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2011-11-15 20:39:11

After only four years of problem drinking, a significant decrease in the function of the serotonin system in women's brains can be seen.

2011-11-02 08:45:33

While obesity is a well-known cause of cardiovascular disease, research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has now revealed that the body's obesity hormones – adiponectin - are also linked to osteoporosis and an increased risk of fractures.

2011-11-01 21:25:43

Healthcare that implements a person-centred approach not only make care more efficient, but also yields more satisfied patients.

2011-11-01 21:23:46

Around one in 500 Swedes carry a genetic mutation which can cause sudden cardiac death.

2011-10-31 23:31:39

Men with prostate cancer are twice as likely to commit suicide, but a method where they put intrusive thoughts into words may reduce this risk.

Exercise Just As Good As Drugs At Preventing Migraines
2011-10-12 03:14:15

Although exercise is often prescribed as a treatment for migraine, there has not previously been sufficient scientific evidence that it really works.

2011-10-11 20:12:52

A new method for quickly identifying individual viruses and recognising how they bind to host cells may become a vital tool in the early control of winter vomiting disease and other virus-based diseases.

2011-10-11 13:54:11

The US Secretary of Health recently supported a recommendation that all babies born in the US are to be screened for critical heart defects, before leaving hospital.

2011-09-20 12:43:44

High blood pressure is a well-known risk factor for heart disease.

2011-09-20 12:39:50

If either of your parents has a drink problem, there is a greater risk that you will consume more alcohol after stressful situations.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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