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A new study shows that an intervention can have advantageous effects on health outcomes. Typically, a change in BMI (body mass index) is often the measure used to examine whether an intervention...more
Like the popular dating site, OKCupid, Seattle-based social enterprise Corengi acts as an online site that offers free informational resources for Type 2 diabetes patients.
The website also...more
In a new study appearing in the Journal of Marketing Research, being mindful of their emotions can promote better, healthier eating options.
Authors of the study encouraged consumer educational...more
According to a study led by Emily Feinberg, CPNP, Sc.D., of Boston University School of Public Health, and colleagues, problem-solving education (PSE) may scale down parental stress and depressive...more
A study that appeared in the November issue of the journal AIDS Patient Care and STDs reveals that having high knowledge about HIV and engaging in risky sexual activity do not make high-school-aged...more
According to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, body mass index poses higher risk for colorectal cancer.
Shuji Ogino, M.D., Ph.D.,...more
A Finnish population-based study finds that eating five meals a day: breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks, reduces obesity risk among adolescents.
The results suggest that the regular five-meal...more
According to research published in the Psychology & Aging journal, older adults who spend their time volunteering at least 200 hours in a year are less likely to develop hypertension compared to...more
In a new research by Jonathan Kurtis, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues, there's a protein that may just be the solution that can lead to the development of a malaria vaccine.
Kurtis enthused that...more
At a press briefing organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health...more