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 |
In-utero exposure to relatively high magnetic field levels was associated with a 69 percent increased risk of being obese or overweight during childhood compared to lower in-utero magnetic field levels, according to a Kaiser ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- In adult survivors of surgery for congenital heart disease (CHD), severe subaortic ventricular systolic dysfunction is a significant and independent predictor of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), ...
Cardiology Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A large cohort study has found that the strongest risk factors for atrial fibrillation in both men and women were a history of palpitations and hypertension. While hypertension is a well known risk factor for AF, the investigators ...
Cardiology May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with infective endocarditis involving implanted cardiac devices experience a high rate of complications such as valve infections, heart failure, and persistent bacteremia, and high in-hospital and 1-year mortality ...
Cardiology Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study comparing a bariatric surgical procedure with conventional medical treatment in morbidly obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suggests that surgery was associated with remission or improvement in diabetes-related ...
Sleep apnea Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Heavy diesel exhaust (DE) exposure in humans may increase the risk of dying from lung cancer, according to two papers released March 2nd by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Most studies have found that binge drinking is associated with a loss of alcohol's protective effect against ischemic heart disease (IHD) and most studies have found an increase of coronary risk among binge drinkers.
Addiction Feb 02, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) designed to help people stop smoking, specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, do not appear to be effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with smoking ...
Addiction Jan 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 3 |
A high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use, particularly among women, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Vitamin D levels are not related to acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in patients with severe COPD, according to a large prospective cohort study involving 973 North American patients. ...
Health Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
There is no link between long-term use of mobile phones and tumours of the brain or central nervous system, finds new research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study of older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) suggests that new use of the long-acting bronchodilators β-agonists and anticholinergics was associated with similar increased risks of cardiovascular ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new predictive tool to help GPs identify and treat patients at risk of stroke.
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research shows that growing up in areas where air pollution is increased raises the risk of insulin resistance (the prescursor to diabetes) in children. The research is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the Eu ...
Diabetes May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 1