(Medical Xpress)—The newest public health threat in Africa, scientists have found, is coming from a previously unknown source: the banded mongoose. Leptospirosis, the disease is called. And the banded mongoose ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Childhood adversity can lead to chronic physical and mental disability in adult life and have an effect on the next generation, underscoring the importance of research, practice and policy in addressing this issue, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Intermittent fasting is all the rage, but scientific evidence showing how such regimes affect human health is not always clear cut. Now a scientific review in the British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease suggests that f ...
Diabetes Apr 26, 2013 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—For the millions of Americans at risk for heart disease or diabetes, a diet that includes tart cherries might actually be better than what the doctor ordered, according to new animal research ...
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Vets and medical doctors should team up to tackle diseases transmitted from animals to humans, study suggests
A new study at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp analyses the impact of animal brucellosis and bovine tuberculosis (BTB) on animals and people in urban, peri-urban and rural Niger. The World Health Organization ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Japan's government on Friday gave itself new powers aimed at curbing the outbreak of infectious diseases, as the country nervously watches the spread of deadly H7N9 bird flu in China.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An acute dose of alcohol may cause greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory in the elderly than in young people, according to a study by Baylor University.
Health Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on Thursday said H7N9 bird flu posed an "exceptional situation" as the outbreak among Chinese poultry claimed a 10th human victim.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute have discovered that stress circuits in the brain undergo profound learning early in life. Using a number of cutting edge approaches, including ...
Neuroscience Apr 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A mutated bird flu virus that has killed six people in China displays worrying traits that warrant high vigilance, experts say, though the true extent of the threat is unclear.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health officials say they still don't understand how a lesser-known bird flu virus was able to kill two men and seriously sicken a woman in China, but that it's unlikely that it can spread easily among hum ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
While acupuncture is used widely to treat chronic stress, the mechanism of action leading to reported health benefits are not understood. In a series of studies at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), researchers ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
A decade ago, a highly contagious and deadly new illness sent people worldwide scrambling to cancel flights and holidays as schools closed and sales of surgical masks spiked.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 6
Living against the clock—working late-night shifts or eating at inappropriate times, for example—can come with real health risks, metabolic syndrome, obesity, and diabetes among them. Now, researchers reporting in Current Bi ...
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—Mexico's animal health agency says a bird flu outbreak at seven farms in central Mexico has affected as many as 582,000 chickens.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0