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Try tai chi with your granny!

If you're the type of person that gravity gets the best of too often and fear that it will only get worse as you get older, tai chi may be the answer for you. A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society showed that…

Why time feels really strange on holidays

We all know time can feel slow and long when we stew in boredom, or rush past us when we’re excited and enjoying ourselves. Sometimes though, it’s not so simple. Sometimes we feel the same patch of time as both short and long at the same…

10 Surprising Facts about Alzheimer’s

This September, scientists at Trinity College Dublin made a new breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research.  By studying the blood-brain barrier—the BBB, a term used to describe the properties in the brain’s blood vessels that strictly regulate…