News tagged with body image
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to get rid of unwanted, negative thoughts, try just ripping them up and tossing them in the trash.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 1 |
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—The ideal male and female bodies according to each of the sexes have been identified by researchers at Newcastle University using a special 3D design programme. The findings, published today in the journ ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 03, 2012 | 2.4 / 5 (8) | 1 |
A new method of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could routinely spot specific cancers, multiple sclerosis, heart disease and other maladies early, when they're most treatable, researchers at Case Western Reserve University ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
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
When it comes to college-age individuals taking care of their bodies, appearance is more important than health, research conducted at the University of Missouri suggests. María Len-Ríos, an associate professor of ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An active lifestyle helps preserve gray matter in the brains of older adults and could reduce the burden of dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
We all know shorts and swimsuit season is right around the corner, but what if body image issues went past wiggling thighs and a bulging tummy to a deeper level? What if the body image issues were part of a life-and-death ...
Cancer May 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(HealthDay) -- The food choices young girls make could help doctors predict if they are at risk for developing an eating disorder as teenagers, according to a new study that analyzed food diaries compiled ...
Health May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new University of Michigan study finds that overweight men and women responded differently to advertisements about the benefits from exercise.
Health Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An ongoing survey of Ontario students in grades 7 to 12 conducted for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that while the majority of students have healthy relationships and report overall good mental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers in general are relatively unhealthy eaters. But minority teens in particular have higher rates of obesity and eat far fewer fruits and vegetables.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Pulse wave velocity is higher among patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes when compared to controls, and is associated with white matter lesions, according to a study published online ...
Diabetes Nov 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Body image is a term which may refer to a person's perception of their own physical appearance, or the internal sense of having a body which is interpreted by the brain. Essentially a person's body image is how they perceive their appearance to be to others, which in many cases may be dramatically different from their objective physical condition or how they are actually perceived by others.
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