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Independent maternal demographic factors such as social status, ethnicity and maternal age can predict the likelihood of operative births in the UK, according to a new study published today (20 March) in BJOG: An International Jo ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For older adults with diabetes, an active intervention involving assessment of barriers to self-care and development of strategies to cope with these barriers is superior to usual care, according ...
Diabetes Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers to investigate how satisfied caretakers of stroke survivors are with social care support
Experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London, have launched a study to examine whether people caring for family members who have had a stroke feel the social care services designed to support them, ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When Jeffrey Katula and his research colleagues set out to determine if they could help prevent patients from developing diabetes using group-based problem solving, he didn't expect such ...
Diabetes Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Following the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 steps to reduce your risk for heart disease can also help prevent cancer, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The digital rectal exam is an important screening test that can discover prostate cancer that a prostate-specific antigen or PSA test may not, despite the higher sensitivity of the PSA test, according to ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study from Japan investigated various prognostic indicators, including clinico-pathological and pre-operative hematological factors to develop a novel prognostic factors-based risk stratification model for disease-specific ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has found that obese women are more likely to have babies with lower levels of iron, a mineral that is crucial for nervous system development in the early stages of life.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that a diabetes prevention program led by community health workers is effective at reducing blood glucose and potentially reducing diabetes over the long term.
Diabetes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A New York federal appeals court says environmental activists can try to prove that a chemical found in some soaps is potentially dangerous.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People who have type 1 diabetes are more likely than others to develop an autoimmune thyroid condition.
Diabetes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Jet Landis was only 4 years old when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1992. Even though she was so young, she can still recall the extreme thirst she felt because of diabetes.
Diabetes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Protein in fat cells that stimulates inflammatory signaling helps put gears in motion for onset of diet-induced obesity
Poor diet and lifestyle choices set the stage for obesity and diabetes, but the immune system plays a relatively underappreciated role in accelerating this process. Metabolic changes in fat cells stimulate ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As part of an EU-supported IMI-PREDECT consortium (http://www.predect.eu), a Dutch study showed that anti-androgenic properties of the drug abiraterone may provide an additional mechanism of action in blocking tumour growth of ca ...
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) released their results on the structure and molecular details of the neurodegenerative disease-associated protein Ataxin-1. ...
Genetics Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0