Ageing Australian city-dwellers are more likely to suffer from non-infectious chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, arthritis, cancer and asthma than their rural counterparts, according to new research from the University ...
Health Sep 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Southampton together with colleagues at King's College London have embarked on a unique study that will shed new light on the risk of heart disease and diabetes in later life.
Cardiology Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vitamin D is increasingly being recognized as important for good health. Vitamin D is a hormone made in the skin following sun exposure or acquired from diet and supplement intake. Previous medical research has shown that ...
Pediatrics Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone, the worst oubreak of the waterborne disease there in 15 years, has now claimed 255 lives, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the world's most body-conscious countries, Brazil is now threatened by growing obesity rates, with half of the population already overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone which was declared a national emergency in mid-August has claimed 244 lives and affected 14,521 people, said a statement from a special cholera task force Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Gripped by its worst cholera outbreak in nearly 15 years, which has already left 229 dead, Sierra Leone is likely to see cases triple in the next month as the rainy season hits its peak, estimates show.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Recent research carried out at Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, shows that surprisingly, the majority of soldiers exhibiting symptoms of post-traumatic stress syndrome were suffering from poor mental health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
How likely are middle-aged adults to develop kidney failure during their lifetime? A study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) provides some insights, which may be used t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vaccination against the hepatitis A virus (HAV) in children two years of age and younger remains effective for at least ten years, according to new research available in the August issue of Hepatology, a journal of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People who grew up in the worst years of 'The Troubles ' are more prone to suicide in Northern Ireland, according to new research carried out at Queen's University Belfast.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An ongoing survey of Ontario students in grades 7 to 12 conducted for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that while the majority of students have healthy relationships and report overall good mental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Expediting primary health care for chronically ill inmates soon after release from prison results in fewer visits to hospital emergency departments, a Yale study has found. The study is published in the American Jo ...
Health Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Forget bad guys and gunfire: Being a police officer can be hazardous to your health in other ways.
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Restricting the amount of time spent seated every day to less than 3 hours might boost the life expectancy of US adults by an extra 2 years, indicates an analysis of published research in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |