Health News

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 00:00
Dementia and obesity are two of Australia’s biggest public health problems and the relationship between them is now one step closer to being understood, thanks to new research from The Australian Nati
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
A simple behavioral intervention that provided pregnant women with advice and feedback about weight control helped normal-weight women control their weight gain during pregnancy, according to the newl
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
Cement (and derivatives thereof) is one of the materials most commonly used in construction, given its good performance at low cost. Over recent years, one part of scientific and technological researc
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
Autonomous robots with medical tasks within the (human) body – a popular theme from science fiction would thus become routine hospital work one day. The little helpers could carry substances directly
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
In an interesting bit of scientific serendipity, researchers at North Carolina State University have found that a chemical compound useful for studying the origins of intestinal birth defects may also
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
A review of more than 160 studies of human and animal subjects has found clear and compelling evidence that - all else being equal - happy people tend to live longer and experience better health tha