Poverty is bad for your health. Poor people are much more likely to have heart disease, stroke, and cancer than wealthy people, and have a lower life expectancy, too. Children who grow up poor are more likely to have health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
People born without a sense of smell experience higher social insecurity and increased risk for depression, according to a study published Mar. 21 in the open access journal PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(HealthDay) -- When used in tandem with standard Western treatments, alternative therapies such as acupuncture, acupressure and dietary changes may spell significant relief for patients battling chronic sinusitis, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Fifteen percent of the American active physician workforce was trained in lower income countries, which is beneficial for the United States both clinically and economically but may have negative impacts on the countries of ...
Health Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Studies in monkeys are unlikely to provide reliable evidence for links between social status and heart disease in humans, according to the first ever systematic review of the relevant research.
Medical research Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When the intestines are not able to properly process our diet, a variety of disorders can develop, with chronic diarrhea as a common symptom. Chronic diarrhea can also be inherited, most commonly through conditions with genetic ...
Genetics Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Amateurs have a new tool for conducting simple neuroscience experiments in their own garage: the SpikerBox.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The third most deadly disease in the U.S., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), appears to be partly driven by the action of immune cells circulating in the blood entering into the tissues of the lungs. UC Davis ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The parasite Toxoplasma gondii has some favorable effects on the pathogenesis and progression of a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, reports a Mar. 21 study in the open access journal PLoS ONE.
Medical research Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new finding in basic science should trigger a "change in thinking" about how cancer drugs might be developed and tested for maximum effectiveness, says Louis M. Weiner, M.D., director of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Public scrutiny and the threat of government regulation are leading to a decline in industry-sponsored funding of accredited continuing medical education (CME) for physicians, and this decline represents an opportunity to ...
Other Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Experienced ballet spectators with no physical expertise in ballet showed enhanced muscle-specific motor responses when watching live ballet, according to a Mar. 21 report in the open access journal PLoS ONE.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Early-stage breast cancer survivors who gain at least 10 percent of their pre-diagnosis weight are significantly more likely to report hot flashes than those who remain weight stable, according ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- High-fat meals might boost inflammation in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study says.
Diabetes Mar 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Coffee and caffeine are not associated with psoriasis incidence after adjustment for smoking, according to a research letter published in the March issue of the Archives of Dermatology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |