Science: Why do sunbathers live longer than those who avoid the sun? | Conservatives and liberals do think differently

Date:
March 21, 2016
Source:
Wiley
Summary:
New research looks into the paradox that women who sunbathe are likely to live longer than those who avoid the sun, even though sunbathers are at an increased risk of developing skin cancer. An analysis of information on 29,518 Swedish women who were followed for 20 years revealed that longer life expectancy among women with active sun exposure habits was related to a decrease in heart disease and noncancer/non–heart disease deaths, causing the relative contribution of death due to cancer to increase. Whether the positive effect of sun exposure demonstrated in this observational study is mediated by vitamin D, another mechanism related to UV radiation, or by unmeasured bias cannot be determined

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/160321135854.htm


Conservatives and liberals do think differently

Research shows different ways of solving everyday problems linked to political ideology

Date:
March 15, 2016
Source:
Northwestern University
Summary:
Big differences in the ways conservatives and liberals think about solving the nation’s most pressing problems couldn’t be more apparent during this presidential election cycle. But political ideas aside, people who hold conservative versus liberal perspectives appear to differ in everyday thinking processes and problem solving, according to new research.

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/160315120953.htm

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