Women’s Experiences of Sexual Assault and Harassment Linked With High Blood Pressure
Women who had ever experienced sexual violence in their lifetimeâ€”including sexual assault and workplace sexual harassmentâ€”were more likely to develop high blood pressure over a seven-year follow-up period, according to an NIH-funded study.
Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: Cancer Control in the 21st Century with an Emphasis on Risk Reduction
Dr. Otis Webb Brawley will provide an overview of cancer incidence and mortality trends in populations defined by race, socioeconomic status, area of residence.
NYU Langone Receives $8 Million National Institutes of Health Grant to Develop State-of-Art Brain Implant to Study Epilepsy
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Why Young Children Are Hyper-Optimistic
Researchers say young children tend to be hyper-optimistic because they learn much less from bad outcomes than older children.
First Sexual Experience Influences Womenâ€™s Future Sexual Desire
A woman’s first sexual experience impacts her sexual desire later in life, a new study reports. However, in men, the first sexual experience had little to no impact on sexual desire later in life.
Early Life Treatment Prevents Autism Symptoms From Developing in Mice
Blocking an overactive signaling pathway in the brains of mice within the first five weeks of their lives prevents autism symptoms from developing, researchers report.
Hormone Found to Regulate Mothersâ€™ Behavior
Prolactin, a hormone responsible for milk production in mothers, reduces a mother’s investment in aggressive behaviors and helps to increase protective behaviors.
Cough Suppressant Knocks Some Hearts Back Into Rhythm
Researchers report some over-the-counter cough suppressants can help correct heart rhythm problems in patients with QT syndrome.
How Recess Helps Students Learn
The combination of physical activity and social interactions children experience during recess helps reduce stress and improve focus back in the classroom.
Dendrites May Help Neurons Perform Complicated Calculations
Different types of dendrites process incoming information in different ways before sending it to the body of the neuron.