Overly-controlling parents cause their children psychological damage

Dear parents, take note! Over-controlling parenting, according to a study, can negatively affect your kid's ability to manage his or her emotions and behaviour. "Our...

Death rates from heart failure higher for women than men: Study

Death rates from heart failure are higher for women than men, according to a study. "This is the first of a series of studies to...

Structured programs can improve elderly mobility

Turns out, a regular program of structured physical activity, performed in the clinical setting, could reduce mobility loss in older adults. In a pilot study...

Part of pill pack perforates woman’s bowel after she accidentally swallows...

Taking pills is supposed to help people but it can make life miserable if necessary precautions aren’t taken. Packaging for medicines may not seem...

Scientists perform first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on a human

New Zealand scientists have performed the first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on a human, using a technique that promises to improve the field of medical...

Chocolate milk may be better than sports drinks for exercise recovery

Athletes who drink chocolate milk during exercise or after a hard workout may recover just as quickly as they would with sports drinks, a...

Left side of brain has better understanding of linguistics: Study

Turns out, the left side of one's brain can comprehend linguistic skills better than the right. According to a research at Ruhr University synapses are...

LGBQ teens face increased risk of substance abuse

Turns out, lesbian, gay, bisexual or questioning (LGBQ) teens are at substantially higher risk of substance use than their heterosexual peers. According to a new...

Scientists reveal the way blood clots reduce the chance of infection

New research has identified the way nature creates its own plaster to try and prevent bacteria and other micro-organisms from penetrating open wounds. Scientists have...

Turning exercise into a game can motivate you to stay active:...

Researchers have found that turning everyday exercise into a game is a good way to motivate people to get up and work out more. The...

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