Monthly Archives: May 2011

Researchers Claim ‘Magnet’ Therapies Are Ineffective

By Steven Di Joseph – A study by a team of U.S. researchers, published in the British Medical Journal has declared that so-called “magnet” therapies do not cure [..]

Consumer Protection, General

Children Who Witness Domestic Violence May Suffer Psychological Problems

By Steven Di Joseph – According to a study conducted at the Adolescent Services Research Center in San Diego, children who witness their mothers being physically abused may [..]

Children, General, Psychological/Psychiatric

Research Suggests Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Decrease Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

By Steven Di Joseph – A study conducted by researchers at the Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands and published in the Journal of the American Medical association [..]

Diseases, Food-Related, General, The Elderly

Family of Those with Respiratory Diseases May Be at High Risk for the Same Problems

By Steven Di Joseph – In a report published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, researchers at Wayne State University in Detroit have found [..]

Diseases, General

Fatty Liver Can Increase the Risk of Heart Disease in People with Type 2 Diabetes

By Steven Di Joseph – A study conducted at the Sacro Cuore Hospital of Negrar in Verona found that type 2 diabetics with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease have [..]

Diseases, General

People Suffering with Crohn’s Disease May Be at Higher Risk of Intestinal Cancer

By Steven Di Joseph – Dr. Tine Jess and a research team from Herlev University Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark have released a new report in the American Journal [..]

Diseases, General

Walking May Slow the Effects of Peripheral Artery Disease

By Steven Di Joseph – Research from Northwestern University in Chicago suggests that walking at least three times a week has the effect of slowing the functional decline [..]

Diseases, General

Study Finds Link between Young Drinkers and Alcohol Advertisements

By Steven Di Joseph – A study of young adults and teenagers by researchers at the University of Connecticut has found that they are more likely to consume [..]

Children, Consumer Protection, General

Study Suggests Medically Induced Hypothermia May Help Prevent Brain Damage in Newborns

By Steven Di Joseph – According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, medically induced hypothermia may prevent the brain damage or death of [..]

Children, General, Medical/Hospital

Multiple Studies Indicate Children Raised by Same-Sex Couples Do Just as Well as Other Children

By Steven Di Joseph – The results of multiple studies conducted at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston indicate that raising children in a same-sex household does not [..]

Children, General, Psychological/Psychiatric