Credit: CC0 Public Domain Data from more than 17,000 teenagers show little evidence of a relationship between screen time and well-being in adolescents. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, casts doubt on the widely accepted notion that spending time online, gaming, or watching TV, especially before bedtime, […]Continue Reading ...
Porvair Sciences has launched a reinforced base version of its 96-well deep round microplate (P/N 21920). The plate has been designed with a working volume of 2 ml per well (double that of most round well reinforced storage plates) and can be routinely centrifuged at up to 6000 g. Manufactured from ultra-pure grade polypropylene, Porvair’s […]Continue Reading ...
Porvair Sciences announces that its industry standard 96-well sample storage plate – the round bottom 1 ml deep well microplate is now available manufactured in the USA. Porvair Sciences announces that its industry standard 96-well sample storage plate – the round bottom 1 ml deep well microplate is now available manufactured in the USA. Produced […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 — Don’t wait until you get sick to see a doctor — wellness visits for women can catch problems before they become serious, as well as make sure you’re taking all the right steps for good health. A well-woman checkup focuses on preventive care. It may include immunizations, screenings to check […]Continue Reading ...
New research has identified the factors that enable people with dementia and their carers to live as well as possible. Led by the University of Exeter, the research seeks to inform support services and guide policy on where resources should be spent to support the 50 million people worldwide that have been diagnosed with a […]Continue Reading ...
Porvair Sciences announce Autocapper – a new affordable microplate sealing system designed to work with reusable mat caps (friction seals) from all the major manufacturers. Set-up to quickly and securely seal 96-well deep well microplates as standard, the Autocapper is compatible with shallow well and several other plate formats (24-well, 48-well) using a range of […]Continue Reading ...
A new study by researchers from the University of Turku, Finland and the University of Skövde, Sweden shows that people with more peace of mind in the waking state have more positive dreams, whereas those with more anxiety in the waking state have more negative dreams. This means that dream experiences, as revealed in recalled […]Continue Reading ...
August 14, 2018 The disease consists of a production deficit of Alpha-1 antitrypsin, which is produced in the liver. The main role of this protein is to protect the lungs from degradation or inflammation caused by infections that attach lung tissue, as well as from external agents such a tobacco or pollution. From the liver, […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain In an Autism Research study of 36 newly employed adults with autism spectrum disorder who were participating in a supported employment program, positive well-being—or a sense of happiness and life satisfaction—was associated with a lower risk of developing depression over 12 months of follow-up. Apart from a slight increase in daily […]Continue Reading ...
A key feature of this work is that the study was able to follow the same individuals over time. The study also controlled for alternative factors that may affect mental well-being, such as age, education, income, marital status, employment status, lifestyle and health, as well as consumption of other foods such as bread or dairy […]Continue Reading ...
In the flurry and fun of holiday frenzy, keeping an arsenal of stress-mitigating techniques is a wise idea. It doesn’t have to be big — it could be something as simple as a leisurely walk or taking the time to prepare a healthy meal. This idea of reflective self-care and mindfulness is driving a new challenge […]Continue Reading ...
TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 — A higher amount of screen time per day is associated with decreased psychological well-being in children and adolescents, according to a study published in the December issue of Preventive Medicine Reports. Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D., from San Diego State University, and W. Keith Campbell, Ph.D., from the University of Georgia […]Continue Reading ...
I tend to think of well-being as my overall mental and physical health — with my bank account, bills and the occasional retail therapy outing as an entirely separate beast. But understanding and owning the many spokes of financial health is actually a big chunk of championing your own well-being, according to Stanford’s WELL for Life […]Continue Reading ...
Just last month while snorkeling in Hawaii with my family, chance brought me face to face with an enormous green sea turtle. I’d kicked out a hundred yards or so, where visibility reached about 60 feet. Not long after putzing near the reef, a giant turtle emerged from an overhang some 30 feet down. As […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 — Twelve county-level factors, including social and economic, clinical care, and physical environment, explain the majority of variation in resident well-being in the United States, according to a study published online May 23 in PLOS ONE. Brita Roy, M.D., M.P.H., from Yale University in New Haven, Conn., and colleagues assessed county […]Continue Reading ...
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