October 30th, 2014
Going to work is often associated with high stress and low physical activity. For many, work is characterized by long hours of sitting, which is linked to poor health.
Emerging research has shown that sitting is very bad for our mental health, increases ...
October 29th, 2014
New research suggests men with self-reported sleep disorders may be at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than men without them.
Swedish researchers followed more than 1,000 men, who were initially 50 year old, between the years 1970 and 2010.
They found that self-reported ...
October 28th, 2014
A new analysis suggests nearly one in five U.S. adults are in pain most every day for spells of three months or longer.
Researchers estimate the 39 million adults in persistent pain outnumber the residents of our most populous state, California.
According to previous ...
October 27th, 2014
As the days get shorter, for many the risk of depression increases. New research from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology conference in Berlin confirms why some people suffer from the winter blues while others get through the winter without any problems.
The new study ...
October 26th, 2014
A new study shows that for people over 60 who do not have dementia, moderate alcohol consumption is linked to higher episodic memory, the ability to recall memories of events.
According to researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston, ...
October 25th, 2014
What inspires students to take action and truly pursue their dream jobs?
According to new research, they need a vivid and detailed picture depicting their future success. Simply knowing that they have the right grades or skills doesn’t seem to motivate.
“Students who have ...
October 24th, 2014
New research suggests being aware of and paying attention to what you are thinking and feeling in the moment is associated with better health.
While the practice of mindfulness has received considerable attention for relieving stress and depression, the new study discovers physical ...
October 23rd, 2014
Researchers believe a combination of marital hostility and a history of depression increase the risk for obesity in adults.
The provocative new research suggests social factors play a role in the way the body processes high-fat food.
Investigators discovered that men and women with ...
October 22nd, 2014
New research suggests a robust vocabulary may reduce mild cognitive impairment and lead to a lower risk of developing dementia.
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or incipient dementia is a condition that some people develop as they age. Many experts believe it is an ...
October 21st, 2014
A new European study suggests that panic attacks may be associated with an aversion to bright light.
Although the finding does not imply a cause-and-effect relationship, the discovery of an association may lead to development of new therapies for panic disorder.
Panic attacks occur ...