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News on public health research and national as well as international health policies. Edited by MEDICA.de and several associations.

 
 

Study: Doctors Show Higher Levels of Psychological Problems Than Other Professions

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[07/04/2003] Doctors exhibit higher levels of psychological disturbance than people in equivalent professional occupations, finds a study in this week’s BMJ Careers.Study: Doctors Show Higher Levels of Psychological Problems Than Other Professions - Read more

Alcohol Addiction: Cannabis Receptor appears to play a key role

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[01/04/2003] The cannabis receptor CB1 appears, at least in mice, to play a key role in the emergence of alcohol addiction. This has been discovered by medical researchers from the University of Bonn and the Neuromorphology Laboratory in Budapest in experiments with two different strains of mice.Alcohol Addiction: Cannabis Receptor appears to play a key role - Read more

Healthy Europe EU Launches EUR 312 Million Action Programme

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[20/03/2003] David Byrne, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, and Professor Antonios Trakatellis MEP have launched the EU's new Public Health Action Programme.Healthy Europe EU Launches EUR 312 Million Action Programme - Read more

Pregnancy Too Much Coffee Risks Stillbirth

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[10/03/2003] Pregnant women who drink eight or more cups of coffee a day run more than twice the risk of stillbirth compared with women who do not drink coffee, finds a study in the BMJ.Pregnancy Too Much Coffee Risks Stillbirth - Read more

Future Hip Replacement Childhood Obesity May Be the Strongest Predictor

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[25/02/2003] Using data from the Nurses’ Health Study, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found that being overweight early in life may be the strongest predictor of future hip replacement.Future Hip Replacement Childhood Obesity May Be the Strongest Predictor - Read more

15 % of Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol

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[15/01/2003] Despite widespread warnings about the potential risk of alcohol comsumption during pregnancy, a newly published study found that fifteen percent of pregnant women had drunk alcohol at least once during their pregnancies.15 % of Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol - Read more

Cardiology High Hostility Strong Risk Factor for Heart Disease

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[22/11/2002] Hostility may predict heart disease more often than traditional coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors like high cholesterol, cigarette smoking and weight, according to new research.Cardiology High Hostility Strong Risk Factor for Heart Disease - Read more

Migraine Treatment Guidelines Issued

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[21/11/2002] Migraine headaches can be successfully treated and in many cases prevented, say new joint clinical guidelines from the US' two largest groups of primary care physicians.Migraine Treatment Guidelines Issued - Read more