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Smoking can depreciate intellegence

Smoking in old age appears to be linked to intellectual impairment over the age of 64, research has found. ..A team from the Institute of Psychiatry in London carried out a community survey of an area of England ....They studied more than 630 people aged 65 and over. Smoking and drinking habits were recorded at the beginning of the study. The volunteers' intellectual powers were also assessed. Af...

Drink alcohol for intelligence

Moderate drinking may actually improve brain power, according to Japanese research. ..It is thought that an ingredient of alcoholic drinks may help prevent or restrict the hardening of the arteries which could lessen blood flow to the brain. // ....However, there are other factors linked to moderate alcohol consumption which could also be linked to improved IQ. The researchers, at the National...

Emotional intelligence in Cancer

According to new researchers, points to the importance of cancer patients being able to understand and work out their depressed feelings. Researchers feel that with a firm knowledge of their feelings but no way to deal with them, //the patient is left with increased feelings of depression and anxiety. ....Researchers from the University of Texas performed a unique Internet study to determine the...

Radiation Exposure Found To Affect Intellect Later In Life

According to recent findings researchers say the risks and benefits of using CT scanning for young children need to be re-evaluated.// ..Researchers from Sweden studied more than 3,000 men who received radiation therapy before 18 months of age. Participants had their intellectual capacity tested at age 18 years or 19 years. Researchers also studied school attendance records for the young men. .....

Intelligent children had longer live

Study results showed that people who lived longer had a high childhood IQ irrespective of income and social position. The research study was carried out by Dr Laurie Martin and Laura Kubzansky, Harvard's School of Public Health who reported their finding in the American Journal of Epidemiology. // ..Childhood IQ of more than 163 score is very rare and is considered as very intelligent and the ch...

Big Brained People Are More Intelligent

People who have larger brains have better intellect, according to McMaster University’s researchers. Neuroscientist Sandra Witelson led the study which also said that there were differences between women and men. // The study which was published in the journal Brain also said, said that in women, verbal intelligence was clearly co-related with brain size, accounting for 36% of the verbal IQ score...

Start the New year with news on intelligent weight loss!!

Say no to all those weight loss gimmicks, potions and wonder shakes for now. ..The New Year // should begin with sound knowledge and information. So the only solution to weight loss is diet and exercise. ..Dieting doesn’t mean starving yourself. Rather, it is choosing the type of food you eat that counts. In fact, diet alone or crash diets are the worst possible things to do if you want to lose...

Mercury Exposure Does Not Affect Intellectual Development

It has been found that a high level of mercury exposure during pregnancy does not impair the intellectual development of children and teenagers. // The result of the study was presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting held recently in St. Louis. ....The long tem study has been conducted on over 770 children, mothers of whom were exposed to mercury during intra...

Older child’s dominance in intelligence over; younger siblings not far behind

A new study, based on a large, nationwide sample, suggests a critical flaw in that previous research which says that older children are more intelligent// than younger ones. ..This was said by Aaron Wichman, lead author of the new study and a teaching fellow in psychology at Ohio State University. .. ..Aaron Wichman said, "Third- and fourth-born children all come from larger families, and larger...

Human Intelligence Gene Identified By Scientists

Researchers have now identified a gene, DTNBP1 that appears to influence human intelligence. This finding could eventually pave way for improved genetic manipulation techniques to enhance an individual's intellectual skills. // ..The researchers examined the genetic constitution of individuals afflicted with schizophrenia; a disorder marked by impairment of cognitive skills and compared this with...

Intel Outside: Exploring Life beyond the Chip

Intel has decided to extend its innovation beyond manufacturing computer chips. Now, the mega giant is all set to team up with other medical and healthcare companies’ towards providing quality healthcare //. Intel, Cisco Systems, Medtronic, and seven others have joined hands to enable high-end healthcare services to the public. ....The Continua Health Alliance, led by Intel will seek to effectiv...

Study Show Positive Affect Of Music On Intelligence, Mental Health, & Immune System

The Chronicles of the latest edition of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, studies in depth as to how music has evolved over the years// and how humans are responding to it. The providers are of the belief that animals like birds, dolphins, and whales make sounds similar to music as they supposedly try to imitate each other. It was explained that the ability to learn and reproduce so...

Opposition against Amendments in the Intellectual Property Law

The recent changes in the Intellectual Property law raised a lot of oppositions from the medical sector and general public.// ..These changes mainly aim to restrict the government from buying the cheap generic drugs for deadly diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Officials point out to the fact that these changes in the law block the importation of parallel drugs which are cheape...

Intelligent Eating: Benefits of low-calorie high-nutrition

New York- Low calorie foods that are high in nutrition may be the best way to eat a lot during a day without the fear of piling calories//. After studying the dietary details of about 7500, adults, researchers found that those who ate more of fruits, vegetables and grains were likely to consume a larger quantity of food than those who consumed rich food. The surprising bit was, despite consuming...

Intelligent Ways to Prevent a Bird-flu Outbreak

Targeting the vulnerable areas seems to be the new modus operandi at Britain’s farm ministry, with a view to evolving intelligent ways to nip a potential bird-flu// outbreak in the bud, as a preparation before the autumn season. .. ..The susceptible flock includes ducks, geese, swans, gulls and waders, seen as potential H5N1 disseminators of infection into British soil. The current plan will be...

Are Food Labels Intelligible?

New York - To gauge the efficacy of food labels and test if it meets the intended purpose, researchers at the Vanderbilt University for Health Services //embarked on a survey involving 200 primary care patients. The survey revealed, despite the enduring habit of reading food-labels, as a prelude to making a purchase, most consumers did not assimilate the information. The pointers that consumers o...

Medical Center Tops 3 Million IV Syringes Using IntelliFill i.v. Robotics

For Health Technologies Inc., makers of IntelliFill i.v.?, a high-speed robotic system for the preparation of IV medications in syringes//, announced today that Children’s Medical Center Dallas has achieved the milestone of producing over three million syringes using the IntelliFill i.v. system. Children’s implemented the IntelliFill i.v. in October 2002. The hospital’s inpatient pharmacy is curr...

Intellectual Disability Care Demand at its highest

The 'baby-boom' of the 1960s and 1970s is largely responsible for the increase in demand for full-time residential services for people with an intellectual disability // ..The National Intellectual Disability Database’s latest annual report reveals that the demand for intellectual disability services is at present at its highest since 2001, in spite of the best levels of service provided and hug...

Baby’s Head Growth influences its Intelligence

According to a recent study, kids with bigger heads tend to be more intelligent than those with smaller ones. // ....This study conducted by Catherine Gale, Ph.D. and her colleagues was published in the October issue of the journal Pediatrics. ....633 full-term British babies were included in the study. The head circumference of the babies was measured with the help of a tape at birth and then at...

New Rebate a Win For Intellectually Disabled

Intellectually disabled Australians will soon enjoy better access to quality health services, thanks to a new Medicare rebate created// at the AMA’s urging, AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal said. ....“As a group, people with an intellectual disability have some of the worst health outcomes of any Australians, mostly because they can find it difficult to recognise and communicate symptoms,” Dr...

Scientists Developing 'intelligent Clothes' to Monitor Wearer's Health

European scientists are developing clothing, which they say will be able to monitor the wearers health . ......The "intelligent textiles" contain embedded sensors designed to monitor body fluids such as blood and sweat. ......Scientists say the aim is to use the clothes to check on groups such as recovering hospital patients, people with chronic illnesses and injured athletes. ......As of now...

Gene Variant Responsible for Acquiring Intellect and Memory in Humans Identified

Chinese scientists have identified a unique gene variant linked with learning and memory, which may help understand how humans acquired intellect and language skills much faster than their closest relatives, monkeys. ......Researcher Bing Su and his colleagues at the Kunming Institute of Zoology say that the KLK8 gene makes the neuropsin II protein, which has been found to be vital for memory a...
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