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Parents are increasingly conscious of the dangers of childhood obesity. There is a growing recognition of health problems associated with extra pounds, including the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and joint and muscle pain.
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- This week the Journal of the American Medical Association published a study with unfortuate news for the millions of people who suffer from multiple sclerosis. In the large study, a therapy known as inte ...
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When a person injures their knee, it becomes inflamed. When a person has a cold, their throat becomes inflamed. This type of inflammation is the body's natural and protective response to injury.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Marital discord is a significant social problem for children, sometimes leading to problems in health and well-being. A new longitudinal study finds that the impact of marital problems on children in their kindergarten years ...
Pediatrics Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Long-term use and abuse of opioid painkillers, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, has markedly increased in the United States in the last two decades. Of note, prescription opioids constitute 86.9 percent of prescription drug ...
Medications Jun 06, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- If you're trying to quit smoking, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you quit and stay tobacco-free for longer, according to a new study published online by University at Buffalo public health ...
Health Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Runners have a reduced risk of all-cause mortality, with U-shaped mortality curves for distance, speed, and frequency, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College ...
Health Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Half of adults over age 65 made at least one emergency department (ED) visit in the last month of life, in a study led by a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and UCSF.
Health Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study conducted by researchers from Boston University has found that sarcoidosis accounts for 25 percent of all deaths among women in the Black Women's Health Study who have the disease. The study is the largest epidemiologic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other types of dementia are most common in the very elderly, and are associated with huge health costs. With a rapidly ageing population throughout the world, factors that affect the risk of cognitive ...
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple drawing test can predict the long-term risk of dying after a first stroke among older men, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Cardiology May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Preschool children who are more physically active are more likely to show behavioural problems, a study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A Rhode Island Hospital psychiatrist and researcher explains the negative impact of broadening the diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder in the upcoming Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Give me the child at 3 and I will give you the adult compulsive gambler. That is the striking finding of a new study in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research published today in the journal Age and Aging has investigated why women are 40% more likely to be admitted in to a care home than men. The study found that women were often married to older partners who cannot ...
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0