Tag: "yawning" at medical news
Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake
So far, the common notion has been that yawning
is a precursor to sleep, but a new study has found... more efficiently. So rather than promoting sleep, yawning
may help keep us awake. The researchers have also explained why yawns are so contagious. The New Y...
Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes Due to Defect in the NO Mechanisms
...ents. This study examined induced penile erection, yawning
and stretch in diabetic rats. Male Sprague-Dawley rats treated with streptozotocin (STZ) to induce diabetes were used as they exhibit sexual and behavioral symptoms similar to those found in diabetic men with sexual dysfunction. The researchers foc...
New foetal scans are misleading
...ks of gestation, activities like thumb sucking and yawning
are seen and at 18 weeks, the foetuses seem to open their eyes. According to Professor Campbell these images do not imply that the foetal brain was consciously controlling these movements. However, the anti-abortion campaigners made use of these ph...
Peek Before Birth
...pictures of a baby in the womb, sucking its thumb, yawning
or even smiling. The images are then copied on to ...s. It's the chance to see them opening their eyes, yawning
or moving about. It also gives them reassurance. "There are a lot of 4D scanning studios opening u...