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    You need some creative ideas? Go for a walk

    Research done at Stanford University showed that college students showed about a 60% increase in creativity after walking compared with sitting in a chair in a room. Companies and individuals can use this effect to their advantage.

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    Nine characteristics of eating disorders in men

    Eating disorders are often thought, both by the public as well as many doctors, as only affecting young girls, but an increasing number of men are being diagnosed. Nine characteristics of ED in men are discussed.

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    Exercise before sexual activity can diminish anti-depressant side effects

    Anti-depressant medications frequently cause annoying sexual side effects, but recently published research involving 52 women concluded that a 30-minute session of moderate-intensity exercise soon before sex improves sexual functioning and satisfaction.

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    Depression in men; and our Mais Saúde poll results

    Women have traditionally believed to be much more likely to suffer from depression than men, but research just published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry concludes that men and women actually suffer from depression at approximately the same rates.

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    What happens when childhood bullies grow up?

    Research from North Carolina (USA) shows that children who are bullied, and also children who bully, show greater levels of physical and mental disease when they reach young adulthood. Bullying is a costly public health problem, and ways to decrease it are highlighted.

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    Is coffee an anti-depressant?

    Research from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that coffee drinkers have a significantly lower risk of suicide than non-coffee drinkers. Other studies have also suggested that coffee has an anti-depressant effect.

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    Do you think stress is adversely affecting your health?

    A recent study in the European Heart Journal showed that if people thought that stress in their life was adversely affecting their health, that they were probably correct. Ways to decrease stress, and useful links are presented.

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    Largest Gay Cure organization in U.S. closes down

    While the Brazilian Human Rights Commission just approved the “gay cure”, the largest and most-established Christian “gay cure” organization in the United States just closed down, admitting their treatment does not work. A number of other experts, including the World Health Organization, have also denounced the “gay cure”.