October 04, 2010
Heartbreak Puts Brakes on Heart
Waiting for another person's
opinion of you will slow your heart, and its rate will dip even
further if you get rejected, a new Dutch study has found.
Cancer May Run in Families of Young Breast Cancer
Highlighting the genetic
underpinnings of cancer, a new Australian study reveals that close
relatives of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer before the
age of 35 are themselves at a higher risk for developing both
breast cancer and a range of other cancers.
Drunkenness Up Among Eastern European Teens:
In the past, Eastern European
adolescents experienced less drunkenness compared with their
Western counterpartsm, but new Swiss research suggests these
differences have become less relevant over the past decade.
Variety Spices Up Americans' Sex Lives, Survey
Americans are engaging in a
wide range of sexual activities, including oral sex, anal sex, and
partnered masturbation in addition to vaginal sex, according to the
largest and latest survey of sexual behavior and sexual health in
the United States.
Interactive Video Games Linked to Injuries
Sports injuries are
commonplace, but injuries from playing interactive video games such
as Nintendo Wii are now on the rise, new research shows, with even
children who are bystanders sometimes getting hurt.
New Clues to Possible Genetic Basis for ADHD
Children whose mothers are
likely to produce too little of the brain chemical serotonin
because of gene mutations may be at higher risk of developing
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life,
Norwegian researchers report.