Dogs are smarter than cats, according to a new study that may settle a debate that's long had the fur flying between dog and cat lovers.
U.S. researchers assessed different carnivorous animals to determine how many neurons they have in the cerebral cortex, which is the largest part of the brain and is associated with thinking, planning and other complex behaviors, the Daily Mail newspaper in the U.K. reported.Read the whole article
People with back pain who think it's unlikely that acupuncture will help them get less benefit from it than those who believe it will work, according to new research. Researchers from University of Southampton in the U.K. recruited 485 people who were planning to have acupuncture. They gave the people questionnaires before treatment began, and then...Read More
Soothing your kids with food may stop the tears in the short-term. But researchers warn it can lead to unhealthy eating patterns long-term. Parents who are "emotional feeders" can encourage "emotional eating" -- a habit linked to weight gain and eating disorders, the Norwegian-British study found. "There is now even stronger evidence that parental feeding...Read More
If you decided to have sex every day, would your relationship benefit? Two long-married couples decided to find out. When lovemaking fell off their respective "to-do" lists, they ditched the sweats, bought sex toys and books, stepped up exercise, lit candles, and took trips. Then they chronicled their "sexperiment" in two recently...Read More