Psychology & Psychiatry

Why most of us lean to the right when we kiss

Your brain is an organ of two halves – the left side and the right side. And there are many brain functions, such as language skills or which hand you write with, which are organised mostly in one side of the brain or the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What bloodsucking 'kissing bugs' like to eat

Researchers have overturned a century old assumption that "kissing bugs" only feed on blood. The Latin American insects are named after their habit of night time feeding on the face of the victim, often spreading the deadly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers attempt to stop the kiss of death

Researchers at Florida International University are on a mission to control and eliminate Chagas disease, which affects about 7 million people worldwide and can cause premature heart failure or gastrointestinal issues.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research finds high rate of Texas bugs carrying Chagas disease

A deadly parasite that causes Chagas disease is widespread in a common Texas insect, according to a new study by University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) researchers. The finding suggests that the risk of Texans contracting ...

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