Many people believe that mixing wine, beer and spirits causes nasty hangovers. Are they right? Claudia Hammond studies the evidence “Grape or grain, but never the twain.” So runs the old folk wisdom that advises against drinking wine or beer on the same night. It is far from uncommon to hear people who have woken […]
Do you feel overweight?or is your size a source of worry for you and you are seriously in need of tips to help you in shedding those weights,then have a good read: More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. In fact, the furor over obesity, which some have termed an “epidemic,” […]
A 39-year-old woman heard for the first time, through cochlear implants,Joanne Milne burst into tears when she heard a nurse reading out the days of the week. Ms Milne, from Gateshead, was born deaf and during her 20s she also began to lose her sight due to the rare medical condition Usher syndrome.
More than a quarter of first-time miscarriages could be prevented by making a combination of lifestyle changes, research in Denmark suggests. Researchers said lifting more than 20kg (44lbs) each day during pregnancy and being obese or underweight increased the risk of miscarriage. Women beyond their early 30s, who drank alcohol and worked night shifts
DNA testing can predict which men face the highest risk of deadly prostate cancer, scientists say. The team at the Institute of Cancer Research, in London, say men could soon be offered genetic screening in a similar way to breast cancer in women.
Teaching sharing to young children is vital. If there is one word that is most common to most toddlers it is this: “Mine!” In a toddler’s little world, the world is all about them. With this in mind, it becomes pretty clear and easy to understand why sharing with others does not come naturally to […]
A diminutive species of human whose remains were found on the Indonesian island of Flores could have shrunk as a result of island dwarfism as it adapted to its environment. A study of the remains of the creature, nicknamed the “hobbit”, shows that it is possible for it to have been a dwarf version of […]
The topic of homosexuality has been in the front burner accross the world for the past few weeks,with laws prohibiting or legalising same sex accross some countries.Lately Nigeria signed into law the law prohibiting gay union and has come under attack by some countries. Therefore in this season of Gay right debate a neurologist Dr […]
Most parents and teachers would do anything to improve the learning ability of their wards or pupils respectively,some have adopted many strategies ranging from music,noises and humours during classes. But here is a research which suggest that smells and sound can have an impact on learning: What did your school smell like? Was it noisy […]
For the ladies beauty they say is paramount to them,and a beautiful lady skin this the toast of every man.But to maintain a good skin these are things to be avoided: