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Why the elder of two New Year’s twins born eight minutes — and one year … – National Post

National Post Why the elder of two New Year's twins born eight minutes — and one year …National PostStill, after a decade that has seen a flurry of research into the relative age effect, the new twins can take heart in the sheer number of areas in which it doesn't exist, such as basketball, dance, […]

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Genes Help Shape Our Political Views, New Research Shows (VIDEO) – Huffington Post

Genes Help Shape Our Political Views, New Research Shows (VIDEO)Huffington PostWhat did the researchers find? The identical twins' political views were consistently more similar than were those of the fraternal twins, and further statistical analysis revealed that these differences were partially the result of genetic influences … twins research – Google News

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Scientists believe bacteria in our gut can influence weight gain or loss – South China Morning Post

LiveScience.com Scientists believe bacteria in our gut can influence weight gain or lossSouth China Morning PostThe animals with bacteria from fat twins grew fat; those that received bacteria from lean twins stayed lean. Researchers suspect that bacteria may behave similarly among humans, since microbes help to extract calories from food and store that potential …The Microbes […]

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The genetic hard-wiring of political opinion – Washington Post (blog)

The genetic hard-wiring of political opinionWashington Post (blog)The researchers attributed more than half of the variation in the ideology of their subjects to genetic factors — although it is important to note that the twins in the study were “middle-aged, overwhelmingly white, and geographically concentrated in … twins research – Google News

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The microbes in your gut may be making you fat or keeping you thin – Washington Post

The microbes in your gut may be making you fat or keeping you thinWashington PostUltimately, scientists say, insights gained from the research could identify people predisposed to obesity and possibly help clinicians create targeted weight-loss treatments for them. The specific composition of microbes in the intestines also might … twins research – Google News

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An epidemic of twins: Fertility MDs urge couples to try one embryo at a time … – National Post

National Post An epidemic of twins: Fertility MDs urge couples to try one embryo at a time …National PostJust one piece of bacon a day can damage a man's fertility, while eating a portion of whitefish such as cod or halibut every other day can improve it, researchers suggest. The study by Harvard University on […]

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The Scary Truth Behind These ‘Natural’ Baby Products – Huffington Post Canada

The Scary Truth Behind These 'Natural' Baby ProductsHuffington Post CanadaHowever, Warren Brander, who has far more experience than I do in this area as head of Research and Development for Thera Wise, offers a more optimistic take on it: "I will applaud Johnson & Johnson for finally coming to the table, albeit a decade …and […]

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Twin proliferation has Beaufort school seeing double – Charleston Post Courier

Twin proliferation has Beaufort school seeing doubleCharleston Post CourierThe pairs range from pre-kindergarten to fourth grade, and LaVan said four sets of the twins are identical. Twins have become much more common in recent years, according to research, with the chances of having them about two to three in every 100 births.and more » twins research […]

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Twin proliferation has Beaufort school seeing double – Charleston Post Courier

Twin proliferation has Beaufort school seeing doubleCharleston Post CourierThe pairs range from pre-kindergarten to fourth grade, and LaVan said four sets of the twins are identical. Twins have become much more common in recent years, according to research, with the chances of having them about two to three in every 100 births.and more » twins research […]

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Medical costs for twins and triplets in US soar above single children – China Post

Science Recorder Medical costs for twins and triplets in US soar above single childrenChina PostThe total healthcare cost was around US$ 21,000 per delivery with singletons, US$ 105,000 with twins, and over US$ 400,000 with triplets or more, said the study. Researchers said their approach was the first to account for the comprehensive cost …Cost […]

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