Study: Using Math Could Help You Win Basketball Games
When it comes to shot selection in the game of basketball, a players instruction from a coach, or their own intuition, may cause them to shoot for the basket. But a new study from the University of Minnesota, reveals that using mathematics could play a more successful role.
Study: High Academic Achievers in High School Still Have Trouble Reading
A significant portion of high school students that are high academic achievers, do not have the same type of academic success once they get to the college level, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Alberta, in Canada.
New Approaches Revealed To Assist Minority Groups with Quitting Smoking
Telephone counseling services are successful among Korean and Vietnamese speaking smokers living in the United States, according to a recently released study.
CDC: Racial and Ethnic Disparities Found in U.S. Cancer Screening Rates
The number of Americans being screened for cancer are significantly low, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Being Ignored Hurts, Even by a Stranger
Many people get feelings of stress when they feel excluded from something, and results from a recent study, published in the journal Psychological Science, shows that feelings of inclusion can even come by way of a complete stranger.
Middle-Age Risk Factors Trigger Larger Lifetime Risk of Heart Disease
While a persons risk of heart disease may be low in the next five or ten years, the lifetime risk for getting it could still be very high, according to a new study published in the most recent issue of New England Journal of Medicine.
Study: College Party Hosts Living Off-Campus Drink More
If you are a college student living off-campus and throwing parties, you are likely drinking more than your partygoers, according to a new Ohio State University study.
Study: Saliva Tests are Just as Reliable as Blood Tests for HIV Detection
Saliva testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is just as reliable for detection as blood testing, according to a new study from McGill University Health Centre in Canada.
Study: Having Religous Thoughts Helps with Self-Control
Having religious thoughts gives people more self-control when they’re doing unrelated tasks later on, according to a recent study.
Researchers Find That Exercise Can Soothe a Mean Boss
Having a mean boss is sometimes an occupational hazard. Bosses that are harsh in tone, reprimand you in front of others, or just overall abusive, may be able to improve their attitude simply by exercising.