Tag Archives: Research

Exclusive: How To Give Up Smoking?? – Study

“It’s easy to quit smoking; I’ve done it hundreds of times.” — Mark Twain By Catharine Paddock  There are many different ways to quit smoking. Some experts advocate using pharmacological products to help wean you off nicotine, others say all you … Continue reading

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Why Online Dating Doesn’t Work??

On-line dating might give you something, but it’s probably not a soul mate By Christie Nicholson A team of psychologists reviewed online dating sites and their conclusions are not promising. Most sites rely on what’s called an “exclusive process”—they use … Continue reading

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How lefties, righties see the world differently

By Joan Raymond Be careful next time you cast a vote. Your “handedness” might make you choose the wrong candidate, according to a research review published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. … Continue reading

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Malaria Kills 1.2 Million Annually, Double Previous Estimates

Approximately 1.2 million humans die each year from malaria, a much higher figure than the previously estimated 600,000 By Christian Nordqvist  The number of people who died annually from malaria between 1980 and 2010 rose from 1 million to 1.8 million … Continue reading

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What Your Eyes Say About Who You Are?

Using eye-tracking technology, scientists are discovering clues to how we think and learn By Annie Murphy Paul  As you read these words, try paying attention to something you usually never notice: the movements of your eyes. While you scan these lines … Continue reading

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Pigeons can do maths – study

Pigeons may not be so bird-brained after all, as scientists have found the birds’ ability to understand numbers is on par with that of primates. By Joseph Castro Previous studies have shown that various animals, from honeybees to chimpanzees, can learn to count … Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis – A Joint Disease which can be helped by Exercises – study

“Mindfulness” exercises, irrespective of how difficult they are, it can help to limit the stress and fatigue linked to painful rheumatoid joint disease. by Petra Rattue   A small study published online in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases reveals that “Mindfulness” exercises, irrespective of how difficult they … Continue reading

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Knee Pain Common In Older Women

Written by Catharine Paddock It appears that knee pain of some kind is a common complaint in middle-aged and mature women, with varying possible causes leading to varying types of pain. A new study on knee-pain patterns assessed periodically over … Continue reading

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Ways to Inflate Your IQ

  Your Intelligence Level Can Fluctuate, Studies Show; Battling the Post-Vacation Dip By Sue ShellenBarger Many people think of IQ as a genetic trait, like brown eyes or short legs: You’re born with it and you’re stuck with it. Now, … Continue reading

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How to spot a liar in 20 seconds flat

A little snap judgement goes a long way toward making friends Article  By Markham Heid According to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, all it takes is 20 seconds to decide whether or not a stranger is trustworthy. Researchers recruited 24 … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer and The Environment – Question & Answers

In your lifetime, you probably will know several people with breast cancer; an estimated 230,480 women in the United States found out they had the disease in 2011. Throughout their lives, women have experiences and make decisions that can influence their chances of getting breast cancer, … Continue reading

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How to handle an angry boss at workplace – The Study

The state of mind in which a person listens to an angry outburst has a big effect on whether or not they actually get upset. Article By Kimberly Weisul A common technique often recommended by cognitive-behavioral therapists tries to give … Continue reading

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Impatient People Have Lower Credit Scores, Research Finds

While patience may be a virtue, a new study is showing that it can also help your credit score. Article By David Mielach According to research by two economists at Boston’s Federal Reserve Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Making, … Continue reading

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Babies learn who to trust at early age

  You can fool them once, but babies will not be fooled again if adults trick them, according to a new Canadian study. Infants normally mimic sounds, facial expressions and actions they observe but researchers at Concordia University in Montreal found that … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer, Chemotherapy And Prolonged Fatigue

In a follow-up study, researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have found that patients who receive chemotherapy forbreast cancer might experience prolongedfatigue years after their therapy. The new study, published in the American Cancer Society’s current issue of CANCER, is a follow-up … Continue reading

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How Mind Converts Shapes in to Ghostly Images

Think hard: you can transform a circle into a hexagon using the power of your mind.  New animations created by Hiroyuki Ito from Kyushu University show how staring at coloured shapes can produce an afterimage that varies in form as well as hue. “This … Continue reading

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