Medical Research, General/Other News
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According to a study published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, parent and child conversations that delve on weight and size are linked with an increased risk for unhealthy weight-control...more
A new study, based on data gathered between 1991 and 2009 from individuals who participated in the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS), reveals that life expectancy has furthered for over two...more
A new study published by University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor, Ruopeng An, presents the idea that the American obesity epidemic is slowly declining, but not by...more
According to new study from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Tufts University School of Medicine, community-based approaches can be effective in addressing...more
University of Copenhagen researchers are looking into ways on the prevention and treatment of the obesity epidemic.
The researchers studied subjects in a test group, finding that those who...more
According to a new research co-authored by Michael Bader, an assistant professor of sociology at American University in Washington, D.C., communities considering bans on fast food restaurants in...more
A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that young adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) struggle more in transitioning into employment...more
A new report from the researchers at the University of Montreal have discovered that glycated hemoglobin levels of kids with type 1 diabetes is associated with household income.
According to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in The Journal of Pediatrics, kids whose parents used a personal health record were more likely to attend six or more of the nationally...more
A slew of concerts and appearances have been a part of Olivia Newton-John's life repertoire. She's been touring and performing duets with John Travolta, her co-star in Grease.
But, while she...more