Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious, according to a new survey profiling the nation's health launched Tuesday.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The largest genetic search for "obesity genes" in people of African ancestry has led to the discovery of three new regions of the human genome that influence obesity in these populations and others.
Genetics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—As anyone who's lost a job can attest, stress and worry often quickly follow. But the health of your heart after unemployment can also take a tumble.
Cardiology Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
U.S. adolescents' high levels of poor health behaviors and unfavorable cardiovascular risk factors may increase their chances of heart disease as adults, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal ...
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression can lose weight and keep it off through a modified lifestyle intervention program, a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
"Are there genetic risk factors for PCa? Yes, and BRCA2 and HOXB13 are useful for predicting high-risk disease," said Jack Cuzick (GB) president of the International Society for Cancer Prevention (ISCaP), referring to the ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Oral estrogen therapy for menopausal women is associated with an increased risk of gallbladder surgery, according to a large-scale study of more than 70 000 women in France published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) ...
Surgery Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Protein in fat cells that stimulates inflammatory signaling helps put gears in motion for onset of diet-induced obesity
Poor diet and lifestyle choices set the stage for obesity and diabetes, but the immune system plays a relatively underappreciated role in accelerating this process. Metabolic changes in fat cells stimulate ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have found that regular and supervised exercise by experts during pregnancy can reduce the rate of instrumental and cesarean deliveries in healthy pregnant women.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Poor mental health leads to unhealthy behaviors in low-income adults – not the other way around, according to a new study¹ by Dr. Jennifer Walsh and colleagues from the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study of young twins in Malawi, in sub-Saharan Africa, finds that bacteria living in the intestine are an underlying cause of a form of severe acute childhood malnutrition.
Medical research Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success.
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Diabetes robs people of their lives—their vision, their mobility, even their limbs—if it is not controlled, yet the real tragedy of this modern-day scourge is that its most common form, ...
Diabetes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People acting as caregivers for family members with cardiovascular disease may inadvertently increase their own risk for heart disease by neglecting their own health, according to a new study in the American Jo ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0