Thinking Happier Thoughts Can Improve Health Decisions
Having a positive day can assist in managing some very serious diseases, such as coronary artery disease, high blood pressure and asthma, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Gallup: Most Americans Were Uninsured in 2011
A recently released Gallup survey shows more American adults didn’t have health insurance coverage in 2011 than in any other year since Gallup and Healthways began to track this information in 2008.
Researchers Identify a Cause of Resistance to Colon Cancer Treatment
A mutation in a gene causes resistance to cancer treatments, a new study in the journal Nature Medicine finds.
Study: Rate of Doctor Referrals Almost Doubles
Physician referral rates in the United States has doubled between the years of 1999 and 2009, according to a new study, and this is mainly linked to the increasing costs of health care.
Study: Vaccines to Increase Immune Response At Point of Injection
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have created synthetic tiny particles, called nanoparticles, that target lymph nodes and significantly boost vaccine responses.
Lack of Sleep Can Cause Weight Gain
In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers have proved that lack of sleep is a contributing factor in weight gain.
CDC: Obesity Rates Steady Over Past Decade
Obesity rates in the United States have remained steady over the past decade, according to a new study from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Gallup: Chronic Diseases Decline in US
The number of chronic disease cases in the United States dropped between 2010 and 2011, according to a recently released Gallup poll.
Sleeping Makes Your Bad Memories Even Worse
Many consider sleep to be among the best cures to relieve stress, but researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass), say that sleeping should be the last thing you should do after experiencing psychological trauma.
Would A Ban on Fast-Food Ads Really Help with Childhood Obesity?
With childhood obesity rates on the perpetual incline in the U.S., researchers have been attempting to find an effective way to combat this nationwide issue. According to a report from a University of Illinois, advertising bans do work, but an outright ban covering the entire U.S. media market wou…