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Schizophrenia - Aerobic exercise found to improve cognitive functioning

Schizophrenia patients experienced improvements in cognitive functioning when they participated in an aerobic exercise training programme. In a proof-of-concept, single-blind, randomized clinical ...

23 Mar '15 | Schizophrenia | USA

What is sharenting? ... and how some parents over-do it

Many parents share information about their children via social media. How much is too much and which subjects and types of material should be off-limits? How will the child feel about info being pu...

16 Mar '15 | Child Welfare | USA

Study finds out which birds host Lyme disease bacteria in California

Birds identified as important hosts of Lyme disease bacteria in California include American robins, dark-eyed juncos and golden-crowned sparrows. This might affect human health because Lyme disease...

Health Warnings - Focus on benefits or on harm ?

Should health advice be phrased positively or negatively for greatest impact? According to recent research in Nutrition Reviews, it depends who is receiving the message.

29 Jan '15 | Communication | USA

New: Mobile medical apps for continuous glucose monitoring

The FDA (USA) has permitted marketing of the first set of mobile medical apps that enable people with diabetes to automatically and securely share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with ...

23 Jan '15 | Diabetes | USA

Increasing daily coffee consumption may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Increasing daily consumption of (non-decaffeinated) coffee associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, while reducing daily coffee consumption associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes...

24 Apr '14 | Diabetes | USA

Study finds regular aspirin use may reduce ovarian cancer risk

A recent study suggests that women who take aspirin daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20%. Further research is needed before clinical recommendations can be made.

06 Feb '14 | Ovarian Cancer | USA

Updated FDA rules for infant formula to maintain quality standards

The US FDA has published an interim final rule to safeguard the health of infants fed infant formula in the USA. The rule sets standards for manufacturers to produce safe infant formula that suppor...

06 Feb '14 | Child Nutrition | USA

Mediterranean diet linked with lower risk of heart disease

Promoting Mediterranean-style diets could have significant health benefits for young, working populations - according to recent study involving the diets of American firefighters.

04 Feb '14 | Nutrition

Obesity & childhood asthma

Recent US study finds that high levels of airbourne pollutants (exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) was associated with asthma among obese children to a much greater extent that exposure ...

31 Jan '14 | Obesity | USA

Novel robots to assist people with disabilities

Robots can help to improve mobility for people who are visually and/or physically impaired, and can improve treatment for atrial fibrillation. 3 projects in these areas have been awarded funding by...

23 Oct '13 | Technology | USA

Does vitamin D prevent diabetes ?

Research has started on a large-scale clinical trial to find out if taking vitamin D supplements helps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in adults with prediabetes. This study is in progress at a...

21 Oct '13 | Diabetes | USA

FDA defines Gluten-Free for food labeling

The FDA has published a regulation defining the term gluten-free for voluntary food labeling. This will provide a standard definition to help up to 3 million Americans who have celiac disease, an a...

02 Aug '13 | Nutrition | USA

FDA proposes action level for arsenic in apple juice

The U.S. FDA has proposed a so-called action level for arsenic in apple juice, the level to be set at 10 parts per billion (ppb) for inorganic arsenic in apple juice, i.e. the same level as that se...

12 Jul '13 | Food Safety | USA

Is obesity a disease ?

Does it really make sense to classify obesity as a disease ? The AMA's new policy of classifying obesity as a disease has attracted much interest and comment, including considerable criticism from ...

25 Jun '13 | Obesity | USA

Malaria parasites stick to blood vessel linings via PfEMP1 (parasite proteins)

Malaria parasites grow in red blood cells and stick to the endothelial lining of blood vessels through a large family of parasite proteins called PfEMP1. This is how the parasite avoids being carri...

05 Jun '13 | Malaria

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