News tagged with epidemiological studies
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Millions of pre-diabetic Americans may be at increased risk of future stroke, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a new meta-analysis of epidemiological studies, but the precise ...
Diabetes Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Monitoring weather factors like temperature, rain, and snowfall is one way to predict the timing and intensity of rotavirus, a disease that causes extreme diarrhea, dehydration and thousands of death annually, particularly ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new Northwestern University study shows that the biological clock is not the only clock women trying to conceive should consider. The circadian clock needs attention, too.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other types of dementia are most common in the very elderly, and are associated with huge health costs. With a rapidly ageing population throughout the world, factors that affect the risk of cognitive ...
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For more than three decades, researchers have warned of the potential health risks associated with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), especially among children whose parents smoke. Now a new study conducted by ...
Health May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Social jetlag -- a syndrome related to the mismatch between the body's internal clock and the realities of our daily schedules -- does more than make us sleepy. It is also contributing to the growing tide of obesity, according ...
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
High levels of vitamin D do not seem to boost teens' academic performance, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A research team from the Netherlands assessed the impact of wine and resveratrol (a natural polyphenol found in high quantities in red wine) on lung function. It also looked at genetic factors and mechanisms by which resveratrol ...
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A nutrient found in the dark meat of poultry may provide protection against coronary heart disease (CHD) in women with high cholesterol, according to a study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Teen school drop-outs are almost three times as likely to be on benefits in later life as their peers who complete their schooling, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 13
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 |
Observational epidemiologic studies relating wine and alcohol to health all suffer from the fact that they, of necessity, compare people who prefer certain beverages, but not the beverages themselves. While there have been ...
Cardiology Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
It is time to leave apart the belief that mass media are always a source of bad habits. Television, newspaper and the Internet, when used to get information, may turn out to be of help for health.
Health Jan 12, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Wine consumers, especially in comparison with spirits drinkers, have been shown to have higher levels of education and income, to consume a healthier diet, be more physically active, and have other characteristics that are ...
Health Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0