Genetics

Is laziness a choice or genetic trait?

Regular physical activity is a crucial part of living a healthy lifestyle. However, a majority of American adults spend their waking hours sitting, which leads to a variety of health issues such as obesity, cardiovascular ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sensitive parenting in childhood creates 13-fold cost savings

A recent study found that sensitive, responsive parenting—specifically in early childhood—has a direct correlation with not only positive mental and physical health, but also financial benefits for families and society. ...

Diabetes

Meeting dual HbA1c and LDL-C goals improves diabetes care

(HealthDay)—Dual achievement of both glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goals among patients with diabetes is associated with greater clinical and economic benefit than achievement ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do you know when it's time to break up? Here's the research

Christmas may be a time of giving, but it's also a peak time for break-ups. Facing the prospect of spending yet another festive season with their romantic partner, many people start having doubts about their relationship ...

Oncology & Cancer

Vandetanib doesn't up survival in non-small-cell lung cancer

(HealthDay) -- Vandetanib does not improve overall survival for patients who have received previous treatment for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study published online Feb. 27 in the Journal of ...

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