Tag: body

Weighed down by guilt: Research shows it’s more than a metaphor

Ever feel the weight of guilt?Lots of people say they do. They're "carrying guilt" or "weighed down by guilt." Are these just expressions, or...

Electric fish may hold answers to better understanding of sensory abilities...

The weakly electric fish, so named because it generates a weak electric field, can do some very cool things. Using sensors located all over...

Portable, less costly peritoneal dialysis shows no additional catheter risk factors

DALLAS -- March 3, 2011 -- Patients with end-stage renal disease who opt for peritoneal dialysis experience no greater risk of catheter infection than those who undergo hemodialysis, a retrospective study at UT Southwestern Medical Center has foun...

Dude, you throw like a crybaby!

A UCLA -- University of Glasgow study of baseball tosses has found that body language is more likely to be judged as masculine when it seems to convey anger and as feminine when is seems to convey sadness. Researchers videotaped actors, both mal...

Discovery of source of glycogen ‘manufacturing’ errors sheds light on fatal...

Indiana University scientists have solved a perplexing mystery regarding one of the body's main energy storage molecules, in the process shedding light on a possible route to treatment of a rare but deadly disease in teenagers. The disease occur...

Signaling path in brain may prevent that ‘I’m full’ message, UT...

DALLAS -- March 1, 2011 -- Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a signaling pathway in the brain that's sufficient to induce cellular leptin resistance, a problem that decreases the body's ability to "hear" that it is full...

Research provides new findings on drug delivery with nanoparticles

Researchers have over time been able to show that medicine designed at nanoscale offers unprecedented opportunities for targeted treatment of serious diseases such as cancer. However, now research also shows that the body's immune system plays a sig...

U. of Colorado study shows acupressure effective in helping to treat...

A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates an ancient form of complementary medicine may be effective in helping to treat people with mild traumatic brain injury, a finding that may have implications for some U.S. war veterans retu...

Meditation beats dance for harmonizing body and mind

The body is a dancer’s instrument, but is it attuned to the mind? A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that...

High vitamin-D bread could help solve widespread insufficiency problem

With most people unable to get enough vitamin D from sunlight or foods, scientists are suggesting that a new vitamin D-fortified food -- bread made with high-vitamin D yeast -- could fill that gap. Their study, confirming that the approach works...

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