Teenage girls performed worst in a soccer ball-dribbling drill after reading an article about the perceived incompetence of female soccer players.
Spanish athletes that ran barefoot for 12 weeks during a study saw positive changes in their foot rotation while running and landed more often in a desirable mid-foot position.
People that drink more water in the course of a day tend to eat less, especially fat, sugar, and sodium, a University of Illinois study found.
Heart-attack patients that underwent chelation therapy to remove heavy metals from their blood suffered fewer heart-disease events than a placebo group.
Australian scientists report that sage appears to preserve memory by inhibiting changes to an enzyme that’s key in cognitive functions.
Young Finnish children that tend to be sedentary showed lower reading scores than peers that are generally physically active.
In a Harvard Medical School study, patients with chronic neck pain that practiced tai chi won the same reduction in pain as those doing conventional neck exercises.
Danish researchers found no difference in LDL “bad cholesterol” levels between people that ate low-fat cheese or regular-fat cheese for 12 weeks.
British kids between 6 and 19 that used devices within 90 minutes of falling asleep were more likely to sleep badly and be sleepy during the day, which also can lead to poor diet choices.
Rutgers researchers found that food dropped on the floor for even one second can be contaminated with bacteria, and that carpet transferred fewer bacteria than tile and stainless steel.