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Promoting physically active children in car-dependent New Zealand

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of car ownership in the world and cities that are purpose-built for car travel. ...

Optimistic spouse better for partner's health

ANN ARBOR—If your spouse expects good things to happen, your health may be in luck. ...

Vitamin D and its effect on weight loss examined in new study

SEATTLE - A new study published online April 18 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that healthy or “replete” levels of vitamin D may be associated with weight loss in a certain segment of postmenopausal overweight women. ... Full story

Beards may be in, but not for long

OPINION: If you haven’t been outdoors in a few years, you might not have noticed that beards are back. Back in such a big way that apparently many New York hipsters are paying north of US$8,000 for “facial hair transplants” to embellish their patchy beards. ... Full story

Are Women in Iran Who Use Facebook Less Likely to Wear a Veil?

New Rochelle, NY —Use of social media such as Facebook can influence attitudes and behaviors among people of all countries and cultures. Among women in Iran, the duration and amount of daily Facebook activity is associated with their desire to wear a traditional head-covering and their willingness to display pictures of themselves without a veil, according to an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking website. ... Full story

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous. ... Full story

Physical activity is beneficial for late-life cognition

Physical activity in midlife seems to protect from dementia in old age, according to a study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. Those who engaged in physical activity at least twice a week had a lower risk of dementia than those who were less active. ... Full story

Families at risk because of fuel poverty

Families living in South Yorkshire are vulnerable to the effects of fuel poverty because of a complex network of factors and priorities, health and social care experts at Sheffield Hallam University have concluded. ... Full story

Lack of exercise adds to women’s healthcare costs

Active women cost health system less. ... Full story

The fatty acid composition in blood reflects the quality of dietary fat and carbohydrates in children

Recently published research in the University of Eastern Finland found that fatty acid composition in blood is not only a biomarker for the quality of dietary fat but also reflects the quality of dietary carbohydrates. ... Full story

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