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Women in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will all soon be advised to start screening for cervical cancer at 25 years, and those aged between 50 and 64 years to screen every five years rather ...
Cancer Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of scientific experts has expressed great concern about the effect of increasing exposure of humans and animals to hormone-disrupting substances. This comes in a new report commissioned ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—Six horse carcasses that tested positive for an equine painkiller may have entered the human food chain in France, Britain's food regulator announced Thursday—and the agency's chief said horsemeat tainted with the ...
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Will you save the best chocolate in the box until last? Do you want the good news first or the bad? Your preferences may depend on your age, reports a Cornell study published in Psychology and Aging.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who receive high levels of emotional support from their partner have an increased risk of death if they perceive their partner as not caring, understanding and validating, reports a Cornell study published in Health Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Whether it's lush palms or piney groves, the health of trees in your neighborhood might influence your physical health, a new study suggests.
Health Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The European Commission said Tuesday it is too early to require labelling on meat used in processed foods despite growing uproar over horse meat being passed off as beef in frozen hamburgers and lasagne.
Other Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
After giving a talk at a university in Texas, Kory Floyd received an unusual request from an audience member. The young man asked for a prescription for the health booster Floyd had discussed in his presentation.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In communities where Dad is more likely to be missing from the picture, more babies are born prematurely and of lower weight, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan School of Public Health ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Today health is a matter of living a risk-conscious lifestyle and being in control of one's body and life. Yet 100 years ago, health was not a private matter but rather a national duty. This is found in a new doctoral thesis ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Vaccines aren't just for kids, and most American adults aren't getting their recommended vaccinations, federal health officials said Tuesday.
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new weight-loss programme available on the NHS for severely-obese individuals offers a safer, more cost-effective remedy than gastric surgery, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A test for hormone-disrupting pollutants, originally developed at the University of California, Davis, has been approved as an international standard by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development as well as ...
Other Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A signalling molecule known as Axl has been discovered on immune cells of the epidermis. This recently published finding provides new insight into the development of important skin immune cells known as Langerhans ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Research has suggested that compounds that give colorful fruits their rich hues, especially berries, promote health and might even prevent cancer. But for the first time, scientists have exposed extracts from numerous berries ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0