Study reveals the strength of the connection between the brain and internal organs is associated with how a person feels about their appearance. Weaker brain responses to the gut and heart were linked to greater levels of body shame and weight preoccupation.
Older adults with visual impairments are 1.3 times more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment, often considered a precursor to Alzheimer's disease, than those with no significant vision loss.
The prevalence of depression and anxiety was between 2 and 2.56 higher in women experiencing sensory loss than men. Sensory loss was categorized as hearing loss, visual problems, or dual sensory loss.
Almost 50% of people diagnosed with coronavirus report symptoms of depression following their diagnosis.
Children who grow up in a bilingual household are quicker at shifting their attention and faster at detecting visual changes than adults who learned a second language later in life.
People with eating disorders are up to twelve times more likely to experience body dysmorphia than those without a history of eating disorders. 76% of those with eating disorders report suffering from body dysmorphia, a new study reveals.
Women aged between 20-44 who drank two to three cups of coffee a day had 3.4% lower adiposity than those who did not consume coffee. Older women who drank four cups per day had an adiposity level 4.1% lower. Overall, total body fat percentage was 2.8% lower in women of all ages who drank two to three cups of coffee a day.
Sleep disruptions are common features of Fragile X syndrome, Williams syndrome, and Down syndrome. The disruption of sleep in these neurodevelopmental disorders appears to be linked to language development. The longer children with neurodevelopmental disorders slept, the more words they knew.