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Study links physical activity to greater mental flexibility in older adults

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — One day soon, doctors may determine how physically active you are simply by imaging your brain. Physically fit people ...

High iron intake may increase appetite, disease risk

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Here’s one more reason to cut down on the amount of red meat you eat. ...

A bottle of water before each meal could help in weight reduction, researchers say

Researchers from the University of Birmingham have shown that drinking 500ml of water at half an hour before eating main meals may help obese adults to lose weight. They believe that the simple intervention could be hugely beneficial, and be easily promoted by healthcare professionals and through public health campaigns. ... Full story

Study points to Kiwis having become more frugal in wake of GFC

A newly released University of Otago study of consumer lifestyles suggests many Kiwis have become thriftier and more closely aligned with traditional values in the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC). The study also indicates a growing concern for the environment and sustainable consumption. ... Full story

Preschoolers encouraged to move more, sit less

Standing Preschools project investigates the positive health effects of moving more and sitting less. ... Full story

Physician Support Key to Successful Weight Loss, Study Shows

Findings affirm value of physician involvement in changing unhealthy behavior ... Full story

Passion for your job? If not, it’s attainable

ANN ARBOR—People who have not found their perfect fit in a career can take heart: There is more than one way to attain passion for work. ... Full story

Australia-India research to help prevent lifestyle-related diseases in India and other countries in South Asia

Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis says the ENCORE project is an outstanding example of collaboration between India and Australia. ... Full story

Study Challenges Which Political Party is Linked to a Happier Marriage

Republican men and women are more likely than Democrats to say they are “very happy” in their marriages, according to a new report co-authored by University of Virginia sociologist W. Bradford Wilcox. ... Full story

U researcher: Republicans are happier in their marriages than Democrats

New research from University of Utah researcher Nicholas Wolfinger and his colleague, W. Bradford Wilcox, a sociologist at the University of Virginia, found that “red values” may be better for families in some cases. ... Full story

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