New research in published in Pediatric Dermatology reports several cases of shingles that developed at the original vaccination site in healthy children after they were immunized against chicken pox.
In an analysis of one of the largest electronic medical records databases in the world, researchers found that patients with acne had a significantly increased risk of developing major depression, but only in the first 5 years after being diagnosed with acne.
Singing in groups could make you happier – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women – according to new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic reports on the use of mindfulness in chronic insomnia. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is a potential treatment for chronic insomnia. Authors evaluated the efficacy of MBCT for insomnia (MBCT-I) by comparing it with a sleep psycho-education with exercise control (PEEC) group.
Eating three to four servings of fruit, vegetables and legumes per day (375-500g) achieves a similar benefit against the risk of mortality to higher portions, according to a study of more than 135000 people around the world published in The Lancet. The findings provide a more affordable option for those in low- and middle-income countries, and may have important implications on household spending and food security in poorer countries.