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Study May Reveal Why Women Often Outlive Men

"Natural Killer" cells more active in women than men into senior years

In virtually all parts of the world, women live longer than men. This discrepancy has been remarkably consistent for centuries, yet science has thus far been unable to determine why it exists. Now, a study reported in the multidisciplinary journal Mechanisms of … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat It: Why Does Stress Cause Heart Attacks?

Scientists find link between chronic stress, white blood cells and death by heart attack

Constant stress can sour a person’s life in many respects: their disposition, sense of fulfillment and health all take a turn for the worse. But what’s the explanation of the relationship between stress and the time of our death? There’s … Continue reading

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