News tagged with lifestyle change
(Medical Xpress)—The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011 and they now account for two out of every three psychotropic medications prescribed, a new study by the University of Sydney reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Evidence linking partial sleep deprivation to energy imbalance is relevant to weight gain prevention and weight loss promotion. A new study published today in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics bases this f ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Smokers who try to quit would be more successful if they combined medication or nicotine-replacement therapy with behavioral counseling, finds a new review in The Cochrane Library. Few lifestyle changes delive ...
Health Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research reveals that stroke may be affecting people at a younger age. The study is published in the October 10, 2012, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neuroscience Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—With a little exercise and dieting, overweight people with type 2 diabetes can still train their fat cells to produce a hormone believed to spur HDL cholesterol production, report medical researchers from ...
Medical research Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The risk of death resulting from heart attack is higher in people with schizophrenia than in the general public, according to scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Institute for Clinical ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Secondhand smoke is accountable for 42,000 deaths annually to nonsmokers in the United States, including nearly 900 infants, according to a new UCSF study.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Leading a sedentary lifestyle increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes. European scientists focused on delineating the mechanisms responsible for the beneficial effects of exercise on our metabolism.
Other Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of developing diabetes by over 80 % among people with obesity. The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has published the results of a study conducted at Sahlgrenska Academy, Univ ...
Diabetes Sep 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
The antidiabetic drug metformin is not prescribed for patients with reduced kidney function because the risk of adverse effects has been regarded as unacceptably high. A study at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, ...
Diabetes Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new free online program which aims to provide an alternative to hearing aids for people living with acquired hearing loss has been developed from research at The Australian National University.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Many people can drop pounds quickly in the early phases of a diet, but studies have found that it is difficult to keep the weight off in the long term. For post-menopausal women, natural declines in energy expenditure could ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Recent evidence and new treatments for colonic diverticulitis that may help clinicians manage and treat the disease are summarized in a review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The Lifestyle Modification Clinic at the University of Connecticut Health Center offers patients an alternative to the typical weight loss programs or fad diets.
Health Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity, and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems. But what if lack of ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (7) | 0 |