Health News Brief: No-Exercise Youngsters Risk Heart Disease Later in Life, Peanut Therapy Shows Promise in Treating Peanut Allergy, Most Americans Unaware of Health Risks Associated With Obesity American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

January 8. 2013   

No-Exercise Youngsters Risk Heart Disease Later in Life
Youngsters are putting themselves at risk of heart disease in later life by not exercising, medics have warned.
Source: Centre of Preventive Medicine Read More

Most-Used Diabetes Drug Works in Different Way than Previously Thought
A team, led by senior author Morris J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD, the Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor of MedicineÖ found that the diabetes drug metformin works in a different way than previously understood.
Source: Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Read More

Peanut Therapy Shows Promise in Treating Peanut Allergy
A new study supported by the National Institutes of Health suggests that sublingual immunotherapy can reduce the allergic response in adolescents and adults.
Source: National Institutes of Health Read More

Fatherís Mental Health Linked to Childís Behavior
An expectant fatherís psychological distress may be linked to his toddlerís emotional and behavioral development.
Source: Pediatrics Read More

Most Americans Unaware of Health Risks Associated With Obesity
Many Americanís donít quite understand the full long-term consequences of obesity, according to results from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey.
Source: Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Read More



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