News tagged with relatives
(Medical Xpress)—Living with someone with schizophrenia can have a positive impact on their family, according to a preliminary study by QUT.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
A study that used a Utah genealogic database and a statewide cancer registry to examine the relationship between Parkinson disease (PD) and cancer suggests an increased risk of prostate cancer and melanoma in patients with ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
About 300 000 years ago humans adapted genetically to be able to produce larger amounts of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. This adaptation may have been crucial to the development of the unique brain capacity in modern humans. ...
Genetics Apr 12, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People make more rational economic decisions on behalf of strangers and distant relatives than they do for close family members or themselves, new psychology research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals why some children are badly affected by negative family conflicts while other children survive without significant problems.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Parents, siblings and children of patients with the most common form of acute leukemia do not run a higher risk of developing the disease as was once believed, according to a new study from the Swedish ...
Cancer Dec 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A lead poisoning epidemic in Nigeria's north that has killed 400 children and affected thousands is the worst in modern history, but cleanup has not even begun in many areas, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Over the first few years of life, human cognition continues to develop, soaking up information and experiences from the environment and far surpassing the abilities of even our nearest primate relatives. In a study published ...
Genetics Feb 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Over 80 per cent of cancer patients' close friends and family think that doctors should give their cancer patients lifestyle advice on eating habits, weight-loss and exercise, according to a new stud* published ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People who are free of dementia and have high levels of a protein that indicates the presence of inflammation have relatives who are more likely to avoid the disease as well, according to a new study published in the August ...
Neuroscience Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The midlife wellbeing of both men and women seems to depend on having a wide circle of friends whom they see regularly, finds research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two types of environmental conditions—cold-dry and humid-rainy—are associated with seasonal influenza epidemics, according to an epidemiological study led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Higher humidity levels indoors can significantly reduce the infectivity of influenza virus particles released by coughing, according to research published February 27 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by John Noti and co ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Anti-caking agents in powdered products may hasten degradation of vitamin C instead of doing what they are supposed to do: protect the nutrient from moisture.
Health Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The number of people aged 100 or older in rapidly greying Japan has hit a record high for the 41st consecutive year, the government said Tuesday.
Health Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0