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(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found that smokers who successfully quit feel less anxious afterwards - despite a widely held belief that smoking relieves stress and giving up makes you feel more on edge.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 3 |
An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs) as well as other negative consequences such as sexual assault and physical ...
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The team behind the recent "Get Fit in 60 Seconds" headlines have taken their research out of the lab and put it into a user-friendly, how-to guide.
Health Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by Stirling's Dr Ruth Jepson has determined that South Asian people in the UK will be more likely to exercise if it can be done as part of a group and has a social element.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With the steady increase in the life expectancy of Europe's population, researchers estimate that the number of people affected by age-related diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, will increase dramatically in the next ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
It is commonly assumed that you can "work up an appetite" with a vigorous workout. Turns out that theory may not be completely accurate – at least immediately following exercise.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
As outbreaks of preventable diseases such as whooping cough and measles increase in the United States, researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine are investigating whether altruism, ...
Pediatrics Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Middle-aged women who are self-motivated to eat healthily have a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who do so in order to keep others happy, new University of Otago research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
such as a terrorist attack, a natural disaster, or market collapse – often strikes twice. There is the damage caused by the event itself, as lives are lost or left in ruin. But there is also the second act, catalyzed by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Were often told to count our blessings and be grateful for what we have. And research shows that doing so makes us happier. But will it actually change our behavior towards others?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A brief therapeutic intervention called motivational interviewing, administered over the telephone, was significantly more effective than a simple "check-in" call in getting Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with mental health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The inferior members of swimming or running relay teams those athletes who fared poorest in individual races showed the greatest gains when performing as part of a team, and those gains were even greater during ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won't make you happier if you're doing it to impress others, according to findings published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
An investigation published by the BMJ today raises concern about the motives behind post-marketing studies of new treatments for diabetes and calls for better regulation to ensure "a proper balance" between the commercial and cl ...
Medications Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organisation.
Health May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0