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Integrated therapy treating obesity and depression is effective
An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with routine physician care, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association . Obesity and depression commonly occur together. Approximately 43 percent of adults with depression are o ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
Menopause symptoms nearly double the risk of chronic pain
CLEVELAND, Ohio March 6, 2019 --In addition to the other health conditions affected by estrogen, it has also been shown to affect pain sensitivity. This finding was the basis of a study of more than 200,000 records from the Veterans Health Administration that demonstrated a link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society NAMS . Women are more likely ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
Is infant temperament associated with future risk of childhood obesity?
Bottom Line This observational study looked at whether the temperament of infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes was associated with future risk of childhood obesity at ages 2 to 5 years. Children whose mothers develop diabetes during pregnancy are more likely to become obese but how infant temperament might influence the development of obesity in this population isn t clear. In healthy populations, the evidence for the influence of infant tempe ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
Health inequality threatening more adolescents worldwide than ever before
A detailed global study of the health and well being of the world s 1.8 billion adolescents and young adults reveals a growing inequality - and greater health challenges than those faced 25 years ago. Of the 1.8 billion adolescents aged 10-24, an additional 250 million worldwide are living in countries where they face a triple burden of infectious disease, non-communicable diseases and injuries compared with 1990. The global study provides the first compre ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
Soft drink companies copy tobacco playbook to lure young users
Tobacco conglomerates that used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to entice children as future smokers transferred these same strategies to sweetened beverages when they bought food and drink companies starting in 1963, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco. The study, which draws from a cache of previously secret documents from the tobacco industry that is part of the UCSF Industry Documents Library tracked the acquisition and sub ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
'Test and Treat' reduces new HIV infections by a third in southern Africa comm...
New HIV infections in southern Africa could be reduced substantially by offering entire communities voluntary HIV testing, and immediately referring those who test positive for HIV treatment in line with local guidelines, according to new research presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections CROI in Seattle, USA today. The HPTN071 PopART trial found that new HIV infections were 30 lower in communities where this intervention was ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
In fiction young people choose traditional love and gender stereotypes
Fictional television series can have an influence on the construction of young people s identities and values. In relation to the depiction of love in television series, young people express a preference for traditional gender stereotypes, reveals a study conducted to identify gender and love stereotypes displayed by young people compared to those they prefer in fictional television series in three Iberian-American countries Colombia, Spain and Venezuela. ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
CU Anschutz study offers clues for why birth control may fail
AURORA, Colo. March 12, 2019 - Women who get pregnant while using birth control may carry a gene that breaks down the hormones common in contraceptives, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The findings mark the first time a genetic variant has been associated with birth control, said the study s lead author Aaron Lazorwitz, MD, assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Colorado School ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
Novel methods for analyzing neural circuits for innate behaviors in insects
[Background] Insects show a variety of species-specific innate behaviors instinctive behaviors . For example, a worker honeybee that has found flower nectar exhibits 8-shape waggle-dances upon returning to its beehive. A male moth that has detected a sex pheromone flies around to look for a female counterpart. There remain a number of questions about how a variety of innate behaviors are generated by functions of neural circuits in the insect brain. In ord ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 18
Four Ways to Turn Negative Body Thoughts Around
There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News 8 Eye-Opening Ways Kids Benefit from Experiences with Nature 5 Seriously Stunning Facts About Higher Education in America Breathe In Nasal Inhalations Are Linked to Laser-Like Focus Education Level Predicts Depression Rates and Access to Care Essential Reads Don t Feel Motivated Play The Impossible Game Four Ways to Turn N ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 18
Don’t Feel Motivated? Play The Impossible Game
There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News 8 Eye-Opening Ways Kids Benefit from Experiences with Nature 5 Seriously Stunning Facts About Higher Education in America Breathe In Nasal Inhalations Are Linked to Laser-Like Focus Education Level Predicts Depression Rates and Access to Care Essential Reads Don t Feel Motivated Play The Impossible Game Four Ways to Turn N ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 18
New parents face 6 years of disrupted sleep
After the birth of the first child mothers and fathers sleep duration and satisfaction don t recover to levels before pregnancy up to six years after giving birth Mothers sleep an hour less in the first 3 months after giving birth, and fathers slept 15 minutes less researchers at the University of Warwick have found. Six years after birth mothers slept 20 minutes less and fathers were still deprived of 15 minutes. Higher household income and psychosocial f ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
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