Living longer may be all in your head; cosmetic procedures not dangerous

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Researchers in Brazil said that women outperformed men on many kinds of smell tests, and it's not necessarily because they have better noses.

The researchers said that the sense of smell is closely tied to memory and emotion, and that women's superior sense of smell might be because of their stronger cognition and emotion.


One key to living longer could be all in your head.

Researchers from three colleges, including Princeton University, said having a sense of purpose could increase your chances of living longer by 30 percent and give you as much as two extra years.

The study also found evidence that psychological health can improve overall physical health.


Researchers at Northwestern University said that most minor cosmetic procedures are safe.

They examined more than 20,000 procedures across the nation and found some of the mostly risk-free ones include fillers, neurotoxins, and the use of laser and energy devices.

However, in many of those procedures, there were some minor complications that occurred in fewer than one percent of patients, including bruising, swelling and skin darkening.


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