News tagged with people

Fifth of South East Brits wash infrequently

Almost a fifth of Britons living in the South East are likely to wash just four times or less per week, according to new research by academics at the Universities of Manchester, Edinburgh, Lancaster and Southampton.

Jan 27, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Impulsive personality linked to food addiction

The same kinds of impulsive behavior that lead some people to abuse alcohol and other drugs may also be an important contributor to an unhealthy relationship with food, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

Jan 24, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast

'Beige' cells key to healthy fat

"Beige fat" cells found in healthy subcutaneous fat in mice play a critical role in protecting the body from the disease risks of obesity, report researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, who say their ...

Jan 17, 2014
popularity 4 / 5 (3) | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Do diet drinks make you eat more?

(HealthDay)—Overweight adults often turn to diet beverages to help them slim down, but this tactic might backfire, new research suggests.

Jan 16, 2014
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 1 | with audio podcast

Study dispels 'obesity paradox' idea for diabetics

The "obesity paradox"—the controversial notion that being overweight might actually be healthier for some people with diabetes—seems to be a myth, researchers report. A major study finds there is no survival advantage ...

Jan 15, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Teens' sleep impacted by electronic media use

(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide shows more than 70% of South Australian teenagers are experiencing insufficient sleep on every school night, with many reporting the overuse of electronic media ...

Jan 14, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast