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Previous findings have shown that heavier women respond differently than women of normal weight to images of food or eating and now a new study in International Journal of Obesity has found that the same may hold true for images of exercise, The New York Times' Well blog reports. Researchers used fMRI to...
In the U.S. alone, sleep disorder expenditure expanded 12% from 2008 to 2011 and drowsy drivers causes 1,550 fatalities in the U.S. annually. Now, scientists have discovered what may be causing this disruption in sleep, Bloomberg News reports. "While the noisy ping of a nocturnal e-mail or text message can...
Reuters reports on a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine that has shown that switching to a Mediterranean diet, even without cutting calories, may reduce risk of developing diabetes. Researchers recruited 3,541 people who were at risk for heart disease and placed them either on a...