News tagged with lifestyle factors
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Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
(HealthDay)— Although significant progress has been made in the United States in terms of decreasing smoking and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a new report warns that cardiovascular disease—including ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A UK-based study team has determined that there is a correlation between childhood intelligence and chronic widespread pain (CWP) in adulthood, according to a new study published in the December issue of PAIN. About 10-15 ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
An active lifestyle helps preserve gray matter in the brains of older adults and could reduce the burden of dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Critique 096: Frequency of alcohol consumption and cardiovascular risk factors: implications for drinking guidelines 20 November 2012
Cardiology Nov 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical organizations that make race-based recommendations are misleading some patients about health risks while reinforcing harmful notions about race, argues a Michigan State University professor in a ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight, staying physically active and maintaining a healthy diet improved survival after cancer diagnosis in an elderly female cancer survivor population, according to data presented ...
Cancer Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contrary to popular perception, menopause does not cause weight gain, although it does increase fat around the waist, a specialist journal reported Tuesday.
Health Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—European researchers have discovered that five genes play a key role in determining human facial shapes. Presented in the journal PLoS Genetics, the genome-wide association study on fac ...
Genetics Oct 11, 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 |
For women with gestational diabetes, study shows reduced risk of type 2 diabetes solely through dietary modification
(Medical Xpress)—By sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy, women who develop diabetes during pregnancy can greatly reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study supported by the National Institutes ...
Health Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Daily activities, such as fast walking and jogging, can curb the development of risk factors for heart disease and stroke by as much as 50 percent, whereas an hour's daily walk makes little difference, indicates research ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People who spend a lot of time sitting are at increased risk for kidney disease, according to a new study.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New insights on the global fight to prevent cancers were presented during the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna. The studies highlight the challenges of overcoming misunderstandings ...
Cancer Sep 30, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
(Phys.org)—Coal kills. That's the message of "The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health" by Alan H. Lockwood, MD, University at Buffalo emeritus professor of neurology.
Health Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1