(Medical Xpress)—Using a super-resolution fluorescent microscope, medical scientists are a step closer to understanding why and how human immune cells decide to activate or not, thus enabling or preventing ...
Immunology Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some people live their lives by the motto "no risk - no fun!" and avoid hardly any risks. Others are clearly more cautious and focus primarily on safety when investing and for other business activities. Scientists ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A psychology researcher from Canberra has collected some of the first scientific evidence that video gaming can be addictive in a way similar to gambling and alcohol.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
What types of public messages will most likely deter drug and alcohol abuse or dissuade people from engaging in risky behavior? Negatively framed messages may not be an effective way to reach those most in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—Reversing the image of the sedentary game player, a new video game under development by University of California, Davis, researchers will encourage children to strengthen their action-hero characters by ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
What can high school and college-age video game enthusiasts teach young surgeons-in-training?
Surgery Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists report that they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves.
Neuroscience Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 4 |
Wouldn't it be amazing if our bodies prepared us for future events that could be very important to us, even if there's no clue about what those events will be?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 2.9 / 5 (21) | 11 |
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers should steer clear of prolonged video gaming if they want a good night's sleep, new research from Flinders University shows.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher.
Attention deficit disorders Oct 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research, launched today and funded by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI), shows that playing video games can help older people improve their balance and make them less ...
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Curbs on children's daily screen time and delaying the age at which they start "the world's favorite pastime" are urgently needed to stave off the risk of serious health and developmental problems, argues a leading psychologist ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Although some girls benefited from a program that moved families from high-poverty areas to low-poverty areas, boys and adolescents from families with preexisting health-related vulnerabilities did not appear to experience ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Compared with rest and sedentary video game play, active video gaming with dancing and boxing were associated with increased heart rate, oxygen uptake and energy expenditure in a study of 18 school children in England, according ...
Pediatrics Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |