CBC (Dec. 3, 2013) Being obese increases the risk of death even in people without high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, according to a review of studies challenging the idea of "healthy ... watch video
Newsy (Dec. 31, 2014) A new study finds that U.S. cancer survival rates are higher for all cancers in the past 20 years. Regional decreased smoking rates are a major cause.
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Apr. 26, 2015 Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese compared to children who watched TV for less than 60 minutes each ... read more
Apr. 25, 2015 According to the World Health Organization, excessive alcohol drinking is the most common cause of cirrhosis worldwide. A new worldwide study has shown the significant influence of daily drinking on ... read more
Apr. 25, 2015 Studies have shown that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. For the first time, a new study has identified ... read more
Apr. 25, 2015 Researchers have found that increasing the dose of radiotherapy given to children with an intracranial ependymoma, a form of cancer of the central nervous system, can significantly improve their ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 Most psychiatric disorders -- including depression -- do not predict future violent behavior, reports a new longitudinal study of delinquent youth. The only exception is substance abuse and ... read more