News tagged with health data
In research published online Dec. 23, 2012 in the journal Nature Genetics, scientists have found three new and relatively rare genetic variants that influence insulin production, offering new clues about ...
Genetics Dec 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have helped identify many of the biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease that could potentially predict which patients will develop the disorder ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Status updates, patient forums, blog comments – among the incredible amount of personal information on the Web is a potential trove of health data. Bioethicists writing in Science Translational Medicine acknowledge the va ...
Other Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—This flu season you've probably seen a number of friends on social media talking about symptoms.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—About 115,000 women lose their private health insurance every year in the wake of divorce, according to a University of Michigan study.
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Previously existing ideas on how advanced maternal age affects adult health of children have to be reconsidered. It had been thought that mothers delivering later in life have children ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills, including dementia. However, a new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that hearing loss may also be a risk factor for another ...
Health Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
More than 20 percent of American adults took at least one drug for conditions like anxiety and depression in 2010, according to an analysis of prescription data, including more than one in four women.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Failure to use linked electronic health records may lead to biased estimates of heart attack incidence and outcome, warn researchers in a paper published in BMJ today.
Health 13 hours ago | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke in early childhood are more likely to grow up to physically aggressive and antisocial, regardless of whether they were exposed during pregnancy or their parents have a history ...
Health 19 hours ago | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining an ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Increased loading of the lumbar spine, arising from lifestyle activities (such as lifting heavy objects, more frequent pregnancy, and higher body mass index), could contribute to the degenerative ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
In recent years, healthy people have been bombarded by stories in the media and on health websites warning about the dangers of too-low vitamin D levels, and urging high doses of supplements to protect against everything ...
Health May 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 3
High blood levels of the serum C-peptide are linked to heart disease and death in people without diabetes, according to a large study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC).
Health Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0