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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.
According to a study led by Emily Feinberg, CPNP, Sc.D., of Boston University School of Public Health, and colleagues, problem-solving education (PSE) may scale down parental stress and depressive...more
In a startling review funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity is a lot deadlier than previously thought.
Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health observe...more
In a new analysis found in CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians, researchers have learned that everything you think you know about the causes of rising obesity in the U.S. might be wrong.
New study finds that homeless people have higher risk for traumatic brain injury (TBI) rather than the general population.
Led by Dr. Topolovec-Vranic and her colleagues in the Head Injury Clinic...more
Like the popular dating site, OKCupid, Seattle-based social enterprise Corengi acts as an online site that offers free informational resources for Type 2 diabetes patients.
The website also...more
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University research team has learned that community-based pharmacies can be effective locations for offering rapid HIV diagnosing and testing.
According to a research entitled "Being Bullied During Childhood and the Prospective Pathways to Self-Harm in Late Adolescence", researchers from the University of Warwick in association with...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