(HealthDay)—Physicians are skeptical of online ratings, and believe that few patients use them, according to a survey published by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE).
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Attitudes to speed and risk-taking on the road develop at the learner driver stage and predict those who will go on to be potentially dangerous drivers once fully licensed, indicates research published online in Injury Pr ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two aspects of perfectionism are involved in body dissatisfaction and the development of eating disorders, according to a study of over a thousand women published this week in BioMed Central's open access journal, Journal of ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Extraversion does not just explain differences between how people act at social events. How extraverted you are may influence how the brain makes choices – specifically whether you choose an immediate or delayed reward, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An analysis of the personality types, diet and exercise habits of more than 7,000 people has shown that a positive attitude, and the belief that you can determine your life's outcomes, leads people to make ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Charles Dickens' tales are filled with immortal characters—think of A Christmas Carol's Scrooge and Great Expectations' Miss Havisham. But more than whims of literary invention, his characters and plots often deal with ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
He loves her, he loves her not.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
A new study conducted by Plymouth University and UK Safer Internet Centre supported by the NSPCC, reveals new concerns and trends in 'sexting' amongst teenagers.
Health Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Seniors who tend to think of other older people as spry instead of decrepit are far more likely to bounce back after a serious disability than people with a more negative outlook, according ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Homophobia exists in many areas of life. It also seems to be particularly entrenched in sport, exercise and physical education (PE) settings of all kinds. But why is this the case?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 5
Medical doctors are as biased against obesity as the general public is, according to a study published Nov. 7 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Janice Sabin from the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues from t ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There is an urgent need for support from outside the family after diagnosis of dementia according to a study led by researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The 2012 'Mapping Social Cohesion Report' - Australia's largest survey of social cohesion, immigration and population issues, authored by Monash University's Professor Andrew Markus and produced by the Scanlon ...
Health Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Biggest Loser might be a TV ratings winner, but its extreme depiction of exercise is more likely to turn people off than get them off the couch, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A gene linked to the risk of developing Alzheimer's, heart disease and diabetes becomes less important to quality of life once people hit their 90s, a Mayo Clinic study shows. At that point, good friends and a positive attitude ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |