Hugging can lower your blood pressure and boost your memory

How hugging can lower your blood pressure and boost your memory Hugging a loved one releases the hormone oxytocin that gives you a physical boost But effect only works if you hug someone you trustEmbracing someone you barely know increases stress By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:12 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:14 GMT, 22 January 2013 U.S.

Child"s risk of developing allergic disease doubles if parent of same sex suffers from it

Child's risk of developing allergic disease doubles if parent of same sex suffers from it | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 9 August 2012 Allergies such as asthma and eczema are gender-related and not simply hereditary, new research has claimed.

Princes William and Harry sit down for a rare interview about the Queen with Katie Couric

“You don”t mess with your grandmother”: Princes William and Harry sit down for a rare interview about the Queen with Katie Couric

Women want less sex as they get older but it"s quality that matters – even in their 80s

Women want less sex as they get older but it's quality that matters – even in their 80s Study of older women revealed high sexual activity not always necessary for sexual satisfaction Women want less sex as they get older – but the sex they do have is a lot more satisfying, according to new research. As they head beyond middle age it seems the quality rather than the quantity is what matters, say scientists from the University of California, San Diego.