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Study shows benefits of exercise can outweigh health effects of severe obesity
TORONTO, February 12, 2018 -- Can you be fit and healthy even if you re overweight That s the question researchers at York University s Faculty of Health set out to answer in a new study that shows physical activity may be equally and perhaps even more important than weight for people living with severe obesity. According to the recent study, led by Jennifer Kuk, associate professor in York Univer ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
Global neonatal hearing screening devices market to exceed US$ 44.4 mn in 2025
Persistence Market Research presents a new report titled Neonatal Hearing Screening Devices Market Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Forecast 2017 - 2025 that studies the performance of the global neonatal hearing screening devices market over an eight year assessment period from 2017 to 2025. The report presents the value forecast of the global neonatal hearing screening devices market and ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
Global Rheumatoid Arthritis diagnosis test market expected to reach US$ 1,002....
Persistence Market Research has come up with revised forecasts on the global rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis test market. According to this latest market report titled Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis Test Market Global Industry Analysis 2012-2016 and Forecast 2017-2027 , the global market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 6.3 during the forecast period 2017-2027. The global market is estimated to r ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
Measles vaccine increases child survival beyond protecting against measles
In the largest study to date on children in a low middle income country, new research in Ghana finds that the timing of a measles vaccine in an overall vaccination schedule can have a profound impact on child survival rates beyond protecting against measles infection. The findings, published today in open access journal Frontiers in Public Health , suggest that measles vaccination in the recommend ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
Brain scans show why people get aggressive after a drink or two
Researchers have used magnetic resonance imaging MRI scans that measure blood flow in the brain to better understand why people often become aggressive and violent after drinking alcohol. After only two drinks, the researchers noted changes in the working of the prefrontal cortex of the brain, the part normally involved in tempering a person s levels of aggression. The study was led by Thomas Dens ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
New study shows vegan diet improves diabetes markers in overweight adults
A plant-based diet improves beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity in overweight adults with no history of diabetes, according to a new study published in Nutrients by researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Measuring the function of beta cells, which store and release insulin, can help assess future type 2 diabetes risk. The study randomly assigned participants--wh ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 12
Understanding Mental Disorder through a Scientific Lens
Diagnosing mental-health issues may seem straightforward Patients discuss their symptoms and a clinician matches those symptoms to a disorder and devises an appropriate treatment. In reality, this view belies the complexity inherent in understanding, classifying, and diagnosing psychiatric phenomena. Advances in clinical science over the past several decades have led to major improvements in how m ...
Psychological Science - Wed. Feb 7
Thinking About Germs Makes People Concerned About How They Look
Simply thinking about potential infection seems to increase people s concerns about their own physical appearance, especially if they are chronic germ worriers, according to new research in Psychological Science . The findings suggest that the possibility of contagion activates the so-called behavioral immune system, leading individuals to focus not only on their vulnerability to disease but also ...
Psychological Science - Wed. Feb 7
“Will I Look Dumb?” When Virtual Assistants Deter Help-Seeking
Virtual assistants have become increasingly sophisticated and more humanlike since the days when Clippy asked if you needed help with your document. These assistants are intended to make programs and apps easier to use, but research published in Psychological Science suggests that humanlike virtual assistants may actually deter some people from seeking help on tasks that are supposed to measure ac ...
Psychological Science - Wed. Feb 7
College Branding Makes Beer More Salient to Underage Students
In recent years, major beer companies have tried to capitalize on the salience of students university affiliations, unveiling marketing campaigns and products 8212 such as fan cans, store displays, and billboard ads 8212 that pair beer with university colors, mascots, and logos. Research published in the January 2018 issue of Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological S ...
Psychological Science - Wed. Feb 7
Women Beat Expectations When Playing Chess Against Men
Data from 160,000 ranked chess players and more than 5 million chess matches suggest that women playing against men perform better than expected based on their official chess ratings, according to findings published in Psychological Science . The study results indicate that women players are not affected by negative stereotypes about women s chess abilities during competition games, in contrast wi ...
Psychological Science - Wed. Feb 7
10 of the best eating disorder blogs for 2018
If you are living with an eating disorder, you are not alone. Blogs written by others going through similar experiences and even healthcare professionals specializing in eating disorders are available to provide advice and support.
Medical News Today - Wed. Feb 7
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