Medical Research, General/Other News
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In a recent report published by JAMA Pediatrics supported by Food Allergy Research Education, cost of childhood food allergies was calculated at nearly $25 billion annually.
This suggests that...more
National Institutes of Health researchers have established the accuracy of a mathematical model that predicts how weight and body fat respond to changes in diet and physical activity in...more
Scientists and parents have banded together to identify a new genetic disease that results in neurologic, muscle, eye and liver problems in children.
The new disease is called NGLY1 deficiency....more
According to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, body mass index poses higher risk for colorectal cancer.
Shuji Ogino, M.D., Ph.D.,...more
A paper on "Are People More Disturbed by Animal or Human Suffering? Assessing the Influence of Victim's Species and Age on Empathy" shows people have more empathy for battered dogs and puppies...more
In a study by a research team at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in the United States led by Heather Johnson, young adults are less likely to be prescribed blood...more
According to research published in the Psychology & Aging journal, older adults who spend their time volunteering at least 200 hours in a year are less likely to develop hypertension compared to...more
In a study conducted by Michiyo Yamakawa, M.H.Sc., of the Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama City, Japan and his fellow researchers,...more
In a surprising new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University, US neighborhood grocery store initiative that improves access to healthy foods is...more