Cottey to Offer Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Sciences Beginning Fall

Jul 17, 2014 AM EDT The Higher Learning Commission has approved baccalaureate degrees in the life sciences and physical sciences at Cottey College, beginning in fall 2014.

Physical fitness Averts Adverse Health Effects of Sedentary Behaviour, Study

Jul 15, 2014 AM EDT Physical fitness helps avert adverse health effects of sedentary behavior, according to a study conducted by researchers at the American Cancer Society, The Cooper Institute and the University of ...

Sedentary Behaviour Lowers Cardiovascular Fitness Levels, Study

Jul 08, 2014 AM EDT Sedentary behaviour affects cardiovascular health, according to a new study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

“Healthy” Food Labels Dupe Customers into Believing Products are More Beneficial: Study

Jun 18, 2014 AM EDT Labels used by food marketing industries are fooling customers into believing that packaged products are healthier than they actually are, according to a University of Houston study.

Aboriginal Australians Experience More Racism in Health Settings, Study

Jun 16, 2014 AM EDT Racism in medical environment negatively influences the mental health of aboriginal Australians, according to a study by researchers at the University of Melbourne.

Better Heart health Linked with Fewer Memory Problems, Study

Jun 12, 2014 AM EDT People with poor heart health are more likely to suffer from learning and memory impairment than those with good cardiovascular health, according to a new study by Brigham Young University.

“Seattle Suspect Had History of Mental Health Problems,” Attorney Says (UPDATE)

Jun 07, 2014 AM EDT Aaron R. Ybarra, the 26-year-old gunman accused of killing one and injuring three others in a shooting at Seattle Pacific University, underwent mental health evaluations twice.

Nearly 30 percent of World’s Population is Either Overweight or Obese: Report

May 30, 2014 AM EDT A new study, conducted by researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, highlights obesity as a major public health epidemic in the developed as well ...

Negative Thinking Increases the Risk of Developing Dementia: Study

May 29, 2014 AM EDT Being cynical not only increases the risk of heart disease and attacks, but also heightens the chances of developing dementia, according to a study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland ...

Low-Calorie Diet Prevents Breast Cancer from Spreading, Study

May 28, 2014 AM EDT Low-calorie diet prevents Triple-Negative Breast Cancer - one of the deadliest and aggressive forms of the disease - from spreading, according to a Thomas Jefferson University study.

Watching Stressful Movies Cause Changes in Heartbeat and Blood Pressure Levels, Study

May 17, 2014 AM EDT Stressful and emotional movies minor cause changes in heartbeat and a significant increase in blood pressure, according to a University College London study.

University of Saskatchewan Welcomes “Fired” Professor Back; Offers Tenured Academic Position.

May 16, 2014 AM EDT University of Saskatchewan officials rescinded the decision to ban Prof. Robert Buckingham for life from campus.

Neonicotinoids Destroy Honey Bee Colonies during winter, Study

May 15, 2014 AM EDT Neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides, are to blame for the destruction of honey bee colonies in large quantities during winter, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Harvard School ...

Alcohol Abuse Led to 3 Million Deaths in 2012, WHO Report

May 13, 2014 AM EDT Over 3 million people died in 2012 due to alcohol abuse, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.

Louisville University to Offer Master’s Degree in Pakistan, Beginning Fall

May 10, 2014 AM EDT The University of Louisville's School of Public Health and Information Sciences is expanding its presence and offering a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Lahore, Pakistan, beginning fall.

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