has been successful for treating wounds and has been used to do so for more than 2,000 years, according to a study published in BioMedical Engineering …

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Is there a link between gut health and weight loss

WEBAccording to a review published in the Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases journal, exercise can promote the growth of the beneficial strains, while …

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10 amazing health stories you may have missed in 2021

WEBFor a second year, the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated health news headlines, and for good reason. But amid all the talk of viral variants and vaccine …

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The strangest medical cases of 2020 Live Science

WEBCT scans of the woman's abdomen taken just two days apart showed that her spleen had traveled from the upper left quadrant of her abdomen to the lower right …

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25 Medical Myths That Just Won't Go Away Live Science

WEBMyth: Vaccines can cause the flu (and autism). (Image credit: Vangelis Thomaidis | Stock Xchng) Although the body can develop a low-grade fever in response …

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Pink dolphins spotted with baby from completely different species …

WEBResearchers snapped a photo of a baby Irrawaddy dolphin in a group of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins swimming off the coast of Cambodia.

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