News tagged with negative effects
Commonly prescribed anti-depressants appear to be doing patients more harm than good, say researchers who have published a paper examining the impact of the medications on the entire body.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (19) | 10 |
A simple form of mindful meditation can help breast cancer survivors stave off the symptoms of depression, new research suggests. But the potential benefits don't stop there.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Not all trans fats are created equal and it's time for a change in nutrition labels in North America to reflect this, particularly when it comes to dairy and beef products.
Health Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Mice are often used to test whether substances in food are harmful to humans. This requires that mice and humans metabolise substances in the same way. Humans have certain enzymes in more parts of the body than mice. The ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Even the very lowest levels of radiation are harmful to life, scientists have concluded in the Cambridge Philosophical Society's journal Biological Reviews. Reporting the results of a wide-ranging analys ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The negative health effects of early-life exposure to secondhand smoke appear to impact girls more than boysparticularly those with early-life allergic sensitization, according to new research from the University of ...
Immunology Mar 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In this prospective cohort study, presented today at the ESC Congress 2011, discontinuation of smokeless tobacco after a myocardial infarction (MI) is associated with a lower risk of subsequent mortality. Investigators found ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- You've seen those commercials with fun-loving people sharing a laugh over a cold brew. Now, a new study lends scientific support to the notion of alcohol as a social icebreaker.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Labeling food as "organic" may not always lead to a positive impression, according to a recent Cornell study.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—On the list of undesirable medical conditions, a parasitic worm infection surely ranks fairly high. Although modern pharmaceuticals have made them less of a threat in some areas, these ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Emotional exhaustion and physical and cognitive fatigue are signs of burnout, often caused by prolonged exposure to stress. Burnout can cause negative health effects including poor sleep, depression, anxiety, ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche is under investigation over a failure to properly report adverse drug side-effects, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday.
Medications Jun 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0