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Health

College students underestimate their roommates distress: study

For the study, published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, the researchers studied 187 same-sex pairs. 

24 Feb 2018 5:34 PM

Adding hope to health messages may motivate better behaviours: study

We often think of emotions as irrational, but emotions can help us do the things that will keep us healthy.

24 Feb 2018 5:25 PM

New drug may extend women's fertility by six years

The researchers used a microscopic worm, Caenorhabditis elegans (C elegans), to study longevity. 

24 Feb 2018 1:57 PM

Kids living close to green spaces may have beneficial effects on brain development

The data analysis showed that long-term exposure to greenness was positively associated with white and grey matter volume.

24 Feb 2018 1:49 PM

Young men’s drinking tied to later liver disease risk

The threshold amount of alcohol linked to liver damage may be lower than previously thought.

24 Feb 2018 1:22 PM

Frail elderly face increased risk of delirium after surgery

Factors like smoking, dementia and the use of psychiatric medications also were associated with an elevated risk of delirium after surgery.

24 Feb 2018 1:11 PM

Less-invasive heart valve replacement tied to better quality of life

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is an important minimally invasive treatment option for replacing the aortic valve that is narrowed.

24 Feb 2018 12:34 PM

Self-compassion may protect perfectionists from getting depressed

Self-compassion seems to sever the link between perfectionism (and depression), even though it is really tentative and not definitive.

24 Feb 2018 12:15 PM

Wine tied to healthier arteries for some diabetics

Some previous research has linked a Mediterranean diet to weight loss and a reduced risk of heart disease.

24 Feb 2018 11:57 AM

This Holi, avoid being a victim of food adulteration

While Holi is a time for merriment, we should also be alert about what we eat.

24 Feb 2018 11:45 AM