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The Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx
Here are the five Major League Baseball players with the highest batting averages in 2014
Psychology Today - Wed. Oct 12
A New Look at the Role of Apps in Distracted Teen Driving
Co-authored by Steve Schlozman As parents , we share some really big milestones with our children. There s riding a bike for the first time, braving the first day of school, or marching off to sleep -away camp.
Psychology Today - Wed. Oct 12
Selena Gomez Reportedly Checks Back Into Rehab For Mental Health
Selena Gomez has returned to rehab , according to Us Weekly.
Huffington Post - Wed. Oct 12
How One Author Turns Stress to Inspiration
What inspiration can be found in the stress of family and marriage life originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights .
Huffington Post - Wed. Oct 12
Successful trial shows tablet lowers risk of disease returning for kidney canc...
Trial demonstrates that taking oral tablet Sunitinib for one year reduces the likelihood of cancer returning for kidney cancer patients following removal of the kidney First ever adjuvant preventative treatment to make a difference to kidney cancer patients after surgery Patients with locally advanced kidney cancer usually face a 40 to 50 per cent chance of a relapse within five years after having an operation to remove their kidney The first successful cl ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
Research points to ways to improve the therapeutic potential of stem cells
Stem cells hold great promise for transforming medical care related to a diverse range of conditions, but the cells often lose some of their therapeutic potential when scientists try to grow and expand them in the laboratory. A new study, however, provides insights on the cellular mechanisms that might be targeted to help certain stem cells--called human mesenchymal stem cells hMSCs --maintain properties needed to make them clinically useful. We found that ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
Community outreach may reduce the risk of liver cancer
PHILADELPHIA - Liver cancer is more common among Asian Americans in part because they are at high risk of HBV infection. One out of 12 Asian Americans carries the virus, accounting for more than half of the cases in the US. Although the HBV vaccine is now given at birth in many countries throughout the world, a large portion of Asian American adults remain unprotected and at risk for developing cancer, because the virus, which can cause liver cancer, is en ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
Low-income communities of color grow healthier through community organizing
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - More than two in three adults are considered overweight or obese in the United States . Alarmingly, this trend begins in childhood about one-third of children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered overweight or obese. Childhood obesity, however, is disproportionately prevalent in communities of color - due largely to poverty, food insecurity, and lack of safe recreational options, depriving such communities of opportunities to sus ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
Diabetes opens floodgates to fructose
Fructose, once seen as diabetics alternative to glucose, is fast-tracked to the liver in diabetic mice and contributes to metabolic diseases, according to new research from Harvard University. In a study to be published in eLife , scientists discovered that the effect is dependent on a protein that is turned on by diabetes and that then opens the floodgates to fructose in the small intestine. The findings are the result of both short-term and long-term fee ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
High-protein diet curbs metabolic benefits of weight loss
Dieters sometimes consume extra protein to stave off hunger and prevent loss of muscle tissue that often comes with weight loss. But in a study of 34 postmenopausal women with obesity, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that eating too much protein eliminates an important health benefit of weight loss improvement in insulin sensitivity, which is critical to lowering diabetes risk. The findings are available Oct. 11 i ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
Study gives doctors guidance on reproductive coercion
EAST LANSING, Mich. --- New research finds that men purposely are breaking their own condoms and pressuring female partners in their teens and 20s to go without birth control in order to get them pregnant. The study, led by a Michigan State University scholar and published online in the journal Contraception , provides doctors and nurse practitioners a streamlined set of questions to discuss with their female patients about this troubling issue, known as r ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
Childhood Family Environment Linked With Relationship Quality 60 Years Later
Growing up in a warm family environment in childhood is associated with feeling more secure in romantic relationships in one s 80s, according to new research published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . The findings show that men who grew up in caring homes were more adept at managing stressful emotions when assessed as middle-aged adults, which helps to explain why they had more secure marriages late in lif ...
Psychological Science - Tue. Oct 11
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