Boys or girls run in the family? Study dispels an old myth

A family with three daughters, in the other there are almost only sons – all a coincidence? Yes, say researchers from Sweden, Australia and other countries in a comprehensive study published in the journal “Proceedings B” the British Royal Society. Contrary to the General Belief, the genetic predisposition in families plays according to the experts no factor in whether or […]

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Eating with your fingers enhances the enjoyment

During the meal, the senses play a large role, and a new study could explain why finger food is so popular: people felt that food is not only tastier, if you touched directly with the fingers, they also ate more of it than if you used tool for this purpose. Adriana Madzharov, assistant Professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology […]

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Michelle Obama Makes A Solid Case For Prioritising Marriage Therapy

The two sat together on stage talking to a stadium of 15,000 people but managed to make the experience feel like a one-on-one. Michelle opened up about everything from her time in the White House to writing her memoir Becoming. But by far the most vulnerable she got was when she discussed her marriage to former President Barack Obama. Oprah asked […]

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This 21-Year-Old Student Is Accused of Persuading Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself—but Why Would Someone Do That?

Introducing Health's new column, Why Would Someone Do That? Here, psych experts decipher the reasons behind the most puzzling human behavior mysteries. Alexander Urtula was supposed to walk in the commencement ceremony at Boston College on May 20 of this year. He never made it to the stage. Instead, 90 minutes before the ceremony, with his family waiting for him […]

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Number of abortions increased

In the third quarter of 2019, around of 25,200 women have completed their pregnancy. A communication from the Federal Statistical office, according to the 3.9 percent more than in the same period last year. In the past year, the Figures had dropped slightly: In the entire year of 2018, almost 101.000 women had an abortion – 0.2 percent less than […]

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Hunger makes us selfish?

Who has Hunger, is often irritable and in a bad mood. The longer you eat, the deeper the mood drops for many people. Whether Hunger also leads to increased selfishness, examined by an international research team of psychologists from Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom now. In fact, the expectation of the scientists has not been confirmed: Hunger does […]

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A lot of protein can damage if they are Overweight even

To eat protein-containing foods, is to help to lose body weight, build muscle mass and preserve it. Thus, Obese and diabetic patients are often advised to avoid carbohydrates and eat more proteins. But they often suffer from unnoticed chronic kidney disease, which can be made worse by too much protein solid. Many people who are suffering from Diabetes or is […]

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Whole-genome sequencing analysis to find more exact biomarkers

A new study from Uppsala University shows that whole-genome sequencing increases the precision of genetic studies, which in turn can improve our understanding of how to use biomarkers to discover disease. The results are published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports. Biomarkers, such as specific proteins circulating in our blood stream, are often used in the clinic as indicators of […]

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