Research

Women suffer more pain in arthritis than men- study

Women suffer more pain in arthritis than men- studyA new research revealed that women are more susceptible to the rheumatoid arthritis than men. Due to the disease they are more likely to suffer pain, tiredness and aches.

A consultant, Dr. Tuulikki Sokka in Rheumatology at the Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Finland, and her colleagues analyzed the links between the disease and the gender.

Bullying affects girls more than boys

Bullying affects girls more than boysAccording to a new research, girls are more affected by bullying for a long period than the boys at primary school.

Those who were verbally or physically threatened or beaten at the age of 6 years, they are two and a half times more likely to still remain victims at the age of 10 years. As the children grow older their nature of bullying also changes.

Direct victimization includes the physical bullying and threats and in relational victimization, there is spreading of malicious gossip or the withdrawal of friendships.

Implanting babies immediately after birth improves their brain activity

Implanting babies immediately after birth improves their brain activityRecent research showed that fitting deaf children with implants immediately after birth improves their brain activity.

Research team led by Rob Shephard of the Bionic Ear Institute in Melbourne studied how this artificial stimulation affects the brain using animal models.

Researchers recorded electrical activity in the cortex of 17 8-month-old cats that were deaf from birth. Each cat's cochlear implant was activated while researchers monitored their brains.

Antifungal drug could benefit asthma patients—study shows

Antifungal drug could benefit asthma patients—study shows

‘Detox products do not work’ - Scientists warn

detoxScientists have warned in a report about the products that claim to 'detox' your body, don't work actually. Some British Science students reviewed 15 'detox' products-from bottled water to face scrub and found that many products were 'meaningless'.

Voice of Young Science, a group representing PhD and post-doctorate students working in science reported that companies use the phrases that seemed to be scientific but actually do not mean anything. Without any scientific evidence these products mislead the consumers and they start believing that 'detox' products actually work.

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