(HealthDay)—The overall health of Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or ...
Health May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer, according to data from a mouse study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Associ ...
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
More than half of all cancer is preventable, and society has the knowledge to act on this information today, according to Washington University public health researchers at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis.
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., the 18th Surgeon General of the United States, led the stage presentation "Can Joy Be the Key That Unlocks the Puzzle?" at TEDMED 2013, held from April 16 to 19 ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A 'can do' attitude is the key to a healthy lifestyle, University of Melbourne economists have determined.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Men who have children at older ages are more likely to have grandchildren with autism compared to younger grandfathers, according to new research. This is the first time that research has shown that risk factors for autism ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 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
Even if you didn't eat your veggies or drink your milk as a child, your height is still in your hands, reveal new findings by economists from the University of Southern California, Harvard University and Peking University.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—With a New Year approaching and healthy lifestyle choices topping the list of personal resolutions, millions of smokers across New York State and more throughout the U.S. will attempt to quit smoking. Making ...
Addiction Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When women give birth in their late thirties or in their forties, it is not necessarily the result of a lifestyle choice – putting off motherhood for career reasons or from a desire to "have it all". ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Every cell in the body has chromosomes with so-called telomeres, which are shortened over time and also through lifestyle choices such as smoking and obesity. Researchers have long speculated that the shortening ...
Cardiology Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With dementia rates expected to soar in coming decades as Canada's population gets older, a nutrition and cognitive scientist with the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences has cooked up a strategy to help ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a huge study of half a million men and women, research in Biomed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates an association between processed meat and cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Bronwen Zilmer has three generations of Alzheimer's disease in her family. She hopes not to be the fourth.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Before spouses take their first step toward fitness, their partner's interest or willingness to participate can sway them, says a Purdue University family studies expert.
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0