A study in Sweden has found that children are less likely to suffer asthma if they grow up in a household with a dog compared to dog-less homes. This study - the largest of its kind (records of 376,638 preschool children and 276,298 school-age children were analyzed)- explored the link between respiratory disease and early exposure to animals.
A study recently published in Social Psychological & Personality Science has found that teenagers are now reporting being happier than mature adults, as had previously been the case. Reserachers from the University of San Diego, Florida Atlantic University, and the University of California looked at data from the 1972-2014.
University of Kent Professor and Director of Research at the School of Sport and Exercise Science Samuele Marcora is advocating for what some may consider a drastic, or controversial approach to getting "lazy" people to exercise - doping. Professor Marcora believes that by "reducing perception of effort during exercise using caffeine or other psychoactive drugs (e.g.
"Alcohol and nicotine use have long been known to go hand in hand," states a release published by Science Daily. "Previous research shows that more than 85 percent of US adults who are alcohol-dependent also are nicotine-dependent."