Teens consumed more unhealthy foods and beverages on days they were exposed to violence, and suffered from fatigue due to poor sleep the following day, according to a new study. Those behaviors, especially increased soda consumption, are important predictors of weight gain.
The researchers found that bone retains a “memory” of exercise’s effects long after the exercise is ceased, and this bone memory continues to change the way the body metabolizes a high-fat diet.
A new study — which creates automatic tools for signal analysis and linguistic assessment — uncovers how media communicates about gender, race and age finding that in the majority of films, females roles are not central to the plot.
Women’s cognitive functioning past middle age may be affected by the degree of gender equality in the country they live in, according to new findings.
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We’ve only got one more month left of winter so staying in peak health is super important – we don’t want to fall ill with a cold or the flu! We’re sure you’re all aware of the things you can do to avoid getting sick but there are a few more ingredients and antioxidants you…
As thousands gathered for the Los Angeles Pride festival in West Hollywood in June, Sabel Samone-Loreca found herself in the midst of the crowd, suddenly feeling ill. She asked paramedics to take her to nearby Cedars Sinai hospital, where the doctors knew her, knew that she had completed her transition from male to female, and…
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Learn about the bleeding that occurs when a fertilized egg attaches to the lining of the uterus, including signs and symptoms, and when to see a doctor.
Food scientists have found that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter — and likely higher-calorie — fare. This could put people on the path to gaining weight.