Study Finds

Nice guys finish last? Husbands who do fewer household chores have higher incomes

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — It pays to be selfish, at least for husbands. Those are the findings, in a nutshell, of a new study just released by University of Notre Dame researchers. Virtually guaranteed to raise eyebrows and incite debate in homes across the country, the research...

2 in 3 pet owners admit they take better care of their pets than themselves

NEW YORK — It turns out, for most Americans, “man’s best friend” is also their number one priority. Nearly seven in 10 Americans admit they take better care of their pet than themselves. A new survey of 2,000 pet parents, conducted ahead of National Pet Appreciation...

Tech-savvy seniors: 1 in 3 older folks now prefer sending texts, emoji, GIFs over phone calls

NEW YORK — Move over kids, grandma and grandpa are ready to enter the smartphone conversation. A new study finds Americans over 65 have finally mastered the art of the text. In fact, one in three now prefer texting to phone calls. For today’s seniors, figuring out...

Taking short breaks is key to helping the brain learn new skills

BETHESDA, Md. — Learning a new skill is a great way to enrich your life, challenge oneself, and keep the mind sharp. Of course, perfecting a new craft is almost always easier said than done. We’ve all given up on a project or new hobby out...

Type-1 diabetes patients may be more than 6 times as likely to develop dementia

Diabetes can raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease more than sixfold, warns new research. Good control of blood sugar protects against the devastating mental disorder, say scientists. Older patients who were admitted to the hospital for both high or low levels were over six times more...

Puppies are born with ‘human-like’ social skills, wired to communicate with people

In news that’s sure to start plenty of new conversations between people and “man’s best friend,” a new study finds puppies are born with “human-like” social skills. Simply put, scientists say these adorable canines are able to communicate with people from birth. Generally, dogs need little-to-no...

12% of young women have never been to gynecologist, many prefer ‘Dr. Google’ instead

As men and women mature, they each face unique health challenges that often require seeing a specialist. However, a new study finds one in ten women between 24 and 34 years-old have never been to a gynecologist. That’s according to new research which finds 12 percent...

50 percent of people in relationships say current partner is WORST in bed they’ve ever had

NEW YORK — Does a healthy sex life really keep couples happy and together? If so, half of America is heading for Breakup City! A new study finds one in two Americans in a relationship admit that their current partner is the worst sex they’ve ever had....

Climate crisis: World’s glaciers are melting faster than ever before, researchers reveal

OSLO, Norway —As summer arrives, months of rising temperatures can serve as a grim reminder that global warming is a very real problem. Now, a new study has discovered even more evidence of climate change’s impact. Researchers in Norway say the world’s glaciers are melting faster...

Stressful presidential elections could significantly worsen heart health for voters

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Donald Trump’s contentious 2016 presidential election victory over Hillary Clinton may have done more than rile the emotions of voters on both sides of the aisle. According to new research, abnormal heart rhythms almost doubled after the election among vulnerable patients. The figure is based...