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Exploring the link between mindfulness, self-compassion, and relationship satisfaction in midlife married couples

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:49
Many people practice mindfulness or self-compassion techniques in their everyday life as part of their normal self-care routine.

RoboCA3T: A novel robot-inspired computer-assisted adaptive autism therapy

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:44
A new study published in the Journal of Computer Assisted Learning introduces a novel Robot-Inspired Computer-Assisted Adaptive Autism Therapy (RoboCA3T) that leverages the natural affinity of children with autism spectrum disorder towards technology and robots.

Understanding the relationship between community mobility and cognitive function in older adults

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:38
The extent of individuals' mobility within their community-;how much they get out and about-;may be linked to their cognitive function, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Predicting meniscus tear risk with radiomics

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:24
New research indicates that various features assessed through imaging tests can reveal an individual's risk of developing meniscus tears, which is one of the most common knee injuries.

Gender diversity in surgery teams linked to better post-operative outcomes for patients

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:19
A new paper in the British Journal of Surgery, published by Oxford University Press, finds that care in hospitals with higher surgery team sex-diversity was associated with better post-operative outcomes for patients.

Interpreter access associated with Heart School participation among foreign-born post-heart attack patients

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:14
After a heart attack, foreign-born people are less likely to attend a relapse-preventing Heart School than native-born patients.

RPGRIP1L gene expression levels can be a potential prognostic marker for invasive breast cancer

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:06
A protein called retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator interacting protein 1-like (RPGRIP1L) performs various functions that are important for development and for health throughout life, and mutations in the RPGRIP1L gene have been linked to different diseases.

Study reveals misleading health claims and undeclared ingredients in dietary supplements

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 14:16
A recent study published in Analytical Science Journal conducted by Schmid College of Science and Technology Professor Rosalee Hellberg and students Calin Harris, Diane Kim, Miranda Miranda and Chevon Jordan, reveal that some supplement companies may mislead customers with unproven health claims and undeclared ingredients.

Lack of inner voice makes it more difficult to perform verbal memory tasks

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 14:12
The vast majority of people have an ongoing conversation with themselves, an inner voice, that plays an important role in their daily lives.

Study links gut microbiome modulation to changes in social behavior

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 13:53
Taking pro- and prebiotics could make people more sensitive to fairness, even at the cost of earning less money, according to a study.

Scientists discover new insight into the genetic pathway of neuroblastoma

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 13:46
Scientists have discovered a new insight into the genetic pathway of childhood cancer, offering new hope for tailored treatments.

Study uncovers unique platelet population linked to aging and blood clotting diseases

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 13:17
As people age, they become more prone to blood clotting diseases, when blood cells called platelets clump together when they don't need to and can cause major issues such as strokes and cardiovascular disease.

Understanding public perception of polygenic embryo screening for IVF

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 13:08
Three out of four U.S. adults support the use of emerging technologies that estimate a future child's likelihood of developing health conditions influenced by multiple genes -; such as diabetes, heart disease, and depression -; before an embryo is implanted during in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to a new public opinion survey led by researchers at Harvard Medical School.

Research reveals effective strategies for reducing smartphone addiction

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 12:31
The best way to help smartphone users manage their screen time may be to make phones progressively more annoying to use, according to new University of Michigan research.

Lactate is essential to buffering the effects of a carbohydrate meal, study shows

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 10:47
As a student competing in track and field at his Parlier high school, Robert Leija was obsessed with how to improve his performance and, in particular, prevent the buildup of lactic acid in his muscles during training.

Research quantifies impact of childhood obesity on long-term health and life expectancy

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 10:40
New research being presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Venice, Italy (12-15 May) has, for the first time, quantified the impact of different aspects of childhood obesity on long-term health and life expectancy.

Study proposes lower BMI cut-off for obesity in adults over 40

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 10:37
The internationally recognized body-mass index (BMI) cut-off point for obesity may not be appropriate for middle-aged and older men and women (aged 40-80 years), according to research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Venice, Italy (12-15 May).

Technology alone insufficient for meaningful weight loss in obesity, study shows

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 10:27
A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that technology alone can't replace the human touch to produce meaningful weight loss in obesity treatment.

Income and education linked to lower post-stroke mortality

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 08:25
New research, presented today at the 10th European Stroke Organisation Conference 2024, has revealed that high-income individuals have a 32% lower risk of post-stroke mortality.

Study reveals privacy risks in female health apps

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 08:08
Apps designed for female health monitoring are exposing users to unnecessary privacy and safety risks through their poor data handling practices, according to new research from UCL and King's College London.