Paige Driessen

Kids Watching TV

Too much television time would increase the risk of childhood obesity

Standing in front of the television would be one of the most risky sedentary behaviors, according to…

Facebook adding petitions to the news feed

Facebook is yet making a change to the news feed. It was announced this week that the…

Dogs

Researchers have discovered the genes that give a dog its personality

A group of specific genes, which play a central role in the characterization of dog breed behavior…

Benefits of not eating meat

Reducing our meat consumption could save millions of lives

“Avoiding millions of unnecessary deaths a year and dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions.” These are the benefits…

Why fibers are good for you

Teenagers do not consume enough fiber, according to new research

US researchers believe that increasing the amount of fiber consumed by teenagers could lower their blood pressure,…

The recent romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak started in California

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that it is safe to consume the product, as…

Four Types of Personalities

There are four main types of personalities

A group of specialists from Northwestern University, in Illinois, undertook the task of analyzing the data of just over…

Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery Risks

The Brazilian Butt Lift is the most dangerous of plastic surgeries

Increasingly requested, the Brazilian Butt Lift has the highest mortality rate of all cosmetic surgery operations according to a…

King penguins: massive decline of the world’s largest colony

The colony of king penguins on Pig Island in the sub-Antarctic archipelago of Crozet, considered the largest in the…

protective parents

Children of overprotective parents are more likely to have behavioral problems

Children who are over-brooded by their parents are at higher risk for behavioral problems. Indeed, the behavior of overprotective…

This is the perfect female body… as imagined by an anatomist

Alice Roberts, an anatomist from the UK, was challenged to imagine the biologically perfect woman. The result is surprising,…

A cheap and accurate blood test to predict a premature birth

US and Danish researchers announced Thursday, June 7, 2018 to have developed an inexpensive blood test that can predict…

The symptoms of borderline personality disorder worsen during menstruation

According to a new US study, symptoms associated with borderline personality disorder would be more severe before and during…

Frequent sauna use greatly reduces the risk of stroke

What if the sauna was good for your health? Many athletes, after an intensive sports session, are rewarded with…

Male students overestimate their intelligence contrary to women

Is intelligence a matter of gender? Are sciences the preserve of men? These die-hard stereotypes have persisted over the…

Blue light exposure

Nighttime exposure to blue light increases the risk of breast and prostate cancer

A new European study, led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), has linked nocturnal exposure to blue…