News tagged with nutrition examination survey
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In recent years, healthy people have been bombarded by stories in the media and on health websites warning about the dangers of too-low vitamin D levels, and urging high doses of supplements to protect against everything ...
Health May 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 3
(HealthDay)—For U.S. adults with diabetes there has been an improvement in achievement of targets from 1999 to 2010, but many still do not meet the recommended goals, according to research published in ...
Diabetes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It goes against popular belief, but a recent study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) shows that the southern region of the United States is not the fattest part of the country.
Health Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research reveals that advanced fibrosis is a significant predictor of mortality in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), largely brought about by cardiovascular causes. NAFLD alone was not associated ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The sooner a person smokes a cigarette upon waking in the morning, the more likely he or she is to acquire lung or oral cancer, according to Penn State researchers.
Cancer Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Certain lifestyle factors—such as not smoking, getting regular physical activity, and avoiding a low body weight—may help prolong the lives of individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study appearing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People with depression are more likely to have self-reported vision loss, according to a new study.
Ophthalmology Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Kids are consuming fewer calories, and adults are eating less fast food, according to a federal government survey released Feb. 21.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Finally, some good news in the war on childhood obesity: Kids in the United States now consume fewer calories each day than they did 12 years ago, according to a new government report.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Young adults and teens who smoke, are obese and have high blood sugar levels may be more likely to die before they reach their 55th birthday, new government research suggests.
Pediatrics Feb 18, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—"You are what you eat," the saying goes, but is what you eat playing a role in how much you sleep? Sleep, like nutrition and physical activity, is a critical determinant of health and well-being. With the ...
Health Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Psychological well-being has been linked to many important life outcomes, including career success, relationship satisfaction, and even health. But it's not clear how feelings of well-being change as we age, as different ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Millions of Americans take multivitamins and other supplements, but convincing scientific evidence of any true health benefit is lacking, experts say. Now a new study explores why people continue ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—An analysis of data from a public health database has shown no association between urinary bisphenol A (BPA) levels and chronic diseases, unlike previous studies, but this dataset may be inappropriate ...
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
The prevalence of nonrefractive visual impairment (not due to need for glasses) in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years, which may be partly related to a higher prevalence of diabetes, an associated risk factor, ...
Ophthalmology Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0