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Here’s why patients lie to their doctors, finds study

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We are all guilty of lying to our doctors. When the doctor asks us things like, how often we exercise or what have we been eating lately, we tend to lie or stretch the truth. It’s mostly because we want to avoid being judged. According to a recent study, 60 to 80 per cent of… Read more »

Young e-cigarette users more likely to become tobacco users, says new study

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A recent UK study suggests that teenagers who have tried an e-cigarette are more likely to go on to smoke tobacco cigarettes. The study was led by the University of Stirling along with researchers from the Unversities of St Andrews and Edinburgh, and ScotCen. The team looked at pupils at… Read more »

How we believe meat is raised may influence its taste: Study

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Our beliefs about how animals are raised – whether on ‘factory farms’ or in more humane conditions – can shape our meat eating experience and influence its taste, a new study has found. Researchers from Northeastern University in the US paired identical meat samples with different descriptions and then reported… Read more »

Study shows breastfeeding may reduce the risk of Multiple Sclerosis in women

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Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be 53 per cent less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who do not breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, a study has claimed. MS is a disease… Read more »

Autistic females face greater difficulty with daily tasks: Study

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Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organisation and other daily living skills, than boys, an analysis has showed. The findings showed that girls were struggling more with these independence skills of executive function including the ability to make a plan, get organised, and… Read more »

Ozone pollution tied to cardiovascular health: Study

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Exposure to ozone, a powerful greenhouse gas and a widespread air pollutant in many major cities, may cause cardiovascular disease such as heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke, according to a new study of Chinese adults. Ozone is a pollutant formed through a chemical reaction that occurs when sunlight… Read more »

Language lessons for your baby may start in womb: Study

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Love to speak to your unborn baby? Well he or she can typically distinguish the difference between sounds used in various languages even a month before being born, an interesting study has shown. The study showed that foetuses can hear things, including speech, in the womb, although the voice is… Read more »

Caffeine May Improve Breathing Ability and Lung Function in Premature Babies: Study

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In the time when nutritionists and experts are debating how much of coffee in a day is good or bad, a recent Australian based study has demonstrated that a limited caffeine intake by premature babies may improve their lung function in later life.   The study shows that caffeine acts… Read more »

Feeling Inferior To Attractive Partner May Trigger Eating Disorders In Women: Study

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According to a study published in the journal Body Image, women who found themselves to be less attractive than their husbands or romantic partners,were more motivated to diet and be thin often to a point of developing eating disorders.Eating disorders comprise of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal… Read more »

Autistic females face greater difficulty carrying out daily tasks, finds study

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Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organisation and other daily living skills, than boys, according to an analysis. The findings showed that girls were struggling more with these independence skills of executive function including the ability to make a plan, get organised, and… Read more »