Archive for May, 2012

Genetic Tendency to Obesity Not the Last Word

May 25th, 2012
Genetic Tendency to Obesity Not the Last WordClassic weight control doctrine follows the logic that if you consume more calories per day than what your body ...

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Traumatized Kids Heal

May 25th, 2012
 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Traumatized Kids HealA new study had found a widely used psychological intervention dramatically reduces psychological distress experienced by child victims of war and sexual ...

Moral Compass Shifts As Roles Change

May 24th, 2012
Moral Compass Shifts As Roles ChangeA person's sense of right or wrong may change depending on what role they are playing at the time, according to a new study that ...

Improving Husband’s Diet Relies on Couples Talking

May 24th, 2012
Communication Important for Husband’s Dietary ChangeIt may be that the best method to help married men adopt a healthier diet is to improve communication channels between the couple – particularly ...

Life Satisfaction Linked to Resiliency

May 24th, 2012
Life Satisfaction Linked to ResiliencyFor all except the very fortunate few, life is full of ups and downs. In a new study, Spanish researchers found that learning to cope with ...

Healthy Brain Wiring Preserves Cognitive Skills

May 24th, 2012
Healthy Nerve Connections in Brain Preserve Cognitive SkillsThe benefits of being “well-connected” apply to more than social status and economic success – new study finds that maintaining nerve connections ...

Harnessing Unconscious Visual Preferences to Consumer Choices

May 24th, 2012
Harnessing Unconscious Visual Preferences to Consumer ChoicesWhen you pick up a pen out of a messy drawer or grab a coffee cup in the morning, you don't really ...

U.S. Programs to Improve Marriages Fall Short

May 23rd, 2012
U.S. Programs to Improve Marriages Fall ShortEach year, the U.S. government invests hundreds of millions of dollars in education programs designed to promote healthy marriages, with a ...

‘Deadly Duo’ Kills Off Brain Cells Marked by Alzheimer’s

May 23rd, 2012
'Deadly Duo' Kills Off Brain Cells Marked by Alzheimer’sWhen brain cells start showing too much of the amyloid protein that is the hallmark of Alzheimer’s ...

Fungicide Linked to Anxiety, Obesity and Autistic Traits in Rats

May 23rd, 2012
Fungicide Linked to Anxiety, Obesity and Autistic Traits in RatsRats who were exposed to fungicide had babies, grandbabies, and even great grandbabies with an ...