Tag Archives: Gain

Science Says Scrolling Your Smartphone 5 Hours A Day Leads To Weight Gain

Sneaking a scroll of your Insta-feed simultaneously throughout the day in between alternating between your emails and apps? Between checking our social stats, sussing out the weather, stalking an ex, reading up on Mercury retrograde and scouring the internet for a dinner recipe, it seems near impossible to not somehow revert to our smartphone every… Read More »

Teen boys’ eating disorders may focus on muscle gain, not weight loss

(Reuters Health) — Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what’s typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn. What many parents and pediatricians consider classic symptoms of adolescent eating disorders, like calorie… Read More »

Scientists gain new insight on triggers for preterm birth

GALVESTON, Texas – A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have gained new insight on a poorly-understood key player in the timing of labor and delivery. This new information brings scientists closer to being able to prevent preterm births. This study is in Scientific Reports. According to the… Read More »

No Pain, No Gain: R&D Challenges for Success of Microneedle Systems

Perhaps because of unrealistic expectations such as completely pain-free drug injections, and also due to their R&D challenges, no microneedle products have yet reached the market. Now, with the first microneedle devices for drug delivery breaking through into the later stages of clinical trials [1] [2], companies are coming around to the real and unique… Read More »