Overweight people make unhealthier food choices than lean people when presented with real food, even though both make similar selections when presented with hypothetical choices, according to research led by the University of Cambridge.
Date Posted: April 14, 2016
Categories: Eating DisordersGO
Researchers describe their new mouse model that shows how a combination of genetic and environmental risk factors can trigger the disease.
Categories: Eating DisordersGO
Parents who use very overly controlling feeding practices with their children, such as using food as a reward or a treat, could be unintentionally teaching their children to rely on food to deal with their emotions.
Categories: Eating Disorders, ParentingGO
A study has demonstrated that attending a public cultural event can induce a measurable effect on an individual's internal hormone levels. The "stress hormone" - cortisol - was reduced across the board, among other intriguing changes.
Categories: Stress ManagementGO
There are six components to an apology - and the more of them you include when you say you're sorry, the more effective your apology will be, according to new research.
People with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) fare better and are less likely to relapse when treated with medication on a long-term basis, according to researchers.
Categories: Other, Self-Criticism, Self-EsteemGO
Cancer patients may live longer if they are married, with the effect varying by place of birth and race/ethnicity. However, better economic resources are unlikely to be a key driver for this association.
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health Psychology, Relationships ...GO
A new study found that feelings of blame and guilt dominate when midwives and obstetricians struggle to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic childbirth.
Categories: Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) impairs insulin signaling in the portion of the brain responsible for regulating metabolism, making a person with AD more likely to develop diabetes, new research suggests.
Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, Dementia, Health / Illness / ...GO
A new study suggests the heart could have a large influence on the wisdom of the head, after finding people with greater heart rate variability may have wiser judgement.
Money could buy happiness if your purchases fit your personality, according to a new study.
According to a new study acetaminophen could be impeding error-detection in the brain.
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
Climate change is a significant threat to the health of Americans, creating unprecedented health problems in areas where they might not have previously occurred, according to a report released April 4 by the White House.
In a series of studies conducted in rats, researchers have found that eating blueberries could help to reduce the genetic and biochemical drivers behind depression and suicidal tendencies associated with PTSD.
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO
Recently, a large Swedish study showed that grades may decline, too, when a parent is depressed.
Categories: Depression, Family Problems, ParentingGO
Korean researchers studied how narcissism relates to a person's selfie-posting behavior on Social Networking Sites and interest in the comments they receive back.