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Not only obesity may be "contagious", but also to get rid of him

A new study has shown that weight loss can be "contagious." Researchers Miriam Hospital and Research Center for Diabetes and Warren Alpert during the study found that the members of one team have achieved the same results in weight loss. In addition, participants noted that the impact of their teammates have played a significant role weight loss, and they parted with a lot of excess weight. Author research Trisha Leahy said: "We know that obesity may be" contagious "from a social perspective, we learned that a big role in weight loss have a social network, and in particular the team competes

Memory loss in the elderly is associated with their diet

Everyone knows that overeating leads to weight gain, but now, according to new research, it became known that excessive intake of calories can double the risk of memory loss in the elderly. In the report presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, the researchers reported that daily consumption from 2100 to 6000 calories, doubles the risk of mental disorders among people aged 70 years and older. This discovery was significant because such disorders are the intermediaries between the loss of memory, which is the norm for the elderly and Alzheimer's disease. Mayo Clinic researchers have found h

Using facebook improves mood

Using facebook improves mood

Researchers believe they have solved the Holy Grail Thicket - which affects such a high popularity of social networking. Results help explain why one particular site Facebook became a sensation with a huge number of users (845 million users) and an approximate cost of $ 75 to $ 100 billion. The key to the popularity of social networking is that a person begins to feel when comes to your private social network. Researchers found those social networking sites, and that Facebook and MySpace, which evoke positive emotions in people when they access and begin using the site. Of experts was

Sad music can cause real grief

Finnish researchers conducted a unique study that shows that listening to sad music can lead to sadness some listeners, and some individuals, it will provide a real sadness. Scientists are discussing this issue for several decades, but can not give any explanation for this fact. Study participants listened to sad music that you have chosen for yourself, and that they had never heard of. After that, the researchers measured objectively emotions of the participants using indirect measures of memory and emotions of people and found that some participants in the study while listening to music experienced a familiar sad thickness

Psychology costs

Psychology costs

Many wonder why some people have money work so well for them than others? And why does someone knows how to manage money, and someone run them money? Money or the lack thereof, is the subject of reflection for most people, as it seems that they have control over our lives. It is believed that the money set a certain rhythm of life, charm person and give their "place in the sun." Nevertheless it when it comes to spending, the person starts a fight between impulsive and emotional process to spend money, and far-sighted planning process costs. "At a time when you admire a new thing, and you singing ...

Internet - dependent adolescents are more likely to receive psychotropic substances

Internet - dependent adolescents are more likely to receive psychotropic substances

Internet - dependent adolescents are more at risk for substance abuse, according to research published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. Adolescents with "unhealthy" attachment to the Internet are more likely to start using illegal substances, according to research conducted by Dr. Georgios D. Florosom. In addition, the study showed that these teenagers who are currently dependent on the Internet, previously used different psychoactive substances. Scientists conducted a study of the entire adolescent population (aged 14 to 19 years), the Greek island of Kos, in the use of

Mental condition may affect the work of the heart

Mental condition may affect the work of the heart

surviving after a heart attack people because of depression have difficulties on the road to recovery, according to researchers from the University of Tel Aviv. Mental state can play a big role in the physical condition of the person. Medical professionals have long noticed this connection, for example, between anxiety and the state of the immune system. The researchers found that the mental state may interfere with the heart. "Patients with heart attack who suffer from depression are more likely to re-remission associated with cardiovascular complications and pain in the chest in the future, and 14% are more likely to need hos

Green spaces reduce stress levels

Green spaces reduce stress levels

According to recent studies, the presence of parks and forests in an economically favorable areas, can help people cope better with job loss, chronic fatigue, anxiety. Research conducted by the University of Edinburgh and Research Centre Heriot-Watt. All the results were published in the journal Landscape and Urban Planning. The study showed that the level of stress depends on the amount of green spaces in the surrounding areas. The larger the space around the green, the smaller the stress is observed in humans. The researchers measured levels of stress, ...

Plastic surgery a negative impact on mental health

There was an assumption that among the people who have benefited from cosmetic surgeons, there was an increase of mental illness. But whether it is a side effect of plastic surgery, or a "hangover" from to operational problems, hard to say. Observations of random people would certainly have helped to clarify the situation, but in this case it is not possible for ethical reasons. What is really needed is a large-scale study, which would allow to conduct surveys among thousands of people over the years who have applied to plastic surgeons. Opportunity to track down ...

Physical punishment of children has a negative impact on their future lives

Physical punishment of children has a negative impact on their future lives

Researchers from the University of Manitoba and Children's Hospital of Ontario, have shown that if a child's parents smacked their children, the children later in life became aggressive towards their peers, siblings, parents, spouses and even at an older age. This trend was monitored for two decades. The researchers explained that it refers to any type of physical punishment, regardless of the reason, as an expression of grief, despair and love. Children who are spanked as children, often exhibit antisocial behavior in childhood and also throughout life. Researchers cited judicial district

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