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Attitude affects life's quality

According to a new study, your attitude about life may not only help you live longer, it may also help you enjoy life more. Researchers at the University of Illinois, found two years ago that optimists live longer than pessimists. Now, the same group of researchers// looked to see if one's outlook on life affects their quality of life. ....In the 1970s, participants were assessed using a persona...

Right attitude makes you benefit from exercise

For healthy adults in their middle age who exercise regularly, the benefits// of their exercise may stem from their attitude, says a recent study. ....Researchers from the University of Alberta, Canada, have found out that exercising for health in mid-life is mostly due to the attitude of motivating one self through actions and self-encouragements than prescriptions from the doctors, self talks o...

Our Attitude To Food Costing Us A Fortune

A latest survey shows that our attitude towards food has cost us a fortune as no one really cares about the food wasted. Deep in Arizona, one lone, but dedicated university researcher spent part of his lifetime organizing his students to count food // in, count food out and measure the waste at every stage along the food chain. His findings have been salutary. Of the food we begin with, barely ha...

Attitude Towards AIDS Patients – Time For A Change

It is one of the tragedies of our society that persons infected with HIV/AIDS not only have to bear the burden of their illness - which any person with any illness must do - but also have to face the torment of discrimination and stigma // . ..Our attitude to the disease rests largely on ignorance regarding the disease inspite of the massive awareness campaigns that has been conducted so far. Inf...

Attitude Of Male Dominance May Affect Life Expectancy In Men

Socioeconomic factors like attitude of males to dominate women may be at the heart of their life expectancy. ..Systematic male dominance - patriarchy - explains half the discrepancy in life expectancy between the sexes // , suggests research spanning four continents in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The researchers base their findings on a comparison of the rates of female murd...

Adolescents Influenced By Maternal Attitude Regarding Weight Control

Mothers have been known to influence their children in shaping various aspects of their personality. It has now been found that their attitude towards eating habits and weight control// programs would in turn reflect on their teenagers as well. Perception of the teenager’s mother regarding the above concepts has been found crucial. ....A number of genetic and other environmental factors are beli...

Madhya Pradesh Shows Indifferent Attitude Towards Infant Mortality

Despite alarming infant and maternal mortality rates in the state, Madhya Pradesh legislators seems to be totally unconcerned about it, according to a study conducted by a voluntary group//. ..The state, one of the largest in the country, has an infant mortality rate of 83 per 1,000 childbirths while the maternal mortality rate stands at 498 per 100,000 live births. .."Despite Madhya Pradesh hav...

Women aware of “feminine health” : their attituds

Harris Interactive? for the Vagisil Women's Health CenterSM conducted a survey on feminine hygiene. There results revealsthat// a large number of today's American women are taking active roles in their own feminine health and hygiene. ..Nearly two thirds of women aged 18 and older (63 percent) report that they go to a gynecologist, and of those who go to a gynecologist, 61 percent say they "alw...

Risk Attitudes And Consequences Of College Drinking

A new study conducted to analyze the risk attitudes and consequences of college drinking has found that males turn out to be risk takers compared to women// who are inclined to use protective strategies to avoid it. Such protective measures include, drinking in the company of friends, counting the number of drinks, eating before drinking and restricting the amount of money spent on drinking. ......

Mother’s Attitude Towards Immunisation Makes it Inaccessible to Childre

A recent study stated that mothers of unimmunised children differ in their attitude with those of partially immunised in a number of ways//. ....This is the first large scale study of its kind in the UK, and suggests that different approaches are needed to maximise uptake of immunisation in these groups. ....Researchers from the Institute of Child Health analysed data for 18,488 infants born bet...

Coffee Stimulants Could Make us to Change The Attitude

Moderate amounts of coffee stimulants could increase our willingness to be persuaded to make us say yes, scientists assert//. ....Australian scientists led by Pearl Martin, from the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland, conducted two experiments involving about 140 students, according to the online edition of The Sydney Morning Herald. ....The students were questioned about how...

