Overweight & Obesity

Surprising new leads uncovered in global obesity epidemic

Researchers have uncovered surprising new leads in the worldwide obesity epidemic by examining the combination of our rapidly changing environment with our overwhelming appetite for protein.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Strokes on a plane? On-board facial paralysis wasn't what it seemed

Alan J. Hunter from Oregon Health & Science University was a passenger on a recent airline flight when he responded to a flight attendant's request for a "doctor on board." The flight attendant suspected that a young male ...

Medications

Hyperbaric oxygen chambers aren't cure-alls, FDA warns

(HealthDay)—Despite claims on some websites, there is no evidence that hyperbaric oxygen therapy cures or is an effective treatment for diseases such as cancer, autism, diabetes or other diseases, the U.S. Food and Drug ...

Health

Breastfeeding protects against environmental pollution

Living in a city with a high level of vehicle traffic or close to a steel works means living with two intense sources of environmental pollution. However, a study conducted by the UPV/EHU researcher Aitana Lertxundi indicates ...

Cardiology

Higher risk of heart failure in cold weather, study suggests

An increase in hospitalization and death in elderly patients with heart failure could be associated with changes in temperature and atmospheric pressure, according to a new study in Environment International. The authors ...

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