Medical Research, General/Other News
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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 published online in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers discovered that a form of mindfulness meditation called Integrative Body-Mind...more
In a Kaiser Permanente Southern California study published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, children who are overweight and obese are at risk for hypertension.
The findings indicate that...more
A new research shows that displaced women in Leogane, Haiti, can significantly impact mental and sexual health behaviours in their village through a HIV/STI prevention program.
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 new report published by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, obesity is increasing among the military.
As a solution to fight obesity, a team of researchers...more
Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management (IGM) and Institute of Epidemiology II (EPI II) learned that body weight influences the quality of life, both physically and...more
Researchers from UCL (University College London) in a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health have found that childhood deprivation promotes damaging health behaviors in...more
A research conducted by University of Leicester digs into relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy conduct problems among children.
The study appears in the JAMA Network publication,...more
According to a new Surgeon General's report, a total of 5.6 million children alive today in the U.S. under age 18 will die prematurely from smoking-related diseases unless current smoking rates...more