Women who take the contraceptive pill choose less masculine men, study reveals Women on the pill pick partners with round faces and narrow jawbonesStudy compared romantic preferences of straight women ages 18-24Less 'masculine' looks associated with faithfulness and stabilityMale less likely to look 'manly' in couples who met when woman was on pill By Deni Kirkova PUBLISHED: 15:37 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 28 March 2013 Contrary to popular belief, a strong jaw and masculine looks may not be what all women want, a new study has revealed.
Short-bursts of exercise boost your self-control and could be used as treatment for ADHD and autism Review found short bouts of physical activity improved self-control in children, teenagers and young adultsMay increase oxygen flow to pre-frontal cortex in brain Other studies have found short bursts of exercise as effective at warding off heart disease as 90minute jogs , which looked at the impact of short bouts of exercise on brain function in 586 participants aged from six to 35 years old.
Teenager crowned beauty queen just six months after her face was paralysed by a stroke Emily, 18, was paralysed down the left side of her body after she suffered a stroke while volunteering at Camp AmericaShe regained her smile and learned to walk again after a few months of physiotherapyWon beauty pageant she entered before becoming ill due to 'captivating eyes and smile' By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:56 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:57 GMT, 28 January 2013 A teenager has been crowned a beauty queen – just six months after her face was paralysed by a massive stroke.
Why only some people become addicted to drugs: Scans of cocaine users reveal brain shape could be to blame Drug users who aren't dependent have an abnormally large frontal lobeThis section of the brain is implicated in self-controlThose who didn't become addicted had a low-boredom threshold By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:06 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 18 January 2013 People who take cocaine over many years without becoming addicted have their brains to thank, a study has found.
Young people who smoke cannabis are more likely to get hooked on cigarettes in later life Exposure to THC, main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can increase addictive properties of nicotineCigarettes often considered a 'gateway' to other drugs, but this shows the reverse can be true By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 14:31 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 11 January 2013 Exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can increase the addictive properties of nicotine Young people who smoke cannabis are also more likely to become addicted to cigarettes – increasing their risk of heart disease and lung cancer.
Using Facebook makes us more likely to eat unhealthy snacks by lowering our self-control Those who chatted with close friends via social network had higher levels of self-esteem but this caused a dip in self-controlThis meant users were more likely to snack on unhealthy snacks immediately after logging off | UPDATED: 12:50 GMT, 20 December 2012 Using Facebook makes you fat – but not for the reason you might think.
HRT 'is safe and can protect against heart without increasing cancer risks' | UPDATED: 06:53 GMT, 10 October 2012 Taking HRT is safe and can protect against heart disease without increasing cancer risks, a milestone study claims.
If you can't nod off then your brain could be to blame! Scientists discover why some people just can't be hypnotised Those with a high attention span do better But people with precise habits and a judgmental nature tend to struggle By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:13 GMT, 5 October 2012 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 5 October 2012 It is certainly one of the more mysterious medical treatments.
The pocket sized puppy pal: Mini, Britain”s smallest dog opens her eyes for the first time as she is dwarfed by sheepdog The tiny puppy is three and half weeks old but has only just opened her eyesWas born weighing 1.3 ounces – little more than a hen”s egg – a third of the size of other puppies her type Although other dogs like her can grow to 15 pounds when grown, vets say she will only reach 1.5 pounds
The dried fruit that can treat everyday ailments | UPDATED: 22:50 GMT, 17 September 2012 Easy to eat on the run, dried fruit can be good for your health too.