News tagged with health factors
White young adults were 50 percent more likely than their Black, Hispanic or Asian peers to self-report driving after drinking at age 21, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who have migraines with aura, which are often visual disturbances such as flashing lights, may be more likely to have problems with their heart and blood vessels, and those on newer contraceptives may be at higher risk ...
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who undergo knee replacement surgery may be at risk of gaining more weight than their peers who have not had the surgery, according to a five-year study led by a Virginia Commonwealth University professor.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With New Year's resolutions upon us, new research from the University of Alberta offers encouragement for parents who want to achieve fitness for the whole family.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women with pre-eclampsia are at a higher risk of complications following delivery and should continue to be monitored for up to 72 hours, suggests a new review published today in The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (TOG). ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
More Albertans may be benefiting from physical activity, but there's still plenty of room for people to get moving, according to a new survey.
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Living in a caring community may help curb teenage alcohol use, while hanging out with antisocial peers can have the opposite effect, according to Penn State researchers studying substance abuse patterns.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Plenty of research has linked a mother's mental health during and after pregnancy with her child's well-being. Now, a new study suggests that an expectant father's psychological distress might ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 07, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Americans' cardiovascular health varies greatly from state to state, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA).
Cardiology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Workers earning the lowest wages have a higher risk of hypertension than workers with the highest wages, according to new research from UC Davis.
Health Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Non-salaried oncologists report the potential for increased salaries with the administration of chemotherapy or growth factors for lung or colorectal cancer patients, according to a study published ...
Cancer Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Smoking cessation even a year prior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery does not fully normalize the changes smoking has made to the saphenous (leg) veins used for the surgery and may lead to later graft failure, ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The prevalence of open-angle glaucoma has increased more than 20 percent in the last 10 years and currently affects more than 2.7 million Americans age 40 years and older, according to a report ...
Ophthalmology Jan 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
"Obesity and extreme obesity in childhood, which are more prevalent among minority and low-income families, have been associated with other cardiovascular risk factors, increased health care costs, and premature death. Obesity ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Among deployed U.S. service members who died of combat or unintentional injuries between 2001-2011 and underwent autopsies, the prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis was 8.5 percent, with factors associated with a higher ...
Cardiology Dec 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0