News tagged with belief
China will start phasing out its reliance on organs from executed prisoners for transplants early next year as a new national donation system is implemented, a government-appointed expert has said.
Other Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—An arts and craft supply company says part of the new federal health care law should be blocked because it requires coverage for morning-after and week-after birth control pills.
Health Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a study titled "Enhancing Oral Health via Sense of Coherence: a Cluster Randomized Trial." This study by lead author Orawan Nammontri, ...
Dentistry Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Parental hopes of a "miraculous intervention," prompted by deeply held religious beliefs, are leading to very sick children being subjected to futile care and needless suffering, suggests a small study in the Journal of Me ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 9
There is a popular belief that sexual orientation can be revealed by pupil dilation to attractive people, yet until now there was no scientific evidence. For the first time, researchers at Cornell University used a specialized ...
Other Aug 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 5 |
Among most women in Pakistan, there is limited awareness of breast cancer occurrence, detection, and screening practices, or the importance of self-breast exams and clinical breast exams, according to a study in the August ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who felt a lack of control in their lives were more likely to believe in the claimed psychic abilities of a famous octopus, a University of Queensland (UQ) study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 4 |
Research led by the University of Leicester concludes that people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes need ongoing advice from GPs sustained over a number of years rather than a one-off session when they are first diagnosed.
Diabetes Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An Australian court ordered the parents of a cancer-stricken child to put aside their religious beliefs and allow her life-saving treatment including a blood transfusion, reports said Saturday.
Other Jun 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 12
Belief in God or other higher powers may be crucially linked to humans' cognitive ability to infer other peoples' mental states, called "theory of mind" or "mentalizing," according to research published May 30 in the open ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 30, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 3
There are many theories about why religion exists, most of them unproven. Now, in an article published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, psychologist Kevin Rounding of Queen' ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Contemplating death doesn't necessarily lead to morose despondency, fear, aggression or other negative behaviors, as previous research has suggested. Following a review of dozens of studies, University of Missouri researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new University of British Columbia study finds that analytic thinking can decrease religious belief, even in devout believers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (35) | 131 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite widespread belief to the contrary, as few as 6 percent of women experience cancer-related persistent fatigue a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a new study has found.
Cancer Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that when non-religious people think about their own death they become more consciously skeptical about religion, but unconsciously grow more receptive to religious belief.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 6