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Greater neighborhood access to fast-food outlets linked to lower bone mass in infants

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New research from the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit at the University of Southampton in the UK indicates that neighbourhood exposure to fast food outlets...
New study shows that varying walking pace burns more calories

New study shows that varying walking pace burns more calories

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By conducting walking experiments in Ohio State's Movement Lab (pictured), researchers Manoj Srinivasan (left) and Nidhi Seethapathi found that walking at varying speeds can...
Over half of workers with depression do not recognize need for treatment

Over half of workers with depression do not recognize need for treatment

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More than half of workers who reported symptoms of depression did not perceive a need for treatment, according to a study from the Centre...

How dominant parents affect kids’ self-worth

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Children's self-esteem is linked to the behaviour of who is considered the most powerful parent within the household, new University of Sussex research suggests. The...
The science of retweets1

The science of retweets

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What's the best time to tweet, to ensure maximum audience engagement? Researchers at the University of Maryland have demonstrated that an algorithm that takes...

Children with severe obesity may be at higher risk for heart disease and diabetes

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More than 3 million children in the United States who are severely obese may be at a higher risk of developing heart disease and...

Study finds dramatic benefits of weight-loss surgery

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Tremendous changes seen in women most at risk for cancer A study evaluating the effects of bariatric surgery on obese women most at risk for...