Health

Breakthrough in how buildings can promote health and well-being

Having understood the ill-effects if sick building syndrome and the need to better conserve energy by incorporating green features, architects are also utilizing certain elements of an architectural design system shown to ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Firefighters with poor sleep habits have worse overall health

A George Mason University study, published in Sleep Epidemiology, found that firefighters with poor sleep measures had worse cognitive performance and overall health. The study also found that chronic poor sleep would likely ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Practices supporting breastfeeding help moms achieve goals

For low-income women, experiencing maternity care practices supportive of breastfeeding is associated with an increased likelihood of meeting prenatal breastfeeding intentions, according to a study published online March ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study looks at Moderna COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

New Kaiser Permanente research published February 21, 2022 in Nature Medicine shows that while Moderna COVID-19 vaccine protection is strong against coronavirus infection by the Delta variant, it is not as strong against ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Rethinking eating disorders from the inside out

At least 1 million Australians right now are living with an eating disorder. But there may be many more, because the early signs often aren't recognized, there is significant stigma and stereotyping associated with eating ...

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