Human Sciences

Study yields new insight on how memory works

Medicine
Two Veterans Affairs researchers have explored how memory is tied to the hippocampus, with findings that will expand scientists’ understanding ...

New data show barbershop blood pressure checks remain highly effective

Medicine
LOS ANGELES — Dec. 17, 2018 — New 12-month data from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai backs up an ...

Tiny implantable device short-circuits hunger pangs, aids weight loss

Medicine
MADISON, Wis. — More than 700 million adults and children worldwide are obese, according to a 2017 study that called ...

Fitness instructors’ comments shape women’s body satisfaction

AntropologyMore Science
EVANSTON, Ill. — Exercise has been called a double-edged sword for women when it comes to body image as some ...

Fighting obesity — could it be as plain as dirt?

Medicine
It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but ...

Why Oregon’s state nut may be the key to disease ...

Medicine
Dec 10, 2018 – Aurora, Ore. – Hazelnuts are poised to be the “it” nut for 2019, and new research ...

Are you stressed? Your eyes may provide a window into ...

Medicine
With nearly breakneck speed, the demands of work productivity in today’s society seem to have increased tenfold. Enter multitasking as ...

Mental health of children can be affected by news of ...

Antropology
COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 2018, American children have been exposed to multiple disasters – ravaging wildfires in California, to major ...

The link between obesity, the brain, and genetics

Medicine
Clinicians should consider how the way we think can make us vulnerable to obesity, and how obesity is genetically intertwined ...

Lyme Disease and the path toward diagnosis

Medicine
Many people have heard the term Lyme Disease before, but most are unaware of the extent the health condition can ...