- Nurturing may protect kids from brain changes linked to poverty
- Heart study shows benefit for aortic stenosis patients
- How video gaming can be beneficial for the brain
- Face It: Twins Who Smoke Look Older
- Hair Loss Weighing on Your Mind? 'Gravity Theory' May Explain Male Pattern Baldness
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 07:14 AM PDT
Growing up in poverty can have long-lasting, negative consequences for a child. But for poor children raised by parents who lack nurturing skills, the effects may be particularly worrisome, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 09:35 AM PDT
A landmark heart valve trial that included patients from the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center showed positive results for those whose lives were impaired by aortic stenosis.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 09:32 AM PDT
Video gaming causes increases in the brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation and strategic planning as well as fine motor skills. This has been shown in a new study conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Charité University Medicine St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus. The positive effects of video gaming may also prove relevant in therapeutic interventions targeting psychiatric disorders.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 09:25 AM PDT
Twins who smoke show more premature facial aging, compared to their nonsmoking identical twins, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 08:21 AM PDT
The effects of gravity may explain the apparently paradoxical effects of testosterone in male pattern baldness, or androgenic alopecia (AGA), according to a special topic paper in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
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