Social Health
Sunday 22 October, 2017

Minute fraction of your suntan comes from beyond our galaxy

When you lie on the beach, your skin comes in contact with a minute fraction of radiation from outside our galaxy  More...

by BioNews | Published 1 year ago
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By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Why being social is even more important than you realize

There are many benefits to being supported by a strong social network. But can having more friends actually make you  More...

By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP

People suffering from the chronic itchy skin disease eczema have higher rates of smoking, drinking and obesity, and are less likely to exercise than adults who do not have the disease  More...

By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Social stress: A barrier to empathy between strangers

Feeling stressed in the presence of strangers curbs the ability to express empathy – the capacity to share and feel another individual’s emotions – in animals and humans alike  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Strong neighbourhood ties curb gun violence

Strong neighbourhood bonding can help shield community members from gun violence, according to researchers from Yale  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Porn addiction linked to low marriage rates in US

Porn addiction may be one of the reasons why most Americans are not tying the knot, says a study.  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Language of emotion is vague

A researcher from the University of California – Santa Barbara has found that definition of emotions such  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Drink tea to fight fatigue while driving

If you feel tired behind the wheel on a long drive, try a cup of tea or coffee to ward off sleep instead of raising the volume of your music system  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Want to improve college grades? Join gym

If you wish to outshine your peers by scoring higher marks in your college exams, the answer may not be spending more time in a library or study hall but in a gym  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

How virtual crowds reveal real behaviour

Know why you do not bump into someone as you walk in a crowd where everyone seems to be moving in a coordinated way  More...