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Longer rest intervals mean greater strength gains

Strength increases in upper and lower body are larger with longer inter-set rest intervals in trained men. The purpose of the current study was to compare different rest interval durations on upper and

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Wake therapy in depression

A 9-week randomized trial comparing a chronotherapeutic intervention (wake and light therapy) to exercise in major depressive disorder patients treated with duloxetine. >Abstract OBJECTIVE: The onset

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Low serum cholesterol, suicide, and violence

Low serum cholesterol and suicide. Engelberg H.SourceDepartment of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. AbstractPrimary prevention trials which have shown that the lowering of

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Coffee and mortality

Association of coffee drinking with total and cause-specific mortality. BACKGROUND:Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages, but the association between coffee consumption and the risk of death

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Mechanism of BCAA modulation of muscle growth

Does Branched-Chain Amino Acids Supplementation Modulate Skeletal Muscle Remodeling through Inflammation Modulation? Possible Mechanisms of Action. Skeletal muscle protein turnover is modulated by intracellular

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Alterations in mood after changing to a low-fat diet.

Alterations in mood after changing to a low-fat diet. The effects on mood of reducing dietary fat while keeping the energy constant were examined in ten male and ten female healthy volunteers aged between

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Fitness costs and benefits of personality disorder traits

Fitness costs and benefits of personality disorder traits Extreme personality traits in humans often have detrimental life consequences, so they have long been supposed to be diseases. However, many other

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Fast life histories vs. pathogens

Fast life histories, not pathogens, account for state-level variation in homicide, child maltreatment, and family ties in the U.S. Parasite stress theory has recently been used to account for an array

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Western diet and acne

Dietary intervention in acne: Attenuation of increased mTORC1 signaling promoted by Western diet. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the endocrine signaling of Western diet, a fundamental environmental

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Alcohol and cancer

Alcohol-Attributable Cancer Deaths and Years of Potential Life Lost in the United States Objectives. Our goal was to provide current estimates of alcohol-attributable cancer mortality and years of potential

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More on nicotinamide as anti-inflammatory

In a previous post (which garnered a little interest), Nicotinamide as anti-inflammatory and workout recovery supplement, I discussed the anti-inflammatory properties of nicotinamide (a form of vitamin

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Nicotinamide protects against liver injury

Protective effects of nicotinamide against acetaminophen-induced acute liver injury. AbstractNicotinamide (NAM), the amide form of vitamin B3, is involved in a wide range of biological processes. Recent

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Nicotinamide as anti-inflammatory and workout recovery supplement

Nicotinamide is a potent inhibitor of proinflammatory cytokines The present study investigates the modulating effects of nicotinamide on the cytokine response to endotoxin. In an in vitro model of endotoxaemia,

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Antidepressants and school shootings

David Healy, author of Pharmageddon, psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist, writes: In the case of violence, the published trials show antidepressants cause it, at a greater rate than alcohol, cannabis,

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Men turned off by higher earning women?

If Wife Earns More, Husband’s Sexual Performance May Suffer: Study A man who finds his wife’s salary is eclipsing his own may feel that earnings difference in the bedroom — and not in

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Adiposity in human mate choice

Adiposity, compared with masculinity, serves as a more valid cue to immunocompetence in human mate choice According to the ‘good genes’ hypothesis, females choose males based on traits that indicate

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Infant testosterone levels and maternal behavior

http://www.nouvelles.umontreal.ca/udem-news/news/20120510-testosterone-fuelled-infantile-males-might-be-a-product-of-moms-behaviour.html By comparing the testosterone levels of five-month old pairs of

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