Sunday, May 19, 2019

Excess Belly Fat May Shrink Your Brain

Grey matter contains most of the brain’s 100 billion nerve cells, while the white matter is filled with nerve fibres that connect the brain...

When Using a Antibiotics to Fight a Superbug is the Best...

Reckless overuse of antibiotics has led to several disease-causing bacteria – like Mycobacterium tuberculosis that causes TB developing resistance to medicines. In the summer of...

Child Anxiety Could Be a Factor in School Absences

The study, published in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, increases our understanding of the link between anxiety and poor school attendance, particularly when unexcused. A...

New study shows dietary self-monitoring takes less than 15 minutes a...

Dietary self-monitoring is the best predictor of weight-loss success. New research shows for the first time how little time it actually takes: 14.6 minutes...

Research Decodes How Social Ostracism Affects Humans

According to Andy Hales, a postdoctoral researcher in social psychology from the University of Virginia, human motivation is to maintain four basic psychological needs:...

Spending 20 minutes in an urban park boosts happiness

Through contact with the natural environment and engagement in health-promoting and/or social and recreational activities in parks, users experience physical and mental health benefits...

Women who work long hours have a higher risk of depression...

Women, who worked for all or most weekends, had 4.6% more depressive symptoms on average compared to women working only weekdays. Men, who worked...

Insomnia Could Be in Your Genes

Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes, say researchers, who identified 57 genes associated with symptoms of insomnia, affecting 10...

Colon cancer growth reduced by exercise

The fact that exercise may play a role in reducing the growth of colon cancer cells has been published in The Journal of Physiology. A...

Study finds potential new weapon in fight against malaria

Their research shows the drug works on mosquitoes, killing the malaria parasite in the insects and preventing it from being transmitted. For years, insecticide-soaked mosquito nets have...
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