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Sorting Through Recycling Bins to Learn about Alcohol Use

When researchers wanted to verify alcohol-use survey results at a senior housing center, they came up with a novel way to measure residents’ drinking: Count the empty bottles in recycling bins.
24-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Doubling Saturated Fat in the Diet Does Not Increase Saturated Fat in Blood

Doubling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to a controlled diet study. Increasing levels of carbohydrates in the study diet promoted a steady increase in the blood of a fatty acid...
18-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Pac-Man Instead of Patch: Using Video Games to Improve Lazy Eye, Depth Perception

Scientists have created video games that add an important element of fun to the repetitive training needed to improve vision in people – including adults – with a lazy eye and poor depth perception.
17-Nov-2014 3:55 PM EST

Research Shows Why Antidepressant May Be Effective in Postpartum Depression

An antidepressant commonly prescribed for women with postpartum depression may restore connections between cells in brain regions that are negatively affected by chronic stress during pregnancy, new research suggests.
18-Nov-2014 9:55 AM EST

Fathers' Engagement with Baby Depends on Mother

Fathers’ involvement with their newborns depends on mothers’ preparation for parenthood, even for fathers who show the most parenting skills, a new study suggests.
19-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Danger of Repeat Head Injuries: Brain’s Inability to Tap Energy Source

Two or more serious hits to the head within days of each other can interfere with the brain’s ability to use sugar – its primary energy source – to repair cells damaged by the injuries, new research suggests.
14-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

Ebola a Stark Reminder of Link Between Health of Humans, Animals, Environment

Though no one would call the Ebola pandemic a good thing, it has presented an opportunity for scientists to alert the public about the dire need to halt the spread of infectious diseases, especially in developing and densely populated areas of the...
12-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

New Research Adds Spice to Curcumin’s Health-Promoting Benefits

The health benefits of over-the-counter curcumin supplements might not get past your gut, but new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.
6-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

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Women Try to 'Drink Like a Guy' at Bachelorette Parties; Wedding Season Offers Chance for Safety Campaigns

9-Jun-2014 1:25 PM EDT

Darwin’s Children Represent Highs and Lows of Famous Scientist’s Personal Life

Ohio State University researcher Tim Berra would argue that Charles Darwin has a second legacy, marked by personal tragedy and highlighted by pride in accomplishment – the stories of the 10 children born to him and his wife, Emma Wedgwood, his...
17-Oct-2013 4:10 PM EDT

Will Americans Accept Obama’s Climate Plan? New Study Offers Clues

25-Jun-2013 6:00 AM EDT

Nik Wallenda’s ‘Tricks’ are Incredible Balance and Arm Muscle Endurance

24-Jun-2013 1:20 PM EDT

Feb. Is Teen Dating Violence Awarness Month: 1 in 3 Teen Victims of Dating Violence Had More Than One Abuser

30-Jan-2013 9:55 AM EST

CT. Shootings Should Focus Attention on Screening/Treating Mental Health Problems in Youth, Says Ohio State Expert

17-Dec-2012 10:45 AM EST

Palin Unusual Because Her Path to Politics Not Led By A Man, Author Says

Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, is different from many female leaders around the world in at least one respect "“ her political career does not follow that of a male relative, according to an expert on women in global...
3-Sep-2008 9:00 PM EDT

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