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Scratching an itch really does make it worse!

Research shows that while scratching provides temporary relief, it triggers the production of a brain chemical called Serotonin which intensifies the itch sensation and makes the itch even more maddening. That’s why the more you...

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Coffee fights Alzheimer’s

Mark Reynolds writing in the Daily Express has reported that research suggests coffee can significantly cut the risk of suffering dementia. Three to five cups a day could reduce the chances of developing the disease...