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Insufficient Sleep Increases Obesity Risk in Children, Study Reveals

Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. A recent study by the University of Colorado, involving 177,000 children aged 8 to 17 years, found that insufficient...

‘Poverty Increases Risk of Violent Crimes’ Study Reveals

According to the study, those who live in extreme poverty are more likely to be both the victims and perpetrators of crime. The study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Nuffield Foundation and the Scottish Governmen found...

Study: People in Africa Now Live Longer. But Their Health is Poor in those Extra Years

A recent study has revealed that People are now living longer in sub-Saharan Africa than they did two decades ago. This is an achievement, given that life expectancy in the region went down the drain from the 1990s to...

This Is What Smartphones Are Doing To Your Children’s Brain

Smartphones are changing the way children’s brains work, according to shocking new research. Youngsters who spend more than two hours in front of a screen are scoring lower on language and thinking tests. Alarmingly children who spend more than seven hours...

Lack Of Sleep Intensifies Anger, Study

A new research from Iowa State University has confirmed a link between sleep loss and anger intensity. The study, which was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology found that losing a few hours of sleep can make a person...

Selfish People Earn Less Money and Have Fewer Children, Study Reveals

A new study finds that selfish people tend to make less money than their more giving peers. They also tend to have fewer kids. For the study, which was published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, researchers in...

Not Exercising is Worse for Your Health than Smoking, Study Reveals

We all know that exercise keeps us fit but a new study goes one step further, finding that a lifestyle devoid of exercise is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease. Dr. Wael Jaber, a cardiologist at...

Study: Teens are Less Violent in Countries Where Spanking is Banned

Countries that have banned spanking or other forms corporal punishment are less likely to have violent youth, a study has shown. Findings from the study led by Frank Elgar, associate professor in the Institute for Health and Social Policy at...

Babies with Bigger Heads Grow up to be More Intelligent, Study Shows

Doctors may want to consider measuring the size of baby heads, because it could indicate their intelligence later in life, according to a study. Researchers from universities in Europe conducted an experiment to determine if there was a correlation between...

Too Much Sleep Weakens Your Brain, Study Reveals

Excessive and insufficient sleep are similarly detrimental to your brain’s functioning, a new study has revealed. The world’s largest sleep study found that people who are asleep between seven to eight hours per night performed better cognitively than those who...

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Top 10 Youngest Presidents In Africa (Updated: 2021)

In recent years there has been a subtle surge of politicians in their 30s and 40s winning leadership roles...