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Want to cut calories? New studies suggest placing orders before it's time to eat
PHILADELPHIA - Want to cut calories and make healthier meal choices Try avoiding unhealthy impulse purchases by ordering meals at least an hour before eating. New findings from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University show that people choose higher-calorie meals when ordering immediately before eating, and lower-calorie meals when orders are placed an hour or more in advance. The result ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 19
Brain stimulation to reduce food cravings? The data so far...
July 19, 2016 - Available research suggests that noninvasive stimulation of a specific brain area can reduce food cravings -- particularly for high-calorie, appetitive foods, according to a review in the Psychosomatic Medicine Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine , the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. However, there s not yet consistent evidence to show that brain stimulation can reduce actual ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 19
Buprenorphine implants may be effective relapse prevention tool for adults wit...
NEW YORK -- July 19, 2016 While buprenorphine has long been used to treat adults with opioid dependence, its efficacy can be hindered by lack of adherence to daily, sublingual beneath the tongue doses of the medication. New research led by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published online today in The Journal of the American Medicine Association JAMA showed that a higher percentage of stable, opioid-dependent patients given six-month buprenorphi ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 19
After psychiatric hospital discharge, many patients are still taking multiple ...
July 19, 2016 - In recent years, measures have been introduced to reduce the rate of antipsychotic polypharmacy --taking more than one antipsychotic drug--among patients with schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses. But at least 12 percent of patients are still prescribed multiple antipsychotics after an inpatient stay at a state psychiatric hospital, according to an analysis of U.S. data in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice reg , published ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 19
New in the Hastings Center Report: Research on nonhuman primates
The Ethics of Infection Challenges in Primates Anne Barnhill, Steven Joffe, and Franklin G. Miller During the recent Ebola outbreak, scientific developments involving infection challenge experiments on nonhuman primates NHPs sparked hope that successful treatments and vaccines may soon become available. Yet these studies intentionally expose sophisticated animals to severe suffering and a high risk of death. Should research on NHPs other than great apes be ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 19
Melania's Words Parallel Michelle's: A Coincidence?
In her speech on July 19, 2016 at the Republican National Convention, Melania Trump echoed the words of Michelle Obama in her 2008 speech at the Democratic National Conventional. The parallels drew complaints of plagiarism and worse. Others asserted that this was just a coincidence . There is a third alternative concordance. Concordance refers to the likelihood that two people with many similarities may think the same thoughts.
Psychology Today - Tue. Jul 19
Proactively Coping With Racism
by Ryan C.T. DeLapp, MA, and Monnica T. Williams, PhD Racial Media Violence is Stressful This month Black America awoke to news of two troubling killings of Black males by-way of police encounters. For most people of color, it becomes increasingly impossible to escape the barrage of news coverage broadcasting the gruesome details of the events that led to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Phinlando Castile. For many, the recurrence of racial tragedies serve ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Jul 19
Peace-Inducing Sex
The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs less. Brendan Francis There are various types of one-sided sex within a relationship. I focus here on what can be termed peace-inducing sex, whose purpose is to maintain industrial peace within the relationship. Then I compare it with pity sex and charity sex. Marital industrial peace I have sex with my husband in order to maintain industrial peace in the home, bu ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Jul 19
Modified rye bread helps patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome IBS are often concerned that certain foods may trigger or worsen their symptoms, which can include abdominal pain, diarrhea, or constipation. In a new study, patients who ate rye bread that was low in so-called FODMAPs fermentable oligo- di- and mono-saccharides and polyols experienced milder IBS symptoms than patients who ate normal rye bread. Patients with IBS who are considering a low FODMAP diet should first discu ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 18
Soft drink, soft price: Soda prices found to be significantly low
A Drexel University study found that huge disparities exist between the cost of sugary soft drinks and the price of the healthier alternative milk -- differences that could be reduced by taxes like the one just approved in Philadelphia. Looking at the prices of soda in 1,743 supermarkets across the country, researchers from Drexel s Dornsife School of Public Health found that, on average, milk cost 160 percent more per fluid ounce than soda. Taxing sugary ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 18
Grandpa's obesity affects the health of his grandchildren
With more than 14 million Australians now overweight or obese, researchers are warning of the harmful legacy that parental obesity can have on future generations. It follows a vital breakthrough in obesity research, which shows a father s metabolic health can be passed from generation to generation, affecting not only his children but importantly his grandchildren. Scientists at Sydney s Victor Chang Institute and Garvan Institute of Medical Research have ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 18
Bariatric surgery associated with improved mobility, less walking pain
A new study published online by JAMA Pediatrics suggests bariatric surgery was associated with faster walking by teens, less walking-related musculoskeletal pain and lower heart rates as soon as six months following surgery and as long as two years after surgery. Like adults, teens are not immune to the consequences of severe obesity, which can exacerbate functional mobility limitations and lead to a decline in physical activity because of the resulting mu ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 18
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