Obstetrics & gynaecology

Sleeping position linked to the risk of stillbirth

Pregnant women who go to sleep on their back during the later stages of pregnancy face an increased likelihood of suffering a stillbirth, according to new research.

Neuroscience

How the brain creates the 'buzz' that helps ideas spread

(Medical Xpress)—How do ideas spread? What messages will go viral on social media, and can this be predicted? UCLA psychologists have taken a significant step toward answering these questions, identifying for the first ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Raw fruit and vegetables provide better mental health outcomes

Seeking the feel good factor? Go natural. That is the simple message from University of Otago researchers who have discovered raw fruit and vegetables may be better for your mental health than cooked, canned and processed ...

Health

Americans misinformed about smoking

After voluminous research studies, numerous lawsuits and millions of deaths linked to cigarettes, it might seem likely that Americans now properly understand the risks of smoking.

Health

Truth telling about tobacco and nicotine

Debate among public health professionals over approaches to tobacco and nicotine regulation has intensified with the rise of vaping in the form of electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) and tobacco heat-not-burn products.

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