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Survey finds patients want more guidance from physicians on self-care

Physicians and consumers agree that self-care is important to health and well-being, yet 75 percent of patients say they haven’t discussed self-care with their physician within the last two years, according to a new survey released today, conducted by The

Canned laughter works, finds study of ‘dad jokes’

Adding canned laughter to the end of a punchline increases how funny we find a joke, but not as much as real laughter, finds a new UCL-led study. The research, published in Current Biology, looked to establish whether the presence

Study finds Nunavik Inuit are genetically unique

A new study has found that an Inuit population in Canada’s Arctic are genetically distinct from any known group, and certain genetic variants are correlated with brain aneurysm. Geographically isolated populations often develop unique genetic traits that result from their

New research finds private practice physicians less likely to maintain electronic records

Modernizing health records by making them electronic has gained momentum as technology evolves and policies push health care toward digital solutions. But the same trend has not been evident for physicians who remain in private practice, new research finds. The

Infectious diseases A-Z: Asian longhorned tick finds its way to us

Ticks discovered in New Jersey now have spread into neighboring states. “For the first time in 50 years, a new tick species has been identified in the U.S.,” says Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group.

SIRT6 over-expression may prevent progression of diabetes, study finds

Targeting obesity through exercise and calorie restriction is often the first line of approach to treat diabetes and related cardiovascular disorders, such as cardiomyopathy. A recent animal study published in The FASEB Journal explored an alternative sirtuin-based therapy to block

TGen-led study finds link between gene and severe liver damage

Researchers have found that a gene known as AEBP1 may play a central role in the development, severity and potential treatment of liver disease, according to a study by Temple University, the Geisinger Obesity Institute and the Translational Genomics Research

Study finds maternal race not a factor for children experiencing a ‘language gap’

In a first of its kind study, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute evaluated the language use of black mothers in comparison with white mothers with the same education levels

Study finds key metabolic changes in patients with chemotherapy-associated cardiotoxicity

More and more patients are being treated successfully for cancer. However, some cancer treatments that are very effective for breast cancer—medications like anthracyclines and trastuzumab—can cause heart dysfunction and lead to heart failure. Heart-related side effects can limit the amount

Study finds how people engage with science can promote unbelief or beliefs about God

Most Americans believe science and religion are incompatible, but a recent study suggests that scientific engagement can actually promote belief in God. Researchers from the Arizona State University Department of Psychology found that scientific information can create a feeling of

Yoga can improve the lives of prisoners, study finds

In 2017, a small group of male prisoners participated in an eight-week yoga program at the Alexander Maconochie Centre(AMC), which houses all adult prisoners in Canberra. While prison yoga programs have been evaluated in other countries, this yoga program was

Perception and working memory are deeply entangled, study finds

Many people have an intuitive, though incorrect, understanding of how the brain works: Our senses perceive objectively factual data, and our higher-level thought processes interpret that data, pull some levers and shape our conclusions and behavior accordingly. But perception and

New study finds both components of blood pressure predict heart attack, stroke risk

Both numbers in a blood pressure reading—the “upper” systolic and the “lower” diastolic—independently predicted the risk of heart attack or stroke in a very large Kaiser Permanente study that included more than 36 million blood pressure readings from more than

Study finds keys to music in exercise

If you want people to exercise, it has gotta be fun. And if you want people to turn fitness into a habit, you tap into something that keeps them coming back for more. Music can be that key to getting

Study finds transgender, non-binary autism link

New research indicates that transgender and non-binary individuals are significantly more likely to have autism or display autistic traits than the wider population—a finding that has important implications for gender confirmation treatments. The study, led by Dr. Steven Stagg of

Study finds age, race disparities in hospital patient portal use

Removing the barriers of access to technology does not close the digital divide for African American and older patients, according to new research from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. As part of a larger examination of patient portal

If you are fasting, don’t go shopping: Study finds shopping hungry usually leads to more high-calorie purchases

A team of researchers at Cornell University suggests that shopping for groceries on an empty stomach will lead to the purchase of high-calorie foods. Aner Tal, lead author of the study, said that people tend to skip meals because of dieting,

Study finds a link between lowered levels of HDAC3 and infertility in endometriosis patients

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers from the U.S. and South Korea has found a link between low levels of HDAC3 and infertility in endometriosis patients. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group