News tagged with lifestyle factors
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(Medical Xpress) -- Working-age adults who take combinations of prescription medication may be doubling their risk of serious falls at home according to research from The University of Auckland.
Medications Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Wine consumers, especially in comparison with spirits drinkers, have been shown to have higher levels of education and income, to consume a healthier diet, be more physically active, and have other characteristics that are ...
Health Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new drug candidate may be the first capable of halting the devastating mental decline of Alzheimer's disease, based on the findings of a study published today in PLoS One.
Medications Dec 14, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 0 |
It has been well established that certain lifestyle habits relate to the risk of certain cancers (e.g., smoking and lung cancer). In a well-done analysis, the authors estimate the proportion of cancer in the population associated ...
Cancer Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Federal health regulators are leaning toward adding new information about the risk of blood clots to the labels of widely prescribed birth control pills such as Yaz, in light of growing evidence that the newer contraceptive ...
Medications Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The risk of breast cancer is increased by genetic and lifestyle factors such as the inherited BRCA2 gene, age of having first child, or use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). New research published in BioMed Central's ...
Cancer Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
HIV-infected patients are at increased risk for cancer as a result of both their impaired immune system and lifestyle factors, such as smoking, according to researchers at Kaiser Permanente.
HIV & AIDS Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use, particularly among women, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Can a visit to your primary care doctor help you lose weight? Primary care physicians, working with medical assistants in their practices, helped one group of their obese patients lose an average of 10.1 lb during a two-year ...
Health Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Football players experience repeated head trauma throughout their careers, which results in short and long-term effects to their cognitive function, physical and mental health. University of Missouri researchers ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
India is facing a twin epidemic of diabetes and high blood pressure, doctors have warned, after the results of a countrywide study suggested that one in five people had both conditions.
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Universities need to work with industry to develop realistic solutions to harmonize food systems with human health, according to panelists at a Morrison Hall symposium on Oct. 28.
Health Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women still have hot flushes and night sweats years after the menopause finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Other Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A University of Sydney PhD student has discovered the different diets and lifestyles of South Asians compared to Europeans could lead to the two groups requiring very different doses of medicines commonly ...
Medications Oct 14, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Systemic inflammation, the immune system's defense against disease or injury that can contribute to problems like cancer and diabetes over time, increases with age in people with heart-disease symptoms, ...
Cardiology Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0