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What are the health benefits of coffee?

I'm not a coffee fan, but I would like to know what are the health benefits of the coffee ? Some people say good for body fitness etc, Like to get an idea about coffee.
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Can looking at a computer screen be good for your eyes?

Let's put aside harmful affects of staring at computer screen, is there any advantage of looking at computer screen for long time ? The reason that I ask this question is this: My mother and father ...
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Carrots of other colors besides orange [closed]

Are carrots other than orange good for the eyes? Do they contain any vitamin A? I'm mostly just curious about potential foodstuffs that are good for the body & I'm starting with carrots because I ...
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Does soaked oats lower glycemic index (GI) and does it chemically/biologically count as cooked?

what's the best way to prepare or cook oats for the benefits? does soaking oats have any benefits such as lowering GI? does cooking oats have more benefits? how long do you need to microwave oats to ...
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Health Benefit of Social Nudity - Testicular Torsion Prevention?

I have been conducting extensive research over the last few years on the history of nudity in social situations, and I am looking to expand my research base now I have come across a few other ...
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What diseases can be cured by laughing?

I’m helping my sister to write article about "laughing". I believe laughing and happiness have positive effects on our health. Possible examples are relieving stress, increasing blood flow to brain, ...
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Correlation between carbonated drinks and IQ

I was searching the correlation between drinking soft drinks and IQ, because I wanted to verify if countries that drank a lot of coke/soft drinks were more likely to have more intelligent populations (...
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The upside to hookworms? Possible treatment to asthma?

I was listening to the "Hookworm" episode on "Stuff You Should Know" Podcast, and as a tangential comment, they mentioned that scientists theorize that hookworms may offer a another treatment option (...
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Should everyone take an annula flu vaccine?

Flu is a disease of all ages, with worst complications and risk of death in babies and the elderly, but people of all ages can get very sick or be hospitalized.
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What are the health differences between pollen and honey?

I am wondering if there are any health differences between eating pollen and honey. Or does the body treat both substances equally? To put it bluntly, is one healthier than the other?
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Stevia Sweetener

The sweetener stevia is supposedly healthy. That being said, I have some stevia drops in my refrigerator that are flavored. Is my assumption correct that if this flavoring is artificial, that the ...
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Which cookware is best from health perspective?

Cookwares are made up of various materials. Which cookware is best from health perspective? Please include anodised aluminium and stainless steel in your answer.
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Nociceptor sensitization and ACh release

As a component of the Myofascial Trigger Point Pain Syndrome vicious cycle, sensitization of nociceptive nerve fibers leads to excessive acetylcholine release from nerve terminals, entailing sarcomere ...
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Effects of not sleeping at night

I have got some exams coming up, and I am kinda short on time. So, I am planning to stay up for a couple of nights for studying. What effects will this have(both positive and negative). Thanks 🙂
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Does drinking hot water reduces paunch?

Does drinking hot water instead of cool water reduces paunch. In what way hot water helping to decrease the fat in the body ?
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Is it safe and beneficial to eat poached and cut fish bones?

I have allergies to many foods such as dairy, nuts etc so having a difficult time getting enough calcium from natural food sources. I have realised that fish bones are a good source of calcium, ...
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Does drinking water more than 10 liters per day has any benefit or side effect?

I knew the fact that drinking water more is good for health. 3 Liters per day is good enough for health. But I am drinking more than 10 liters per day. My question is does drinking water more than 10 ...
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What are the effects of storing drinking water in a copper container?

I recently learned that Ayurveda recommends storing drinking water in copper containers for positive health benefits. Upon my simple experimentation, I've noticed the following effects: Water Type :...
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What are the benefits of quick weight loss?

Although slow and steady weight loss is better than quick weight loss, are there any benefits of losing weight fast? This could include penetrating yourself in the gym or possibly going into a fad ...
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Why are taste and smell (and hearing a song from the 90's) such potent triggers for nostolgia? Benefits and Negatives of nostologia?

We've all experienced it, where we get a waft of some odor (whether pleasant or not), or bite into a long lost taste, or hear an old tune, see some forgotton photographs, (but emphasis on the taste ...
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Any benefits (or harms) for hair removal (beyond possible aesthetic reasons)?

I hear a lot about hair removal (anything and everything) and its possible benefits, particularly in terms of sweating and odor control. However, I also hear people suggesting that hair removal (...
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Is there any benefit in seeking autism/Aspergers diagnosis as an adult?

With reference to someone who has a reasonably good job and who copes easily with day-to-day tasks of living (cooking, cleaning, travelling etc) but who has no friends (or very few), very little ...
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Any scientific evidence supporting positive effects from listening to binaural beats?

Is there any peer-reviewed scientific evidence supporting positive effects from listening to binaural beats? If so, what types of binaural beats, and what were the positive effects? Have any ...
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Is it healthy to fast for a full day once a week? [closed]

I heard that fasting once a week gives some rest to our digestive system and allows it to refresh. I tried this twice, but it gave me a headache and made me feel uneasy. Is it good for health? Will ...
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Do stomach flu has some benefits?

I recently had stomach flu. I think I feel even better than before having the stomach flu. Could gastroenteritis be beneficial for the organism and serve as a reset and a path to default wellness?
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What are the pros and cons of various negative ion generators for health benefits?

I've come across quite a few in my research but I'm hoping to hear from someone who's had more experience. I work with computers and digital displays in my room that leave cations in the air (and I'm ...
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What are the benefits of estrogen in women?

I've commonly heard that symmetrical to testosterone benefits in men (What are the benefits of high testosterone in men?), estrogen contributes health benefits to women. What are they?
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What are the benefits of high testosterone in men?

It's common to hear about products that claim to be testosterone boosters for men and vitamins that boost testosterone, but what benefits does high testosterone actually entail? For example, are ...
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Are big city residents healthier due to walking? (all else roughly equal)

Is there any study that explores whether people in big cities physically exert themselves more as part of their daily routine to the benefit of their physical health? My thinking is this: people ...
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Is Low Blue Light helpful for preserving eyesight?

I'm a coder and interested in save my eyesight. I've met the term named low blue light. Monitors decrease the level of blue color and theoretically protect my eyes. Here's a quote from monitor ...
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What are the health benefits of Yoga?

Yoga has been accepted as a way of life by so many people irrespective of religion and country. There is world wide promotion for the Yoga and June 21 is going to be celebrate as International Yoga ...
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Sex as a generic medical treatment modality?

Sex therapy (including clinical, licensed sex itself) is a treatment option for sexual health issues - when there are problems and goals pertaining to sex itself. Sexual health tends to be studied ...
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Are there any proven benefits of electric toothbrushes over manual toothbrushing?

Advertising has extolled the benefits of electric-powered toothbrushes for decades now, and dentists seem to prefer certain brands over others, some even selling them in their offices. In almost every ...
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Are there health benefits associated with avoidance of gluten?

Some people have celiac disease and are instructed to avoid eating gluten, a protein found in certain grains. However, food manufacturers market gluten-free products to the general public as if gluten ...
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Is eating spicy hot (pungent) food (hot chilli & peppers etc.) healthy or harmful?

I love all kinds of pungent food such as chili peppers etc., the hotter the better. I'd like to know, are there any significant dangers or benefits related to consuming them?
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