justsayboom writes "Fatherly love has just as much if not more influence on a person's personality compared to motherly love, according to a new study."
justsayboom writes "For African-Americans, high blood pressure could be a powerful tool in diagnosing heart disease. In a new study, nearly 90 percent of African-Americans with high blood pressure had early heart disease."
justsayboom writes "A bizarre freckly-pinkish creature with no hair but a white tail and mohawk-style plume of hair terrified locals in Xinxiang, located in Henan province, China, so much that many were convinced that it was botched "genetic experiment" that escaped from a nearby science facility."
justsayboom writes "Breasts are getting bigger, but also deadlier. The average U.S. bra size has grown from a 34B to a 36C in just one generation, but Florence Williams, the author of a new book Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, found that the trend towards bustier breasts takes a toll on women's health."
justsayboom writes "Having your neck and your back "cracked" or undergoing spinal manipulations carried out by chiropractors could lead to 'catastrophic' health problems like strokes, warned some experts."
justsayboom writes "U.S. researchers announced on Tuesday that they have released the largest collection of genetic data on pediatric cancer. They say this information will speed up new ways of fighting cancer in children."
justsayboom writes "Breastfeeding has been in the news a lot lately. First, there was the TIME Magazine photo that sparked a controversy about attachment parenting. The photos, which depict two real women in Air Force uniforms breastfeeding their children, is part of a campaign a breastfeeding awareness campaign launched by the Mom2Mom support group on the Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington State."
justsayboom writes "People with traits associated with autism, particularly traits associated with mentalizing deficits, are less likely to believe in God, according to a new study."
justsayboom writes "Watching TV can decrease self-esteem in black boys, black girls and white girls but increase self-esteem in white boys, a new study says."
justsayboom writes "Life expectancy in Scotland is markedly lower compared to other European nations and the UK as a whole . But what are the reasons for this higher mortality? An explanatory framework, synthesising the evidence is published this month in Public Health."
justsayboom writes "An Indian born prodigy shocked scientists and mathematicians recently by solving a 350-year old mathematical problem proposed by Sir Issac Newton himself."
justsayboom writes "With obesity and diabetes on the rise, it's no wonder that so much attention is paid to our diets, especially those high in fat and sugar. New research supports this level of scrutiny. The study found that rats whose diets were higher in high-fructose corn syrup were essentially stupider" than their counterparts whose diets were higher in omega-3 fatty acids."
justsayboom writes "Playing video games may significantly improve a variety of health outcomes, especially those associated with psychological and physical therapy, according to a new study."
justsayboom writes "Alcohol makes people more prone to committing suicide by violent methods like hanging, using a firearm or by falling to death, says a new study. Nearly, one-fourth of all suicide cases studied reported that the victim had blood alcohol levels of at least 0.08 g/dL."
justsayboom writes ""Sexting" has become a favorite celebrity pastime, with more photographs of naked celebrities having been leaked over the last two years than over the previous centuries. Researchers are saying that the primal urge to sext can be attributed to the design of the sexual brain, rather than modern celebrity culture or technology."