News tagged with health education
The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension skills (cognitive function) can start to deteriorate from age 45, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (9) | 36 |
A high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use, particularly among women, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
New research from the University of Montreal shows that inattention, rather than hyperactivity, is the most important indicator when it comes to finishing a high school education. "Children with attention problems need preventative ...
Attention deficit disorders Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
Patients of doctors who are more empathic have better outcomes and fewer complications, concludes a large, empirical study by a team of Thomas Jefferson University and Italian researchers who evaluated relationships between ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Adolescents' expectations of an early death can predict their economic futures more than a decade later, according to a new study from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
we've all had a few. Although too many regrets can interfere with life and mental health, a healthy amount of regret can motivate us to improve our lives, say researchers Mike Morrison of the University of Illinois and Neal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
School absenteeism is a significant problem, and students who are frequently absent from school more often have symptoms of psychiatric disorders. A new longitudinal study of more than 17,000 youths has found that frequently ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.
Health May 14, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Colonoscopies helped doctors detect a high rate of curable cancer in elderly people who had the screening for the first time, a new study indicates.
Cancer May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study published online today by Melbourne researchers predicts almost half of Australian adults with low educational status will be obese by 2025.
Overweight and Obesity Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Because whooping cough (pertussis) is almost as contagious as measles (affecting ~12-17 individuals with each case), clinicians are required to report cases of this bacterial respiratory tract infection to the state's department ...
Pediatrics Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.
Health Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Walking with a slouched or despondent body posture can lead to feelings of depression or decreased energy, but those feelings can be reversed by walking in a more upright position, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—The Philippine president has signed a law that will promote contraception, sexual education and family planning programs vigorously opposed by the country's Roman Catholic Church.
Health Dec 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A group of French scientists (from the Unit of Research on Nutritional Epidemiology, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Bobigny, France; the French Institute for Prevention and Health Education, St. Denis, ...
Addiction Jul 19, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |