New study links unhealthy eating to early drinking

Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Unhealthy eating habits put kids at a higher risk of becoming alcoholics early in life, new research says. Diet even has a stronger impact on...

60 percent of emerging infectious diseases come from animals, study says

Dec. 28 (UPI) -- More than 60 percent of emerging infectious diseases in humans originated in animals, one study says. And more than 70 percent of those animal-originated diseases,...

Older adults fall less if they exercise, study says

Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Exercise may be able to save older adults from taking costly spills, new research says. A study, published Friday in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that...

Weight-associated cancers vary widely by state, study says

Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The rates of cancer linked to carrying excess weight vary broadly state-by-state, according to a new study. The study, published Thursday in JAMA Oncology, examined...

NIH recommends universal suicide risk screening for adolescents

Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health have suggested that providing intervention programs in medical environments could help fight youth suicides. A study from...

Hospital readmission reduction program linked to heart failure, pneumonia deaths

Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A new study suggests that low hospital readmission rates could lead to higher death rates for people with heart failure and pneumonia. The study, published...

Program can delay, decrease dementia patient’s need for nursing home care

Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A new program of coordinated care could help keep dementia patients out of nursing homes, and may save money for Medicare because it is...

Study: Global dementia cases have doubled since 1990

Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Since 1990, Dementia has doubled in the global community due largely to unhealthy living, a study says. A new study, published Thursday in The Lancet...

Medications may not heal long-term knee pain, study says

Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Drugs long thought to soothe long-term knee pain may not actually work, a study says. The research, published Friday in JAMA, come from 47 trials...

Study: Gun deaths second biggest killer of U.S. children, after car crashes

Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Nearly twice as many children in the U.S. died of gun death than cancer in 2016, a recent study says. Researchers from the University of...

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