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  1. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:49pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... by touching thermal paper are related to many diseases [for example, obesity and diabetes] that are increasing in frequency as the use of BPA is increasing," says study co-author Frederick vom ...

  2. Lifestyle - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report: social media and disease, nipple injections and deleted genes

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Social media offers clue to how diseases spread The biological spread of diseases is intertwined with how society responds to those contagions, ... such as Facebook and Twitter for vital clues on how we respond socially to a new disease control measure, or the threat of infectious disease. "We can create [mathematical] models from this data ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:26am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Bacteria linger longer on plane seats Air travellers should be extra vigilant about hand hygiene. Disease-causing bacteria can linger on surfaces commonly found in plane cabins for up to a week, say Auburn University researchers who presented their findings at last week's annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted May 19th 2014, 09:21am by Jeanette Wang

    ... in those with existing heart disease, according to a German study published online. The frequency and intensity of physical activity of more than 1,000 people with stable coronary artery heart disease were tracked for 10 years. Most were in their 60s and all had attended a cardiac rehabilitation programme. The least physically active were about twice as likely to have a heart ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report: wide-hipped women are more likely to have one-night stands

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:11am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Iron link to heart disease A new study from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington found that consumption of heme iron, found only in meat, increases the risk for coronary heart disease by 57 per cent. No such association was found between non-heme iron, which is in plant and other non-meat sources such as lentils ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report: MRI scan proves adults have calorie-burning brown fat cells

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:19am by Jeanette Wang

    ... variants, the researchers found a significant interaction between one particular gene variant and diets that included processed meats. Milestone in fight against 'lifestyle' diseases ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:45am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Achilles tendon injuries are common among athletes. Gestational diabetes linked to risk of heart disease Women who experience gestational diabetes may face an increased risk of early heart disease ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:31am by Jeanette Wang

    ... walking, risk factors that can lead to obesity and diabetes.   New test could simplify the diagnosis of coeliac disease Scientists in Australia are developing a new blood test that could quickly and accurately diagnose celiac disease. In a study of the test on 48 subjects published in the journal Clinical & Experimental Immunology, results were obtained within 24 hours. Preliminary findings ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:16am by Jeanette Wang

    ... yet on the genetic basis of the disease. DNA data was gathered from more than 50 studies worldwide- a total of more than 48,000 patients and 139,000 healthy controls of European, Asian and Hispanic backgrounds. Among the regions identified are two that also show strong links to elevated levels of insulin and glucose in the body- two key characteristics of the disease. "These ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:49am by Jeanette Wang

    ... with their dominant hand to measure their peak grip strength. "This measure is one of several to categorise patients according to the severity of their disease. It can help determine interventions ...




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