HOW A FATHER’S PARENTING OF A TEENAGE DAUGHTER CAN INCREASECHANCES OF DIVORCE

  Parents are more likely to separate during their children’s teenage years if their first child is a girl. This effect peaks when children turn 15, when couples are 10 per cent more likely to divorce, and drops off by the time they are 19. It occurs most often in families with strong traditional attitudes to gender roles, and where More...

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By editor On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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BREASTFEEDING AND OTHER EARLY INFLUENCERS ON CHILDREN’S IQ

A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even before birth. While previous studies have drawn a link More...

By editor On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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BREASTFEEDING BOOSTS CLIMBING SOCIAL LADDER

  Breastfeeding not only boosts children’s chances of climbing the social ladder, but it also reduces the chances of downwards mobility, suggests a large study published online in the Archives of Disease More...

By editor On Monday, May 20th, 2013
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BREAST FEEDING MAY HELP PREVENT ADHD IN CHILDREN

Breastfeeding may help prevent children from developing ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) later in life, according to a new study. The research was conducted by a team of Israeli researchers and More...

By Editor On Friday, May 10th, 2013
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AFRICA NEEDS ITS OWN IVY LEAGUE INSTITUTION

Students hang out outside a lecture room of the University of El Geneina, West Darfur. Photograph by Albert González Farran/UNAMID. Casual readers of optimistic headlines about Africa’s high growth rates More...