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Taking vitamin D during pregnancy is linked with higher child IQ

A new study has examined the levels of vitamin D in pregnant women and has correlated this with the intelligence of children born to the mothers (as measured by an IQ test). This suggests the role of vitamin D may be important.

Link between higher childhood IQ and longer-life

Edinburgh - In a study that is likely to stir opinion and initiate debate, a higher IQ during childhood has been linked with the expectation of a longer-life. This is based on a study published in the British Medical Journal.

How much the environment can affect our IQ? New study sheds light

Can experience and education actually increase our IQ or is it all genetics? New research may have found an answer to the "nature vs nurture" debate, showing that the effects of environmental interventions may increase it, but not permanently.

Relax — marijuana doesn't lower IQ after all

Oxford - Despite several hyped headlines to the contrary, a large new study proves that marijuana use does not lower IQ in teens one bit.

Humans getting dumber over the years?

Human IQ is on a decline since the Victorian era, and humans today are probably getting dumber over the years, a new study suggests

Study: This test of 'Motion Quotient' predicts your IQ (Video)

This video administers a simple test which researchers at the University of Rochester say they have devised to predict IQ. Watch video clips of black and white bars moving across the screen and try to determine which direction the bars are moving.

Op-Ed: Is it ethical to probe for the 'IQ gene'?

A project, in China, will attempt to analyze the DNA of high-IQ individuals to identify genetic variants related to intelligence. Is this the start of a new eugenics debate?

Pregnant women warned over migraine drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned to pregnant mothers to avoid the use of migraine to avoid drugs with a valproate content. The compound can affect the IQ of babies.

Op-Ed: Holidays, relaxing make you stupid

Sydney - In what must surely be a breakthrough for the science and ethos of being hyperactive, a series of studies has found that holidays and relaxation destroy the mind. This is presumably part of the Everything You Like Is Bad For You motif.

Web browser, IQ study discovered to be hoax Special

A recent study linking a person's use of a Web browser and IQ level has been found to be an elaborate hoax created by a disgruntled Web developer.

No hanky-panky allowed, UK court bans man from having sex

Without being convicted of any crime, a British citizen with an abnormally low IQ of 48 has been ordered by a UK High Court judge to refrain from sex and to be placed under surveillance to enforce the ruling.

Why do Racists have low IQs?

A 50 Year Research and Studies have found that Racists have low IQ's.

The Secret's in the Salt

Kazakhstan successfully uses iodized salt to raise national IQ.

Vegans Have Higher IQs

"We've always known that vegetarianism is an intelligent, compassionate choice benefiting animals, people and the environment."

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