Archive: 08/05/2011

Mindless eating: Losing weight without thinking

Dieters may not need as much willpower as they think, if they make simple changes in their surroundings that can result in eating healthier without a second thought, said a consumer psychologist at the American Psychological ...

Aug 05, 2011
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Simple screening test identifies heart defects in newborns

A simple test to measure blood oxygen in newborns has been shown to identify babies with life-threatening congenital heart defects, a major cause of infant mortality in the developed world, according to researchers from the ...

Aug 05, 2011
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Education trumps regulation

A University of Alberta study shows that simply educating farmers about the hazards of pesticides can reduce their chance of usage by nine per cent.

Aug 05, 2011
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Brain training increases dopamine release

It is known that training can improve working memory. In a new study in Science, researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Umeå University, Åbo Akademi University, and the University of Turku show for the first time t ...

Aug 05, 2011
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