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Researchers have identified four genes newly associated with severe childhood obesity. They also found an increased burden of rare structural variations in severely obese children.
Genetics Apr 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists who developed a novel mouse model mimicking human preterm labor have described a molecular signaling pathway underlying preterm birth and targeted it to stop the problem.
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Even if you didn't eat your veggies or drink your milk as a child, your height is still in your hands, reveal new findings by economists from the University of Southern California, Harvard University and Peking University.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Working during pregnancy does not increase a woman's risk of having a preterm or low birth-weight baby, a new study found.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 25, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger patients who have strokes that are potentially due to a hole in the upper chambers of the heart has provided ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Eating out can lead to weight gain and increase people's risk for heart disease, diabetes and other serious health issues because popular menu items often have more fat, calories and saturated ...
Cardiology Mar 01, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (11) | 7 |
Men's sperm quality may be significantly affected by their levels of physical activity, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). They found that healthy young men who were sedentary, ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
HIV patients who participated in an intervention that helped them identify barriers to taking their drugs properly and develop customized coping strategies took a significantly greater amount of their prescribed doses than ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)— In the aftermath of the mass shooting that claimed the lives of 20 children in Newtown, Conn., last Friday, voices around the nation are asking, "How could this have happened?"
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(HealthDay)—If children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, continue to have the condition in adulthood, a new study suggests that they may face an array of physical and mental health ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A new survey estimates that one in seven people in the United States regularly takes supplements that aren't vitamins or minerals—such as fish oil, echinacea or ginseng—but only 30 percent ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
HIV care centers are an important and highly accessed point of care for HIV-infected children and their families in sub-Saharan Africa, but opportunities to address other health issues are being missed. Proven interventions, ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The number of children diagnosed with tuberculosis only represents the tip of the iceberg, according to the University of Sydney's Associate Professor Ben Marais, a specialist in childhood ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Getting too little sleep or even too much appears to spell trouble for the heart. New data reveal that adults who get less than six hours of sleep a night are at significantly greater risk of stroke, heart attack ...
Sleep apnea Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
How often does your doctor ask about your sexual life? Unfortunately, the answer may be: not often enough. Leaving the subject off the check-up checklist could mean missing an important link to overall wellness.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |