Adelaide [Australia], July 21 (ANI): Millions of people worldwide believe that fitness trackers, pedometers and smart watches motivate them to exercise more and lose weight, according to a new study by Australian researchers.
North Carolina [US], July 20 (ANI): Have you ever questioned why some people can smoke cigarettes for a year before quitting simply, but others develop a lifelong addiction? Why are some people unable to stop consuming alcohol while others can do without it? A person's hereditary propensity to take drugs is one factor. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine under the direction of Hyejung Won, PhD, are starting to comprehend these underlying genetic variations. The more they discover, the more likely it is that scientists can develop therapies to aid the millions of people who battle addiction.
Washington [US], July 19 (ANI): There is little understanding about how young children start to associate names with things, a crucial ability for subsequent language development. Researchers from Indiana University have suggested a new perspective on how infants achieve this milestone in human development.
Arizona [US], July 18 (ANI): An online parenting skills programme for separating or divorcing parents reduces interparental conflict, enhances parenting quality, and lessens symptoms of anxiety and sadness in children, according to a recent study from the Arizona State University Department of Psychology.
Washington [US], July 18 (ANI): A study by the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health at the University of Michigan Health suggests that just half of the parents recognize that screen time has a major impact on their child's eye health
Washington [US], July 16 (ANI): In a recent study, scientists at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine examined how mindfulness affected both brain activity and perception of pain. This research has been published in a journal called 'PAIN'.
Dunedin (Otago) [New Zealand], July 16 (ANI): An experiment conducted by the University of Otago in Christchurch recently gives fresh hope to the estimated one in twelve people worldwide who are afraid of flying, needles, heights, spiders, or dogs.
Washington [US], July 16 (ANI): According to a recent study, even if a person has never gardened before, the garden is such a happy area that simply spending time with plants can improve one's mental health.
Georgia [US], July 16 (ANI): Women often have higher rates of illness while living longer on average than males. A better diet rich in pigmented carotenoids, such as those found in yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges, and carrots, is now suggested by recent research from the University of Georgia as a way to reduce these incidences of illness. These colourful fruits and vegetables play a crucial role in minimising cognitive and visual decline.
Washington [US], July 16 (ANI): A new study finds that air pollution is not only a problem for the lungs but childhood behavioural issues and even IQ may be impacted by air pollution. A group of investigators from the University of Washington suggested that both prenatal and postnatal exposure to air pollution can be harmful to children.
Georgia [US], July 15 (ANI): Women often have greater rates of sickness while living longer on average than males. A healthier diet rich in pigmented carotenoids, such as those found in yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges, and carrots, is now suggested by a recent study from the University of Georgia as a way to reduce these greater incidences of sickness. These colourful produce items have a crucial role in minimising cognitive and visual decline.
Dunedin (Otago) [New Zealand], July 15 (ANI): For the estimated one in twelve people worldwide who have a fear of flying, needles, heights, spiders, or dogs, a recent trial by the University of Otago, Christchurch offers new hope.
Birmingham [UK], July 15 (ANI): According to a recent study from the College of Health and Life Sciences at Aston University, people who regularly consume fruit are more likely to have better levels of positive mental well-being and are less likely to experience depressive symptoms.
Washington [US], July 14 (ANI): The emotional context in which eating occurs has been thought to influence eating patterns and diet, with studies finding negative emotions predict excessive calorie intake and poor diet quality. A research article discusses how children's unhealthy food choices, especially over weekends, are related to emotion.