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Live Longer: Phone A Friend

Identical twins live longer than fraternal twins - and researchers appear to have worked out why. It appears to be because of the identical twins' close and frequent communication.

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Embrace Ageing

Rejoice in ageing - you could add seven and a half years to your life.

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Anger Approaches Epidemic Levels

It's fairly well known that adults who respond to life events with anger face a far greater risk of cardiovascular disease than their calmer fellow humans. But children with similarly hostile responses are also in danger, a study has shown.

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Depression Tough On Male Hearts

Better to have a fire in your belly than a flame in your heart, so it seems.

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Test Results Worth Remembering

Forgetfulness does not necessarily go hand-in-hand with ageing, a study has shown.

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Search For Meaning A Healthy Habit

People of faith attest to the rewards of living a life with meaning. Now science has revealed reasons to search for the meaning of life.

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Make Friends. Sleep Better.

Sleep may be less restorative if you're lonely, a US study has shown.

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Healing Power Of Puppy Love

Perhaps US clergyman Henry Ward Beecher was right when he said: "The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic."

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Love Someone For Heart Health

You really can die from a broken heart, it seems. Social isolation, lack of social support and depression have been recognised as risk factors for heart disease.

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Who Can Pick A Successful Marriage?

A straw poll at a wedding reception about whether guests thought the marriage would last has culminated in some interesting research on marital bliss.

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Let Your Anger Out - Occasionally

Men who outwardly express anger at least some of the time may be doing their health a favour.

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Relax, Think Of Nothing

An antidote to our high-anxiety world that also keeps us healthy sounds like a wonder drug. Perhaps it is.

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Stress Helps Catch Colds

Dutch researchers find that stress at work and fatigue increases the chance of catching colds and flu.

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The Pressure Of Perfection

Athletes who perceive undue pressure from parents and coaches suffer in the long run, a study has found.

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Overeating & Self-Esteem

Teenagers who admit problems with binge eating or general overeating are likely to have poor self-esteem and may even be suicidal.

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