News tagged with lifestyle risk factors
(Medical Xpress)—The first symptoms of major depression may be behavioral, but the common mental illness is based in biology—and not limited to the brain.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 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 |
Teens who were depressed as children are far more likely than their peers to be obese, smoke cigarettes and lead sedentary lives, even if they no longer suffer from depression.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 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 |
The largest study of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa to date reveals that programmes to control parasitic diseases and access to better antenatal care could substantially reduce the prevalence of the disease in this region.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | 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 |
Obesity is a major contributor to heart disease that substantially hinders the disease's proper diagnosis and treatment, says a cardiologist researching the impact of obesity and weight loss on the heart.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Healthy behaviours regarding alcohol, physical activity, vegetable intake and body weight reduce the risk of hypertension by two thirds, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today. The findings were presented ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Type 2 diabetes is popularly associated with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. However, just as there are obese people without type 2 diabetes, there are lean people with the disease.
Genetics Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a large analysis of men participating in a prostate drug trial, researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute found a significant correlation between coronary artery disease and prostate cancer, suggesting the two conditions ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
Watching TV for an average of six hours a day could shorten the viewer's life expectancy by almost five years, indicates research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health Aug 16, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The same artery-clogging process (atherosclerosis) that causes heart disease can also result in age-related vascular cognitive impairments (VCI), according to a new American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific ...
Cardiology Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Over half of all Alzheimer's disease cases could potentially be prevented through lifestyle changes and treatment or prevention of chronic medical conditions, according to a study led by Deborah Barnes, PhD, a mental health ...
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |