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(Medical Xpress)—The best workout partner may be one who understands that silence is golden, according to one Kansas State University researcher in the College of Human Ecology.
Health May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Want a good night's sleep? Be positive – consistently. Although happiness is generally good for sleeping, when a person's happiness varies a lot in reaction to daily ups and downs, sleep suffers, reports ...
Health Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Asian-Americans experience considerable everyday prejudice and discrimination, reports a Cornell study published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology (Vol. 60:2). The study is one of the first to doc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Young children are not like sponges just soaking up information. They can actively evaluate what people know and go to the "experts" for information they want, reports a Cornell study published in a special ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is possible to tell who a person is thinking about by analyzing images of his or her brain. Our mental models of people produce unique patterns of brain activation, which can be detected using advanced imaging techniques ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Tending to older loved ones who have bold personalities may be harmful to their caregivers' physical health, report Cornell researchers.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Low-income children may be overweight in part because they have less access to open green space where they can play and exercise, reports a Cornell study of obesity in Europe published in Social Science an ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Will you save the best chocolate in the box until last? Do you want the good news first or the bad? Your preferences may depend on your age, reports a Cornell study published in Psychology and Aging.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who receive high levels of emotional support from their partner have an increased risk of death if they perceive their partner as not caring, understanding and validating, reports a Cornell study published in Health Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It's been said that food is the language of love. If so, can certain foods—or aphrodisiacs—promote romantic feelings or sexual desire?
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In hospitals, poor floor design, storage closet clutter and crowded corridors can contribute to nurse and medical staff fatigue. These distractions can hurt patient care quality and result in higher medical costs.
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Like the chicken pox or fifth disease, a bout of "Bieber Fever" is a childhood passage for many young girls. Moreover, it's a way to explore their sense of identity, according to a Kansas State University family studies researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chinese researchers have identified a bacteria which may cause obesity, according to a new paper suggesting diets that alter the presence of microbes in humans could combat the condition.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Teens who date and are sexually active are known to be at elevated risk for depression, but why those associations exist is poorly understood.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As U.S. health care goes high tech, spurred by $20 billion in federal stimulus incentives, the widespread adoption of electronic medical records and related digital technologies is predicted to reduce errors, ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0