Attitudes About Aging Different from Reality

A recent study has shown that reality was different from several misconceptions that people had about aging. A popular misconception among both the young// and the old is that the happiest days of people's lives occur when they're young in spite of research having shown the opposite ..While old age was equated with unhappiness for other people, individuals tend to think they'll be happier than m...

Doctors Attitude and Costs Plays a Vital Role in Boosting Medical Tourism in India

A leading Indian cosmetic surgeon, Narendra Pandya, says he foresees a dramatic rise in medical tourism to India because of not just the low costs involved but a more humane approach towards patients. // ...."What we are seeing now (in medical tourism) is just the beginning. At the Apollo Victor hospital in Goa, where I do surgery, over 90 percent of the patients are British expatriates," Pandy...

'Copycat Attitude' Pushes Kids to Commit Suicide

Peer influence may be driving many adolescents to commit suicide, say psychiatrists.// ....Adolescents who commit suicide may be suffering from deeper psychological disorders, and therefore the immediate incident that triggers a suicide may be misleading. ....Commenting on Rahul, the 11-year-old who took his life Tuesday because his mother refused to buy him a kite, Sameer Parekh, a leading p...

Sexual Attitudes Help Explain Narcissists’ Relationship Problem

When Robert Browning wrote “grow old along with me, the best is yet to be,” he had no inkling of a future University of Florida study showing// that narcissists are more interested in sexual pleasure than lasting intimacy. ....The new study found that narcissists are more likely to philander and dump their partners than people who view closeness and commitment as the most important parts of a rel...

Attitude Towards Ethnic Identity Impacts Stress Levels

A positive attitude towards one's ethnic identity can help teenagers manage stress better than those who have a negative attitude, according to a new study.// ....Lisa Kiang and colleagues at the department of psychology at Wake Forest University studied 415 ninth-graders from Chinese and Mexican backgrounds. They found that the ethnic identity of the participants had an impact on their daily ps...

Pessimistic Attitude Could Lead to Coronary Heart Disease

Men with negative personalities may face risk of developing coronary heart disease, says a new study. // ....Researchers led by Edward Suarez at Duke University studied 2,105 white men who had served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War. ....The men got heart checkups and completed personality surveys to gauge their anger, hostility, depression and anxiety over a period of 15 years, rep...

Men and Women Change Attitudes to Sex When in an Intimate Relationship

From time and again men have been dubbed as being preoccupied with the physical aspect sex, but a new study has found that both men and women change their gender roles when they are in an intimate relationship. ......The University of Florida study demonstrates that men are under a lot of pressure to have sex with a number of different partners, and women are regarded as porters of sexuality, b...

Attitude Determines How Much Exercise is too Much

It is a persons attitude that determines how much exercise is too much for a person, say mental health experts at The Menninger Clinic. ...The researchers say that people who exercise frequently because they enjoy it, and like the health benefits it provides have the right reason in mind, but those participating in physical activities due to compulsions or in spite of injuries may be at a risk...

High-risk Sexual Behavior Adolescents Attract Peers With Similar Attitudes

High-risk sexual behavior in adolescents appears to be influenced by the sexual attitudes of peers, and young people select friends whose attitudes about sex are consistent with their own attitudes. ......The study addressed issues of peer influence. Researchers sought to determine how adolescents come to resemble their peers in risky attitudes and behaviors, attempting to learn whether they ar...

Britains Complacent Attitude To Uptake Of New Cancer Drugs Revealed

Swedish scientists have come out with the report that with UK leading the group, cancer patients face "stark inequalities" in access to treatment including the use of new drugs. ...The study termed uptake of new cancer drugs as "low and slow" in the UK, as well as in New Zealand, Poland, Czech Republic and South Africa. On the other hand, Austria, France, Switzerland and the US were leaders i...
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