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Nostalgia can reduce perception of pain, study shows
World

Nostalgia can reduce perception of pain, study shows

(CNN) – The next time you feel aches or soreness, you might consider skipping the pain reliever and reaching instead…
Sleeping between study sessions improves memory
Health & Fitness

Sleeping between study sessions improves memory

A French study of student sleep confirms the importance of getting enough sleep to perform better academically and remember more…
Exercise can help those with mental illness says new study
Health & Fitness

Exercise can help those with mental illness says new study

Physical exercise could be an effective way of reducing the symptoms of schizophrenia says a new study by UCLA.The findings…
Negative feelings on aging can impact memory and hearing
Health & Fitness

Negative feelings on aging can impact memory and hearing

Results from a Canadian study suggest that when older adults hold negative feelings towards aging, it may have a negative…
Computer training may improve memory for childhood cancer survivors
Health & Fitness

Computer training may improve memory for childhood cancer survivors

Children who receive cancer treatments may suffer thinking problems later, but using an at-home computer training program can help reduce…
WWI Ypres gas attack sears the memory 100 years on
Archaeology

WWI Ypres gas attack sears the memory 100 years on

One hundred years ago, a green cloud of chlorine gas drifted gently towards Allied trenches around Ypres, promising an agonizing…
On the 30th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila Massacre
Opinion

On the 30th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila Massacre

Both 16 September and 25 May deserve to be etched in our memories as irksome reminders of our complacency as…
Beyond memory: Hadiya Hussein’s uniquely Iraqi story of non-love and loss
Books

Beyond memory: Hadiya Hussein’s uniquely Iraqi story of non-love and loss

  Most of Iraq’s celebrated authors live and write outside their country: Fadhil al-Azzawi is in Berlin; Sinan Antoon is…
Ramadan dramas in post-revolution Egypt
Opinion

Ramadan dramas in post-revolution Egypt

 This Ramadan, several TV series discuss the 18 months that followed the 25 January revolution, which has stumbled out of…
Down the town: A tale of the heart
Opinion

Down the town: A tale of the heart

I was recently sipping a cup of tea in Café Riche, Downtown Cairo’s 100-year-old café. I sat next to one…
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