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IN Health & Fitness ON 21 Aug, 2015
The human body is a mysterious creation of God. But you already knew that, right? Well, now brace yourself to get even deeper into the weirdness and uniqueness of the creation of the Almighty called the human body.
Check out what your voice, eyes, skin, and hands speak about your health!
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The picture explains it all. According to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer, the short end of the stick could put you at a lower risk of prostate cancer. Having less T in the womb could help keep prostate cancer at bay later in life.
According to a report published in Psychological Science, the vessel located behind the eye can aptly determine how healthy your brain is! Scientists have found that people with wider veins score worse in IQ tests.
Scientists have found in their studies that lesser the wrinkles, healthier is the heart. Now that means wrinkles are more than just a sign of aging, huh!
A Korean research suggested that men whose index fingers are shorter than their ring fingers tend to have bigger penises. I know you are already checking your fingers!
It's been determined that people who get cold sores (those pesky outbreaks on your lips) are at an increased risk for Alzheimer's and dementia. Scientists followed adults between the ages of 60 and 80 for eight years and found out that those with a higher infectious burden have been exposed to a higher risk virus, such as Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 and are more likely to have worse cognition.
This news is kind of disturbing. According to a recent study by Harvard Medical School, men who had at least five Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) episodes each month were 50 percent more likely to develop erectile dysfunction than guys without fidgety limbs. Both conditions are linked to low levels of the feel-good chemical Dopamine, which might be one potential explanation.
Although this study has not seen total completion and has not been able to exactly determine its facts, this study, which was published in Journal of American Geriatrics in 2012, suggested your ability to chew might predict your risk of Dementia.
Based on the study published by researchers at the University of Iowa, the flexibility of your aorta can be measured by checking the pulse in your finger. The Aorta is the largest and most important artery of the human body. If it's stiff, it could mean an increased risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke!
The research from Taiwan finds that people with Sleep Apnea are almost twice as likely to develop Glaucoma (an eye disease) that can lead to blindness within five years. When you are not breathing at a normal rate, the loss of oxygen triggers damage to the optic nerves, or causes abnormal levels of gases in your blood, both of which could lead to Glaucoma.
It has been scientifically established that simply by listening to the voice, one can determine the speaker's relative height! It is because of the frequency of "sub-glottal resonance," a sound produced in the lower airway of the human lungs that gets progressively lower as height increases. This is also why the tall guys talk low!