Archive for November, 2008
New research from the UK shows that an astonishing 73% of 8-to-15 year olds were completely unaware that eating junk food could reduce their lifespan
Eating fish at least twice a week seems to reduce the incidence of kidney disease in patients with diabetes, according to findings from a large British study
Fast-spreading cholera is “the tip of the iceberg” of what stands to be a major health crisis in Zimbabwe, United Nations agencies said on Friday. Nearly 400 Zimbabweans have died from the disease, which has infected more than 9,400 people and spread to neighboring South Africa and Botswana
New research shows that eating fish more than twice a week seems to slash the risk of macroalbuminuria (protein in the urine, an indicator of kidney disease) by more than 75%
The French say they need the largest condoms in Europe while Greeks get by on smaller ones, according to a Europe-wide study by a German consultancy that provides advice on condoms
Until last year, Alan Felzer was an energetic engineering professor who took the stairs to his classes two steps at a time. Now the 64-year-old grandfather sits strapped to a wheelchair, able to move little but his left hand, his voice a near-whisper.