(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a new model system to study a receptor protein that controls cell death in both humans and fruit flies, a discovery that could lead to a better understanding ...
Medical research Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across the world, according to studies published in BMJ today.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The relationship between obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome may be exaggerated, likely because the women who actively seek care for the condition tend to be heavier than those identified through screening ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A paper published today in BMJ suggests a strong association between population-wide weight change and risk of death from type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Drug-eluting stents can keep clogged leg arteries open, preventing amputation of the leg, suggests research being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.
Cardiology Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New UQ research reveals menopausal women who gain weight, smoke and consume alcohol at risky levels face an increased risk of experiencing night sweats and hot flushes.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have designed a method that can universally test for evolutionary adaption, or positive (Darwinian) selection, in any chosen set of genes, using re-sequencing data such as that generated by the 1000 Genomes Project. ...
Genetics Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Those diagnosed with schizophrenia are less likely than the general population to have a recorded diagnosis of heart disease, a new report published in BMJ Open has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The higher the percentage of people in a city, town or neighborhood with Facebook interests suggesting a healthy, active lifestyle, the lower that area's obesity rate. At the same time, areas with a large percentage of Facebook ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Men who are heavy drinkers and homeless for long periods of time have 400 times the number of head injuries as the general population, according to a new study by researchers who said they were shocked by their findings.
Health May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—While minority populations are rising throughout the country, enrollment by minority students in the nation's medical schools has stagnated. Further, some data show that non-white students face a greater ...
Other Jan 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For adults younger than 75 years of age, living alone is a significant predictor of all-cause mortality, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Health Jan 16, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Actress Amanda Seyfried says she undergoes therapy for them. They were a staple of the cable TV show "The Sopranos." And in probably the most high-profile occurrence of the past year, pro golfer Charlie Beljan ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A growing generational disconnect between adults and children is putting thousands of years of cultural tradition and culinary knowledge in southern Arizona in jeopardy, according to a recent study by a researcher ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The age at which a child with autism is diagnosed is related to the particular suite of behavioral symptoms he or she exhibits, new research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison shows.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 09, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |