News tagged with behavioral medicine
Abused or neglected teenage girls become teen mothers at nearly five times the national rate of teen motherhood.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Female doctors' patients do not use health-care services more or die less frequently than patients treated by male doctors, a prospective, observational study by researchers at UC Davis Health System has found.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Acute physical exercise improves executive function in children, adolescents, and young adults, according to a meta-analysis published online March 6 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Endometrial cancer survivors are more likely to complete physical activity, and for longer durations, when their daily self-efficacy is higher, according to a study published online in the journal Health Psychology – a ...
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fourteen-year-old Sophia, an eighth-grader in Miami-Dade County, sends her first text at 7:30 a.m. On school nights, her phone is turned off at 10:30 p.m. But in those 15 hours in between, she sends or receives ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Rocket attacks in Sderot, Israel significantly increase the likelihood of miscarriages, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Understanding the relationships between lifestyle behaviors and health outcomes can be enhanced by the use of wearable cameras, concludes a collection of studies in a special theme issue of the American Jo ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Poor mental health leads to unhealthy behaviors in low-income adults – not the other way around, according to a new study¹ by Dr. Jennifer Walsh and colleagues from the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using active transport to commute to work can reduce the weight gain common to most adults. According to an Australian study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, urban residents who drive to wor ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using Twitter can help you achieve a healthy weight. A study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has found that using Twitter, the popular information network ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study highlights the risk that female teenagers face when they go online – a risk heightened for teen girls who have been victims of abuse or neglect.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Could marriage, and associated companionship, be one key to a longer life? According to new research, not having a permanent partner, or spouse, during midlife is linked to a higher risk of premature death during those midlife ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The "bystander effect," which refers to people standing by and doing nothing while an emergency situation takes place, can also apply to medical care, according to two Yale doctors. Their ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprise finding, Yale researchers report that adding cognitive behavioral therapy to the most commonly used drug treatment for opioid dependence does not further reduce illicit drug ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |