(Medical Xpress)—Research published today gives an improved picture of child health in England. Young people in England were eating more fruit and smoking less and fewer were overweight.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The value that an expectant mother places on family—regardless of the reality of her own family situation—predicts the birthweight of her baby and whether the child will develop asthma symptoms three years later, according ...
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(HealthDay)—For women who love that great, self-satisfied feeling after a workout, a new study could be a disappointing surprise. Regular exercise, the study found, does not reduce the risk of an otherwise ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
One of the first studies to compare patients who see their doctors in person to those who receive care through the Internet, known as an e-visit, underscores both the promise and the pitfalls of this technology.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The first in-depth investigation of whether youthful happiness leads to greater wealth in later life reveals that, even allowing for other influences, happy adolescents are likely to earn more money as adults.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For patients with psychiatric disorders, community treatment orders correlate with a reduction in mortality, according to research published online Nov. 12 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—How school psychologists can help students prevent obesity and, in turn, achieve academic success is the focus of a study conducted by Neag School of Education researchers and published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Hispanic Americans meet more heart-healthy goals than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to a new study.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many people in the U.S. do not walk, bike or engage in other forms of active transportation, missing an important opportunity to improve their cardiovascular health, concludes a new study in the American Jo ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A national study of older Americans shows those who have limited mobility and low physical activity – scientifically categorized as "frail" – are five times more likely to report that they often don't have enough to eat, ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems—it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Regular physical activity may help older people reduce their chances of getting dementia.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who exercise regularly spend as much time sitting as women who don't, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Had a bad day? Extending your normal exercise routine by a few minutes may be the solution, according to Penn State researchers, who found that people's satisfaction with life was higher on days when they exercised more than ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—In older adults, physical activity is associated with less brain atrophy and white matter lesion (WML) load, according to a study published in the Oct. 23 issue of Neurology.
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