Articles By Christine Hsu
- Researchers have known that women who breastfeed their babies are significantly less likely to develop ovarian cancer, but a new study has revealed that the longer a mother breastfeeds, the smaller her risk for developing the disease.
- Kids whose parents divorce after they turn seven are significantly more likely to suffer a drop in performance at school, a UK government sponsored study has revealed.
Why Do Humans Cry? Scientist Says Tears Served as a Means of Communication Before the Evolution of LanguageA leading scientist says that the human phenomenon of emotional crying is hugely important and developed as a way for humans to communicate how they feel before the emergence of language.
Expert Describes Breadstick Dildos, Erection-Withering Mouse Poo, Sodomizing Radishes and Other Bizarre Sexual Practices of the Greco-RomansThe sex lives of people living in the Greco-Roman era were apparently more shocking and perverted than previously thought.
How Holidays Are Like "Preventive Medicine": Study Reveals the Medical Benefits of Going on VacationHolidays are a time for fun, relaxation and personal pampering, and a new study has revealed that going on vacation could even help rejuvenate the body by cutting blood pressure and lowering stress levels.
- Obesity may significantly increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis in children and adolescent girls, a new study has revealed.
- New research on young twins in Malawi in sub Saharan Africa has identified a new culprit of severe acute childhood malnutrition: gut bacteria.
Can't Get it Up? Even Minor Problems in the Bedroom Could Signal Hidden Heart Disease and Early DeathEven minor problems in the bedroom could serve as a red flag for "silent" heart disease, according to a new study of 95,000 men. Besides signaling a bad heart, a man's erectile dysfunction can also mean that he is at an increased risk of dying early.
- Having a strong friendship bond with your partner is the secret to having a long-lasting romantic relationship, scientists claim.
- Whistling could help babies learn to go to the bathroom on their own, a new study revealed. Researchers said that parents who whistle to their infants could even see their children get potty-trained before they are able to walk.
- A new experimental vaccine that aims to cure alcoholism will give anyone an instant and head-splitting hangover after just one sip of booze.
- Kissing is a physically affectionate act of pressing the lips against someone or something. The act is commonly used to express a multitude of human emotions like love, respect and friendship. However, what is less obvious is that when two lovers share a passionate kiss, they are also swapping their bacteria, bodily fluids and parts of their genetic code.