News tagged with age
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Pre-pregnancy body fat, in-pregnancy weight gain, gestational diabetes combine to increase risk of high birthweight
A new study shows that a woman's pre-pregnancy body fat (adiposity), in-pregnancy weight gain, and presence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can all combine to steeply increase the risk of giving birth to large-for-gestational ...
Diabetes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older adults who categorise themselves as old and frail encourage attitudinal and behavioural confirmation of that identity.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research from Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute sheds new light on a gene called ATRX and its function in the brain and pituitary. Children born with ATRX syndrome have cognitive defects and developmental ...
Medical research Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Older women diagnosed with breast cancer years after their last mammogram, and those who never had a mammogram, have an increased risk of dying from their cancer, a new study suggests.
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People in their 20s don't have much on their middle-aged counterparts when it comes to some fine motor movements, researchers from UT Arlington have found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute are conducting the nation's first randomized controlled dementia screening trial to weigh the benefits and risks of routine screening ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children's sense of having and owning a body differs from that of adults, indicating that our sense of physical self develops over time, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a jour ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that a drug treatment administered at the earliest signs of a rare genetic disease could prevent the condition from developing in later ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Male pattern baldness is linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but only if it's on the top/crown of the head, rather than at the front, finds an analysis of published evidence in the online journal BMJ Op ...
Cardiology Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a new model system to study a receptor protein that controls cell death in both humans and fruit flies, a discovery that could lead to a better understanding ...
Medical research Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) continues to be the leading cause of visual impairment in the United States for people over age 65, according to a study recently published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the ...
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children who have an earlier onset of puberty have poorer mental health from as early as preschool age, a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Organ donation in Ontario is significantly less common at large general hospitals than at hospitals with clinical programs for transplant recipients, which points to missed opportunities to optimize organ donation, according ...
Other Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Parent behavior training is an effective and well-studied intervention for preschoolers at risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new review shows.
Attention deficit disorders Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |