- Gaming Doesn't Hamper Boys' Social Skills: Study April 23, 2019
In contrast, the more time a girl spent gaming at age 10, the more social interaction difficulties she experienced by age 12.
- Can Obesity Shrink Your Brain? April 23, 2019
Earlier this year, another study -- pulling from the same data source -- found that middle-aged adults with abdominal obesity tended to have less gray matter volume than their normal-weight counterparts.
- Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women April 23, 2019
The different treatment of expectant women and men -- known as the "motherhood penalty" and the "fatherhood premium" -- has been documented in previous studies, but the researchers said this is the first one to show that women who feel unwelcome the workplace may decide to opt out.
- Americans Sit Way Too Much, But Exercise May Help April 23, 2019
In the U.S., total sitting time from 2007 to 2016 rose by about an hour a day, to 8.2 hours for teens and 6.4 hours for adults
- Could Diabetes Drug Metformin Help Keep People Slim? April 23, 2019
Metformin doesn't seem to be particularly helpful for shedding pounds in the first place, though.
- Skipping Breakfast a Bad Move for Your Heart? April 23, 2019
More Americans than ever are opting out of a morning meal.
- Many 'Gen Xers' Despair as They Navigate Adulthood April 23, 2019
These new findings indicate that despair is pervasive throughout Generation X, affecting people regardless of their race, background or family income.
- U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record April 23, 2019
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
- Why Science Can't Seem to Tell Us How to Eat Right April 22, 2019
Who is to blame for the average person’s jaded palate when it comes to foods that supposedly are or are not “healthy”? Like many things food-related, it depends on whom you ask.
- Lack of Water Consumption Tied to Kids' Obesity April 22, 2019
Among the 1 in 5 who didn't drink any water daily, sugared-drink calories totaled 200, on average, compared with 100 calories a day among water drinkers.