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on purpose – quicker than their male counterparts, and live a more sedentary life than they do, according to a study by the University of Vigo. Results show that 56.1% of female students are considered binge drinkers, as ...
Health Dec 28, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—A bird listening to birdsong may experience some of the same emotions as a human listening to music, suggests a new study on white-throated sparrows, published in Frontiers of Evolutionary Ne ...
Neuroscience Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 11 |
He loves her, he loves her not.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Exercise duration is improved by exercising with a virtual partner, especially with a moderately superior partner, according to a study published in the October issue of the Annals of Behavioral Me ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Infants that are born preterm or with impaired growth have an increased risk of developing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), possibly leaving them vulnerable to the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma later in ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Worldwide, more than 1.2 million traffic fatalities occur yearly, and the lives of pedestrians account for a third of those lost. In the United States, pedestrians make up 12 percent of deaths from traffic ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Johns Hopkins scientists have found a surprising mechanism that gives male sex hormones like testosterone control over the gender-specific absence or presence of mammary gland nerves that sense the amount ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
This year's Olympics and Paralympics in London has led to record numbers of people in England participating in sport, according to a survey conducted by Sports England after this year's London Games.
Health Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The UN General Assembly on Monday passed its first resolution condemning female genital mutilation, which opponents say more than 140 million women worldwide have had to endure.
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The key to motivation in physical activity may be feeling inadequate. One Kansas State University researcher found that those who exercised with a teammate whom they perceived to be better increased their workout time and ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Consuming soy products doesn't prevent hot flashes and night sweats in most women, a large study suggests.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
ACL knee injuries much more likely in female athletes: Simple techniques can reduce injury risk, surgeon says
Female athletes are far more likely than males to suffer serious ACL knee injuries.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Changing hormones and nerve activity during menstrual cycle predispose women to knee injuries, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Hormone changes during a woman's menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts, according to ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study has found that improving Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in black women may require culturally sensitive approaches that address ethnic-specific barriers. ...
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New findings led by Dr. Michael Lombardo, Prof. Simon Baron-Cohen and colleagues at the University of Cambridge indicate that testosterone levels early in fetal development influence later sensitivity of brain regions related ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |