The scientific explanation for hair loss
By: Maryam Idris
If you look in the mirror and find yourself losing more and more hair every single day, then you're not alone. Many people experience hair loss as they get older, but the reasons for it vary from person to person. Advances in science and technology...
Why left handed people tend to have shorter lifespans than right handed people
By: Maria C Collins
Do right-handed people live longer than left-handed people do? There are many factors at play here, not least the prejudice against the left-handed. Left-handed children are forced to use the right hand because right-handed people think that being left-handed is abnormal. The Latin word for...
Why left handed people tend to have shorter lifespans than right handed people
By: Michael Totten
From cradle to an earlier grave, lefties struggle with a built-in bias toward right-handed people. Roughly 10% of the population is left-handed, but all standard mass-produced facilities are designed for right-handed people. Even the fly on your trousers is designed to be used with the...
Why left handed people tend to have shorter lifespans than right handed people
By: Patrick Sills
Do left-handed people really tend to have a shorter life expectancy than their right-handed counterparts? This depends on whom you ask. Studies in the past have suggested this, but others claim that regardless of one's preference, there is no concrete evidence to prove it. Most...
How scientists can now 'see' dreams
By: Terrence Aym
"I'll See You in My Dreams" is an old song that's much loved. Now scientists have managed to "see" dreams using sophisticated scanner technology.Scanning the brains of three sleeping people with functional neuroimaging technology, a team of Japanese scientists at the ATR Computational Neuroscience...
By: Christyl Rivers
Some people experience red as both a color and a scent. Some people can taste a spicy curry sauce when they hear a specific melody. Some people can both see and hear, and even taste, a silent object just by reading the word: “desk...
How doctors used brain-scan machine to communicate with man in coma
By: Terrence Aym
It's a technology that might have come out of a science fiction story just 60 years ago: the functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). Today the machinery is real and medical scientists have just successfully used it to communicate with a man in a coma.Research...
Hip replacement surgery: Posterior vs. anterior approach
By: Laurie Mclean RN
There are so many options available today for hip replacement surgery. You no longer have to choose traditional hip replacement surgery with longer recovery time and many activity restrictions. There are two other hip replacement options now available from certain specially trained surgeons. Besides the...
Study: Microbes in navel like a 'tropical forest'
By: Terrence Aym
A tropical rain forest of creepy-crawly things infest the belly-buttons of every human on Earth!That's the shocking finding revealed in an in-depth study that discovered thousands of different bacteria make navels their home-sweet-home.The determined researchers at North Carolina State University dug deep past...
Study links 'Sleeping Beauty' syndrome with upper respiratory infections
By: Terrence Aym
Sleeping Beauty Syndrome, a rare form of narcolepsy, is also called Kleine–Levin Syndrome (KLS). The sleep disorder, named after Willi Kleine and Max Levin, medical researchers that investigated the properties of the syndrome, has baffled modern researchers for decades. Until recently two theories dominated:...

 

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