The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has released the results of a major survey examining the public's opinions about what it means to be a quality health care provider in the United States. The survey, ...
(Medical Xpress)—Intelligent people are more likely to trust others, while those who score lower on measures of intelligence are less likely to do so, says a new study.
Vision loss is associated with a higher likelihood of not working.
The World Health Organization recommends that youth participate in a minimum of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each day. Studies have shown that youth experience most of their MVPA during school ...
Sedentary lifestyle and not caloric intake may be to blame for increased obesity in the US, according to a new analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). A study ...
(Medical Xpress) -- Obesity now accounts for almost 21 percent of U.S. health care costs -- more than twice the previous estimates, reports a new Cornell study.
A study lead by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows an association between increased concentrations of phthalates in the body and an increased risk of diabetes in women. Phthalates are endocrine disrupting ...
There's good news for the 30 per cent or more of adults who suffer from insomnia—difficulty falling asleep, waking up for prolonged periods during the night or unwanted early morning awakenings.
(HealthDay)—Most Americans have a hard time separating fact from fiction when it comes to heart health, new research finds.
(HealthDay)—The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, researchers report.
(Medical Xpress)—Deakin University researchers have found a connection between poor dental health and depression.
High levels of tungsten in the body could double the risk of suffering a stroke, a new study published in the open access journal PLOS ONE has found.
(HealthDay)—Food prices are linked to blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Researchers in Japan will trawl through huge amounts of data to search for possible precursors to Alzheimer's Disease in a bid to identify who might develop a condition affecting millions around the world.
(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.