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Eat fish thrice a week to boost your unborn’s eyesight, brain!

Pregnant women can enhance the development of their unborn child’s eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during the pregnancy, a new study has found.The findings suggested that infants whose mothers ate fish three or more times a week during the last trimester of their pregnancy fared better than those whose mothers ate no fish or only up to two portions per week. “The results of our study suggest that frequent fish consumption by pregnant women is of benefit for their unborn child’s development,” said lead author Kirsi Laitinen of the University of Turku in Finland. “This may ...

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Mothers who breastfeed babies for five months may have more kids!

Turns out, women who breastfeed their first child for five months or longer are more  likely to have more children as compared to women who breastfeed for shorter durations or not at all. Cornell University professor of sociology Vida Maralani, with Hunter College professor Samuel Stabler, reported that women who initiate breastfeeding did not differ in how many children they expected to have before they started their families. Rather, the number of children women actually bear differs by how long they breastfeed their first child. Women who breastfeed for shorter durations are more likely to have fewer children than they ...

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Human Brains are Naturally Attracted to Laziness!

Some people are often called lazy, because of their brains, say researchers who found that our brain is innately attracted to sedentary behaviours. The findings, led by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, suggest that our brains may simply be wired to prefer lying on the couch and that human brains work harder to pick physical activity over relaxation. “We knew from previous studies that people are faster at avoiding sedentary behaviours and moving towards active behaviours,” said Matthieu Boisgontier, a postdoctoral researcher at UBC. “The exciting novelty of our study is that it shows this ...

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Going bald: Rubbing sandalwood oil on scalp may stimulate hair growth in just 6 days

A new study now finds that millions of men who are going bald may benefit from Rubbing Sandalwood Oil onto their scalps. Laboratory tests of scalp tissue by German researchers found it stimulates hair growth after just six days. It turns out that hair follicles are thought to contain ‘smell receptors’ that respond to the aromatic odour and trigger the main protein in hair to multiply.While humans and animals are only able to smell through their noses, receptors in hair, sperm and even our guts are able to recognise chemicals in certain aromas. The findings from the study could lead ...

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A Societal Norm Or True Wish For Long Life Of The Partner?

A Societal Norm Or True Wish For Long Life Of The Partner?

A Societal Norm Or True Wish For Long Life Of The Partner? Marriage is a sacred sanctity that no one tends to question. It is an all harmonious bond that is made out of love, faith and companionship. Yet the modern age marriage isn’t as sanctuous as one imagines it to be. Even Indian marriages, the most sacred of all religions, are no stranger to such hassles. According to Solene Paillet, Head of Communication Management of Gleeden, it is wise to remember the rituals one has to undertake at the very point of marriage and understand their importance. – Family ...

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Sexual health services see growth in visits as sexual activity rises due to Tinder

Sexual health services see growth in visits as sexual activity rises due to Tinder

Sexual health services see growth in visits as sexual activity rises due to Tinder Social media and online dating may have come as good news for most people willing to meet new partners and get action more often. But not everyone is necessarily pleased with the availability of platforms which makes sex more accessible. Sexual health services in Britain are facing a record number of visits by millions of people. This development has come amid concerns that online dating apps like Tinder and Grindr are causing a rise in sexual activity. While HIV screenings have gone up, the problem is ...

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Father’s close ties may help daughter beat loneliness

Father’s close ties may help daughter beat loneliness

Father’s close ties may help daughter beat loneliness Dear fathers, your close bond with your young daughter may help them overcome their lonliness. According to a new study, girls tended to report less loneliness as they went from first grade to fifth grade. But loneliness declined more quickly among girls who had a closer relationship with their fathers. “The bond between fathers and daughters is very important. We found that closeness between fathers and daughters tends to protect daughters and help them transition out of loneliness faster. Mothers and fathers rated their relationships (both closeness and conflict) with their child ...

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New study finds goats prefer happy human faces

The findings bring researchers closer to understanding how animals process human emotions. Washington: Turns out, Goats can differentiate between human facial expressions and prefer to interact with happy people. A new study led by scientists at the Queen Mary University of London provides the first evidence of how goats read human emotional expressions, implies that the ability of animals to perceive human facial cues is not limited to those with a long history of domestication as companions, such as dogs and horses. The team described how 20 goats interacted with images of positive (happy) and negative (angry) human facial expressions and ...

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Men too care for their partner’s well being: Study

Women, please take note. If you think that your spouse does not care for your well-being the way you do then you may be wrong, a new study has found. The findings suggest that men respond to their spouse’s illness just as much as women do and reject previous studies suggesting that female caregivers tend to be more responsive. “We found that unlike many previous studies on care-giving in later life — male caregivers were just as responsive towards their partner’s onset of illness as female caregivers,” said lead author Laura Langner from the University of Oxford in Britain. For ...

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How to beat boredom in your relationship

How to beat boredom in your relationship

How to beat boredom in your relationship Every relationship runs it’s natural course of highs and lows. However for many couples the monotony of routine in a relationship may result in boredom. The initial spark you once had with your partner may disappear! So here are a few pointers on how boredom can be eliminated in relationships. Make decisions accordingly After identifying the issue, resolve it by discussing and reaching practical solution. In order to break the monotony of the relationship, getting together to find a solution may lead to more effective communication. Planning a trip get away from it ...

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