Everyone dreams of a perfect life partner and their qualities differ from person to person. The height of an individual is not a criteria while choosing their better half, however, the height preference are evident in the U.K couples on a real time basis.
There is good news for people who hate wastage and encourage recycling. In a recent study, it has been found that human feces can be transferred from one person to another to cure a common bacterial infection.
The top five issues that will affect both doctors and patients in 2013 were identified with the help of the study done by The Physicians Foundation which is a non-profit organization working towards the advancement of practicing clinicians and a better delivery of healthcare to patients.
For those who think covering the face can stop people from being able to understand the emotion, here’s the news: body language can display emotions more effectively.
If stress is added on to the brow of already tired women, it makes them hypersensitive to sound, a recent study conducted from Karolinska Institute and Stockholm University's Stress Research Institute revealed.
The popular saying 'action speaks louder than words' can probably be rephrased to 'graphics speak louder than words', as scientists in a new research have found that explicit graphic details on cigarette packets are more effective than mere words warning the smoker of health consequences.
Nations that have a high consumption of milk in any form also tend to have a significantly larger amount of Nobel Prize winners among them.
In a recent study, scientists found that patients who underwent knee replacement surgery had a higher risk of gaining weight compared to others who did not.
For all the women who are worried about their heart health, here's good news. Consumption of a minimum of three or more servings of strawberries and blueberries a week might reduce heart attack threats by a whopping one-third. Researchers have found that blueberries and strawberries have high levels of flavonoids also found in grapes, blackberries, eggplant and other vegetables. However, what sets strawberries and blueberries apart is the presence of anthocyanins, a particular sub-division of flavonoids. This anthocyanin could help in dilating the artery and reduce the build-up of a wax-like substance called plaque, thus reducing the threat of heart attack.
It has been recently observed that approximately one-sixth of couples in the U.S. suffer from infertility. The research was conducted by Germaine Buck Louis from the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, Maryland, and her co-workers, who used two different methods to calculate the infertility rates.
In case a doctor has made an error while treating a patient, the last person to know about it will be the patient and his/her family members. The recent study, conducted by The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, has revealed this shocking result.
With the major outbreak of flu, here are some tips that could easily ensure that an individual does not fall prey to this troublesome influenza disease. These tips are not exhaustive, however, when taken, reduce the risk of contracting flu.
When fingers or toes are submerged in water, they become wrinkled, which is undesired for. However, they might actually be there for a cause, and benefit an individual. In a recent study conducted by researchers of Newcastle University, it has been observed that the formation of wrinkles when the hand is under water actually helps in better grip and gives balance.
For those who are always in search of new ways to reduce weight, here's a new one. Stand up for at least three hours at office every day. In a research carried out by Dr. John Buckley from the University of Chester, standing up for three hours at office every day will reduce up to 8lbs (3.6 kg) fat a year and consume 144 calories. Dr. Buckley is closely associated with England's chief medical officer as a member of a panel of experts who deal with obesity issues.
A pump-like device has been invented by the Segway maker to extract undigested food from the stomach to help people fight weight gain