April 5, 2009

Interesting facts

Interesting factsDid you know that
-- a new study has busted decades of belief that anorexia is mainly caused by social factors, after researchers have found some girls are born to be anorexic.
-- pregnancy with male foetus is riskier; a new study provides scientific evidence that a male baby comes with a bigger package of associated risks than his female counterparts.
-- Age-related mental decline starts in the late-20s. Declining mental function is often seen as a problem of old age, but certain aspects of brain function actually begin their decline in young adulthood, suggest a new study.
-- according to new research, mothers of multiples have 43 percent increased odds of having moderate to severe depressive symptoms nine months after giving birth compared to mothers of single-born children.
-- researchers have found that certain energising sports drinks are so acidic that they can weaken the teeth after just a few mouthfuls.
-- a new study suggests that adults who suffer migraine headaches are more apt to have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than the general population.
-- a new study has revealed that eating chocolate can improve the brain's ability to do maths as well as boost your energy level.
-- according to an Australian study, surfing the internet for fun during office hours increases productivity.
-- very hot tea may cause throat cancer; Iranian researchers said that people who regularly drank tea less than two minutes after pouring were five times more likely to develop the cancer compared to those who waited four or more minutes.

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  1. Anonymous3:27 PM

    Add this
    Insects do not make noises with their voices. The noise of bees, mosquitoes and other buzzing insects is caused by rapidly moving their wings.

    Chocolate kills dogs! . A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

  2. Chetan8:13 AM

    If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.

  3. Niranjan8:14 AM

    Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.


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