Study: Kindergarten behavior could predict adult income
The way a boy behaves in kindergarten could predict his income as an adult...
Microclimate and Larval Habitat Density Predict Adult Aedes albopictus Abundance in Urban Areas
The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, transmits several arboviruses of public health importance, including chikungunya and dengue. Since its introduction to the United States in 1985, the species has invaded more than 40 states, including temperate areas not previously at risk of Aedes-transmitted arboviruses. Mathematical models incorporate climatic variables in predictions of site-specific Ae. albopictus abundances to identify human populations at risk of disease. However, these…
A Simple Test Predicts What Kindergartners Will Earn as Adults
Psychologists zero in on the skills that predict future success
BU study finds patterns of biomarkers predict how well people age, risks of age-related disease
Levels of specific biomarkers, or chemicals found in the blood, can be combined to produce patterns that signify how well a person is aging and his or risk for future aging-related diseases, according to a new study by researchers at the Boston University Schools of Public Health and Medicine and Boston Medical Center.
Seniors and Income Inequality: How Things Get Worse With Age
Drew Altman: Income inequality at younger ages is carried into old age, when it is often too late to significantly alter earning power. The high poverty rate for older seniors has implications for proposals to increase Medicare cost-sharing.
Scientists reliably predict people's age by measuring proteins in blood
Protein levels in people's blood can predict their age, a study has found. The study also found that aging isn't a smoothly continuous process.
Sun’s behavior to change from 2020. This is how it will help space missions
According to scientists, predicting the solar cycle is important because the sun’s activity influences environmental conditions in the space. This adversely affects satellites and space-based technologies such as telecommunications and navigational networks.
Genetic Tool to Predict Adult Heart Attack Risk in Childhood
Share This People at high risk of a heart attack in adulthood could be spotted much earlier in life with a one-off DNA test, according to new research which we part-funded, published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology People at high risk of a heart attack in adulthood could be spotted much earlier in life with a one-off DNA test, according to new research which we part-funded, published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. An…
Childhood Risk Factors Can Predict Adult Obesity
Certain risk factors in childhood can identify those who are more likely to suffer severe obesity in adulthood, a new study finds.
Why Standards of Behavior Are So Important
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How food ordering apps are eating into millennials’ income
Overspending on food can put a significant dent in your finances over a period of timeMillennials are eating out or ordering food more frequently compared to Gen Xers, who are now in their late 30s and 40s, and Baby Boomers, who are of retirement age
Behavioral Resistance: Mosquitoes Learn to Avoid Bed Nets
Malaria is a notoriously tricky infectious disease. Because of a unique genetic flexibility, it is able to change surface proteins, avoiding the immune response and greatly complicating vaccine development. Furthermore, the parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes, which are difficult to control. Insecticides work, but mosquitoes can develop resistance to them One method widely used to control malaria is for governments or charities to provide families with…
6 ways to be good: What's behind moral behavior?
It's hard to quantify what it means to be good, but this framework takes a stab at breaking down what makes people behave nicely.
5 Tips for Journalists Covering Mental and Behavioral Health
Few topics are as misunderstood by the media as mental health. Despite advances in treatment paradigms, reporters too often fall back on dated stereotypes, distort …
Can Standardized Tests Predict Adult Success? What the Research Says
There is a link between standardized test scores and later life outcomes. But is there causation? Researchers Dan Goldhaber and Umut Özek explore.
Pediatric Asthma Lung Function Could Predict Adult Remission
A new test involving pediatric lung function shows that just 15% of patients will achieve strict remission in adulthood.
Stress Symptoms: Effects on Your Body and Behavior
Stress symptoms—Learn how stress can affect your health so that you can take action.
How Retirement Savings Behavior Is Changing by Income, Age and Race
Back in 1989, the average American could expect to live until 75. Roughly 27 years later, the average life expectancy in the U.S. has crept up to nearly 79 years. But while the increased life expectancy is certainly good news, … Continue reading → The post How Retirement Savings Behavior Is Changing
Discussing Behavioral Health on Social Media: What to Consider
While social networks can help improve the public’s perceptions about behavioral health, they also have the potential to do harm. For those living with behavioral health issues, sharing personal information on social networks might have a significant impact on their employment and relationships. ...
Tips for Implementing Behavioral Health Screening in HIV Care
Tips for Implementing Behavioral Health Screening in HIV Care Monday, February 6, 2017 SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Tips for HIV care providers on implementing behavioral health screenings are presented in The Case for Behavior Health Screenings in HIV Care Settings , a new publication from the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions. These ideas are particularly relevant for HIV care given that people with…