Psychology & Psychiatry

Feeling entitled makes dull tasks drag on

(Medical Xpress) -- People who feel entitled may think performing dull tasks is a waste of their precious time, resulting in a perception that time passes slowly, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Neuroscience

Did standing up change our brains?

Although lots of animals are smart, humans are even smarter. How and why do we think and act so differently from other species?

Diabetes

New diabetes screening guidelines released

Routine screening for type 2 diabetes in adults at low and moderate risk is not recommended, although it is recommended for people at high and very high risk of the disease, state new diabetes screening guidelines published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Screen all baby boomers for hepatitis C, expert panel says

(HealthDay)—All adults born between 1945 and 1965—the baby boom generation—should be screened for the hepatitis C virus along with injection-drug users and anyone transfused before 1992, according to new recommendations ...

Pediatrics

USPSTF updates recommendations on youth blood pressure screening

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine screening for primary hypertension in asymptomatic children and adolescents. Hypertension in children ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More STD screening on horizon for women?

(HealthDay)—A federal task force is poised to advise doctors to regularly screen all sexually active American women and girls up to age 24 for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and gonorrhea, which often don't ...

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