Dolphins Beat Humans, Chimps at …

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the brightest mammal of them all? Using mirror images, researchers found that bottlenose dolphins show signs of self-awareness earlier in life than humans and chimpanzees. Recognizing oneself in a mirror is an indicator of self-awareness. This capacity has been identified only in…

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Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A year of hormone therapy cut the risk of depression symptoms in women going through menopause and early postmenopause, new research shows. “Thirty-two percent of women randomized to treatment with a placebo experienced clinically significant depressive symptoms. But for women randomized to hormone therapy, the risk was cut…

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Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A year of hormone therapy cut the risk of depression symptoms in women going through menopause and early postmenopause, new research shows. “Thirty-two percent of women randomized to treatment with a placebo experienced clinically significant depressive symptoms. But for women randomized to hormone therapy, the risk was cut…

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Smarter, Slimmer Alcoholic Drinks

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Wine and spirits are tallied in the “empty calories” column because they lack any nutritional benefits. Add cream or soda to make a mixed drink and you can more than double the caloric damage. So how can you enjoy a cocktail without wrecking your diet? Here are some…

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