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Global declines in adolescent childbearing related to national income, educati...
New York -- Researchers at Columbia University s Mailman School of Public Health found that an important explanation for declining rates of global adolescent fertility is rising national wealth and expenditures on education. Income inequalities were associated with higher adolescent birth rates, and slower rates of decline in adolescent birth rates. Results are published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health . Declines in global adolescent birth rates ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 15
Scientists 'plug in' to circuitry behind sex in male fruit flies
Researchers from the University of Oxford have identified a small neural circuit in male fruit flies that has evolved to allow them to perform the complex mating ritual. The findings pave the way for deeper, circuit-level studies into sexual behavior and how it can be modified by social experience. Male fruit flies court females with a series of hard-wired or genetically programmed behaviours, and failure during any part of the process may prevent reproduc ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 15
Consuming violent media linked to 13x surge in violent dreams
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The violent and sexual media you consume during the day may infiltrate your dreams at night, new research suggests. People who reported consuming violent media within 90 minutes of bedtime were 13 times more likely to have a violent dream that night, the study found. Those viewing sexual media were six times more likely to have a sex-related dream. The study of more than 1,000 Turkish residents also found that the more violent media conten ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 15
6 Times Michelle Obama Stood Up For Mental Health
During her White House tenure, Michelle Obama has made sure everyone knew her stance on mental health.
Huffington Post - Tue. Nov 15
Your Dependent Attachment Style Is Pushing Your Partner Away
In the last century, the father of attachment theory John Bowlby argued that the way we connect with our primary caregiver during childhood may make its marks on our relationships for the rest of our lives. Subsequent research has shown that our relationships with teachers, school mates, friends, boyfriends, girlfriends, partners and spouses also have a significant impact on our relationship- and attachment-style going forward. Dependent attachment sometim ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Nov 15
What Makes People Easy or Hard to Get Along With?
Think of someone you have a hard time dealing with. Maybe the person is easily offended, or has emotional outbursts, or is chronically late and inconsiderate. Now contrast that person with someone you know who is easy to get along with perhaps outgoing , friendly, compassionate. What makes some people easy to get along with and others more difficult Two strands of research have approached this question from different angles. Personality research has focuse ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Nov 15
6 Steps to Setting Limits as a Solo Parent
Normal parenting challenges can seem extra-hard when you re the only adult in the house. New York-based clinical psychologist and mother of two Stephanie O Leary has been working with children and families for 15 years. She offers a no-nonsense approach to navigating the daily challenges of parenting-while-busy, and parenting solo. I stumbled upon her very useful blog while stuck at JFK airport, and spent a genuinely uplifting hour waiting to catch my flig ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Nov 15
Heater-cooler devices blamed for global Mycobacterium chimaera outbreak
NEW YORK November 14, 2016 - A global outbreak of Mycobacterium chimaera , an invasive, slow-growing bacterium, is linked to heater-cooler devices HCD used in cardiac surgery, according to a study published today in Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology , the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. This study adds interim guidance to recent field reports on the outbreak, providing precautionary recommendations to hospitals and heal ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 14
Companies pushing 'toddler milk' need oversight, experts warn
Liquid-based nutritional supplements, originally formulated for malnourished or undernourished children, need more regulatory oversight as they are increasingly marketed to promote growth in children generally, warn researchers at Emory University. The journal Healthcare published their commentary article, citing the lack of scientific evidence to support marketing claims of the benefits for growth of giving healthy children liquid-based nutritional supple ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 14
York U researchers find 'sweet' solution to kill E. coli in drinking water
TORONTO, November 14, 2016 - Paper strips laced with sugar could be the sweetest solution so far, literally, to kill E. coli in contaminated water. York University researcher Sushanta Mitra says the DipTreat discovery will be key to developing a new generation of inexpensive and portable water treatment devices, with human health benefits in Canada and around the world. DipTreat is the latest innovation by researchers at York s Lassonde School s Micro and ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 14
Inability to safely store fat increases risk of diabetes and heart disease
A large-scale genetic study has provided strong evidence that the development of insulin resistance - a risk factor for type 2 diabetes and heart attacks and one of the key adverse consequences of obesity - results from the failure to safely store excess fat in the body. Overeating and lack of physical activity worldwide has led to rising levels of obesity and a global epidemic of diseases such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. A key process in ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 14
Oxidative stress induces senescence in cultured RPE cell
Age-related macular degeneration AMD is a leading cause of worldwide blindness in the elderly. It is a bilateral ocular condition that impairs the central retina known as the macula. The macula accounts for the majority of daytime, color vision in humans. Thus, lesions in the macula have a major impact on human vision. Previous studies have suggested that oxidative stress to certain ocular cells may contribute to the development of AMD. Oxidative stress oc ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 14
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