MotiMate, a novel mobile phone weight-management app, elicits few observable effects on behavioural and weight-loss outcomes among adults undertaking weight loss maintenance, despite promising usage patterns, according to a recent study.
Vegetarian and pescetarian diets are associated with a lower risk of ischaemic heart disease compared with a diet that include meat, according to the longitudinal EPIC*-Oxford study with 18 years of follow-up.
The impact of social media use on mental health in teenage girls is primarily due to cyberbullying and disruption in sleep and physical activity, according to an observational study of teenagers in the UK.
Food quality contributes to a woman’s risk of giving birth to a small (SGA) or large for gestational age (LGA) baby, according to a study. The prudent dietary pattern correlates with lower birth weight and the traditional dietary pattern with higher birth weight relative to high adherence to the high Western diet.
The incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related deaths is more common in low-income countries (LICs), while cancer-related deaths have increased in high-income countries (HICs) and some middle-income countries (MICs), according to new data from the PURE+ study presented at ESC 2019.
Overweight and obesity show an inverse relationship with acne in a dose-dependent manner in young adults, according to a recent study. This suggests that the metabolically active adipose tissue plays a protective role in acne.
Beta-blockers could reduce mortality risk in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and moderate or moderately-severe renal dysfunction without causing harm, according to the BB-META-HF* trial presented at ESC 2019.
Implementation of the collaborative care in a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) clinic has led to improvements in nonbiologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (nb-DMARDs) optimization, adherence to safety recommendations on nb-DMARD monitoring and detection of adverse drug events in RA patients, according to a Singapore study.
Use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) was associated with a significantly increased risk of invasive breast cancer, which became progressively greater with longer duration of use, a meta-analysis of worldwide prospective epidemiological studies has shown.