News tagged with environment
(Medical Xpress) -- More than half of factory workers who thought they had excellent or good hearing actually suffered hearing loss and didn't even recognize the problem, a new study shows.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- More U.S. elementary schools are banning unhealthy beverages from the premises, according to a new report.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
Surgical residents perform better in OR if they receive structured training in simulated environment
New research has shown that surgical residents who received structured training in a simulated environment perform significantly better when they start operating on patients.
Surgery Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
German biologists have deliberately transformed stem cells from the spinal cord of mice into immature nerve cells. This was achieved by changing the cellular environment, known as the extracellular matrix, ...
Medical research Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Research teams from the US and Korea have together been studying depression and other mood disorders and have found that chronic stress can block a gene whose job it is to maintain healthy neuron connections ...
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Programs to promote healthy eating can substantially reduce the amount of unhealthy foods and beverages on school grounds if the programs focus on a school's specific needs and involve teachers, parents, staff, and administrators, ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"There is significant penetration by multinational processed food manufacturers such as Nestle, Kraft, PepsiCo, and Danone into food environments in low-and-middle income countries, where consumption of unhealthy commodities ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a tight economy, with fewer jobs, many people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed. A new study finds that one of those sacrifices is sometimes their own and their family's nutrition.
Health Jun 22, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Iowa, together with colleagues from the California Institute of Technology and New York University, have discovered how a part of the brain helps predict future events from ...
Neuroscience Jun 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
The food and beverages available to youth when they participate in organized sports can often be unhealthy, according to a new study released in the July/August 2012 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. The fi ...
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although the plague is typically considered a remnant of the Middle Ages, when unsanitary conditions and rodent infestations prevailed amid the squalor of poverty, this rare but deadly disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
An article published in F1000 Biology Reports discusses recent important advancements in the development of alternative methods of embryo evaluation and selection that could lead to improvements in the reliability of IVF ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Greece's highly uncertain future has forced businesses into a quasi hand-to-mouth existence, with one of the most alarming effects a shortage of medicines, including for the seriously ill.
Medications Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials said Wednesday that they're hoping to reduce the use of antipsychotic drugs among nursing home residents by 15 percent before year's end.
Medications May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
If lower-income mothers want kids with healthy diets, it's best to adopt healthy eating habits themselves and encourage their children to eat good foods rather than use force, rewards or punishments, says a Michigan State ...
Health May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0