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Dogs May Show Empathy With Humans When It Comes To Yawning
2012-05-14 09:33:18

Do you ever notice that when you yawn, those who are around you tend to yawn as well? And vice versa? Well that contagious expression even crosses the species barrier, as dogs are also capable of catching yawns from humans.

2012-04-19 20:53:59

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have found that targeted swallowing exercises can help alleviate swallowing dysfunction – a debilitating side effect in people undergoing chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck cancer.

2012-03-27 13:54:56

Cold-like infections make 'cough receptors' in the airways more sensitive, making asthmatics more prone to bouts of coughing and wheezing, reveal scientists presenting their findings at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin.

Empathy Makes Yawns More Contagious
2011-12-08 14:17:11

According to research published in the online journal PLoS ONE, you are more likely to respond to a yawn with another yawn when it comes from a family member or friend.

2011-11-07 16:59:37

Breathing. Anyone reading this article is doing it right now.

Image 1 - Yawning May Cool The Brain
2011-09-20 05:06:24

Though considered a mark of boredom or fatigue, yawning might also be a trait of the hot-headed. Literally.

2011-06-16 13:03:04

Children as young as ten are making themselves vomit in order to lose weight and the problem is more common in boys than girls.

2011-05-05 04:35:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flatulence. Everyone has it. Common factors contributing to flatus production are swallowed air and digestion of certain foods in the intestine.


Word of the Day
chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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