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Findings published today in the British Medical Journal show that exchanging fatty foods for lower fat alternatives will help people shift around three-and-a-half pounds - without dieting. People taking part in trials also s ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The drug erythropoietin, often called EPO, is banned from sports because it is believed to enhance an athlete's performance and give people who use it an unfair advantage over unenhanced competitors. However a new systemic ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Recently the Mediterranean diet has achieved lots of distinctions, from the inclusion by the UNESCO in the Olympus of the World heritage list to a long series of dedicated congresses and meetings held everywhere in the globe ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Human activities are advancing the spread of vector-borne, zoonotic diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and dengue fever, report scientists publishing a series of papers today in the journal The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Starting babies on solids by letting them feed themselves pieces of food is a growing trend – yet there is scarce scientific research about the practice, putting healthcare professionals in a difficult ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low muscle strength in adolescence is strongly associated with a greater risk of early death from several major causes, suggests a large study published on the British Medical Journal website today.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A leading British medical journal is asking the drug maker Roche to release all its data on Tamiflu, claiming there is no evidence the drug can actually stop the flu.
Medications Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children taking central nervous system stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin do not face an increased risk of serious heart conditions during treatment, according to a new University of Florida study ...
Attention deficit disorders Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Eating at least two servings of oily fish a week is moderately but significantly associated with a reduced risk of stroke, finds a study published in British Medical Journal .
Health Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A daily dose of acetylsalicylic acid equivalent to a fourth of an aspirin may slow the decline in intellectual capacity among elderly individuals with high cardiovascular risk. This is shown in a study by Sahlgrenska Academy, ...
Medications Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New clinical guidelines need to be developed to help doctors provide better care for people with more than one chronic illness, according to a research team led by the University of Dundee.
Other Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physical activity interventions for children have small impact on overall activity levels and consequently the body fat and mass of children, a study published in the British Medical Journal today suggests.
Health Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Measuring progesterone levels in women with pain or bleeding during early pregnancy is a useful way to help discriminate between a viable and a non-viable pregnancy, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal to ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Being obese as a child or adolescent may have a larger effect on future health than previously thought, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who are regularly admitted to hospital as emergencies (known as 'frequent flyers') make up a large proportion of admissions, but focusing just on them won't solve the problem of rising admissions, say experts in ...
Health Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0