Fathers-to-be who know the sex of their unborn baby find it easier to bond with him or her

Fathers-to-be who know the sex of their unborn baby find it easier to bond with him or her Men with a name for the baby also find bonding easierThis is because they are better able to imagine named unborn babies as real people they could father Attending scans can also help men feel more connected By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 15:35 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:36 GMT, 25 April 2013 Fathers who know the sex of their unborn child and give him or her a name find it easier to bond with their baby.

70% of women and a THIRD of men have faked an orgasm to avoid hurting their partner"s feelings

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.

The secret to curbing hunger pangs? A pill made from pomegranate

The secret to curbing hunger pangs A pomegranate pill One theory is the fruit contains a polyphenols, which are thought to act as an appetite suppressantPeople who took a pill supplement for three weeks reported feeling significantly less hungry Also ate on an average 22 per cent less By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 15:11 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:22 GMT, 28 January 2013 Damage limitation: Regular consumption of pomegranate extract may reduce feelings of hunger It has been hailed as a superfood due to being rich in disease-preventing antioxidants.

The reason we blink? Most of the time it"s so our brains can switch off

The reason we blink Most of the time it's so our brains can switch off When we blink, our brains goes into idle mode where thoughts wander freely, say Japanese researchers These mental breaks can last anywhere from a split second to a few seconds before attention is fully restored Most of us take between 15 and 20 such moments of downtime per MINUTE By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 19:00 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 2 January 2013 We spend around 10 per cent of our waking hours with our eyes shut.

Using Facebook makes us more likely to eat unhealthy snacks by lowering our self-control

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.

Forget five a day: Now scientists say you"ll be healthier and happier eating SEVEN daily portions of fruit and veg

Forget five a day: Now scientists say you'll be healthier and happier eating SEVEN daily portions of fruit and veg Scientists now claim we need to eat seven portions of fruit and veg a day to stay healthy Those who eat 7-8 portions a day felt more cheerful, loved and optimistic about the future | UPDATED: 14:22 GMT, 11 October 2012 For years we’ve been told to eat at least five portions of fruit and veg a day to stay healthy.

Depression: How mental exercises can keep the blues at bay

'Surfing' yourself away from the wave of depression: Exercises to keep the blues at bay By Dr Jonty Heaversedge PUBLISHED: 21:00 GMT, 13 October 2012 | UPDATED: 21:01 GMT, 13 October 2012 The strong emotions experienced with depression can feel like a wave About ten million Britons will suffer from depression at some point, and one in 20 will develop clinical depression.

The fourth sexual orientation: One per cent of the population now considers themselves asexual

The fourth sexual orientation: One per cent of the population now considers themselves asexualLeading academic says sexualisation of our culture has turned some into 'asexuals' with no feelings of attraction | UPDATED: 22:11 GMT, 19 August 2012 Fourth orientation: Experts believe up to 70 million people worldwide have no feelings of sexual attraction at all Around one per cent of the world's population are 'asexuals' who feel no sexual attraction at all, experts have claimed.

Back pain at work? You"re not happy enough, claim scientists

Suffering from back pain at work Smiling more could help, say scientists By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 14:23 GMT, 23 April 2012 | UPDATED: 14:24 GMT, 23 April 2012 Tensed up People with a positive attitude are more likely to recover from back pain, say scientists Anyone who has suffered with the agony of a bad back in the office may not be best pleased to hear it could be down to their mood.