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A new study to be published in the January 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research states that cigarette taxation is one of the most useful policies to cut down smoking.
A study published in the journal Pediatrics finds that irregular sleeping hours could "disrupt natural body rhythms and cause sleep deprivation, undermining brain maturation and the ability to...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.
In a special October Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, there is a compilation of new studies of...more
In a study funded from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fewer states hold commercial host liability that holds alcohol retailers liable for alcohol-related harms resulting from illegal...more
A research on laboratory animals suggests that consumption of foods high in carbohydrates in infancy can result into lasting obesity and weight gain.
The study is conducted at University at...more
Women who suffered from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse early in life is more inclined to bear children with autism.
The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) conducted the study, led by...more
A new research focuses on the issue of sexual expression amongst people with dementia. The study is led by Griffith University researcher Dr. Cindy Jones.
The Department of Health and Aging and...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
The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance releases new report that identifies the challenges and opportunities for nonprofit hospitals to tackle obesity through community benefit...more