Studies

Breaking research from science, medicine and technology.

Many children are obese these days, but what can be done about it? Research-proven treatments for obesity rely on regular one-on-one meetings with a trained health coach. So these “behavioral” treatments are seldom available outside of research studies in specialty medical centers. But now Paula …

In a recent scientific publication, JDRF-funded researchers used a radiotracer or marker and PET scanning as a non-invasive technique to follow changes in how many active beta cells a person has. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Chairs provide great support during long meetings, but they may also be holding us back. Standing during meetings boosts the excitement around creative group processes and reduces people’s tendency to defend their turf, according to a new study that used wearable sensors. …read more Source: …

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