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Seeing soda's influence
A complex network of research funding, institutional ties and personal influence has allowed the Coca-Cola Company, through its connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, and as a result government policy aligns with the company s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. The study, conducted by Susan Greenhalgh, the John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Research Professor of C ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
Stressed mothers -- overweight children
In the mother-child study LiNA, which is coordinated by the UFZ, they found that the perceived stress of the mother in the first year of life of the child promotes overweight in infancy. Furthermore, the researchers of the BIH, the Charit 233 , the UFZ and the University of Bristol report in their recently published study in the BMC Public Health journal that maternal stress does mainly affect the long-term weight development of girls. Since 2006, UFZ rese ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
Invest in a single national electronic health record for primary care to benef...
Canada should invest in a single national electronic health record for primary care to improve the health of Canadians, argues an editorial in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . Although switching will be painful, one primary care electronic health record will make apparently insolvable problems solvable, writes Dr. Nav Persaud, a scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
Study examines the course of back pain over time
Back pain is among the most frequently reported health problems in the world. New research published in Arthritis Care Research , an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology and the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, examines patterns in back pain over time and identifies the patient characteristics and the extent of healthcare and medication use including opioids associated with different patterns. The study included a repre ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
Genetically modified food opponents know less than they think, research finds
The people who hold the most extreme views opposing genetically modified GM foods think they know most about GM food science, but actually know the least, according to new research. The paper, published Monday in Nature Human Behaviour , was a collaboration between researchers at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Toronto and the University of Pennsylvania. Marketing and ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
Suicide risk more than quadruples for people with cancer
Hershey, Pa -- People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. In a study using data on more than eight million cancer patients in the United States, the researchers also found that among people with cancer, white males patients who were diagnosed at a younger age and patients with lung, head and neck, testicular cancer, and lymphomas were more li ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
Demi Lovato's overdose causes surge in media, but few mentions of lifesaving h...
Demi Lovato s drug overdose and Anthony Bourdain s suicide resulted in unequal news coverage of national help hotlines, finds a new study published Jan. 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine . While Americans tweeted in high volumes and searched for topics relating to Demi Lovato and drugs after the pop singer s hospitalization for an alleged heroin overdose in the summer of 2018, a small proportion of those engagements mentioned the free national helpline that cou ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
Technology use explains at most 0.4 percent of adolescent wellbeing, new study...
Researchers at the University of Oxford have performed the most definitive study to date on the relationship between technology use and adolescent mental health, examining data from over 300,000 teenagers and parents in the UK and USA. At most, only 0.4 of adolescent wellbeing is related to screen use - which only slightly surpasses the negative effect of regularly eating potatoes. The findings were published today in Nature Human Behaviour . Our findings ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14
The health benefits of 5-HTP: For sleep, weight loss, and depression
L-5 hydroxytryptophan is a natural chemical in the body that people can also take as a nutritional supplement. Some people believe that taking the supplement can improve certain aspects of health, including mental health and sleep quality.
Medical News Today - Mon. Dec 31
When Nightmares Disturb More Than Sleep
How to activate your brain s superpowers. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Understanding the Connection Between Sleep and Anxiety New Blood Test Helps Predict and Prevent Bipolar Disorder What Is Really Happening When We Feel Authentic What Happens in a Borderline Man 039 s Brain When He Gets Mad Essential Reads A DNA Blueprint for the Future Walk Backward to Better Memory What Exactly Is Infidelity When Nightmares Disturb More Than Sleep Trending ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Dec 31
What Exactly Is Infidelity?
How to activate your brain s superpowers. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Understanding the Connection Between Sleep and Anxiety New Blood Test Helps Predict and Prevent Bipolar Disorder What Is Really Happening When We Feel Authentic What Happens in a Borderline Man 039 s Brain When He Gets Mad Essential Reads A DNA Blueprint for the Future Walk Backward to Better Memory What Exactly Is Infidelity When Nightmares Disturb More Than Sleep Trending ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Dec 31
Walk Backward to Better Memory
How to activate your brain s superpowers. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Understanding the Connection Between Sleep and Anxiety New Blood Test Helps Predict and Prevent Bipolar Disorder What Is Really Happening When We Feel Authentic What Happens in a Borderline Man 039 s Brain When He Gets Mad Essential Reads A DNA Blueprint for the Future Walk Backward to Better Memory What Exactly Is Infidelity When Nightmares Disturb More Than Sleep Trending ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Dec 31
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