Health Problems

A prescription for exercise

Richard Carpenter, 75, was going through the mail one day last year when he saw a postcard from UCI seeking participants for a study on whether exercise can help with age-related memory loss. “I almost put it into the recycle pile,” Carpenter says. “But I mentioned it to my wife, and she said ‘Wait!’ She […]

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Researchers develop world’s first pocket guide for youth soccer coaches to prevent, treat asthma attacks

University of Alberta researchers and Edmonton’s youth soccer association are teaming up to keep kids with asthma safe while they play. Chandu Sadasivan, an undergraduate student, and professor of family medicine Andrew Cave are developing card-sized asthma management guides to distribute to the volunteers who coach 25,000 young players in the Edmonton Minor Soccer Association. […]

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Science institute accused of being a mouthpiece for ‘Big Food’

Scientific institute funding food research is accused of being a ‘global stealth network to counter public health policies on behalf of junk food companies’ The US-based International Life Sciences Institute was accused by scientists Researchers said it is an industry group and not an independent expert body It has funded research in medical and science […]