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Obesity rates across Canada are reaching alarming levels and continue to climb, according to a new University of British Columbia study.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Truth and alcohol may not mix, particularly when people are asked how much they drink.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Alcohol consumption could be much higher than previously thought, with more than three quarters of people in England drinking in excess of the recommended daily alcohol limit, according to a new paper in the European Journal of ...
Addiction Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Low birth weights are more prevalent among Brazilians with African ancestry and may be attributed to less use of prenatal care facilities and where those ethnic groups live, according to a new study.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Affymax Inc. of Palo Alto, Calif., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited of Deerfield, Ill., have voluntarily recalled all lots of Omontys Injection, used to treat anemia in adult dialysis ...
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Lead exposure in early childhood has been linked to lower performance on state achievement tests for many Detroit Public School students in several grades, researchers from the University ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Up to 10 percent of all women experience some form of elevated blood pressure during pregnancy. Researchers from the Centre for Social Evolution at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen show that mild maternal ...
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Preaching the benefits of healthy eating has little point when the cost of purchasing healthy foods in South Australia can cost as much as a third of a low-earner's income, according to Flinders University ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP)—The nation's top disease detective says impending budget cuts will make it harder to solve outbreaks, fight hospital infections and keep illnesses overseas from making their way here.
Health Feb 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Authorities in China are looking to wipe out dingy public toilets with proposed rules to limit the number of flies and flush away bad smells, Beijing said.
Other Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans' symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting, according to new research published in Clinical Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Hypnosis has begun to attract renewed interest from neuroscientists interested in using hypnotic suggestion to test predictions about normal cognitive functioning.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A study by Queen's University Belfast has found that the dispensing of psychotropic drugs to older people in Northern Ireland increases on entry to care homes.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Advances in electronic medical record systems and health information exchange are shifting efforts in public health toward greater use of information systems to automate disease surveillance, but a study from the Regenstrief ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of scientific experts has expressed great concern about the effect of increasing exposure of humans and animals to hormone-disrupting substances. This comes in a new report commissioned ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1