A single session of fast-paced dynamic stretching before running was found to increase the amount of time, and thus distance, that a small sample of track athletes were able to run.
A program that helps develop coparenting skills in expecting couples reduced the negative outcomes of maternal mental health problems, which led to better birth outcomes.
For women aged 20-35, getting recipes from social media was associated with a higher body mass index (BMI). Getting recipes from cooking shows was also associated with a higher BMI, but only for women who cooked frequently from scratch.
Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles (found in mineral sunscreens) generate DNA damage when exposed to UV light, however they do not appear to penetrate the underlying layers of skin, minimizing their potential risk.
The placebo effect (tendency for a treatment with no active ingredient to be effective) in American neuropathic pain studies has increased over time. This suggests that more recent drug studies showing a lack of effect versus placebo may underestimate the effectiveness of these drugs.
Obesity was associated with slightly lower scores in measures of well-being in people who reported having limited self-control, but not in people who reported higher levels of self-control.
Strict vegan diets in children were linked to cobalamin (vitamin B12) deficiency and reduced performance on cognitive tests in adolescence.
Standing instead of sitting was not associated with greater calorie consumption, suggesting standing desks may not be effective at burning more calories.