Mothers participate in a breastfeeding demonstration in Montreal January 19, 2011.

Longer Time Breastfeeding Equals Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk, Study

By | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 19:16

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.

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Divorcing After Children Turn 7 Makes Them More Likely to Have Bad Grades in School

By | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:45

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.

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Why Do Humans Cry? Scientist Says Tears Served as a Means of Communication Before the Evolution of Language

By | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:44

A 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.

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Expert Describes Breadstick Dildos, Erection-Withering Mouse Poo, Sodomizing Radishes and Other Bizarre Sexual Practices of the Greco-Romans

By | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:44

The sex lives of people living in the Greco-Roman era were apparently more shocking and perverted than previously thought.

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How Holidays Are Like "Preventive Medicine": Study Reveals the Medical Benefits of Going on Vacation

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:48

Holidays 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.

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Obesity May Increase the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis in Girls

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47

Obesity may significantly increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis in children and adolescent girls, a new study has revealed.

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Abnormal Gut Bacteria Linked to Severe Malnutrition in African Children

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47

New research on young twins in Malawi in sub Saharan Africa has identified a new culprit of severe acute childhood malnutrition: gut bacteria.

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Can't Get it Up? Even Minor Problems in the Bedroom Could Signal Hidden Heart Disease and Early Death

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:46

Even 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.

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Study Reveals How Friends Are Actually The Best Lovers

By | Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:26

Having a strong friendship bond with your partner is the secret to having a long-lasting romantic relationship, scientists claim.

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Whistling Could Help Babies Get Potty Trained and Out of Diapers In Just 9 Months

By | Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:25

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.

Alcohol rewires the brain making coping with a traumatic event harder

New "Alcoholism Vaccine" Gives Drinkers Instant Hangovers After Just One Sip

By | Mon, 01/28/2013 - 18:42

A new experimental vaccine that aims to cure alcoholism will give anyone an instant and head-splitting hangover after just one sip of booze.

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Lovers Swap Genes While Kissing: DNA Lingers in the Mouth Even After a Light Peck

By | Mon, 01/28/2013 - 18:42

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.

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Starving North Korean Father Butchered His Children for Food amid Reports of "Hidden Famine"

By | Mon, 01/28/2013 - 18:42

A starving North Korean father has been executed after he reportedly murdered his two children for food, according to reports from inside the secretive famine-hit Asian country.

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How a Daily Stroll Protects the Brain Against Alzheimer's Disease

By | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:53

A daily stroll around the park switches on a brain process that can help protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.

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Could Lightning Trigger Painful Headaches and Migraines?

By | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:53

Lighting can trigger the onset of painful headaches, particularly in people who suffer migraines, according to a new study.

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