News tagged with health sciences
Canadians can track how much salt they're eating and identify the main sources of sodium in their diet using a new online Salt Calculator.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Positive emotions are known to play a role in physical well-being, and stress is strongly linked to poor health, but is this strictly a "First World" phenomenon? In developing nations, is the fulfillment ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fat. Sugar. Salt. Americans have a love-hate relationship with these ingredients. We know we should consume them in moderation. After all, we've been told again and again that being overweight or obese can ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new report from Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Community Health raises significant concerns about the federal government's system for tracking work-related injuries.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have discovered how oxidative stress can turn to the dark side a cellular protein that's usually benign, and make it become a powerful, unwanted accomplice in neuronal death.
Medical research Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Reading could be crucial in the fight to stop the spread of killer viruses such as HIV and avian flu.
Medical research Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Tending to older loved ones who have bold personalities may be harmful to their caregivers' physical health, report Cornell researchers.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Strains of antibiotic-resistant 'Staph' bacteria show seasonal preference: Children at higher risk in summer
Strains of potentially deadly, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria show seasonal infection preferences, putting children at greater risk in summer and seniors at greater risk in winter, according to result ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Australia remains the only developed country in the world not to have eliminated trachoma, the leading cause of infectious blindness, despite recent progress in tackling the disease.
Ophthalmology Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Far more than just leaving you yawning, a small amount of sleep deprivation disrupts the activity of genes, potentially affecting metabolism and other functions in the human body, a new study ...
Medical research Feb 25, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 1 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a telltale molecular marker for Onchocerciasis or "river blindness," a parasitic infection that affects tens of millions of people in Africa, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans' symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting, according to new research published in Clinical Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Scientists at Baycrest Health Sciences' Rotman Research Institute (RRI) and the University of Toronto's Psychology Department have found compelling evidence that older adults can eliminate forgetfulness and perform as well ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
A new class of influenza drug has been shown effective against drug-resistant strains of the flu virus, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Low-income children may be overweight in part because they have less access to open green space where they can play and exercise, reports a Cornell study of obesity in Europe published in Social Science an ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0