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When Are Puppies At Their Cutest?
One of the best things about studying human-animal interactions is that our scholarly organization, the International Society for Anthrozoology , holds its annual meetings in great places. This year it was in Barcelona. So while my wife took in the Gaudi architecture and the Picasso museum, I listened to talks and read poster papers on topics ranging from YouTube dog bite videos to the psychological conflicts associated with eating pet goats. A research pr ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Jul 26
Task force maybe too stringent in not yet recommending melanoma screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced today that it doesn t have enough evidence to recommend that clinicians perform visual screening for melanomas with patients with no known special risk for the skin cancer. In an invited commentary in JAMA -- the journal of the American Medical Association -- Drs. Martin Weinstock and Hensin Tsao agree that the evidence doesn t meet the task force s standards, but they also question whether those standards ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 26
Rat fathers' diets may affect offspring's breast cancer risk
The dietary habits of rat fathers may affect their daughters breast cancer risk, a study in 60 male rats and their offspring has found. The study is published in the open access journal Breast Cancer Research . Researchers at the University of Sao Paulo showed that the female offspring of male rats which had been fed a diet rich in animal fats had an increased risk of breast cancer. A diet that was rich in vegetable fats reduced the offspring s risk of bre ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 26
Overlooked benefit of successful healthy lifestyle programs: Improved quality-...
PITTSBURGH, July 26, 2016 - The value of a healthy lifestyle isn t reflected only in the numbers on the scale or the blood pressure cuff. University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers demonstrated that it also can be measured through improved health-related quality of life. In an analysis published in the August issue of the journal Quality of Life Research , the scientists showed that participation in a community-based behavioral l ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 26
Research tracks interplay of genes and environment on physical, educational ou...
Over the course of the 20th century, genes began to play a greater role in the height and body mass index BMI of Americans, while their significance decreased in educational attainment and occurrence of heart disease. The findings, from research by Princeton sociologist Dalton Conley and colleagues, shed new light on how the genetic and environmental landscape of American society has changed over the past century, and highlight the power of combining new g ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 26
Health insurance coverage is associated with lower odds of alcohol use by preg...
July 26, 2016 -- Researchers at Columbia University s Mailman School of Public Health studied the relationship between health insurance coverage and tobacco and alcohol use among reproductive age women in the United States, and whether there were differences according to pregnancy status. The findings showed that pregnant women with insurance coverage had lower odds of alcohol use in the past month however the odds of tobacco use were not affected. For non ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 26
The Surprising Emotion Behind Anxiety
Usually when people are sad, they don t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. Malcom X We rarely associate anger with anxiety because chronic worriers tend to be kind, polite, responsible, high-achievers, people-pleasers and overly self-critical. Beware the conscientious exterior in yourself or others, because anger is the primary underlying emotion of anxiety. Let s start with the physical man ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 25
How Thinking Before You Speak Can Save Your Relationship
The emotions of people invested in irrelationship are all over the map and are often poorly managed. As seen by an outsider, those affected often display a jumbled up m lange of potentially destructive impulsivity mixed willy-nilly with overly tamped-down, or even dissociated emotions and ideas that seriously complicate trying to come to a healthy place of healthy give-and-take what we call relationship sanity . In impulsive and dissociated styles of relat ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 25
Do We Become Less Optimistic As We Grow Older?
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much if he is an optimist after it he knows too little. Mark Twain I am so far from being a pessimist on the contrary, in spite of my scars, I am tickled to death at life Eugene O Neill Optimism is a uniquely human ability. It requires thinking about the future, imagining it vividly, and predicting what it will be with a positive outlook, even if these ideas are biased and unrealistic. Optimism means that you ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 25
Vast majority of guns recovered by Pittsburgh police not in possession of lega...
PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2016 - Nearly 80 percent of perpetrators carrying a gun recovered by Pittsburgh Police were not the lawful owners, a strong indication that theft and trafficking are significant sources of firearms involved in crimes in southwest Pennsylvania, a new University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis reveals. The finding suggests a timely opportunity for collaboration between public health and law enforcement officials t ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 25
Risk factors identified in patient-to-patient transmission of resistant bacteria
NEW YORK July 25, 2016 - Three key factors increase the risk for patient-to-patient transmission of an extremely drug-resistant bacteria known as CP-CRE, according to a new study published today in Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology , the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. The research helps explain why some contacts of an infected patient acquire the dangerous bacteria while others do not. The spread of CP-CRE is a major p ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 25
Liquid biopsies for identification of EGFR mutations and prediction of recurre...
DENVER - Three manuscripts published in the recent issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology , the official journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer IASLC , explored the versatility of liquid biopsies by identifying EGFR mutations using circulating tumor DNA ctDNA in urine and plasma and examining circulating tumor cells CTCs in plasma to predict the risk of lung cancer recurrence after surgical resection. Collectively, these f ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 25
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