The uncomfortable reason why men have a better sense of direction than women

The uncomfortable reason why men have a better sense of direction than women

Most men have a better sense of direction than women. Men have a better sense of direction than women, according to a gigantic study that yielded interesting information on the subject. But there is no reason for men to be proud of it. According to scientists at University College London, the...

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Survival chances of women having heart attacks increase if physician is a female

Survival chances of women having heart attacks increase if physician is a female

Women who show up in the emergency room with a heart attack are less likely to die if they are treated by a female physician rather than a male, a new study finds. Researchers scrutinizing data from nearly 582,000 heart attack patients found that women treated by male doctors were...

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Beware! Dehydration can hamper certain cognitive activities

Beware! Dehydration can hamper certain cognitive activities

A new US review has revealed how dehydration can affect cognitive function, with just a couple of hours of vigorous activity in the summer heat without drinking fluids enough to affect concentration. Carried out by Georgia Institute of Technology, the new meta-analysis looked at 33 studies with 413 subjects in...

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Nail Hygiene Assessment

Nail Hygiene Assessment

Take a close look at your fingernails. Are they strong and healthy looking? Or do you see ridges, dents, or areas of unusual color or shape? Many less than desirable nail conditions can be avoided through proper fingernail care. Others might indicate an underlying condition that needs attention. Appropriate hand...

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How depression during pregnancy can affect babies when they grow up

How depression during pregnancy can affect babies when they grow up

According to the study of King’s College London, babies and women who suffered depression during pregnancy are more sensitive to stress. Often, pregnancy is associated with a period of happiness, but this is not always the case. Even before giving birth there are women who suffer from depression and this can...

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Imran Khan’s dangerous triumph in Pakistan

Imran Khan’s dangerous triumph in Pakistan

Populist and former cricketer Imran Khan is likely to be Pakistan’s next prime minister. The election divided the country more than ever, says Shamil Shams.      Imran Khan achieved his goal. It is likely that the former star of cricket will become the new prime minister of Pakistan. For a time it was...

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Einstein’s Black Hole physics gets 2 thumbs up!

Einstein’s Black Hole physics gets 2 thumbs up!

BERLIN: A team of international scientists observing a star in the Milky Way have for the first time confirmed Einstein’s predictions of what happens to the motion of a star passing close to a supermassive black hole. The genius’s 100-year-old general theory of relativity predicted that light from stars would...

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The risks (and costs) of becoming increasingly illiterate in mathematics

The risks (and costs) of becoming increasingly illiterate in mathematics

In developed countries the levels of mathematical illiteracy are increasing. Do you like numbers? If the answer is no, calm. This note does not have as much to do with mathematics (or at least not pure ones) as with the consequences of not knowing them completely. Many of us use mathematics for...

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Tips to save money at restaurants

Tips to save money at restaurants

You were totally on point with your monthly budget until drinks turned to apps and apps turned to dinner and, whoa, you spent how much on rosé? Here, five super-simple ways to save money on the final restaurant bill. PEEP THE MENU AHEAD OF TIME It takes all of 30...

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Ready for the holidays? Here are 10 tricks to pack as an expert

Ready for the holidays? Here are 10 tricks to pack as an expert

Have you ever felt that things will never fit in your suitcase? If there is something that unites travelers around the world, it is fear (or overwhelm) at the time of packing. If you have ever lost the battle against your luggage – trying to put two weeks of clothes...

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