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  • Ready meals didn’t take off until the 1970s, when more homes had domestic freezers. Brands launched products specifically for these new kitchen gadgets.
  • Birdseye Fish Fingers and Findus Crispy Pancakes became mealtime staples, finished off with frozen desserts like Viennetta, Arctic Roll and Black Forest Gateau.
  • The biggest attraction of frozen food was timesaving – everything was pre-prepared and quick to cook. By the 1980s family life was changing, with an ever-rising number of working women. More and more families turned to frozen ready meals for a hot, tasty dinner you could cook in just three minutes.
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Researchers haven’t identified a definitive cause for migraines. However, they have found some contributing factors that can trigger the condition. 

  • This includes changes in brain chemicals, such as a decrease in levels of the brain chemical serotonin.
  • Other factors that may trigger a migraine include bright lights, severe heat, or other extremes in weather, dehydration, hormone changes, excess stress, loud sounds, intense physical activity, skipping meals, changes in sleep patterns, use of certain medications, smoking, alcohol use, etc.

Everything You Want to Know About Migraine

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While hormones in the blood come in contact with a number of cells, they influence only the cells which have receptors for each specific hormone.

  • Endocrine signalling is when the hormones influence specific cells from a distance. For example, the pituitary gland near the brain secretes growth hormones affecting the body all over.
  • Paracrine signalling is when hormones influence the neighbouring cells.
  • In autocrine signalling, the hormones cause changes within the cell that releases them.

Types of Hormones in the Body and How They Work

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Only about 3 percent of gamers develop problematic behaviours leading to bad grades. A vast majority of the problems are mild.

Kids who use smartphones aren’t all addicted, and having a smartphone won’t cause major interference in work or social relationships.

Debunking the 6 biggest myths about 'technology addiction'

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Sleep Demand Is On An All-Time High

Sleep is one of the three pillars of health, along with exercise and nutrition.

The need to sleep better is topping the charts, as app makers and manufacturers struggle to meet the demand for services and products designed for better sleep, like live sleep sessions, weighted blankets, sleep masks, and high-tech mattresses.

Can you buy a better night’s sleep?

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