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Escapism: A powerful predictor of internet gaming disorder among video gamers A new study is the first to compare professional electronic sport (esport) players with recreational video game players and explores the similarities and differences between what motivates each group. While the two groups are psychosocially different, the
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A blood factor involved in weight loss and aging Aging can be delayed through lifestyle changes (physical exercise, restricting calorie intake, etc.). Researchers have elucidated the properties of a molecule in the blood - GDF11 - whose mechanisms were previously unknown. In a mouse model, they showed t
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Computer science classes break down cultural barriers, study shows Computational education can break down and expose cultural barriers in unexpected ways, a new study has found.
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2019 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Schools of molecular 'fish' could improve display screens Researchers are using liquid crystals to create incredibly small, swirling schools of 'fish.' The fish in this case are minute disruptions in the orientations of the molecules that make up solutions of liquid crystals.
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2019 1:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HPV immunization program cuts pre-cancer rates by more than half A school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program in British Columbia, Canada, is dramatically reducing rates of cervical pre-cancer in B.C. women, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2019 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a new study. The study suggests that a surge in levels of appetite-promoting hormone, ghrelin, after a period of fasting
Science Daily | Oct 19, 2019 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people's risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Science Daily | Oct 18, 2019 12:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Evidence of behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction Does yo-yo dieting drive compulsive eating? There may be a connection. According to researchers the chronic cyclic pattern of overeating followed by undereating, reduces the brain's ability to feel reward and may drive compulsive eating. This finding sugg
Science Daily | Oct 17, 2019 4:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bad break-ups may not trigger weight gain from emotional eating That pint of ice cream after a nasty breakup may not do as much damage as you think. Despite the emotional turmoil, people on average do not report gaining weight after a relationship dissolution, according to new research.
Science Daily | Oct 17, 2019 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adults with undiagnosed Celiac disease have lower bone density New research has found lower bone density in adults who are likely to have undiagnosed celiac disease, an autoimmune disease triggered by consuming gluten, despite this group consuming more calcium and phosphorous than the control group.
Science Daily | Oct 17, 2019 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend