Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental well-being higher in the summer vs. fall

Mental distress tends to be lower in the summer when compared to the fall, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Pediatrics

Physical activity helps curb low-grade inflammation in children

According to a recent Finnish study, accumulating more brisk and vigorous physical activity can curb adiposity-induced low-grade inflammation. The study also reported that diet quality had no independent association with ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Study finds rising rates of food insecurity among older adults

From 2007 to 2016, food insecurity—or limited access to nutritious foods because of a lack of financial resources—increased significantly from 5.5% to 12.4% among older US adults, and the increase was more pronounced ...

Health

High-fat diet in childhood may affect sperm later in life

New research in mice suggests that a high-fat diet early in life may impair male fertility in adulthood. The first-of-its-kind study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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