Medical Research, General/Other News
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A National Institutes of Health-supported study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that length of time a young adult is obese is linked with the development of silent...more
According to a study published in the latest issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, adopting a a healthy diet from early life is important to prevent childhood obesity and the...more
A recent development in 3-D printing has enabled a 16-month old baby to breathe again.
Garrett Peterson, born with a weak cartilage in his windpipe, was introduced to a 3-D-printed flexible splint...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 National Institutes of Health research shows African-American boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single...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
In the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, a research team from the UCLA Department of Psychiatry conducted a study on the Youth Empower Seminar, or YES!, a youth-based seminar that...more
According to American University researchers in the journal Pediatrics, high fresh fruits and vegetables prices are linked with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in young children in low- and...more
The American Heart Association Meeting Report suggests that childhood obesity may quadruple high blood pressure risk in adulthood.
The findings pinpoint at the public health risks posed by...more
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