News tagged with age
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(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 |
A study by Queen's University Belfast has found that the dispensing of psychotropic drugs to older people in Northern Ireland increases on entry to care homes.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Smokers increase their risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack) and stroke with every cigarette they smoke. Conversely, those who quit smoking even at an advanced age will have a considerable decrease in their risk after ...
Addiction Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New findings by Columbia researchers suggest that along with amyloid deposits, white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) may be a second necessary factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Maternal nutrition is important to a developing embryo and to the health of the child later in life. Supplementing the diet with specific vitamins is known to increase health of the foetus for example folic acid (vitamin ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Research shows that married people have better mental and physical health than their unmarried peers and are less likely to develop chronic conditions than their widowed or divorced counterparts. A University of Missouri ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The number of children admitted to hospital as emergencies has steadily increased every year since 2003, with the largest rises seen among the under 5s, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Ch ...
Health Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented on February 14 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, California, researchers will present findings showing perinatal outcomes of frozen/thawed ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cognitive decline in old age is linked to decreasing production of new neurons. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have discovered in mice that significantly more neurons are generated in the ...
Medical research Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Older bikers are up to three times as likely to be seriously injured in a crash as younger motor bike enthusiasts, indicates US research published online in Injury Prevention.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0