Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTCommuting to work on a bicycle reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and death from all causes. Forget the bus, and get back in the saddle.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTPre-school age children who are exposed to child-targeted fast-food advertising on television are considerably more likely to consume fast-food products, according to a recent Dartmouth-led study...
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn response to policy efforts aimed at limiting individuals' intake of sugary drinks, businesses could enact various strategies that would allow them to comply with the limits while preserving...
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDTA new study investigates the link between low levels of serum magnesium and the risk of bone fractures in a large-scale, long-term study.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new meta-analysis finds a link between body mass index and migraine risk. Weighing either too much or too little may increase the risk of migraines.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTExperts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Florida Department of Health and the U.S.
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTHigh sodium intake is known to impact blood pressure. A recent review demonstrates that potassium intake may also be important in reducing hypertension.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA study of nearly 280,000 women in the United States has found that living in areas with a high level of fine particles from air pollution may increase a woman's chance of having dense breasts - a...
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTLead released when people fire weapons at shooting ranges creates such a health risk that lead bullets should be phased out, according to new research.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study involving the University of East Anglia (UEA) has revealed for the first time the global scale of premature deaths related to air pollution from international trade.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study shows that a phenolic rich extract from maple syrup dramatically enhances antibiotic action against infection-causing bacteria.
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer from the Department of Health and Human Services finds cancer death rates are declining.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTIt is well known that animals can, sometimes, pass diseases to humans. However, it is a lesser known fact that humans can also infect animals.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds that high exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields through work significantly increases the risk of dying from ALS.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTStates with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTDespite worldwide progress since the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) came into effect in 2005, not all key demand-reduction measures have been fully implemented at the same...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study looking at injury mortality in people with autism finds that accidental deaths are common and that swimming lessons could save lives.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTPeople who mix highly caffeinated energy drinks with their alcoholic beverages may be at increased risk for injury, according to a review in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTToday is the International Day of Happiness. A new report, however, finds that happiness levels in America are falling, largely due to a 'social crisis.'
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research examines the impact of improving sleep quality and finds the effects comparable with a lottery win of a quarter of a million dollars.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA little empathy can go a long way toward ending infectious disease outbreaks.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTLoud noise exposure is a common environmental hazard in the United States that can lead to hearing loss and other conditions such as sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTA new study investigates the predictive accuracy of two common tests for preterm birth: ultrasound examination of the cervix and fetal fibronectin levels.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTSome chemicals added to furniture, electronics and numerous other goods to prevent fires may have unintended developmental consequences for young children, according to a pilot study released today.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTA poor diet - especially one low in nuts and vegetables - accounts for more than 415,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease in the U.S., new study finds.