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Study shows differences in brain activity between men, women who are obese

A new study of obese people suggests that changes in their brains’ reward regions make them more prone to overeating, and that women and men exhibit different brain activity related to overeating. Researchers from UCLA found that women who are ...

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Women Can Safely Induce Medical Abortions at Home Through Telemedicine, Says Study

A new study is showing that abortion medication prescribed through telemedicine results in successful abortions with low rates of adverse effects. So, yes, the abortion pill — a term that usually refers to both mifepristone and misoprostol, which are taken ...

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Breakthrough study stops fat-eating prostate cancer cells

Patients with castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) usually have a poor prognosis. In part, this is due to the cancer’s ability to resist anti-androgen therapy. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in Oncotarget shows that combining a CPT1A ...

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Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects, study finds

New research from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions that explored the potential side effects of the stimulant drug Ritalin on those without ADHD showed changes in brain chemistry associated with risk-taking behavior, sleep disruption and other undesirable ...

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Gluten-free foods may not be healthful, study warns

As more and more people are adopting a gluten-free diet, a new study investigates the nutritional content of gluten-free products and finds them lacking. A new study suggests that gluten-free products may not be as nutritional as their gluten-containing equivalents. ...

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Primary school children get less active with age, study finds

There is an age-related decline in children’s physical activity levels as they progress through primary school, according to a British Heart Foundation-funded study. Researchers at the University of Bristol found that children spent less time doing physical activity and spent ...

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Stressing About Money During Pregnancy Is Linked to Low Birth Weight, Study Finds

You’ve probably heard at some point that pregnancy is supposed to be a relaxing time—you’ll spend your days kicking back, enjoying good food, buying cute baby clothes, and being pampered while you grow a tiny human being. But the reality ...

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Running Success Can Be Contagious, Says New Study

Can your friends affect how many miles you cover—or the pace you set—each time you head out for a run? The answer seems to be yes, according to a new study published in Nature Communications. Researchers from MIT’s Sloan School of Management found that ...

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One Run May Add 7 Hours to Your Life, Study Says

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Running is a simple and efficient way to exercise: all you need is a pair of shoes. It’s been shown to lower a person’s risk for heart disease and cancer, possibly by regulating weight ...

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Children notice what adults miss, study finds: While adults focus their attention, children see everything

Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children’s limitations can sometimes be their strength. In two studies, researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to focus on, ...

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