Artículos de la Categoría " Salud "

  • Underweight infants at risk as teens: study

    CHICAGO – Children born underweight but not disabled are still more likely to have physical and mental problems as teen-agers, researchers said on Monday.

    Lower scores on tests of intelligence, memory, learning and motor skills were found to be more …


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    Many diabetics risk health by not taking meds

    NEW YORK – About 21 percent of individuals with diabetes do not regularly take their blood-sugar lowering, blood-pressure lowering or cholesterol-lowering pills, researchers found in study of 11,532 diabetes patients.

    The study patients who were nonadherent to treatment had higher …


  • Ser gorda es peor que ser gordo!

    SYDNEY – La obesidad, que alcanza proporciones de pandemia, penaliza doblemente a las mujeres, más predispuestas a desarrollar enfermedades y más condenadas al ostracismo que sus pares masculinos, según una experta presente en 10 Congreso Internacional sobre la Obesidad, en …



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    Hypnosis helpful for non-cardiac chest pain

    NEW YORK – Individuals who experience chest pain that is not caused by a heart condition or heartburn may benefit from hypnotherapy, research suggests.

    So-called non-cardiac chest pain “is an extremely debilitating condition of uncertain origin which is difficult to …


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    Asthma may prompt sickle cell pain in children

    NEW YORK – Painful episodes in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) and asthma are temporally associated with respiratory symptoms, doctors from St. Louis, Missouri, have noticed. “In children SCD and asthma, respiratory symptoms are a risk factor for painful …


  • US rate of childhood obesity to hit one in...

    WASHINGTON – Unless public health takes urgent measures, one in five children in the United States will be obese by the year 2010, the Institute of Medicine warned in a report.

    Currently, one third of American children are obese or …


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    Drug helps curb progression to diabetes, says study

    PARIS – A drug used to help patients diagnosed with diabetes can also help people who have high-risk precursors for diabetes from progressing to the disease, a study said.

    So-called Type 2 diabetes develops when someone cannot produce enough insulin …




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