Why Facial Expressions Don't Always Reveal True Emotions
That's because when it comes to reading a person's state of mind, visual context -- as in background and action -- is just as important as facial expressions and body language, according to a new study from UC Berkeley.
8 Ways To Keep Your Mind Sharp
Want to defy aging and keep your mind sharp? From the right diet to your dental hygiene and social life, here are the best ways to keep your brain fighting fit.
When Should You Exercise To Optimize Your Body Clock?
Everyone needs sleep, but that doesn't mean it comes easy for everyone -- especially when your natural sleep cycle is disrupted, throwing off your internal clock. New research offers hope for people looking to adjust more easily to unique bedtimes associated with jet lag, shift work and exercise.
Acid Reflux Meds Lead To Disease
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which include well-known brand names Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid, are among the most prescribed medications in the world. Approximately 10 percent of adults in the United States take these drugs for frequent heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given their prevalence, researchers mined the FDA Adverse Effect Reporting System database and found unexpected consequences of PPI consumption.
How Many Push-ups You Can Do Is Linked With Your Heart Disease Risk
Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 push-ups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)outcomes--including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events such as heart failure--during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who were able to do less than 10 push-ups during the baseline exam.
Does Doing More Exercise Help You Burn More Calories?
A simple calculation lies at the heart of a lot of mainstream weight loss advice. If calories out exceed calories in, you will lose weight. It is why why many of us feel we can make amends for overindulging by joining the gym or dusting off our running shoes.But if you have ever increased how much exercise you do and found it did little to shed the pounds, you have probably had an inkling that the sums don't add up.
Haptic Communication Is Critical To Our Society
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Imperial College London and the University of Tokyo have demonstrated that physical coordination is more beneficial in larger groups due to haptic communication.
Do Your Genes Influence How You Support Others?
The quality of your relationship could be affected by your genes, according to new research conducted at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Enlarged Prostate May Actually Stop Tumor Growth
For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But a new study shows that if these men also happen to have prostate cancer, the larger prostate actually impedes tumor growth.For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But a new study shows that if these men also happen to have prostate cancer, the larger prostate actually impedes tumor growth.