News tagged with epidemiological evidence
Texas Biomed scientists in San Antonio have found that moderate gum disease in an animal model exposed to an AIDS- like virus had more viral variants causing infection and greater inflammation. Both of these features have ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drinking three to four cups of coffee per day may help to prevent type 2 diabetes according to research highlighted in a session report published by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), a not-for-profit ...
Diabetes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 6 |
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered new genetic evidence about why some people are happier than others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—A new review summarizes the ways in which inflammation and altered metabolism are associated with colorectal cancer in obese individuals; the review was published online Sept. 3 in Obesity Re ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Curtin University's School of Public Health have contributed to a comprehensive international study examining risk factors for ovarian cancer.
Cancer Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with wheeze and asthma inpreschool children, even among children who were not exposed to maternal smoking late inpregnancy or after birth, according to a new study.
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's been a burning question in melanoma research: Tumor cells are full of ultraviolet (UV)-induced genetic damage caused by sunlight exposure, but which mutations drive this cancer?
Cancer Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Studies investigating the effect of diet on the development of childhood asthma and allergies generally have substantial shortcomings with regard to how they handle confounding and effect modification, ...
Immunology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An analysis of available medical literature suggests smoking was linked to increased mortality in older patients and that smoking cessation was associated with reduced mortality at an older age, according to a report published ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A landmark study in mice identifies a biological mechanism that could help explain how tobacco products could act as gateway drugs, increasing a person's future likelihood of abusing cocaine and perhaps other drugs as well, ...
Medical research Nov 02, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study has shown that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or people with reduced lung function are at a serious risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Taiwanese investigators have found that there can be a significantly higher risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) occurring in the year following a shingles, or herpes zoster, attack. The findings, which support a long-held view ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The surgical removal of the appendix and tonsils before the age of 20 was associated with an increased risk of premature heart attack in a large population study performed in Sweden. Tonsillectomy increased the risk by 44% ...
Cardiology Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 6 |