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  1. Lifestyle - Books - HEALTH SCIENCE

    The real significance of gene doping

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Guardian News&Media

    ... that matter to all of us: intelligence, athletic and artistic skill, disease, obesity, sexual orientation. What the genomic revolution has done is to reopen the old nature/nurture debate. Like most ...

  2. DNA: The Secret of Life

    Posted May 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... genetic fingerprinting and the nature versus nurture debate. It's part science, part history and part gossipy guide to the principal people and conflicts. The popular science shelves ...

  3. Nature to nurture

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo One of the oldest debates in social science is that on nature versus nurture when it comes to human development. It seems everyone has vague beliefs and convictions, however ... in the world in certain genetically predetermined ways. In terms of visual development, nature and nurture clearly have equally important roles. When Chomsky first read Wiesel and Hubel, he immediately ...

  4. Older women must nurture body health

    Posted Jul 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Most women believe having children is a natural part of life but some are unaware that a healthy body is the key to a successful pregnancy and problems associated with ageing often cause ... and the pressure of work,' Ms Guo said. When the body is not fit enough to nurture the foetus, pregnancy becomes more difficult and there is a higher risk of miscarriage. A healthy body is important ...

  5. Bilingualism helps boost brain power and hearing

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... But against a backdrop of background noise, the bilingual brains were significantly better at processing sound and paying greater attention to relevant versus irrelevant sounds. 'Bilinguals are natural jugglers,' says Marian. 'Rather than promoting linguistic confusion, bilingualism promotes improved 'inhibitory control', or the ability to pick out relevant speech ...

  6. New-style snacks offer an easy way to get your fruit and veg

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... grams per box, or a fifth of your daily needs), but I'd prefer a spear of fresh broccoli any day. Farmer's Choice Veggie's Snack HK$18.90, 50 gram bag, VOle'. The natural sweetness and earthy flavours of carrot, beetroot and parsnip come through beautifully in this moreish all-natural snack. Frying in sunflower oil gives the vegetables a wonderful crunch, though ...

  7. Health bites

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Exercise versus cancer It's known that exercise can reduce breast cancer risk, but University of North Carolina researchers have found that even ... and their impaired function may be the underlying cause for altered motivated and cognitive behaviours,' says study co-lead author Tamas Horvath. The study was published online in Nature Neuroscience. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTHY GOURMET

    Healthy Gourmet

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Andrea Oschetti

    ... those things to nurture and nourish parts of ourselves that we want to develop. [With the latter], the unwanted aspects naturally atrophy because you're not focusing on them and giving them ... bodies produce and take in more toxins than they can safely eliminate, and so we live in a state of chronic toxicity. Many natural health professionals believe this to be the underlying cause ...

  9. Yet another good reason for drinking green tea

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the men who drank the strong green tea extract lost 2.4 kg versus 1.3 kg in the control group. They had a significantly greater decrease in BMI, waist size, and total body fat. In addition, ... for fat burning tea. The tea is sweetened with stevie- a herb that is naturally sweet and without calories. 6 green tea bags 1 litre of pure alkaline water 4 lemons, juiced 10-20 drops of liquid ...

  10. Language sets the tone for brain's circuitry

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that have been created and enriched by millennia of human culture. Although we are born to learn, we can only do so with the stimulation and nurturing that culture provides. Nature and nurture ... study. How neural language circuits eventually form depends critically on the nature of the language they support. For instance, the brain of someone who grows up speaking Chinese is surely ...




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