Human Sciences

Women gain weight when job demands are high

Medicine
Heavy pressures at work seem to predispose women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education. ...

Exercise benefits brains and changes blood flow in older adults

Medicine
Exercise training alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults, though not in the way you might ...

Research shows biases against immigrants with non-anglicized names

Antropology
Washington, DC – Immigrating to a new country brings many challenges, including figuring out how to be part of a ...

The opioid crisis: What we should learn from the AIDS ...

Medicine
There are important lessons to be learned from the successes and failures of the AIDS response that could inform our ...

How to distinguish between online students who guess and those ...

Antropology
Measuring the knowledge of students in online courses poses a number of challenges. Researchers from the Higher School of Economics ...

Streptomyces sp. myrophorea: a new hope

MedicineMore Science
Researchers analysing soil from Ireland long thought to have medicinal properties have discovered that it contains a previously unknown strain ...

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 ...