(HealthDay)—Risk factors for chronic disease seem to be common in Vietnam, and include high blood pressure, increasing overweight and obesity, tobacco and alcohol use, and inadequate fruit and vegetable ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The number of people in England adding salt to food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the five years following a national campaign, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A simple, inexpensive blood test performed on trauma patients upon admission can help doctors easily identify patients at greatest risk of death, according to a new study by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., knew he had a one-of-a-kind scientific opportunity: the Russians were going to simulate a flight to Mars, and he was invited to study the participating cosmonauts.
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A team of Italian researchers studying the contents of a small tin found aboard the wreck of a second century B.C. cargo ship claim its contents are pills meant to cure eye or skin ailments. ...
Medications Jan 08, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (11) | 2 |
People from low socio-economic positions in Britain eat more salt than the well off, irrespective of where they live, states a paper led by Warwick Medical School published on Tuesday in the BMJ Open journal .
Health Jan 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Children who eat a lot of salty food also tend to down more sugary drinks—which, in turn, might be related to their risk of obesity, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from CASH (Consensus Action on Salt and Health) at Queen Mary, University of London, has revealed the unnecessarily high levels of salt in a staple of the country's shopping baskets – cheese.
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC said Wednesday that is acquiring vitamin and nutrition supplement maker Schiff Nutrition International Inc. for $1.4 billion, topping an earlier bid by Bayer AG.
Other Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some heart attack patients end up back in the hospital just weeks after going home. It can happen for a variety of reasons, but doctors haven't had a reliable way to predict which patients will return—until now.
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Sam Houston State University is developing a laboratory test to detect the use of bath salts, a new designer drug that was added to the list of illegal substances by the Drug Enforcement Administration in 2011.
Medications Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical organizations that make race-based recommendations are misleading some patients about health risks while reinforcing harmful notions about race, argues a Michigan State University professor in a ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Off label" drugs are medications that have not been tested for safety or efficacy for a specific patient age or condition. New research presented Oct. 21 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and ...
Medications Oct 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Nearly half of patients taking medications for chronic conditions do not strictly follow their prescribed medication regimens. Failure to use medications as directed increases patients' risk for side effects, ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)— Deakin University study has found seven in ten children are eating more than the recommended upper limit of salt each day, putting their health at serious risk.
Health Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0