Research

Shy or Sociable it’s in Your Genes

In a recent report researchers at Harvard and the University of California, San Diego said whether a person is sociable or shy is an inherited composition and in our genes.

Obesity can be Caught like a Cold Virus say Scientists

Scientists have found a common cold virus which can interfere with our body's normal functioning and make us fat. The highly infectious virus is known as AD-36, infects the lungs and along with causing sore throats forces fat cells to multiply.

ADHD Medications Rare Side Effects are Hallucinations

Children on medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may rarely experience psychiatric symptoms such as hallucinations reported a recent study.

Study identifies factors that make a case for preventive breast surgery

According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 1.3 million women every year are diagnosed with breast cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death among women the world over - resulting in almost 465,000 fatal cases each year.

Cleaner Air can extend lifespan by 21 weeks

Cleaner air in the US during the last two decades has given an average American 21 weeks of life extension. Cleaner air refers to reducing fine particles emitted by automobiles, diesel engines, steel mills and coal-fired plants.

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