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(HealthDay) -- People who often make comments about their weight are more likely to have a poor body image and to suffer depression, according to a new study.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction, research by Flinders University reveals.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls gained less weight, improved their body image, ate less fast food, and had more family meals after participating in a 6- month program that involved weekly peer meetings, consultations with primary care providers ...
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Deakin University psychology researchers have found that body image isn't always a negative experience for women.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the largest studies to investigate lumbar spine disc degeneration found that adults who are overweight or obese were significantly more likely to have disc degeneration than those with a normal body mass index (BMI). ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 30, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research shows that men have serious issues and that talking about your body is no longer confined to women.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Women with celiac disease -- an autoimmune disorder associatedwith a negative reaction to eating gluten -- are more likely than the general population to report symptoms of depression and disordered eating, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Despite the benefits, only a small minority of women, regardless of age, are opting for immediate reconstructive breast surgery after undergoing mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer, according to data presented at the ...
Cancer Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
While all obese women are less satisfied with the weight-related quality of their lives than women of 'normal' weight, black women report a higher quality of life than white women of the same weight. In addition, black women ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 07, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1
Targeting children aged six to 12 with school-based programmes that encourage healthy eating, physical activity and positive attitudes to body image are among a range of interventions that can help reduce levels of obesity, ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Tampere and the Aalto University, Finland, have shown that the perception of nude bodies is boosted at an early stage of visual processing.
Neuroscience Nov 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (8) | 6 |
A new chemical process developed by a team of Harvard researchers greatly increases the utility of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in creating real-time 3-D images of chemical process occurring inside the human body.
Cancer Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an established technique which over the years has made it possible for researchers and healthcare professionals to study biological phenomena in the body without using ionising radiation, ...
Medical research Oct 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Young adults who were born prematurely show multiple biological signs of risks to future health, research from Imperial College London has found. The scientists, reporting their findings tomorrow in the journal Pediatric Re ...
Health Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham are developing microscopic organic medical imaging systems to support a new generation of breakthrough treatments for currently incurable diseases ...
Medical research Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0