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Does More Facebook Time Lead to More Negative Body Image?

April 11th, 2014
Does More Facebook Time Use Lead to More Negative Body Image? Researchers in the United Kingdom and United States found that more time on Facebook could lead to more negative feelings and more comparisons to ...

‘Green’ Exercise Can Offer Added Health Benefits

April 8th, 2014
'Green' Exercise Can Offer Added Health BenefitsNew research from the UK finds that children exposed to scenes of nature while exercising are more likely to experience health-enhancing effects after their activity. In the study, researchers asked ...

Rat Study Shows Junk Food Diet Can Make You Lazy

April 6th, 2014
Rat Study Shows Junk Food Diet Can Make You LazyA new rat study shows that being overweight makes people tired and sedentary -- and not the other way around. Scientists at the University of California, ...

Depression Can Hike Risk of Heart Failure by 40 Percent

April 4th, 2014
Depression Can Hike Risk of Heart Failure by 40 PercentModerate to severe depression increases the risk of heart failure by 40 percent, according to a new study. "We found a dose-response relationship between depressive symptoms ...

Dawn’s Early Light Linked to Less Weight

April 4th, 2014
Dawn's Early Light Linked to Less WeightA new study suggests the timing, intensity, and duration of your light exposure during the day is linked to your weight. Northwestern University researchers discovered people who had most ...

Cardio Fitness in Young Adulthood Benefits Cognitive Skills in Mid-Life

April 4th, 2014
Cardio Fitness in Young Adulthood Benefits Cognitive Skills in Mid-LifeEmerging research suggests that young adults who run or participate in other cardio fitness activities may preserve their memory and thinking skills in middle age. "Many ...

Depression in Youth May Lead to Sedentary Adult Behavior

April 3rd, 2014
Depression in Youth May Lead to Sedentary Adult Behavior Some experts say a lack of physical activity is more of a health hazard than obesity or smoking. New research now suggests that young men who ...

Health in Young Adulthood Influences Cognitive Health in Later Life

April 1st, 2014
Health in Young Adulthood Influences Cognitive Health in Later LifeNew research finds that young adults with high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age. Researchers at University of ...

Low Intensity Methods Aid Depression

March 31st, 2014
Low Intensity Methods Aid DepressionRecent findings show that self-help books and Internet-based help can benefit even severely depressed people. "Depression is a major cause of disability," said Professor Peter Bower of Manchester University, UK, ...

Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?

March 30th, 2014
Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?Teens experience stress in a way that is similar to adults, according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). In fact, teens reported a higher ...
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