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September 25, 2016

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September 25, 2016

Yoga May Not Count Toward 30 Minutes of Daily Physical Activity, but May Have Other Benefits

Sep. 24, 2016 — Hatha yoga is an increasingly popular form of physical activity and meditative practice in the U.S. It is important to understand the calorie cost and intensity of yoga in relation to the national ... read more

Apple, Lettuce Can Remedy Garlic Breath

Sep. 23, 2016 — Garlic -- consumers either love or hate the taste, but one thing is for certain, no one likes it when the scent of it sticks around on their breath. Now, garlic lovers may have a new solution to ... read more

Sep. 21, 2016 — Oxytocin has been dubbed the "love hormone" for its role promoting social bonding, altruism and more. Now new research suggests the hormone may also support ... read more

Getting the Best Help for Overweight Young People

Sep. 21, 2016 — Obesity among children and teenagers is on the increase worldwide. More and more people use food as a reward or a source of comfort, or as a way of escaping from the world around them -- with the ... read more

Training During First Half of Menstrual Cycle Most Efficient

Sep. 21, 2016 — When during the menstrual cycle is it advantageous to periodize your strength training? Results of a new study show that training that is concentrated to the first two week of the cycle have more of ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Those with a taste for adult education classes have long known it, but now scientists have confirmed that taking part in the weekly sessions can boost wellbeing -- regardless of the subject ... read more

Companies Use Instincts to Elicit Behavior from Consumers, Employees

Sep. 20, 2016 — The obvious strategy for a clothing retailer is to have as much product on the sales floor as possible to yield high sales. The clothing needs to be available to be bought, ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, says a new study. The study specifically investigated whether regular use of commercially available activity ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and is an even more accurate predictor of early death than obesity. To better understand who is at risk, researchers conducted the first ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Feeding babies egg and peanut may reduce their risk of developing an allergy to the foods, finds a new ... read more

Video Games Can Have Lasting Impact on Learning

Sep. 20, 2016 — A computer-based brain training program helps improve student performance in reading and math — in some cases even more than individualized tutoring, according to a new ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — The type of fat you eat matters, but a new study suggests that the benefits of good fats vanish when stress enters the picture. This study is the first to show that stress has the potential to cancel ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health even decades later -- but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a ... read more

Studying: Is It Bad for Your Health to Pull an All-Nighter?

Sep. 19, 2016 — A late night at the library, copious amounts of energy drinks or coffee and class notes from the last month; surely you’ll be able to ace the exam if you just spend the next 24 hours focused on the ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — Experts are urging parents and health providers to stop giving codeine to children, calling for more education about its risks and restrictions on its use in patients under age 18. They say that ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — Mosquitoes are more likely to feed on cattle than on humans if they carry a specific chromosomal rearrangement in their genome. This reduces their odds of transmitting the malaria parasite, according ... read more

Sleep Habits, Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Use Linked, Shows Research

Sep. 19, 2016 — A possible link between adolescent sleep habits and early substance abuse has been identified by researchers. The study found that both sleep duration and sleep quality during late childhood predict ... read more

Eggs from Small Flocks More Likely to Contain Salmonella Enteritidis

Sep. 19, 2016 — Eggs from small flocks of chickens are more likely to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis than eggs sold in grocery stores, which typically come from larger flocks that are regulated by the ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — As researchers nationwide try to get college students to eat healthier foods, they’re finding that gardening may lead to a lasting habit of eating more fruits and vegetables. That’s a recent ... read more

Popular Reality Game Pokémon GO Is Distracting

Sep. 19, 2016 — Motorists, passengers and pedestrians beware: a new report suggests the wildly popular augmented reality game Pokémon GO is ... read more

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