Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study finds that subjects who are a part of the federal food assistance program SNAP may be at a much higher risk of death than nonparticipants.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that delirium triggered by hospitalization can accelerate cognitive decline as well as dementia in senior patients.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in Canada finds almost a third of adults recently diagnosed with asthma do not actually have it.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTA study of more than 16,000 U.S. adults suggests that consuming red hot chili peppers might lower the risk of all-cause mortality.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe wider economic benefits of a tax on sugary drinks need to be recognised by policymakers if retailers' pricing behaviour is to be changed, according to a study led by the University of East...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTU.S. chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children's menus have made no significant changes compared with...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLeading public health experts warn that youth around the world are exposed to extensive alcohol marketing, and that current controls on that marketing appear ineffective in blocking the association...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLow-calorie sweeteners (LCSs) are often used in place of added sugars such as sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup in food and beverage products.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew study finds that nearly all countries would find a soft regulation strategy to cut salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years to be highly cost effective.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAs the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump and members of the 115th U.S.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTFor tens of millions of Americans, the start of a new year means the counter has gone back to zero on their health insurance deductible.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew state-issued report recommends a daily supplementary intake of folic acid to women capable of being pregnant in order to prevent neural tube defects.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTWhat is a whitehead and what causes whiteheads? Learn about the recommended treatment and self-care for whiteheads as well as self-help for acne.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA University of Alberta engineering researcher has developed a new way to treat common surgical masks so they are capable of trapping and killing airborne viruses.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLaunched by The Lancet, the 'Right Care Series' features major commentaries by Vikas Saini (Lown Institute, Boston), Adam Elshaug (University of Sydney), Paul Glasziou (Bond University), Don...
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of Surrey have developed a new comprehensive categorisation of food scares, a new study in the British Food Journal reports.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTA new study looks at different exercise patterns to see if 'weekend warriors' still get all the health benefits of daily physical activity.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTState laws requiring ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenders appear to reduce the number of fatal drunk driving crashes, a new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new review of existing research finds 'no solid evidence' that diet drinks are any better for weight management than full-sugar drinks.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTPeople over the age of 85 are significantly more likely to suffer social exclusion than those in the 65 to 84-year-old bracket, according to new research.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTGirls from low-income families in the U.S. are unprepared for puberty and have largely negative experiences of this transition, according to researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of...
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTA large-scale study carried out by researchers in Canada suggests that living near major, busy roads may increase the risk of developing dementia.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTIn a study appearing in JAMA, David E. Stark, M.D., M.S., of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, and Nigam H. Shah, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLyme disease has been spreading across the United States over the past several decades, and a new study has confirmed that ticks carrying the disease are present in eastern national parks.