Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Exercise advantages of estrogen in rodent studies

Experts in sex as a biological variable are uncovering the role of estrogen in exercise. The researchers will present their findings virtually at the American Physiological Society's (APS) New Trends in Sex and Gender Medicine ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines internet gaming disorder in college students

In a Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling  study of college students, investigators identified internet gaming disorder in 1.25% of participants. Among students who engaged in internet gaming in the past 30 days, ...

Neuroscience

How the brain perceives and remembers a new place

Researchers set up 31 male students to be able to move around various virtual rooms while lying inside an MRI machine that scanned their brains. Equipped with VR glasses and a joystick, participants were given 30 seconds ...

Health

Binge drinking may be more damaging to women

Alcohol consumption is a major cause of chronic liver disease in the United States, and binge drinking is emerging as a significant contributor to liver injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...

Health

Fewer black male doctors has broader public health impact

Aaron Doctor, a bright and ambitious young African-American man, grew up in a black community in South Carolina's Lowcountry, but he was 21 years old the first time he met a black doctor, a man whose wife was also a physician.

Health

Study uncovers 'sextortion' prevalence in teens

According to the United States Department of Justice, "sextortion" is labeled as the most important and fastest-growing cyberthreat to children, with more minor victims per offender than all other child sexual exploitation ...

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