News tagged with health implications
A research letter by Brian Wansink, Ph.D., and Aner Tal, Ph.D., of Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., suggests that hungry grocery shoppers tend to buy higher-calorie products.
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An acute dose of alcohol may cause greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory in the elderly than in young people, according to a study by Baylor University.
Health Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Overweight and obese women are more likely to require specialist medical care during their pregnancy due to the increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, finds a new study published today (27 March) in BJOG: An ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Studies find that toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains long after a smoker leaves the premises
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are finding that, long after a smoker leaves the premises, the toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains and transforms into something even more deadly.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Dalhousie researchers link binge eating among university-aged women with strained mother-daughter relationships in a recent study published in the journal Eating Behaviors.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Anesthesia assistance is used in 8.7 percent of outpatient colonoscopies, with wide regional variation, but its use does not affect patient risk or outcomes, according to research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) run a high risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, regardless of migration background. According to principal investigator Tahereh ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sugars are needed to provide us with energy and in moderate amounts contribute to our well-being. Sustained high levels of sugars, as is found in diabetics, damages our cells and now is shown that can also ...
Medical research Feb 01, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (19) | 12 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the University of Adelaide say any health warnings about soft drinks should include the risk of tooth decay, following a new study that looks at the consumption of sweet ...
Dentistry Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues conducted a random telephone survey among blacks, whites and Hispanics in New York, Baltimore and San Juan, Puerto Rico, they found that Hispanics are nearly twice ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The value that an expectant mother places on family—regardless of the reality of her own family situation—predicts the birthweight of her baby and whether the child will develop asthma symptoms three years later, according ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Many people will be much poorer than they had expected in their older age and this has profound implications for the health of our ageing population claims an editorial published today in Age & Ageing, the scientific journa ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Reaching orgasm remains elusive for nearly 30 per cent of women, but a new ad hoc treatment currently under trial, may drastically reduce that number.
Other Oct 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 5 |
People who were sexually unfaithful without their partner's knowledge were less likely to practice safe sex than those who had other sexual relationships with their partner's consent. They were also more likely to be under ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Canadian scientists are joining with international colleagues to lead new insights into the health implications of different types of trans fat.
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0