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Small changes in DNA can affect nicotine consumption

Nicotine is an addictive substance and genetic factors are known to play a role in smoking behaviors. Recently, a team of researchers at Penn State and the University of Colorado determined how small differences in a particular ...

Jan 07, 2016
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Study shows how alcohol effects food consumption

A researcher from the University's Institute of Psychology, Health and Society has published a paper in Health Psychology about the adverse effect alcohol has on a person's inhibitory control when it comes to food.

Jan 06, 2016
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Bearing the costs of illness

Although there is evidence that households are able to foresee health expenses to some degree, there is little or no evidence that these expectations have an effect on the actual take up of health insurance. When people have ...

Dec 15, 2015
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