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What a mother eats before and during pregnancy can impact on her offspring in many ways, a University of Aberdeen researcher will tell a conference in Edinburgh today (February 7).
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bronchiectasis is independently associated with an increased mortality risk in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD, according to a new study from researchers in Spain.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Regardless of surgical complexity, most patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) can be discharged in one day, according to a study published in the February issue of Urology.
Surgery Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Female nurses working night or mixed shifts have higher body mass index (BMI) scores compared with nurses who work regular daytime schedules, according to a study published in the February issue ...
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly one in 12 American stroke survivors may have contemplated suicide or wished themselves dead, according to a study presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013.
Cardiology Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who are more aware of their bodies from within are less likely to think of their bodies principally as objects, according to research published February 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Vivien Ainley and Ma ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Waist circumference measured midway (WC-mid) between the lowest ribs and the iliac crest better defines risks associated with central obesity than does waist circumference measured at the iliac ...
Diabetes Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing abdominoplasty, weight loss is associated with having a preoperative body mass index ≥24.5 kg/m² and is attributed to increased satiety in most patients, according ...
Surgery Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Obesity can lead to a lack of vitamin D circulating in the body, according to a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH). Efforts to tackle obesity should thus also help to reduce levels of vitamin D deficiency ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The drug Byetta, approved for adults with type 2 diabetes, appears to help severely obese teens lose some weight, a small study found.
Pediatrics Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Today health is a matter of living a risk-conscious lifestyle and being in control of one's body and life. Yet 100 years ago, health was not a private matter but rather a national duty. This is found in a new doctoral thesis ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study conducted at the University of Granada has revealed that there is a direct relationship between exposure to pesticides (Persistent Organic Pollutants, CPOs) in food, air and water and prevalence of ...
Diabetes Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nearly every cell in the human body carries a copy of the full human genome. So how is it that the cells that detect light in the human eye are so different from those of, say, the beating heart or the spleen?
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Preliminary evidence from a clinical trial suggests that treatment with glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists was associated with reduced body mass index and body weight in adolescents with severe obesity, according ...
Pediatrics Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
To predict whether a problem drinker will hit the bottle again, ignore what they say and watch their body language for displays of shame, a University of British Columbia study finds.
Addiction Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0