Struck by Cupid’s Arrow? Your Genes Decide Your Partner

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh examined the genetic information of around 13,068 couples to come to the conclusion that your genes play a crucial role in determining your choice of a romantic partner. Your height and genetic makeup can greatly influence what you find attractive. This is the reason…

Eating Fish During Pregnancy May Keep Your Child’s Brain Fit and Healthy

In an observational study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers have found that eating fish during pregnancy may have improve the function and formation of your baby’s brain and shield it from conditions like autism. Although eating fish in this condition has long been discouraged by most health…

One More Reason to Eat Your Greens: They Prevent Blindness!

In a study published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology, researchers came to the conclusion that increasing your intake of nitrate (which is present in green leafy vegetables) can lower your risk of developing primary pre-open glaucoma (POAG) by 20-30%. The study claims that when you pursue a diet rich in…

Improved Cancer Drug to Reduce the Use of Chemotherapy by 50 Times!

Researchers have now, for the first time in medical history, packaged the anti-cancer drug paclitaxel in containers that are have been developed from a patient’s own immune system. This move, the researchers believe, will prevent the drug from being destroyed by the body’s own defence mechanism. A group of scientists,…