August 13, 2018 Employer expectations of work email monitoring during nonwork hours are detrimental to the health and well-being of not only employees but their family members as well. William Becker, a Virginia Tech associate professor of management in the Pamplin College of Business, co-authored a new study, “Killing me softly: electronic communications monitoring and […]Continue Reading ...
August 10, 2018 Eleven percent of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (IBS-D) patients reveal that they suffer from suicidal thinking when their condition is bad, a new study has found. The research, published in the UEG Journal, assessed the burden associated with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea by surveying 513 patients and 679 healthcare professionals. […]Continue Reading ...
August 9, 2018 An intervention designed to promote healthy growth that taught first-time moms how to respond with age-appropriate responses to their babies’ needs resulted in children having lower body mass indexes (BMIs) when they were three years old. The intervention, which began shortly after the babies’ birth, taught moms various strategies for taking care […]Continue Reading ...
New study suggests that people who follow their own strict habits are better at maintaining weight loss than those who eat when they’re hungry or follow a certain diet. Credit: Shutterstock The hardest part about losing weight is maintaining it. Many people manage to lose weight, but in time the kilos can slowly come back. […]Continue Reading ...
August 6, 2018 At a recent workout in Los Angeles, twenty shadow boxers throw their fists in the air, shouting and counting their punches. But unlike most gym classes in the youth-obsessed city, everyone in this room is over 65 years old. In partnership with Jewish Family Services and Partners in Care Foundation, Cedars-Sinai has […]Continue Reading ...
July 26, 2018 Despite long-term profit expectations, many Germans shy away from investing their money in supposedly riskier forms of investment. Why? Together with colleagues from the USA and Switzerland, scientists at the University of Bonn have now developed a model that makes real-life stock buying behavior comprehensible for the first time. The researchers combined […]Continue Reading ...
August 2, 2018 A $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help University of Illinois at Chicago researchers study how herpesviruses, and their underlying molecular mechanisms, contribute to increased inflammation in oral diseases, like periodontitis. The researchers, led by the UIC College of Dentistry’s Afsar Naqvi, will also study how manipulating the […]Continue Reading ...
July 31, 2018 Just two weeks without much activity can have a dramatic impact on health from which it is difficult to recover, according to researchers who studied overweight older adults at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Not only did an abrupt, brief period of inactivity hasten the onset of the disease and elevate […]Continue Reading ...
Special Issue: Parenting Print this issue Building Healthy Relationships With Your Kids Parents have an important job. Raising kids is both rewarding and challenging. You’re likely to get a lot of advice along the way, from doctors, family, friends, and even strangers. But every parent and child is unique. Being sensitive and responsive to your […]Continue Reading ...
August 7, 2018 A biochemistry instructor curious about an enzyme discovered in the damaged neurons of people with multiple sclerosis made a leap toward a potential cure for countless neurodegenerative ills. Vanderbilt University’s Amrita Pathak, working with Bruce D. Carter, biochemistry professor and associate director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, found that the enzyme histone […]Continue Reading ...
August 6, 2018 To improve communication about pain between patients and physicians, a team led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC has developed a mobile application called “Painimation” that has the potential to assess and monitor pain better than any previously used measurement tools. Results of the clinical trial were published today […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers from the University of Salford have used new techniques to show that people with artificial arms and hands are doing damage to their intact limbs. In the first major study of its kind, researchers used electronic sensors to look in detail at the daily activities of a group of people […]Continue Reading ...
Typically developing children learn to recognize emotions by engaging with people around them. For children with autism, it’s different. “They don’t pick those things up without focused treatment,” Wall said. In the study, 14 families tested the Superpower Glass setup at home for an average of 10 weeks each. Each family had a child between […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: University of Gothenburg The majority of people with severe obesity have a lonely and prolonged struggle with their weight. In one study spanning more than 10 years, 83 percent report that they constantly strive to lose weight or prevent weight gain. “The study shows that people with severe obesity constantly try to reduce or […]Continue Reading ...
July 24, 2018 Tinkering with a method they helped develop over the last few years, scientists have for the first time measured at the nanometer scale the characteristic patterns of folds that give proteins their three-dimensional shape in water. Developed by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their colleagues, this […]Continue Reading ...
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- Removing the cancer label – overhaul in cancer classification proposed
- Duke researchers track missing T-cells in glioblastoma patients
- Cardiac Profiles Up With Exercise, Less Sitting in Early Old Age
- Precision medicine offers a glimmer of hope for Alzheimer’s disease
- Immunovia’s new blood-based testing platform accurately detects non-small cell lung cancer
- New method provides a ‘big picture’ of genetic influences on traits and diseases
- Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Heart Disease, Shorter Life
- SMURF1 provides targeted approach to preventing cocaine addiction relapse
- Genetic testing pushed for hereditary high cholesterol disease
- Researchers discover new genes involved in Alzheimer’s Disease
- Medicare to overhaul ACOs but critics fear fewer participants
- Adolescent health projects receive meager percentage of global funding, study finds
- University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center launches new CAR-T therapy trial
- In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?
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