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2013-11-19 12:39:07

Although health behaviors such as smoking are directly linked to the majority of early deaths in the UK, tackling these individual factors fails to address the underlying cause. To get to the root of the problem, childhood deprivation must be addressed because it promotes damaging health behaviors in adult life. So say researchers from UCL (University College London) in a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. The study aimed to quantify the effects of early...

Nosey Research Shows That Men Have Larger Noses Than Women
2013-11-19 04:48:58

[ Watch the Video: Why Do Most Men Have Bigger Noses Than Women? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The average male nose is approximately 10 percent larger than the typical female proboscis, and the difference is likely due to the different builds and energy demands of the two genders, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. The size-difference holds true in populations of European descent, and the reason is that...

2013-11-16 23:00:09

The new article delivers 8 easy ways to lose weight for teenagers that help learners get in shape fast. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 The new article on the site Vkool.com introduces effective yet easy ways to lose weight for teenagers. At the beginning of the article, the author points out that those teenagers who usually skip breakfast tend to overeat later and have lower metabolic rates. The ingestion of too many high calorie foods and not enough exercise are two factors that...

2013-11-12 23:30:50

According to psychologist Dr. Larisa Wainer, diminished sex drive is upsetting for many young women and can put a great deal of strain on a relationship. But it is often possible to identify the factors that contribute to low libido and take corrective measures to rekindle desire. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Diminished libido is the most common sexual problem among women. And while it is often associated with menopausal women, increasing numbers of young women also complain...

2013-11-12 23:00:58

Academic Support Combined with Mental Health Treatment Provides Balance for Students Malibu, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 According to figures from the academic sector, approximately 3 million gifted students are currently enrolled in schools throughout the United States. While all teens and adolescents face an increasing number of social and internal emotional challenges, those with greater than average intelligence and abilities are often confronted with their own unique set of...

Late Nights May Cause Disruptions In Teenage Education, Emotions
2013-11-11 14:19:40

[ Watch the Video: Teens Who Sleep Earlier Perform Better At School ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a study of 2,700 middle and high school adolescents, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley found that those who stay up later are more likely to struggle academically and emotionally. In an analysis of the longitudinal data from the large study group, of which 30 percent reported bedtimes later than 11:30 pm on school days and 1:30 am in the...

2013-11-11 10:23:44

For want of a receptor: Some behaviors shaped during early development Physical and chemical changes in the brain during development can potentially play a role in some delinquent and deviant behaviors, according to research released today. Studies looking at the underlying mechanisms that influence our ability to exercise self-control were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science...

2013-11-08 23:19:46

The Metro Detroit therapists at Birmingham Maple Clinic in Michigan released an article that highlights the importance of parents to teach empathy to prevent their kids from becoming bullies or exhibiting bullying behavior. It also delves into the biological basis of bullying, and presents the evidence of declining empathy among middle and high school boys. Troy, MI (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Metro Detroit therapists at Birmingham Maple Clinic in Michigan released an article that...

2013-11-07 13:18:23

Although the number of children born to teenage parents has decreased since the 1990s, these children continue to be at an increased risk for injury, both accidental and intentional. This may be because many of these teenage parents are poor, uneducated, and lack parental safety and supervision skills. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers analyzed the types of injuries to children of teenage parents. Brian D. Robertson, PhD, and colleagues from...

2013-11-06 23:28:16

Addiction recovery professionals, elected officials, school administrators, community leaders, parents and everyone else who want to grasp why adolescent drug and alcohol abuse is rising -- despite the so-called “war on drugs” that has been raging for more than four decades – can glean powerful insights from a new blog post published by A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Addiction recovery professionals, elected...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin