Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PST...And in those with higher spends on mental health services and public education.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTAnd they mistakenly believe that filters trap toxic chemicals.The US public is largely unaware that the chemicals produced by a burning cigarette are much more harmful than the manufacturer's...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTDrivers who get 1-2 hours less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep may almost double their risk of a vehicle crash, a new report finds.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 02:00:00 PSTBetween 30 and 80% of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil - this habit is known as geophagy. They consume between 100 and 400 g per day.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 02:00:00 PSTAlthough some research suggests that light to moderate drinking is good for the heart, a new study shows it may lead to a form of arrhythmia.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTBreaking research asks whether the amount and frequency of pubic grooming increases our susceptibility to sexually transmitted infections.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTThe harmful effects of smoking are well known, but a new study investigates the health risks associated with a lower level of tobacco use.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTA new study suggests yo-yo dieting tricks the brain into thinking the body is in a famine period, prompting the body to store more fat for future shortage.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn a new largest-of-its-type study, deep links are found between back pain and mental health in lower- and middle-income countries.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTStaying involved in civic groups throughout adult life could help stave off cognitive decline, according to a new, large-scale longitudinal study.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTIf more older Americans with higher heart risk took daily low-dose aspirin, more would live longer and fewer would have heart attacks, says study.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTUNAIDS has honoured the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, for his unfaltering commitment to ending the AIDS epidemic and for acting as a voice for the voiceless to ensure access to HIV...
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists have created a vaccine that they say can stop opioid painkillers from reaching the brain, reducing the risk of death from opioid overdose.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTOlder patients with pancreatic cancer, those in rural areas, and those from poorer socio-economic areasfare worse in terms of the quality of their care, according to research published in the...
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 03:00:00 PSTPreventable cancer, stroke, and heart deaths down; preventable injury deaths up.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal rates of multidrug- and carbapenem-resistant P. aeruginosa are rising among U.S. children and call for aggressive prevention strategies.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTOdds rise by 21% for each substitution per 25 patients, large European study reveals.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTThe number of people with high blood pressure nearly doubled between 1975-2015, with developing countries seeing the largest rise, a new report reveals.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTPesticide exposure in farmworkers from agricultural communities is associated with changes in the oral microbiome. This is the first study to demonstrate such a correlation in humans.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTFood allergies can be serious and even life-threatening. Introducing peanuts into your child's diet is nerve-wracking. New guidelines offer assistance.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn a new study, Harvard University researchers find over 90 percent of potential new Canadian hydroelectric projects are likely to increase concentrations of the neurotoxin methylmercury in food...
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTDrug-resistant fungal infection can spread in healthcare settings.Thirteen cases of Candida auris (C.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTAlthough the understanding of cough triggered by occupational and environmental causes has improved, experts say there is still a gap between current guidelines and clinical practice.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTInadequate food intake and malnourishment in sick people is an area of concern for health policy and Public Health and one which impacts upon the social economics of countries with both high and...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTVoluntary reporting by hospital staff of errors and patient safety events are a key source of information for improving patient care. A St.