70% of women and a THIRD of men have faked an orgasm to avoid hurting their partner's feelings Pressure to enjoy sex was one of the main reasonsOthers became bored after an orgasm seemed unlikely By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:34 GMT, 21 February 2013 Seven out of ten women and nearly a third of men have faked an orgasm, according to new research.
Why praising your child may do more harm than good: Psychologist claims 'empty' comments makes them unhappyStephen Grosz says that praise could hinder children's school performanceHe has written a book about human behaviour called The Examined Life By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 00:19 GMT, 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:11 GMT, 14 January 2013 Praising children with phrases such as ‘well done darling’ may damage their confidence, a leading psychologist has warned.
Being stressed is as damaging for your heart as smoking five cigarettes a day People who reported feeling stressed were 27 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack Stress raises blood pressure and levels of 'bad' cholesterolResearchers liken the effect to smoking five cigarettes a day – and the effect gets worse as we age | UPDATED: 18:45 GMT, 18 December 2012 Are you stressed If so, your chances of heading to an early grave are significantly higher.
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Does eating chocolate make you clever New research suggests it may help you win a Nobel prize, at least…<br> US research suggests the higher a country's chocolate consumption, the more Nobel laureates it spawns The Swiss take the lead, with the Swedes and Danes following closely behind.
Drug which can stop post-traumatic stress disorder could be on the way after successful test in miceResearchers prevent learning and memory problems in mice after subjecting them to stressClinical trials of new drug could begin in a few years | UPDATED: 20:29 GMT, 30 August 2012 Hope on the horizon: Scientists believe they may be able to combat post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition that often afflicts war veterans A drug could be developed to treat war veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, it was revealed today.
Feel bloated It may be chicken pox 'hidden' in your tum since childhood | UPDATED: 02:06 GMT, 14 August 2012 Chicken pox ‘hidden’ in our guts since childhood could be behind the thousands of cases of unexplained stomach pain and bloating in adulthood.
GPs should ask how far you walk, not what you weigh as it is more important to your health, say experts | UPDATED: 04:09 GMT, 6 July 2012 GPs should ask all patients how far they walk because it is more important to their health than either weight or blood pressure, say experts.
Diabetes breakthrough as experts learn how to completely reverse the condition in mice Study mice were able to produce their own insulin following human stem cell transplant | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 27 June 2012 Scientists have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, paving the way for a breakthrough treatment for the illness.
Why we can't resist that doughnut when we're sleep-deprived Lack of sleep linked to more active reward centre in brain | UPDATED: 11:03 GMT, 13 June 2012 A poor night's sleep leaves you far more vulnerable to temptation, researchers say.