Family caregivers of older adults with dementia are less stressed and their moods are improved on days when dementia patients receive adult day services (ADS), according to Penn State researchers.
Health May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Anti-smoking ads with strong arguments, not flashy editing, trigger part of brain involving behavior change
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have shown that an area of the brain that initiates behavioral changes had greater activation in smokers who watched anti-smoking ads with ...
Neuroscience Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
People with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have trouble communicating and interacting with others because they process language, facial expressions and social cues differently. Previously, researchers found that ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Using a new research method that tracks moment-by-moment use of electronic media by young people, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have shown that paying attention to TV is strongly associated with higher Body Mass ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It's not how much time teens spend watching TV but how intensely they watch that adds on the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Government health officials are launching the second round of a graphic, emotional ad campaign designed to push smokers into kicking the habit.
Health Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Working with a group from Nagasaki University, a research group at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Japan's Kyoto University has announced in the Feb. 21 online publication of Cell St ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers using a newly approved advanced computed tomography (CT) system were able to significantly reduce radiation exposure in patients undergoing coronary CT angiography (CCTA), according to a new study published online ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Past studies have suggested a relationship between neighborhood characteristics and obesity, as well as a connection between obesity and advertisements on television and in magazines.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
With childhood obesity recognized as a growing national problem, a University at Albany School of Public Health study finds that a majority of food advertisements in magazines targeting parents emphasize products of poor ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Efforts to reduce underage exposure to alcohol advertising by implementing time restrictions have not worked, according to new research from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
It's a popularly held belief that individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gravitate toward STEM majors in college (science, technology, engineering mathematics).
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 15, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A frank and graphic nationwide media campaign to motivate smokers to quit seems to be working, say researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Curtailing the imminent rise in Alzheimer's disease (AD) will require early, accurate diagnostic tests and treatments, and researchers are closer to achieving these two goals. New findings in medical imaging, molecular analysis ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Both atopic dermatitis (AD) and loss-of-function mutations in the filaggrin gene (FLG) are independently associated with an increased risk of developing chronic irritant contact dermatitis (ICD), ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0