Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

Health Library

Search by Keywords
Search for "P" returned 3442 records from our Health Library
Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids
Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to common air pollutants before birth may make children more likely to have the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADH...
Premature Deaths Down in 60 Percent of U.S. Counties
Premature Deaths Down in 60 Percent of U.S. Counties WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Premature death rates have fallen in 60 percent of the counties in the United States in the past decade, a new report shows. In the District of Columbia...
People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds
People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Far from the "grumpy old men" stereotype, people may actually become more trusting -- and happier -- with age, a new study suggests. "When we think of old a...
Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death
Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Painful knee arthritis is associated with an increased risk of premature death in women, a new study suggests. Women with osteoarthritis-related knee pa...
Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine and a drug already on the market each may help slow down advanced ovarian cancer, two new studies suggest. In one, of just 31 patients, r...
Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study SUNDAY, March 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Highly processed foods account for more than 60 percent of the calories in products Americans routinely buy in grocery stores, a new stud...
Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit
Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Legislation that strips cigarette packaging of all brand-specific design may boost the number of smokers who want to try quitting, a new Australian survey rev...
Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids
Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want your child to relax and perform well at that next school swim meet? Try not to raise the bar too high in terms of your own expectations, a new stu...
Procedure May Beat Drug in Patients With Heart Failure, Irregular Heartbeat
Procedure May Beat Drug in Patients With Heart Failure, Irregular Heartbeat MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with heart failure can sometimes also develop the dangerous irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, which can rai...
Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds
Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being overweight or obese before pregnancy, or gaining too much weight during pregnancy, may put children at increased risk for obesity, a new study s...