A smoking ban in all closed public spaces, including coffee shops, restaurants and bars, went into force in Lebanon on Monday under new legislation that promises hefty fines for lawbreakers.
Health Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More Americans are going for a walk, a promising trend to help fight obesity and improve overall health, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
While the health benefits of breast feeding baby are well known, a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Pediatrics finds that, for very low birth weight (VLBW) babies, a small amount of fortification can im ...
Pediatrics Aug 16, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Nurse-centred care of HIV patients can be just as safe and effective as care delivered by doctors and has a number of specific health benefits, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the University ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Treatment with growth hormone-releasing hormone appears to be associated with favorable cognitive effects among both adults with mild cognitive impairment and healthy older adults, according to a randomized clinical trial ...
Neuroscience Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UK medical school teaching on physical activity is "sparse or non-existent," finds research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine today.
Health Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Recent guidelines recommending cholesterol tests for children fail to weigh health benefits against potential harms and costs, according to a new commentary authored by three physician-researchers at UCSF.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- In a theoretical cohort of 120,000 men, selecting active surveillance for prostate cancer results in considerable cost savings at five and 10 years of follow-up, compared with immediate treatment, ...
Cancer Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Giving up smoking is associated with an average weight gain of 4-5 kg after 12 months, most of which occurs within the first three months of quitting, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Strawberries, the traditional summer treat associated with Wimbledon could be serving up some unexpected health benefits.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Employment policy is also health policy according to a University of British Columbia study that found that workers experienced higher mortality rates if they didn't have access to social protections like employment insurance ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new guidelines Monday recommending that doctors screen all of their patients for obesity and when appropriate, refer them to a comprehensive ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today released its comprehensive report, The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements (4th Edition). The updated book, which ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A novel form of vitamin B3 found in milk in small quantities produces remarkable health benefits in mice when high doses are administered, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College ...
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Nine out of 10 Californians under the age of 65 will be enrolled in health insurance programs as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a joint study by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0