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How to count your baby’s movements inside the womb

Most expectant mothers eagerly await that first flutter, just to know their baby is developing well. For first time moms, it may occur closer to 25 weeks, while for those with previous experience occurs close to 18 weeks of pregnancy. Don’t panic if you’re not sure what you’re feeling. For a couple of weeks it may be difficult to understand when the fetus kicks, but gradually you will be able to have an...


Which babies are more likely to be left-handed?

Baby boys born in winter are more likely to become left-handed in the future compared to those born in summer, as new research has revealed. Psychologists at the University of Vienna looked at 13.000 adults and found that overall, 7.5 per cent of women and 8.8 per cent of men were left-handed. Further research showed that among the men, 8.2 per cent of the left-handers were born during winter periods and...


Is childbirth after 33 the key to longevity?

Women who give birth later in life live longer and could provide an insight into slowing the ageing process, scientists claim. A relevant study found women who had their last child after the age of 33 were twice as likely to celebrate their 95th birthday, compared to those who gave birth for the last time by 29 years old. Lead researcher Dr. Thomas Perls, from Boston University Medical Center in the US, points...


The best foods to get rid of the unpleasant smell of garlic

It can make meals more delicious, but the odor of garlic is sometimes very intense. U.S. researchers have revealed which foods can help eliminate this unpleasant smell. Apples, lemon juice and, less surprisingly, mint are highly effective. Green tea, parsley and spinach may also help, according to the study published in the Journal of Food Science. One of the compounds in garlic, also known as allyl methyl...


Art meets fashion in «Deste Fashion Collection: 1 to 8» at Benaki Museum (26/6 - 12/10)

DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION: 1 to 8 will open at the Benaki Museum (138 Pireos St.) on June 25, 2014 (20.00) and will be on view through October 12, 2014. The show marks the second collaboration between the DESTE Foundation and the Benaki Museum. Through a series of solo and group contemporary art exhibitions hosted at the Benaki Museum, this collaboration between the two institutions aims to promote new and radical...


Submit now your participation for the 4th Athens International Digital Short Film Festival

Athens International Digital Short Film Festival is pleased to announce the start of the period that you can submit your participation for the 4th Athens International Digital Film Festival. Our Festival, while progressing the idea of digital cinema, concludes fiction films, documentaries, animation, video art, video dance, experimental and student films that were created by using new digital media. The 4th...


Moms be careful: A too-clean house is bad for babies

Put down the mops and sponges! New research found that a little dirt never hurts, especially when it comes to allergies. More specifically, exposure to cat dander and a wide variety of bacteria when your baby is under the age of one can help reduce the risk of developing asthma and allergies later in life. Children who weren’t exposed to a wide variety of pathogens early on were three times more likely to...


Need more sleep? Drink cherry juice!

Set aside for a while your box of chamomile and try a glass of cherry juice! New research presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 conference finds drinking cherry juice twice a day can help you sleep nearly 90 more minutes a night. Cherry juice is a natural source of melatonin -the hormone of sleep- and amino acid tryptophan. Proanthocyanidins or the red pigments in cherry juice, contain an enzyme that reduces...


Can mobile phone in trouser pocket affect fertility in men?

Scientists found that men who keep a phone in their trouser pocket could be exposing themselves to radiation which lowers their chance of becoming a father, as mentioned in Daily Mail. Researchers at the University of Exeter found that electromagnetic radiation lowered the viability and movement of sperm by 8 per cent. Most of the global adult population now own mobiles and around 14% of couples in wealthy...


Autism in boys is associated with high levels of hormones in the womb

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Statens Serum Institute in Copenhagen proved that exposure to high levels of the hormones testosterone, progesterone and cortisol before birth, increases the chance of autism in newborn boys. Their findings could help to explain why autism is more common in boys than in girls. However, they say it cannot be used as a way of screening for the condition. The...


How stress and quarrels promote emotional eating behaviour in children?

Children as young as five years old seek solace in food when they feel anxious, according to a new study. Despite the fact that some adults are well-known to be emotional eaters, the research shows they adopt this habit at a very young age. Quarrels with parents at home, bullying and illness drive young children to the consumption of unhealthy, sugar-filled snacks. Belgian researchers examined more than 300...


Why teenage girls are more prone to depression?

Girls could be more prone to depression because they experience greater blood flow to the brain, according to a new study. It is known that blood flow is higher in women than in men, but this study shows it is markedly different specifically during adolescence. The parts of the brain where there is a high difference in blood flow are those associated with higher cognitive functions. Moreover, the area affected...


Who is responsible for breastfed babies’ intelligence?

A recent study conducted by sociologists at Brigham Young University found out why breastfed babies are so smart: because of their mothers! The researchers found that there are two major parenting skills that give babies a notable cognitive boost: The fact that moms respond to their children’s emotional cues and read to them earlier, starting at nine months old. Which means that nursing mothers are more...


Can tomatoes increase fertility in men?

The main substance that gives tomatoes their bright red color could enhance fertility in men. According to a new study, lycopene could increase the number of sperm up to 70 per cent. A leading group of scientists has launched a year-long survey to see if a daily high-lycopene supplement will lead to more pregnancies. “We are very keen to do an observational study in order to see if we can help men. There is...


What is the perfect time for dieting?

The perfect age for a woman to start a diet is 32, while for men the best age to diet is 31 years old. Both sexes (82%) say that their early 30s is the ideal period for sticking to a diet plan, because turning 30 is a watershed moment in their lives and they want to stay fit and healthy. People are less likely to lose weight in their mid-30s and 40s, because they don’t care about their appearance as...


Puzzles are more beneficial than learning to read and write

Playing with blocks and puzzles alongside parents is more beneficial to young children than learning to read and write at a young age, according to psychologist David Whitebread. The lecturer of the University of Cambridge claims that it is important for parents to spend time with their children, in order to help them solve problems and cope with failure in the future. Former primary school teacher Mr....



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