Archive: 01/13/2010

Gender-biased heart damage

A man's male hormones may ward off heart damage by helping vessels around the heart regenerate, suggest Australian researchers in a report posted January 13 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

dateJan 13, 2010 in Medical research
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Self-control is contagious, study finds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Before patting yourself on the back for resisting that cookie or kicking yourself for giving in to temptation, look around. A new University of Georgia study has revealed that self-control -- or the lack ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Global 4Q PC shipments jumped on price cuts

(AP) -- Worldwide shipments of personal computers came back strongly in the fourth quarter of 2009, researchers said Wednesday, led by U.S. consumers lured by low prices during the holiday shopping season.

dateJan 13, 2010 in Business
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Chronic sleep loss degrades nighttime performance

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although the exact function of sleep remains unknown, sleep is clearly necessary for optimal cognitive performance, learning, and memory. Sufficient sleep is also important for cardiovascular, ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Health
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