Anger and hatred can make us feel happy, says study

21-08-2017

Image captionStudy finds the secret to happiness may lie in feeling more negative emotions People are happier if they are able to feel emotions they desire - even if those emotions are unpleasant, such as anger and hatred, a study suggests. The results of the study, compiled by an international team of researchers, found happiness is "more than simply feeling pleasure and avoiding pain". Researchers asked participants what emotions they desired and felt. This was then compared to how they rated their overall happiness, or life satisfaction. The researchers found that while people overall wanted to experience more pleasant emotions, they had the greatest

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Arthritis Suffers Struggle in Silence, Says Study: 4 Foods to Avoid if You Have Arthritis
August 21, 2017

Recently, the Arthritis Research UK announced the launch of a campaign to highlight the impact of the debilitating condition on the society. Arthritis Suffers Struggle in Silence, Says Study: 4 Foods to Avoid if You Have Arthritis Arthritis is an inflammatory condition. HIGHLIGHTS Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that can affect one

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An oral treatment for peanut allergy is still effective four years after it was administered, a study has found.
August 21, 2017

Children were given a probiotic, with a peanut protein, daily for 18 months. When tested one month later, 80% could tolerate peanuts without any allergic symptoms and after four years, 70% of them were still able to eat peanuts without suffering any side-effects. Food allergies have risen dramatically in recent decades, with peanut

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Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
August 21, 2017

Targets are to be set to reduce calories in pizzas, burgers and ready meals as part of the government's drive to tackle child obesity in England. Health officials believe the move is needed as people are consuming 200 to 300 calories too many each day. It could see the size of products reduced or ingredients changed in food and drinks

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Sugars or Carbohydrates in Breast Milk May Help Kill Bacteria
August 21, 2017

A new study, published in the ACS Infectious Diseases journal, has found another unique quality of breast milk. Breast milk helps in building the baby's immunity Researchers have examined the role of sugars acting as antibodies The study was published in the ACS Infectious Diseases journal It is often recommended that mother's milk should be

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Medical insurance: Is family floater plan better than individual health plan? Here’s what you should know
June 12, 2017

Individual health insurance is relatively expensive as compared to the family floater plans. Another benefit provided by family floater is the comprehensive coverage provided by it.A family floater plan is a more cost effective option which offers an additional floater amount and can be utilised by anyone in the family. My wife, daughter and I

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World Asthma Day: Here’s how you can prevent and manage asthma
May 2, 2017

Sleep well, make yoga a part of your daily routine, get some sun and a pet. Recent research from around the world shows how to stave off asthma attacks. Although there is no cure, asthma can be managed to improve sufferer’s quality of life.(Shutterstock) Asthma is a chronic disease affecting some 235 million people around the

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