Health

Large numbers of students skipping breakfast

Despite widespread availability of morning meal programs, a large number of Canadian students are still skipping breakfast, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

Oncology & Cancer

Tracking down therapy-resistant leukaemia cells

Dr. Irmela Jeremias from Helmholtz Zentrum München and her colleagues have succeeded in finding a small population of inactive leukaemia cells that is responsible for relapse of the disease. Now the way is paved for research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Low Zika risk for travelers to Olympics in Brazil, study finds

The Zika virus poses a negligible health threat to the international community during the summer Olympic Games that begin next month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, according to researchers at Yale School of Public Health (YSPH).

Health

Facebook's lure the same for young and old

(HealthDay)—Older adults are joining Facebook in large numbers for the same reasons as kids and younger adults—to develop social connections, a new survey finds.

Health

New study links moving more with decreased mortality

"Get up and move." That's the take-home message from a new study from Ezra Fishman, a doctoral candidate in demography at the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues from Johns Hopkins University, the National Cancer Institute, ...

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