News tagged with habit
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have known for many years that human beings, as a general rule, are an overly optimistic bunch. We close our eyes to statistics suggesting our eating habits may be killing us, ...
Neuroscience Sep 25, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the Aptuit Centre for Drug Discovery and Development in Italy, have found that a drug called GSK598809 is able to block a type of dopamine receptor in the brain that has been ...
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
A brain cell type found where habits are formed and movement is controlled has receptors that work like computer processors to translate regular activities into habits, researchers report.
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the journal Menopause adds one more reason for women to avoid or give up the smoking habit. The study results show that women who light up are more likely to sta ...
Addiction Oct 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
In the long run, encouraging a baby to finish the last ounce in their bottle might be doing more harm than good.
Overweight and Obesity 8 hours ago | not rated yet | 0 |
Most people know that the way to stay healthy is to exercise and eat right, but millions of Americans struggle to meet those goals, or even decide which to change first. Now, researchers at the Stanford University School ...
Health Apr 21, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
With previous evidence suggesting that melatonin may have a role in glucose metabolism, researchers have found an independent association between decreased secretion of melatonin and an increased risk for the development ...
Diabetes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Eating out can lead to weight gain and increase people's risk for heart disease, diabetes and other serious health issues because popular menu items often have more fat, calories and saturated ...
Cardiology Mar 01, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (11) | 7 |
Artificially sweetened sodas have been linked to a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes for women than sodas sweetened with ordinary sugar, a French study unveiled on Thursday found.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (10) | 9
The largest study of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa to date reveals that programmes to control parasitic diseases and access to better antenatal care could substantially reduce the prevalence of the disease in this region.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Sorbonne in France have published the results of a study they carried out to determine if eating a Mediterranean diet helps prevent dementia as people age. They found, ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children who frequently eat fast food are far likelier to have severe asthma compared to counterparts who tuck into fruit, a large international study published on Monday said.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The pilot and autopilot within our mind-brain connection: Conscious vs. unconscious, habit vs. non-habit examined
(Medical Xpress)—Have you ever driven to work so deep in thought that you arrive safely yet can't recall the drive itself? And if so, what part of "you" was detecting cars and pedestrians, making appropriate stops and ...
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 2 |
After conducting the largest online intelligence study on record, a Western University-led research team has concluded that the notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient or IQ by a singular, standardized test is highly ...
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (28) | 24 |
It may be the season to eat, drink and be merry, but each day of over-indulging can take several hours off your life, according to a Christmas article published on BMJ website today.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A habitat (which is Latin for "it inhabits") is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant or other type of organism. It is the natural environment in which an organism lives, or the physical environment that surrounds (influences and is utilized by) a species population.
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