The percentage of Americans who are overweight or obese fell slightly in the third quarter of this year, but they still make up a majority of the population, a Gallup poll showed Friday.
Health Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 07, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- Makers of the controversial chemical bisphenol-A have asked federal regulators to phase out rules that allow its use in baby bottles and sippy cups, saying those products haven't contained the plastic-hardening ingredient ...
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A new study presents the first evidence that a basic sense of fairness and altruism appears in infancy. Babies as young as 15 months perceived the difference between equal and unequal distribution of food, and their awareness ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (11) | 6 |
The Dutch government on Friday announced it would ban coffee shops from selling "strong" cannabis whose active chemical ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is higher than 15 percent.
Health Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
A series of novel imaging agents could make it possible to "see" tumors in their earliest stages, before they turn deadly.
Cancer Oct 07, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered a cellular pathway that promotes inflammation in diseases like asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, and multiple sclerosis. Understanding the details of this pathway ...
Inflammatory disorders Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has found evidence that a specific gene is linked to suicidal behaviour, adding to our knowledge of the many complex causes of suicide. This research may help doctors ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- The first combination pill for the millions of people with the dangerous combination of diabetes and high cholesterol won U.S. approval Friday, offering convenience - and savings - to patients taking multiple pills.
Medications Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Parents of young caffeine consumers take heed: that high-calorie energy drink or soda might present more than just obesity risk. In fact, according to a double-blind, placebo-controlled study that examined responses to stimulants, ...
Other Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many of you might know that Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia type II (CDA II) is a rare blood disorder, due to a failure in final part of erythropoiesis. What will surprise you is the fact that some mutations responsible ...
Genetics Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry describes how the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Imagery, or fMRI, is able to detect and diagnose pedophilia with greater accuracy than c ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2011 | 1.9 / 5 (10) | 39 |
Specialized immune cells called T cells can recognize threats and induce immune responses through T cell receptors (TCRs), but these receptors do not act alone. Multiple receptors gather together at the cell ...
Medical research Oct 07, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients who take certain popular types of blood pressure medication once a day are able to achieve somewhat better control of their hypertension if they take their daily dose at bedtime, according to a new ...
Health Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
We've all seen the moment an athlete pushes themselves at the last second to try and win a head-to-head race, and now a sports scientist has discovered how they do that.
Medical research Oct 07, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 4 |