Scientists study how breast cancer spreads

A team of scientists have studied how breast cancer is able to spread by leaving the blood vessels to travel to a new part of the body.

Neanderthals DNA to blame for depression and smoking habit

According to a new study, DNA inherited from Neanderthals is linked to risk of becoming depressed or get addicted to smoking. The DNA is linked to the conditions but does not create those conditions.

Pregnant women exposure to pollution linked to risk of asthma

Pregnant women exposure to pollution linked to risk of asthmaA new research study has shown that exposure to air pollution during pregnancy might be linked to the risks of asthma for the babies.

Study shows public dissatisfaction rising with NHS

NHSAccording to a new survey, the public dissatisfaction for the UK's health service is rising across the country.

The British Social Attitudes survey showed that the overall NHS satisfaction fell to 60 per cent during 2015 compared to 65 per cent in 2014. The dissatisfaction with the NHS rose by 8 per cent to 23 per cent during the same period, which is its highest rise since 1986.

Yawning is more contagious for women due to their compassion

A new research has shown that yawning is more contagious for women as they are more compassion than men.

Experts said that yawning in response to someone else is a sign of empathy. They found that women hadincreased levels of empathy indicating that they were more compassionate towards others than men. The team of researchers found that men and women yawn spontaneously at equal rates but women were much more likely to yawn in response to someone else.

Losing weight is tough for women, study

According to a new study by a team of researchers, the gender of a person affects in their ability to lose weight as women find it difficult to lose weight than men.

Scientists led by the University of Aberdeen in UK found evidence that the gender affects the ability to lose weight. They said that it is harder for women to lose weight compared to men because their brains are wired differently. The study was carried out by researchers from University of Aberdeen in collaboration with those from the University of Cambridge and University of Michigan.