News tagged with american journal of epidemiology
(HealthDay)—Breast-feeding has many benefits, but preventing overweight and obesity later in a child's life probably isn't among them, according to a new study.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Strains of antibiotic-resistant 'Staph' bacteria show seasonal preference: Children at higher risk in summer
Strains of potentially deadly, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria show seasonal infection preferences, putting children at greater risk in summer and seniors at greater risk in winter, according to result ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The risk of hospitalisation or death from heart disease is 32% lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University have discovered a new gene mechanism that appears to regulate triglyceride levels. This pathway may protect carriers of ...
Genetics Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Countless studies demonstrate the virtues of complete smoking cessation, including a lowered risk of disease, increased life expectancy, and an improved quality of life. But health professionals acknowledge ...
Addiction Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—More Americans now commit suicide than die in car crashes, making suicide the leading cause of injury deaths, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A simple blood test can help identify people who are at high risk of dying within the month after non-cardiac surgery, a study by McMaster University researchers has found.
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While people have been told for years about the importance of milk in a diet for children, a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology says that milk consumption in large quantities in ado ...
Cancer Jan 02, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (9) | 12 |
Contrary to claims that U.S. presidents age at twice the normal rate, a new study finds that most U.S. presidents live longer than expected for men of their same age and era.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 6 |
Greening of vacant urban land may affect the health and safety of nearby residents, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology this week. The team, led by senior author Charle ...
Health Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While the benefits of breastfeeding for the baby are well established and some studies have shown that mothers who breastfeed have lower risks of diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease, ...
Health Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have for the first time discovered sixteen new sections of the genetic code that relate to lung health -- opening up the possibility for better prevention as well as treatment for lung diseases.
Genetics Sep 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Previous research has suggested that the consumption of cured meat may have a possible link to pancreatic cancer risk however a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology shows that t ...
Cancer Jul 05, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Watching television is the most common daily activity apart from work and sleep in many parts of the world, but it is time for people to change their viewing habits. According to a new study from Harvard School of Public ...
Health Jun 14, 2011 | 2.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |