Children who skip breakfast may not be getting recommended nutrients
1 hour ago
A study by researchers at King's College London has found that children who skip breakfast regularly may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development that are recommended by the UK government.
Telling people not to 'down' drinks could make them drink more
2 hours ago
Campaigns designed to stop young people "bolting" drinks can be ineffective and can even make them more likely to do it, new research suggests.
Senate ACA replacement bill failure related to divisions among Republicans and parties
4 hours ago
A new in-depth analysis of results from 27 national public opinion polls by 12 survey organizations finds that the failure of the recent U.S. Senate debate over proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ...
Technology is changing Generation smartphone, and not always for the better
5 hours ago
It's easy to imagine some graybeard long ago weighing in on how this new generation, with all its fancy wheels, missed out on the benefits of dragging stuff from place to place.
Online education boosts proper use of drugs that prevent blood clots
7 hours ago
Results of a yearlong study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) with more than 900 nurses at The Johns Hopkins Hospital suggest that well-designed online education can decrease the rate of nonadministration ...
Moving beyond nudges to improve health and health care policies
7 hours ago
With countries around the world struggling to deliver quality health care and contain costs, a team of behavioral economists led by Carnegie Mellon University's George Loewenstein believes it's time to apply recent insights ...
Playing smartphone app aids concussion recovery in teens
10 hours ago
Generally, after suffering a concussion, patients are encouraged to avoid reading, watching TV and using mobile devices to help their brains heal. But new research shows that teen-agers who used a mobile health app once a ...
Functions in old age influenced by previous lifestyle
12 hours ago
"Which factors increase the chance of aging with well-maintained functions?" Older men who never smoked, avoided obesity and had held a healthy Mediterranean-inspired diet have good chances of maintaining their independence ...
Health Check: do joint and muscle aches get worse in the cold?
13 hours ago
The winter chill is often associated with an increase in aches and pains for many older people, particularly in the joints, but also in the muscles. Some recent studies have shown an increase in general aches and pain in ...
Quiet Canadian, ugly American: Does racism differ north of the border?
13 hours ago
In the aftermath of Charlottesville, it's worth asking: Are Canadians really less racist than Americans?