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Nov. 12, 2018

Brown researchers develop new test to objectively measure pain, test medications

The electroencephalography-based test could improve patient pain assessments and reduce the over-prescription of opioids.

Nutrition educators identify barriers to physical activity and propose strategies to overcome them

Throughout its fifty years of publication, the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) has recognized the importance of physical activity as a key behavior helpful to achieving a healthy lifestyle. The November/December issue's theme of physical activity highlights recent research on designing, delivering, and measuring physical activity programs for different audiences.

Risk factors of Type 2 diabetes and CVD accumulate in children with poor aerobic fitness

The study also found that the traditional way of expressing aerobic fitness in proportion to total body mass overestimates the role of aerobic fitness in identifying children at an increased risk of these diseases.
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Back pain shows significant association with mortality among older women

After controlling for important sociodemographic and health factors, women who reported frequent, persistent back pain had a 24 percent increased risk of death compared to women with no back pain. Published in The Journal of General Internal Medicine, the study is the first to measure the impact of back pain persisting over time on mortality. The researchers also found that disability measured after back pain helped explain the association. » Read more...

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