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)—Elderly people who are socially isolated and lonely may be at greater risk of early death, British researchers report.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Marriage may not always be as beneficial to health as experts have led us to believe, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Postmenopausal women who have smoked are at much higher risk of losing their teeth than women who never smoked, according to a new study published and featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Dental Association by res ...
Dentistry Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
It has been called the world's oldest recorded disease, an evil that humans have known for more than 3,500 years, as papyri from ancient Egypt testify.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—To prevent the risk of 'chair disease', The University of Queensland researchers have developed a 'sitting pad' device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Although some girls benefited from a program that moved families from high-poverty areas to low-poverty areas, boys and adolescents from families with preexisting health-related vulnerabilities did not appear to experience ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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 |
(HealthDay) -- The prevalence of obesity, inadequate exercise, and poor diet among prisoners may put them at risk for non-communicable diseases (NCDS), according to a review published online April 20 in The La ...
Health Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Men who drank a 12-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage a day had a 20 percent higher risk of heart disease compared to men who didn't drink any sugar-sweetened drinks, according to research published in Circulation, an Americ ...
Cardiology Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
First-time first-trimester induced abortion is not associated with an increased risk of readmission to psychiatric facilities among women with a history of a treated mental disorder, according to a report in the February ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm, according to a new study of low-income mothers in the New Orleans area.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children raised in poverty often grow up to have poor health in adulthood, from frequent colds to heart disease. But there's one thing that might buffer them from that fate: a good mom.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Parents who lose a new baby run a high risk themselves of dying prematurely, according to a British study published on Thursday.
Health Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0