News tagged with psychosocial factors
People deemed to be "mentally vulnerable" are at a significantly increased risk of both fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular disease, according to results of a large population study from Denmark. The details of the study were ...
Cardiology Apr 18, 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
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) researchers Michele G. Shedlin, PhD, and Joyce K. Anastasi, PhD, DrNP, FAAN, LAc, published a paper, "Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines and Supplements by Mexican-Origin ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Under certain circumstances neuroticism can be good for your health, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study showing that some self-described neurotics also tended to have the lowest levels of Interleukin ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two-thirds of Australian mums-to-be are in the dark when it comes to how much weight they should gain during pregnancy.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
National efforts are underway to reduce 30-day readmission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); however, new research suggests that COPD readmissions may be related to risk factors that cannot be modified, including ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With a plethora of advice from websites and survivor support networks as well as friends, family and co-workers, it can seem daunting to make the "right" decision when facing breast cancer.
Surgery Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We've heard it time and time again: exercise is good for us. And it's not just good for physical health – research shows that daily physical activity can also boost our mental health. But what actually accounts for the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Perceived stress correlates with an increased risk of adult-onset asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis as well as asthma medication use, according to a study published online Sept. ...
Immunology Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A mother's emotional health and education level during her child's earliest years influence oral health at age 14, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine.
Dentistry Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
By comparing the testosterone levels of five-month old pairs of twins, both identical and non-identical, University of Montreal researchers were able to establish that testosterone levels in infancy are not inherited genetically ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The risk of serious side-effects associated with a common blood-thinning medication are related to elderly patients misunderstanding medical instructions, according to new research.
Medications Mar 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Most of us would agree that prevention is better than cure. But new results out in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation, published by SAGE, indicate that a costly intervention programme designed to reduce early retirement on hea ...
Health Dec 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A survey of more than 33,000 Italian high school students reveals that both underweight and overweight teens consume 20 to 40% more illegal drugs than their normal-weight peers.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0