(HealthDay)— If weight loss is your New Year's resolution, making another vow—to drive less in 2013—could help, a new study suggests.
Health Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to enter the debate about gay marriage, a new study suggests that being in a legally recognized relationship of any kind may reduce feelings of nervousness, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Setting minimum prices for alcohol increases health and economic benefits, say international experts, who met today for a seminar on alcohol pricing and public health.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study published today in Pediatrics, scientists at Umeå University in Sweden conclude that giving iron supplements to low birth weight infants reduces the risk of behavior problems like ADHD later in life.
Attention deficit disorders Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When you're postmenopausal and overweight, losing weight is a good thing, but gaining back just a few pounds may actually be detrimental to your cardiovascular health.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
(Medical Xpress)—University of Leicester scientists will present groundbreaking new evidence about how a chemical found in red wine can help prevent cancer on Wednesday, December 5.
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A UK study reveals that the public find it acceptable to reward people for changing their health-related behaviour, such as smoking or weight loss, as long as it works. In the past, such ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Older women in the developing world are likely to see direct health benefits such as reductions in blood pressure in a relatively short amount of time once they switch to cleaner burning ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2012, growth in the average total health benefit cost per employee slowed to 4.1 percent, according to the National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, published Nov. 14 by Mercer.
Health Nov 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Common mental disorders, unemployment and psychosocial job quality: Is a poor job better than no job at all?
Employment is usually associated with health benefits over unemployment. However, an article published in Psychological Medicine by a group of researchers from Australia and the UK has shown that having a job with poor p ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Union officials say hundreds of nurses in the San Francisco Bay area are braving rain showers to walk picket lines after going on strike Tuesday.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Administering to patients stem cells derived from their own bone marrow either three or seven days after a heart attack is safe but does not improve heart function six months later, according to a clinical trial supported ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In one of the largest and longest trials involving patients with kidney failure, a study led by an international team of researchers found that cinacalcet—a drug commonly prescribed to patients with kidney failure and a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Peanuts taste good and are good for you. But a new NC State study shows that putting a bit of skin in the game can make peanut products even healthier while keeping them flavorful.
Health Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A project based at The University of Queensland is helping women who have survived breast cancer to lose weight and live healthier, longer lives.
Cancer Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0