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Published:Thursday | February 22, 2024 | 7:37 AMBANG Bizarre

Scientists have developed a model that can tell the difference between scans of male and female brains with over 90 per cent accuracy and found that the key variations are found in the default mode network, striatum and limbic network – areas...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2024 | 7:32 AMBANG Bizarre

A study has found that females who cycle, swim and run regularly are less likely to die from heart attacks or strokes compared to men, even if they put in less effort. Researchers found that active women were 36 per cent less likely to suffer a...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2024 | 7:28 AMBANG Bizarre

A study has linked personality traits such as anxiety and irritability with early signs of heart ageing. Experts at Queen Mary University of London looked at heart scans of over 36,000 people and found that those with "neurotic"...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2024 | 7:19 AMBANG Bizarre

A new study has found how age, gender and culture all influence how people interpret the characters used in electronic messages. 270 British and 253 Chinese adults, aged 18 to 84, were asked to identify 24 symbols from Apple, Windows, Android and...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2024 | 7:12 AMBANG Bizarre

New research in China suggests that the secret to making a delicious cuppa is held in a collection of microbes that are found on the roots of tea plants. The microbes work together to increase the production of the amino acid theanine, the main...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2024 | 8:33 AMBANG Bizarre

Most parents are guilty of telling their kids the occasional lie but the impact has been largely unexplored until this new study. Experts from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore enlisted the help of 564 children aged 11 to 12 children as...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2024 | 8:27 AMBANG Bizarre

Mississippi nutritionist Lindsey DeSoto explained that shunning the traditional three meals a day can aid those with health issues such as heartburn and bloating. The reduced portion sizes when snacking on six to ten meals help a person's...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2024 | 8:22 AMBANG Bizarre

A new study has found that the treats have a beneficial impact on cardiac health in a boost to those who are looking to celebrate Valentine's Day in style. Dr Avinash Hari Narayanan, clinical lead at London Medical Laboratory, said: "The...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2024 | 8:13 AMBANG Bizarre

A study for Valentine's Day has found that men with domes – such as Jason Statham and Prince William – are "super desirable" for the fairer sex. Females say that broad shoulders, high cheekbones and a hairy chest all made...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2024 | 7:59 AMBANG Bizarre

Vocal communication is known to be one of the most important human characteristics and those who speak in a lower pitch are regarded as "big and intimidating" by others. In their study, a team from Penn State University selected two male...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2024 | 8:00 AMBANG Bizarre

A major study has found that the chances of developing the disease halved in people who quit the habit for at least 15 years compared to those who continued to light up, with the risk of lung cancer falling drastically in those who gave up before...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2024 | 7:56 AMBANG Bizarre

Scientists say that the act of eating meals while glued to the screen makes someone more likely to put on the pounds than dining at the table even if they are otherwise healthy. Experts say that the distraction of a TV show means that the brain is...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2024 | 7:48 AMBANG Bizarre

Animal expert Dr Jacqueline Boyd explained that snoozing with a pooch can "offer companionship, security, and even warmth" - as long as a person is hygienic. The animal sciences lecturer from Nottingham Trent University says that...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2024 | 7:41 AMBANG Bizarre

Scientists think they have finally settled the debate about wealth and joy after surveying nearly 3,000 people from indigenous and local communities worldwide, 36 per cent of whom did not have any cash income, and discovering that many had high...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2024 | 7:35 AMBANG Bizarre

A new study has discovered a link between the seemingly harmless act of 'digging for gold' and the degenerative brain condition. When a person picks their nose, bacteria and fungi enter the brain and increase the odds of a person developing...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2024 | 7:38 AMBANG Bizarre

  New research has found that musicians have a better memory and sharper brain health as they get older, especially if they can play the piano. Scientists at the University of Exeter assessed data from 1,108 adults with an average age of 68...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2024 | 7:34 AMBANG Bizarre

A study has revealed how the shape of a person's facial features has an influence on how others perceive wealth and found that poor are seen as glum and incompetent. Scientists from the University of Glasgow assessed the snap judgements people...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2024 | 7:29 AMBANG Bizarre

New evidence suggests that the degenerative brain condition can pass between humans in rare medical accidents after a handful of individuals who received human growth hormones from dead donors went on to develop the disease early in life - likely...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2024 | 7:23 AMBANG Bizarre

Researchers have found that tucking into the spread before nodding off is useful as the snack is high in the amino acid tryptophan - required by the body to make the hormones serotonin and melatonin - both of which help to regulate shuteye. Wendy...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2024 | 7:19 AMBANG Bizarre

Researchers have discovered that leaving an entire day between meals slashes levels of harmful inflammation in the body by increasing the production of an important fatty acid - reducing the risk of conditions such as diabetes and Alzheimer's....

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2024 | 8:55 AMBANG Bizarre

Boffins have found that breaking up the day with 180 seconds of the practice per hour is good for those tied to their desks in the office or at home. Yoga is seen as an effective method of slashing the chance of diabetes as it reduces blood sugar...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2024 | 8:51 AMBANG Bizarre

A fruit drink is often seen as a healthy option, but new research suggests that they contribute to weight gain in kids and should be avoided in order to tackle obesity. Scientists from the University of Toronto analysed data from over 46,000...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2024 | 8:47 AMBANG Bizarre

Experts have discovered that THE coronavirus infects brain cells responsible for a person's mood, stress and movement, stopping them from functioning correctly. Lab experiments have shown that COVID-19 damages production of the 'happy...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2024 | 8:44 AMBANG Bizarre

Norwegian researchers have discovered that those who regularly consume cans of energy drinks are at an increased risk of insomnia. People aged between 18 and 35 who had energy drinks every day slept for around half an hour less than those who only...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2024 | 8:40 AMBANG Bizarre

A new study from University College London (UCL) discovered that interactions between the immune, nervous, and endocrine systems were worse in people experiencing sudden and ongoing money worries. The three systems need to communicate well for the...

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