Why Being Bored Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
Friday, November 8 2019 | Lifestyle
Researchers are taking a closer look at the state of boredom that leaves people craving relief--and how it affects decision-making, relationships and behavior.
4 Reasons Why You're Always Hungry
Tuesday, October 29 2019 | Lifestyle
The average person needs to refuel with food every three to four hours, but this timeframe may vary even further, depending on activity levels and how much was consumed at the previous meal or snack. experts weigh in on possible causes of those mid-morning, afternoon, or evening munchies.
The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things
Monday, October 7 2019 | Lifestyle
Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's what researchers say.
Handheld Device Diagnoses Skin Cancer
Friday, September 20 2019 | Prevention
Using shortwave rays used in cellphones and airport security scanners, researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a technique that detects skin lesions and determines whether they are cancerous or benign.
The Beauty You See May Be Complex Mathematics
Tuesday, September 10 2019 | Consciousness
Ordinary people see beauty in complex mathematical arguments in the same way they can appreciate a beautiful landscape painting or a piano sonata -- and you don't need to be a mathematician to get it, a new study by Yale University and the University of Bath has revealed.
Is Your Skin-Care Product Turning Your Skin Into Swiss Cheese
Thursday, August 29 2019 | Lifestyle
Moisturizers and other products may be doing as much harm as good, especially for people with sensitive skin, according to 45 years of research on the subject, which started with complaints from his patients.
The 3 Ingredients For A Long Life
Tuesday, August 13 2019 | Antioxidants
Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea--two ingredients mixed with a third being moderation protects against cancer and heart disease according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU).
Why Do Children Born To Older Parents Have Fewer Behavior Problems
Thursday, August 1 2019 | ChildHealth
Researchers found that children of older parents tend to have fewer externalizing behavior problems than children of younger parents. They also found that parents' age was unrelated to children's internalizing behaviors.
Nutrition Science Is Broken And Eggs Show Why
Wednesday, July 24 2019 | JunkScience
Starting in the late 1970s and early 1980s, eggs began to be disparaged as a dangerous source of artery-clogging cholesterol, a perceived culprit behind exceptionally high rates of heart attack and stroke. In the past few years, the egg has been redeemed again and touted as an excellent source of protein, unique antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin, and a vitamin and mineral profile unmatched by most foods.
Parental Memory Is Inherited Across Generations
Saturday, July 13 2019 | Lifestyle
Are our personalities and behaviors shaped more by our genes or our circumstances? While this age-old "nature vs. nurture" question continues to confound us and fuel debates, a growing body of evidence from research conducted over recent decades suggests that parental environment can have a profound impact on future generations.
Working With Your Hands Does Wonders for Your Brain
Thursday, June 27 2019 | Lifestyle
Using our hands may actually be key to maintaining a healthy mood, and the lack of this type of activity may contribute to feelings of irritability, apathy, and depression.