Being housewife is unhealthy?

Being a housewife is harmful to physical and mental health, Demography reported referring to a new study. Among middle-aged women who were constantly engaged in paid work, the state of physical and mental health in old age is much better than women who did not work. Working women, as it turned out, live longer. To…

What products cannot be reheated?

Some products cannot be reheated, experts said. These products primarily include eggs, mushrooms and meat. According to experts, scrambled eggs and other dishes that contain eggs cannot be reheated, because when they are heated, the eggs lose their healthy properties, moreover, carcinogens and toxins that can cause cell deformation begin to form in them, which…

Dangerous staphylococci lurk in our apartments and houses, study says

The home environment is very suitable for the spread of highly dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said scientists from the University of Washington Medical School in St. Louis. According to them, these bacteria infect humans and pets, and infections can be prevented with powerful disinfectants, MedicalXpress reported. Scientists examined samples of secretions obtained from the nostrils, armpits,…

Why do some people hate eating vegetables?

Some people dislike vegetables because of their genes, researchers at the University of Kentucky assume. A certain gene makes compounds in some vegetables, for example in broccoli or Brussels sprouts, taste particularly bitter to some people. The gene may also make beer, coffee and dark chocolate taste unpleasant, BBC  reported. Everyone has two copies of a taste gene called TAS2R38. Those having…