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Miscellaneous Facts: Things you might not know about cancer, chocolate, sex and more

From the protein CD36 and its role in cancer metastasis to the psychological disorder erotomania, these facts will challenge your preconceived notions and broaden your horizons.

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Miscellaneous Facts: Things you might not know about cancer, chocolate, sex and more

 

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to get bogged down by the constant barrage of information that surrounds us. From the latest scientific discoveries to the quirks of human behaviour, there’s always something new and fascinating to learn.

In this article, we’ll delve into a diverse range of facts that will leave you both amused and enlightened.

From the protein CD36 and its role in cancer metastasis to the psychological disorder erotomania, these facts will challenge your preconceived notions and broaden your horizons.

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So, buckle up and get ready to embark on a journey of discovery!

  • A protein called CD36 has been discovered in metastatic cancer cells. Research shows that cancer stops spreading if the protein is blocked.
  • You’ll never truly understand until it happens to you.
  • Eating chocolate makes you happy because it contains phenylephylamine – the same hormone the brain triggers when you fall in love.
  • Before getting into a relationship, make sure you are going to be with a partner and not a project.
  • Two people who are depressed can help each other. It’s because people are often better at giving advice than they are receiving it.
  • If you don’t earn like them, don’t spend like them.
  • Atelophobia is the fear of not being good enough or having imperfections.
  • At work, forcing a smile even when you are upset results in emotional exhaustion, poorer physical health, and decreased job satisfaction.
  • Erotomania is a psychological disorder where the sufferer has delusions that another person is in love with him or her.
  • When some things go wrong, take a moment to be thankful for the many more things that are still going right.
  • Secretly thinking you’re better than everyone else is good for your mental health, researchers suggest.
  • That dizzy feeling you get when you stand up too fast is called “postural hypotension”.
  • Brushing your teeth will keep your heart healthier. People with gum disease have a 25–50% higher chance of getting cardiovascular disease.
  • A Nillionaire is someone who has little to no money. The ‘Nil’ is from Latin, meaning nothing.
  • In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, relationships we were afraid to have, and the decisions we waited too long to make.
  • If you ate a polar bear’s liver, you would die. Humans can’t handle that much vitamin A at once.
  • Sex burns 360 calories per hour.
  • People can say anything about you, but only you know the truth.
  • Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can ever use them against you.

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