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A simple formula can predict at birth a baby's likelihood of becoming obese in childhood, according to a study published today in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Stroke patients who have difficulty paying attention to part of their visual field may perform better when offered a reward, a study by Imperial College London and Brunel University researchers has found.
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recent studies questioning the role of specialist heart attack centres produced misleading results because doctors tend to send the sickest patients to have the best care, according to new research.
Cardiology Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study estimating the death rate from heart and circulatory disease in each electoral ward in England has found that despite considerable improvements since the 1980s, the difference between the wealthiest and poorest communities ...
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have developed a prototype ultra-sensitive sensor that would enable doctors to detect the early stages of diseases and viruses with the naked eye, according to research published today in the journal Nature Na ...
Cancer Oct 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a new means to eradicate malaria infections by rapidly killing the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause the disease.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The number of children admitted to hospital in England for acute throat infections increased by 76 per cent between 1999 and 2010, according to new research published today in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Free bus passes for over-60s may be encouraging older people to be more physically active, say the authors of a study published today in the American Journal of Public Health.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Research at Imperial College London examining influenza transmission in ferrets suggests that the virus can be passed on before the appearance of symptoms. If the finding applies to humans, it means that people pass on flu ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Insufficient progress has been made in most developing countries to meet the United Nations' target of halving the proportion of children who suffer from hunger by 2015 compared with 1990 levels, according to a systematic ...
Health Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered that the inflammation in the surrounding tissue of patients with failing chromium-cobalt metal-on-metal (MOM) implants is caused by the release of The Cobalt ...
Medical research Jul 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered a molecule that plays an important role in driving prostate cancer growth, and could be a target for new therapies.
Cancer Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A condition that temporarily causes heart failure in people who experience severe stress might actually protect the heart from very high levels of adrenaline, according to a new study published in the journal Circulation. The re ...
Cardiology Jun 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A persons risk of breast cancer could be decided many years before it develops, according to a new study.
Cancer May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A lack of cooperation between doctors is allowing the number of leg amputations to remain high, despite major advances in treatment, warn experts from Imperial College London at an international symposium ...
Other Apr 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0