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Hit the gym, or the couch? Save for retirement, or spend the whole paycheck? Choose the chips, or the rice cakes in the vending machine?
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
William Leonard has conducted extensive research on the diets and ways of prehistoric populations. A paper on his research will be presented Friday, Feb. 15, at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement ...
Health Feb 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Florida taste scientist Linda Bartoshuk and her colleagues want to play a trick on you—but it's for your own good.
Medical research Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When it's dark, and we start to fall asleep, most of us think we're tired because our bodies need rest. Yet circadian rhythms affect our bodies not just on a global scale, but at the level ...
Genetics Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In the war to lose weight it may be something other than willpower or junk food that's preventing victory: it could be faulty use of mathematics.
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Doctor Jack Gilbert, a microbiologist with Argonne National Laboratory, spoke at the recent meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Vancouver, Canada, and among other ...
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Everything you know about dieting is wrong, say US scientists who have devised a new formula for calculating calories and weight loss that they hope will revolutionize the way people tackle obesity.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 8
Babies who are raised in homes where two or more languages are spoken may appear to talk later than those learning just one language, leaving parents puzzled and concerned as to the reasons why.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Satellite images, air quality measurements and smoke forecasting models are useful tools to help individuals and public health professionals prepare for smoke episodes in areas at risk from forest fire smoke, according to ...
Health Feb 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Substituting smokeless tobacco products can save smokers' lives, and there is a scientific foundation that proves it.
Health Feb 19, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 0
Alzheimer's disease drugs now being tested in clinical trials may have potentially adverse side effects, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. A study with mice suggests the drugs could act like a bad electrician, ...
Neuroscience Feb 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Noroviruses are believed to make up half of all food-borne disease outbreaks in the United States, causing incapacitating (and often violent) stomach flu. These notorious human pathogens are responsible for 90 percent of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While babies are born ready to learn any of the world's languages, the crucial developmental period when they attune to their native languages can change due to environmental influences such as maternal depression or a bilingual ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
How we perceive the world tells us a lot about how the brain processes sensory information.
Neuroscience Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mice genetically engineered to be susceptible to autism-like behaviors that were exposed to a common flame retardant were less fertile and their offspring were smaller, less sociable and demonstrated marked deficits in learning ...
Genetics Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
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