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Voice disorders can affect a politician's success
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Voice disorders can affect a politician's success

The acoustics of a political speech delivery are known to be a powerful influencer of voter preferences, perhaps giving some credence to the saying, "It's not what you say, but how you say it." Vocal disorders change the qualities of a person's speech, and voice scientists Rosario…

Activity linked to lower mortality in older women
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Activity linked to lower mortality in older women

Researchers created a study to learn more about how much exercise older adults are able to perform, and how that exercise affects their health. The research team studied 6,489 female participants aged 63 to 99 years old.Experts say that a lack of physical activity leads to age-related…

Women survive crises better than men
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Women survive crises better than men

Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide -- in some countries by more than a decade.Now, three centuries of historical records show that women don't just outlive men in normal times: They're more likely to survive even in the worst of circumstances,…

Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging
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Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure -- if it's enough exercise, and if it's begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources.To reap the most benefit, the exercise…

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