Does a Foreign Accent Hurt Credibility?
TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- People with a foreign
accent are perceived as less truthful by listeners because an
accent makes a person harder to understand, a new study
Brain Structure Changes Found in Irritable Bowel Patients
TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Women with irritable bowel
syndrome have increases and decreases in gray matter density in
areas of the brain that play a role in attention, emotion
regulation, pain inhibition and the processing of information from
the gut, new research suggests.
Alaskan Sled Dog Has Own Genetic 'Signature'
TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- The contributions different
dog breeds have made to the speed, endurance and work ethic of
Alaskan sled dogs have been revealed through a new genetic
Mom's Affection Helps Babies Grow Into Less Stressed Adults
TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- The more a mother showers
her infant child with warmth and affection, the less anxiety,
hostility and general distress the child will ultimately grow up to
harbor as an adult, new research indicates.
Longer Time Frame for Clot-Busting Drug May Help Beat Stroke
MONDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Extending the time window to
treat stroke patients with the clot-dissolving drug tPA from 3
hours to up to 4.5 hours after the onset of stroke doesn't result
in any significant delays in treatment and appears to be a safe
option for saving lives, new research suggests.
To Help Keep Weight Off, Turn to the Web
TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Worried about whether the
weight you just lost will stay lost? Seeking out the right Web site
might help, a new study suggests.
In Conversation, People's Brains Can Mirror Each Other
TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- During a conversation, the
brain activity of both listener and speaker may look remarkably
similar, especially when the two are really understanding each
other, a new study finds.
Genetic Risk Score Can Predict Odds For Breast Cancer
TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Taking advantage of recent
discoveries of more genetic variants that raise the risk for breast
cancer, European scientists have analyzed those variants in
relation to breast cancer and found that the risk is greater with
certain variants and for certain tumor types.