News tagged with correlations
Scientists funded by the Wellcome Trust have found a direct link between the number of 'Facebook friends' a person has and the size of particular brain regions. In a study published today, researchers at University College ...
Neuroscience Oct 18, 2011 | 1.8 / 5 (25) | 9 |
Recent finds in two articles in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A indicate correlations between autism and vaccinations. With the rapid rise of autism in the United States that began in the 1990s, ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 26, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 0
Even if you didn't eat your veggies or drink your milk as a child, your height is still in your hands, reveal new findings by economists from the University of Southern California, Harvard University and Peking University.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
We've all been warned not to "judge a book by its cover," but inevitably we do it anyway. It's difficult to resist the temptation of assuming that a person's outward appearance reflects something meaningful about his or her ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 4 |
A new study suggests that there is a significant correlation between excessive daytime sleepiness and vitamin D, and race plays an important factor.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—States with a Stand-Your-Ground (SYG) law have significantly more pediatric assault injuries due to firearms, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Association ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 8
(Medical Xpress)—New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting. The study was led ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 2 |
Increased consumption of ground beef or processed meat is positively associated with aggressive prostate cancer, according to a study published Nov. 23 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Cancer Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists at IRB Barcelona present a model to demonstrate the correlation between genomic instability and cancer.
Cancer Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study suggests that the common diabetes medication metformin may be considered for use in the prevention or treatment of ovarian cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer ...
Cancer Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Study indicates link between high vitamin D levels in expectant mothers and increased infant allergy risks
Pregnant women should avoid taking vitamin D supplements. Substitution appears to raise the risk of children developing a food allergy after birth. This was the conclusion drawn from a new survey carried ...
Immunology Feb 27, 2013 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study into depression is shedding new light on a fascinating facet of human psychology - that we can readily delude ourselves into thinking we control events, even when we know we do not.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 09, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 5 |
Chocolate, considered by some to be the "food of the gods," has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. Introduced to the Western world by ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Developmental dislocation (dysplasia) of the hip (DDH) is a common congenital condition in which a child's upper thighbone is dislocated from the hip socket. The condition can be present at birth or develop during a child's ...
Other Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
One in ten students now claim to know someone who is using prostitution to pay for university fees, a medical student writing for the Student BMJ claims.
Other Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0