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Kids are consuming fewer calories, and adults are eating less fast food, according to a federal government survey released Feb. 21.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international group of researchers has discovered seven new regions of the human genome—called loci—that are associated with increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness. The ...
Genetics Mar 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A number of factors, including the duration of glucocorticoid exposure, older age at diagnosis, and preoperative adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) concentration, are associated with a higher ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children in Britain are more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults and need much stronger protection, warn experts on BMJ website today.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have found that healthy adolescent females have predetermined expectations for becoming parents in the future, but have concerns about fertility and childbearing should ...
Cancer Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Diana McIntyre approaches her 80th birthday later this year with the same energy and zest for life of friends decades her junior. Aside from back surgery years ago, she's never been sick and, through a busy volunteer schedule, ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older people who have low expectations for a satisfying future may be more likely to live longer, healthier lives than those who see brighter days ahead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Kansas researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified what may be a major factor behind the increased risk of two adverse outcomes in pregnancies conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Two papers published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Maternal alcohol-use disorder increases the risk of both sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and non-SIDS-related infant mortality, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have found that children are able to do a better job of converting implicit knowledge into explicit knowledge after getting a night's sleep, than ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
The median age of patients diagnosed with advanced non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has steadily increased over the recent years and is presently 70 years. Despite this, the elderly are significantly underrepresented ...
Cancer Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health officials say this season's flu shot is only 9 percent effective in protecting seniors against the most common and dangerous flu bug.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Motor development in children under five years of age can now be tested reliably: Together with colleagues from Lausanne, researchers from the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the University of Zurich have determined ...
Pediatrics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People who are at greater genetic risk of schizophrenia are more likely to see a fall in IQ as they age, even if they do not develop the condition.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |