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Sep 06, 2010
If you want to conceive a girl, you should opt for the right food and have regular sex, scientists say.The recent study at Maastricht University in the Netherlands revealed that the preferences in mother's diet and timing of sex play an important role in conception of a boy or a girl.

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Sep 01, 2010
New parents, who are worried about their baby, may soon be able to use specially designed clothing that tells about such vital signs as heartbeat, activity level and emotional state.

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Aug 27, 2010
Nowadays many parents want to raise smart and healthy children, beginning from the womb. Playing music to your unborn child is not a new idea and you can find a number of sound systems, like the Ritmo, designed especially for this purpose.

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Jul 24, 2008
Scientists identified a compound in human saliva that makes wound healing faster. A new study conducted by scientists from the Netherlands found that the compound has a potential to help people suffering from conditions such as diabetes that result in chronic wounds and those having traumatic injures and burns.

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Jul 08, 2008
Almost 8,000 of US people who received a vaccine against cervical cancer reported about serious side effects, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Gardasil is a vaccine that helps protect against 4 types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer and genital warts. It was given around 2.2 million doses of the vaccine in 2006 and 11.3 million on 2007 in the US.

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Jul 22, 2010
For many Nike and jogging lovers, there is a wristband that is designed specially for you to make your running experience effective. It encourages you to get fit, knowing all the necessary data about your running sessions.

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Jul 19, 2010
Nowadays many women have an opportunity to look younger by using smart health gadgets and products at the comfort of their homes. One of the latest inventions in skin care industry has become anti-ageing products that use electrical micro-current.

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Jun 16, 2008
Scientists had found that a hormone released when you feel hungry has an antidepressant effect.

Ghrelin is a hormone that signals about feeling of hunger, moving from the stomach to the brain. Blocking the response of the body to ghrelin is one of the common weight loss methods. However, as the findings indicate, this method may have an unwanted side effect, causing depression or other mood fluctuations.

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Jul 08, 2010
Many of us know how important is to use sunscreen and cover yourself during hot summer days. However, many people either forget to reapply sunscreen or simply underestimate the effects of UV rays. If your skin was damaged from sun exposure and you suffer from sunburn, it will take some time for your skin to heal. But you can use natural skin care products that will speed up the healing of the sunburned skin.

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Jul 01, 2010
LifeScan, a leading manufacturer of blood glucose monitors for people dealing with diabetes has released a novel product called One Touch Delica Lancing System.

For people with diabetes, regular blood glucose testing is a part of their daily routine.

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Jun 23, 2010
New electronic glasses that allow you to see near and far objects were developed by US firm.
PixelOptics introduced their emPower!™  lenses for people, who need eyeglasses with two different strengths. Usually, the desired effect is obtained with bifocals, eyewear with two lenses for near vision and far vision.

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Mar 14, 2008
Scientists developed a way to diagnose depression quickly and determine if antidepressants are efficient with a help of blood test.

Mark Rasenick and his colleagues at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine conducted a study, including 16 people diagnosed with depression who committed suicide and compared the results with the brains of dead people who did not had any psychiatric disorders.

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Mar 11, 2008
Inhalation of the diesel fumes may evoke stress response in the brain and have long-term effects for the normal brain functioning, Dutch researchers reported.
Paul Borm from Zuyd University, who lead the research explained that regular exposure to air pollution especially in busy cities may seriously interfere with brain functioning and information processing.

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Mar 26, 2010
Bedometer, a new iPhone application was developed to estimate how many calories you have burned having sex.

The application was created by Livvy Thompson, a 25-year-old woman from Islington, North London, who wanted to make her less energetic partner become more active.

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Jan 10, 2008
German researchers found that smoking is linked to higher risk of committing suicide. The study was based on data of 3,021 people aged 14-24, living in Munich, who were interviewed since 1995. Almost 25 percent of the respondents were non-smokers, 40 percent smoked occasionally, 17 percent were non-dependent smokers and 19 percent claimed to be addictive to smoking.

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Mar 04, 2010
What do people mean when they say they "had sex"? Researchers revealed that many people have quite different understanding of that phrase, which can become an obstacle to medical diagnosis or treatment.

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Jan 23, 2010
If you care not only about physical development of your future baby, but his or her psychological well-being, start playing music during pregnancy. Now you can use Ritmo Advanced Pregnancy Sound System specially designed by Nuvo Group for this purpose.


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Jan 19, 2010
Forget about antiperspirants and perfume, if you want to be more attractive for the opposite sex. A new study revealed that women's natural body odor affect's male testosterone level.

Saul L. Miller and Jon K. Maner, the leading authors and the psychology researchers from the Florida State University revealed that during ovulation, women emit body odor that is attractive for men, increasing men's testosterone levels.

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Oct 25, 2007

Most likely the next fad will be an apple diet. Scientists found one more amazing benefit of an apple - weight control.

A new research conducted at Pennsylvania State University showed that an apple a day can reduce number of calories by 190 and as a result you will eat less.

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Oct 24, 2007

Scientists discovered that sleep deprivation can lead to the development of mental disorders.

Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the University of California at Berkeley used brain scans to find out how brain is affected by sleep deprivation causing tiredness and abnormal emotional reactions.