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Inflammatory response may fan the flame of dietary fats' role in obesity-relat...
An enhanced inflammatory response could be the key link between high saturated fat intake - a recognized risk factor for obesity-related disorders - and the development of diseases like type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis. A new study in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry demonstrates that ingesting fats similar to those in a Mediterranean-type diet, featuring low saturated fat and high monou ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Sep 26
Diabetes medication could be used to treat alcohol dependence
A new study on mice and rats at Sahlgrenska Academy shows that a medication used for diabetes and obesity also could be a valuable tool for the treatment of alcohol dependence. Alcohol dependence causes morbidity as well as mortality and is major health problem in today s society. The costs for alcohol dependence in Sweden are estimated to be around SEK 45 billion per year. Nearly 5 percent of the ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Sep 26
Telecommuting Works Best in Moderation, Science Shows
Organizations are increasingly offering employees a variety of work-from-home options despite sometimes conflicting evidence about the effectiveness of telecommuting. A comprehensive new report reveals that telecommuting can boost employee job satisfaction and productivity, but only when it s carefully implemented with specific individual and organizational factors in mind. A key factor in determi ...
Psychological Science - Sat. Sep 26
High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains
Music training improves teens hearing and language skills, a new study says. The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers. While music programs are often the first to be cut when the school budget is tight, these results highlight music s place in the high school curriculum, the study s senior author, Nina Kraus, s ...
Healthday - Wed. Sep 23
Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows
Couples who share the responsibilities of child care end up feeling more satisfied with both their sex lives and their overall relationship, new research suggests. The finding applies to both married couples and couples who are living together, and stems from responses to a survey completed by nearly 500 heterosexual partners, all of whom were parents. Relationships with respect to child care have ...
Healthday - Wed. Sep 23
Suicides Decline With Prevention Measures at Known 'Hotspots': Study
Preventive measures at suicide hotspots such as high bridges and cliffs might greatly reduce the number of suicides at these locations, a new review suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 18 studies to determine the effects of three methods of suicide prevention in use at known suicide hotspots around the world. The intervention methods include signs that encourage people to seek help and provid ...
Healthday - Wed. Sep 23
Psoriasis linked to greater risk of depression
People with psoriasis - a chronic autoimmune disease that primarily affects the skin - are at greater risk of depression. This is according to new research recently presented at the American Academy of Dermatology s 2015 Summer Annual Meeting in New York, NY.
Medical News Today - Wed. Sep 23
Adhering to a healthy diet could reduce risk of depression
A new study suggests that those who follow healthy dietary patterns that prominently feature fruit, vegetables, nuts and legumes may be at a reduced risk of depression.
Medical News Today - Wed. Sep 23
Blocking access to 'suicide hotspots' could reduce suicide numbers by over 90%
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US, with more than 40,000 suicides reported in 2013. But a new study published in The Lancet Psychiatry suggests one strategy that researchers say could help reduce suicide rates blocking access to suicide hotspots.
Medical News Today - Wed. Sep 23
The Redemption of Lou Barlow
I m trapped in indecision Hesitant to condemn Deep Wound, Lou s Anxiety Song
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 23
3 Ways Money Can Buy Happiness
There has always been a big debate about whether money can buy happiness . Money makes it possible for you to have a roof over your head, put food on your plate and go out with your friends. Money also makes it possible for you to buy that online course you ve been dying to try out, grab that gorgeous dress from the sale and go for a nice holiday. But which of these things actually makes you happy ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 23
Three Lessons Children Need to Learn About Candy
Now that school and school sports are in full swing, we ve entered peak period for food trophies. You know what I mean, the cupcake or, just as likely, the sack of candy kids earn by winning some sort of competitition. Sometimes kids earn their prizes just for showing up. And, let s face it, kids show up a lot. So food trophies are tricky. One mom summed up her dilemma like this It doesn t seem fa ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 23
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