News tagged with health factors
(Medical Xpress)—Research published today gives an improved picture of child health in England. Young people in England were eating more fruit and smoking less and fewer were overweight.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A doctor-patient relationship built on trust and empathy doesn't just put patients at ease – it actually changes the brain's response to stress and increases pain tolerance, according to new findings from ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Diagnosis and management of erectile dysfunction (ED) improves health outcomes for men with comorbid diseases, and vice versa, according to research published online Nov. 15 in The Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An active lifestyle helps preserve gray matter in the brains of older adults and could reduce the burden of dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—Routine checkups don't help reduce a patient's risk of dying from either heart disease or cancer, new Danish research suggests.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have found that routine general health checks, which have become common practice in some countries, do not reduce the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease or cancer. They do, however, increase the number ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Critique 096: Frequency of alcohol consumption and cardiovascular risk factors: implications for drinking guidelines 20 November 2012
Cardiology Nov 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Living in areas of high air pollution can lead to decreased cognitive function in older adults, according to new research presented in San Diego at The Gerontological Society of America's 65th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a new study, Northwestern Medicine researchers found that patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are more likely to receive a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, and to achieve lower long-term ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Universities of Nottingham and Leicester are leading the largest ever study of the genetics relating to lung disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new University of Cincinnati study examines how anxiety sensitivity can thwart the efforts of smokers with asthma to quit smoking. This new direction of research from Alison McLeish, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Under certain circumstances neuroticism can be good for your health, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study showing that some self-described neurotics also tended to have the lowest levels of Interleukin ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies found that the degree to which a disease disrupts daily functioning is associated with reduced happiness.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People with rheumatoid arthritis have higher-than-normal rates of depression, which could increase their risk of death, according to a new study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors who commit suicide appear to be under-treated for mental health problems, despite their seemingly good access to health care, a new University of Michigan study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0