Oral contraceptive use in girls and alcohol consumption in boys are associated with increased blood pressure
Lifestyle behaviour in adolescents may adversely affect blood pressure and cardiovascular risk in adulthood, according to results from a large pregnancy follow-up study in Australia. In particular, alcohol consumption among ...
Cardiology Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Shaken awake by police on a park bench, a 12-year-old boy from Prague was so drunk he could neither walk nor talk -- grim evidence of an unparalleled alcohol scourge affecting underage Czechs.
Addiction Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teen girls who use birth control pills and teen boys who drink alcohol are at increased risk for elevated blood pressure, according to a new study.
Cardiology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Maternal prenatal caffeine intake is not associated with behavior problems in young children, according to a study published online July 9 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adults who had a common bariatric surgery to lose weight had a significantly higher risk of alcohol use disorders (AUD) two years after surgery, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health research consortium.
Addiction Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An unexpected discovery of how the body controls cell death has revealed a potential new therapeutic target.
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists from Australia and Oxford University have carried out a complex analysis in an attempt to determine the "optimal" level of alcohol consumption that is associated with the lowest rates of chronic disease in the ...
Health Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other types of dementia are most common in the very elderly, and are associated with huge health costs. With a rapidly ageing population throughout the world, factors that affect the risk of cognitive ...
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teenage girls and young adult women who drink even moderate amounts of alcohol appear to increase their risk of developing breast changes that can lead to cancer, according to a large new study.
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Many observational cohort studies have shown that moderate alcohol use is associated with better cognitive function. However, since such studies are vulnerable to residual confounding by other lifestyle and physiologic factors, ...
Addiction Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) today publish their first joint Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on the management of ...
Cancer Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Fears that involuntary exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products causes cancer are not supported by evidence, and anxiety about their dangers is diverting attention from proven methods of cancer ...
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A case-control study from Newfoundland/Labrador has reported that greater alcohol intake may increase the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) among obese subjects, but not among non-obese subjects. This is not a particularly ...
Cancer Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence-based guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) address the many risk factors for developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or blood clot, as the result of long-distance travel. These risk ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1