Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): A strong association between the common sexually transmitted infection, Trichomonas vaginalis, and risk of advanced and lethal prostate cancer in men has been found by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
The study appears online on September 9, 2009, on the Journal of the National [...]
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A new study has found that people abstaining from alcohol are at greater risk of suffering from depression as compared to those who consume it.
Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT study), which was based in Norway, was based on 38,000 individuals.
The report showed that those individuals who avoided alcohol over a two-week period [...]
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea raises the risk of dying from any cause in middle-aged adults, says a new study.
The study provides the strongest evidence to date of a link between increased risk of death and sleep apnea, a common disorder in which the upper airway is intermittently narrowed during [...]
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Daily supplementation of vitamins C and E do not increase risk of melanoma in women, finds a new study.
A recent randomized trial of antioxidants for cancer prevention found that daily supplementation with nutritionally appropriate doses of vitamins C and E, beta carotene, selenium and zinc appeared to increase the risk of [...]
Melbourne, Aug 12 (ANI): Health professionals in Australia are asking teenagers to record their thoughts and views on anything to do with sex, as part of a nationwide project called ‘The Sex Files’, aimed to capture the sexual health views of Generation Y.
Jill Michelson, National Clinical Advisor for [...]
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Women with a family history of breast cancer face a lower risk of developing the disease pre-menopause if they have ever breastfed a child, says a new study.
The research has been reported in the August 10/24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
To reach the conclusion, Alison [...]
Washington, August 2 (ANI): A study has revealed that an increase in difficulty initiating and maintaining sleep is significantly associated with poorer mental quality of life.
Published in the journal Sleep, a report describing the study says that increasing daytime sleepiness symptoms over a five-year period were found to be associated with both poorer physical [...]