America’s obsession with freedom is making men fat: study

America's obsession with freedom is making men fat: study

American cultural norms could be making us fat. A new study looked at the effects of societal traits on obesity rates — and it found that countries that value individualism have higher body mass indexes in males. Published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, the study examined data from 51 countries to find out … Read more

Jimmer Fredette, potential NBA lottery picks Ausar and Amen Thompson among big names participating in 2022 TBT

Jimmer Fredette, potential NBA lottery picks Ausar and Amen Thompson among big names participating in 2022 TBT

Former national Player of the Year Jimmer Fredette and potential top-10 NBA draft picks Ausar and Amen Thompson headline the 2022 field for The Basketball Tournament. The 64-team TBT bracket, which was released Wednesday, features a record 71 players with NBA experience as well as 29 college alumni teams. For the first time in the … Read more

Women Often ‘Feel The Cold’ More Than Men. This Could Be Why

Women Often 'Feel The Cold' More Than Men.  This Could Be Why

We all have different preferences for when it’s the right time to bring out the winter blankets. And the thermostat’s setting often forms the basis of office arguments between women and men regarding the “correct” temperature for it to be set. Between the sexes, there are always more similarities than differences. But research does consistently … Read more

Women Often ‘Feel The Cold’ More Than Men. This Could Be Why

Women Often 'Feel The Cold' More Than Men.  This Could Be Why

We all have different preferences for when it’s the right time to bring out the winter blankets. And the thermostat’s setting often forms the basis of office arguments between women and men regarding the “correct” temperature for it to be set. Between the sexes, there are always more similarities than differences. But research does consistently … Read more

Frequent Nightmares Could Be an Early Sign of Parkinson’s, Study Finds

Frequent Nightmares Could Be an Early Sign of Parkinson's, Study Finds

The development of nightmares later in life could be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease, according to new research in older men. Distressing dreams have long been associated with the neurological disease, especially among men, but this is the first study to investigate whether these symptoms are a warning of Parkinson’s or a byproduct of … Read more

Top international basketball prospect Baba Miller commits to Florida State Seminoles

Top international basketball prospect Baba Miller commits to Florida State Seminoles

Top international basketball prospect Baba Miller has committed to Florida State, he told ESPN on Monday. “I could see an actual family at Florida State,” Miller said. “I saw a very close relationship between everyone. That was a big part of my decision.” The 18-year-old, 6-foot-11 small forward from Spain is considered one of the … Read more

Mind-Altering Parasite May Make Infected People More Attractive, Study Suggestions

Mind-Altering Parasite May Make Infected People More Attractive, Study Suggestions

The brain-hijacking parasite Toxoplasma gondii seems to be almost everywhere. The microscopic invader is thought to infect up to 50 percent of people, and a range of studies suggests it may alter human behavior, in addition to that of many other animals. The parasite has been linked with a wide range of neurological disorders, including … Read more

7 Sneaky Signs Of Testicular Cancer

7 Sneaky Signs Of Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer isn’t an anomaly. It’s the most diagnosed cancer in men ages 30 to 39with the average age of detection around 33. “About 1 in 250 men develop testis cancer every year, which leads to about 9,990 new cases in the United States each year,” explained Dr. Christopher Sweeneya medical oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer … Read more