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Too Much TV Watching in Childhood Results to Long-Term Antisocial Behavior
According to a new University of Otago, New Zealand, Children and teens who watch a lot of television are prone to demonstrate antisocial and criminal behavior when grown up. The study is...more



New Study Reveals Autistic Children Are More Sedentary Than Peers
A new study published in the journal "Autism Research and Treatment" finds that children with autism are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers. The study were co-authored by Kiley...more

Young Autistic Adults Face Difficulty in Transitioning Into Employment
A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that young adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) struggle more in transitioning into employment...more

Rising Toll of Obesity Kills More Americans Than Previously Thought
In a startling review funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity is a lot deadlier than previously thought. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health observe...more

Latest Approach to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Latino Communities, Study Finds
In the March issues of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, new studies from Salud America! The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children...more

Traffic Pollution Exposure May Result to Chronic Childhood Asthma
A new study shows that chronic childhood asthma is the likely result of being exposed to too much traffic air pollution on busy highways. Traffic pollution was viewed to only trigger asthma...more

Childhood Poverty and Stress Impacts Brain Function in Later Life
According to research published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the stress of growing up poor may be a core mechanism that accounts for connection between poverty as a...more

Effective and Risky Drug Therapies by Medicare Patients Varies Across US
The Dartmouth Atlas Project releases a new report that documents how the use of both effective and risky drug therapies by Medicare patients varies widely across U.S. The new report looks...more

HIV/STI Prevention Program Helps Displaced Persons in Haiti
A new research shows that displaced women in Leogane, Haiti, can significantly impact mental and sexual health behaviours in their village through a HIV/STI prevention program. This prevention...more

Cell and Animal Studies Could Enable Development of Effective Drugs for Addiction
The Scripps Research Institute's team of scientists has explored a combination of cell and animal studies that enable the development of effective drugs for addiction with fewer side effects. The...more





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