Medical Research, General/Other News
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At a press briefing organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health...more
A new study indicates that teen mentors who participated in an obesity intervention resulted in healthy lifestyle changes among younger children.
A medical trial conducted by Ohio State University...more
According to a report in the journal Neurology, young adolescents show high risk factors for strokes.
The authors of the report suggested more emphasis is required on teaching about stroke in...more
Southern University has been funded a three-year, $900,000 federal grant for the prevention of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.
The goal of the funding is to provide integrated substance abuse and...more
A study published in the Journal of Neurology, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, and Atherosclerosis, excessive alcohol consumption or binge drinking increases atherosclerotic progression and risk of...more
Findings from the Canadian Medical Association Journal explores how individuals in low-income countries who have higher priced items such as TVs, computers and cars can be at risk for obesity.
AIDS, the official journal of the International AIDS Society that publishes research on HIV and AIDS, shows two important studies published in its March issue.
One study explains CDC HIV Screening...more
An Article in Press in The American Journal of Medicine documents that overweight and obese adults who have participated in a community-based weight loss intervention, specifically Weight Watchers,...more
According to new evidence published in the July issue of Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, children lacking in motor skills may result to social ineptitude.
Motor skills, which include catching...more