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Mar 03, 2010
Many new moms and dads are adored by the innocent look of their baby, but find it quite hard to resist baby's constant crying. Persistent and piercing crying of a baby is difficult to deal with even for the most patient parents. Since crying is the only way a newborn baby can tell about his or her needs, many parents are at loss when they hear constant screams of their child.

Mar 02, 2010
Educational videos for babies such as Baby Einstein do not speed up language development in babies, the recent research shows.

Rebekah A. Richert, Ph.D. the leading author of the study, and her colleagues at the University of California, Riverside, analyzed vocabulary and general development in 96 toddlers aged 12 to 24 months.

Feb 26, 2010
The popular virtual reality games using Wii technology can be good for people, who want to improve their motor function after stroke.

Researchers studied how Wii and other virtual games can help stroke patients recover better.

Feb 25, 2010
Numerous studies show that eating breakfast is good for your health and for weight loss. Breakfast helps you to feel more energetic, mentally sharp and keeps you fit.

Why is breakfast important?

Feb 24, 2010
A new dangerous kind of flu can develop form seasonal and bird flu, scientists warn.

The study in mice has shown that the seasonal flu can turn into a highly dangerous form if combined with avian flu.

Feb 22, 2010
When a couple is trying to conceive, men and women try to do their best to get pregnant and have a healthy child. However, many of us still believe in numerous misconceptions surrounding the conception process. What are the most common myths about getting pregnant?

Feb 22, 2010
Scientists came up with a new and easy way to find out if a woman is fertile by developing a hormonal test that says how many eggs are left in a woman's body.

The test called anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) test determines the level of the fertility hormone that indicates if a woman has enough eggs left in the ovaries to get pregnant.

Feb 19, 2010
The innovative ultrasound device, which can be easily fit in one's pocket, may soon be used to relieve pain, cure injures or arthritis just at the comfort of your home.

George K. Lewis, the Cornell biomedical engineering graduate student, developed numerous prototypes of the ultrasound devices

Feb 18, 2010
People, who work on flexible working hours, have better mental and physical health than those who have to work on strict schedule.

The Cochrane Systematic Review analyzed ten researches that studied potential benefits of flexible working on health.

Feb 18, 2010
Children of mothers, who spoke several languages during pregnancy, were better prepared to learn more than one language, a new study suggests.

Feb 16, 2010
Many men report about ill-fitting condoms, which increases the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancy as well as sexual dissatisfaction, a new study suggests.

Feb 16, 2010
New moms, who have to spend days and nights with their baby, watching for the minor signs of breathing, can now use a baby monitor with video camera. The Luvion Platinum Digital Video Baby Monitor is designed for all the restless parents, who want to have a peace of mind.

Feb 15, 2010
New male birth control method will soon become available as recent trials show promise on its effectiveness.

The study conducted by Prof Richard Anderson of Edinburgh University says that the male birth control jab is going to be quite accepted for men as well as for women.

Feb 15, 2010
Many people want to lose weight quickly, following the fad diets that promise rapid weight loss b making you eat certain food and exclude the whole groups of other foods. However, it is very hard to follow a diet, without being tempted by something tasty. Besides, dieting often leads to overeating later on, which cancels all the benefits of your diet.

Feb 12, 2010
While many men and women get ready for a romantic night on a Valentine's Day, safe sex is not always on their mind. However, unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases can just kill the passion afterwards.

Using the condom with a new partner or the one that you know long enough is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself from unpleasant surprises.

Feb 11, 2010
Diet is important in preventing most types of cancer, specialists say. Professor Attilio Giacosa and Professor Jaak Janssens, two cancer scientists say that the proper nutrition increases the defensive power of the body.

Professor Attilio Giacosa at the Department of Gastroenterology at Policlinico di Monza in Italy claims that several studies show that the consumption of fruits and vegetables protects against many types of cancer

Feb 10, 2010
Many women use home pregnancy tests to find if they are pregnant as early as possible. Home pregnancy tests are easy to use, inexpensive and are claimed to be 99 percent accurate in determining pregnancy. However, there are cases when the results of home pregnancy test can be false negative or false positive. What are the reasons that can make pregnancy test give wrong results?

Feb 09, 2010
Specialists warn that commonly used herbal remedies can be very dangerous, especially when taken with prescription drugs.

Professor Roger Byard, a forensic pathologist at the University of Adelaide, says that many herbal remedies contain extremely toxic ingredients.

Feb 08, 2010
Scientists uncovered the secrets of the fertilization process, discovering the mechanism that makes sperm swim to the egg. This finding can lead to the development of the innovative male birth control methods and new infertility treatments.

Feb 05, 2010
If you want to lose weight easily, opt for high altitude location, a new study says.

German researchers studies how altitude affected weight loss without changing a person's activity level or diet.