Internet Archive – Blink frequently while sitting in front of your monitor to reduce the risk of dry eyes from prolonged computer use, said an optometrist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). “Many work in front of a computer all day and this can leave vision vulnerable to problems like dry eyes, eyestrain and […]

An Internet program helps to reduce depressive symptoms and prevent episodes of clinical depression in adolescent patients at risk, reports a study in the February 2009 issue of the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Called “Project CATCH-IT,” the program is an engaging and effective new alternative for managing depression in teens, according to a […]

Free internet tool proven to help with exercise motivation. – New research suggests that a healthier, more physically active lifestyle is just a few clicks away with Dairy Council of California’s MyFitness Planner. Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, yet less than […] – Consumers are facing a growing risk of getting counterfeit drugs because of rising Internet sales of medical drugs, projected to reach upwards of $75 billion by 2010, according to a report from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Even more alarming is the infiltration of these counterfeit drugs into retail American pharmacies […] – Visions of future technology don’t involve being chained to a desktop machine. People move from home computers to work computers to mobile devices; public kiosks pop up in libraries, schools and hotels; and people increasingly store everything from e-mail to spreadsheets on the Web. But for the roughly 10 million people in the […]

Stanford University Medical Center – Allan Reiss, MD, and his colleagues have a pretty good idea why your husband or boyfriend can’t put down the Halo 3 video game. In a unique imaging study, the Stanford University researchers have shown that the part of the brain that generates rewarding feelings is more activated in men […]