Posts tagged “The Lancet”

New study suggests just one drink a day can raise stroke risk

April 9th, 2019
New study suggests just one drink a day can raise stroke risk

A new study has suggested that consuming just one alcoholic drink per day can elevate the risk of strokes. A new genetic study, which has been published in The Lancet, claims that even light drinking can increase the risk of strokes. The study, which was undertaken by UK and Chinese researchers, contradicts previous advice that […]

Study Suggests More People are Overweight Than Underweight Worldwide

April 1st, 2016
Study Suggests More People are Overweight Than Underweight Worldwide

A major study has suggested that more adults in the world are classified as obese than underweight. Published in The Lancet and led by researchers from Imperial College London, the study compared the body mass index of almost 20 million adult males and females between 1975 and 2014. It discovered that obesity has tripled in […]

New Study Recommends Iodine Supplements for Pregnant Women

August 11th, 2015
New Study Recommends Iodine Supplements for Pregnant Women

Researchers are recommending iodine supplements for pregnant women in a bid to save the NHS money and improve the health and cognitive function of babies born in the UK. The study findings, which have been published in The Lancet, suggest that taking iodine supplements on a daily basis could boost IQ scores and improve overall […]

Deaths from Malaria Underestimated

February 6th, 2012
Deaths from Malaria Underestimated

A study published in a British medical journal, The Lancet, has suggested that deaths from malaria across the world are underestimated. While the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently suggested that 650,000 deaths occurred during 2010, other research believes this figure should be significantly higher – an estimated 1.2 million in fact. The research is based […]

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