News archive for Lifestyle epidemiology (LERG)
From reducing the incidence of hip fracture, to better understanding mental health and treating pain, IGS researchers have recently been involved in a number of studies presenting results that aim to improve life quality for the elderly as well as providing more support for health care professionals.
Vitamin D, consumed via oily fish or cod liver oil supplements, may lower the risk of adult-onset multiple sclerosis (MS). Adolescence may be a particularly susceptible life period for such vitamin D-based risk reduction.
A group of researchers effectively used psychology models to develop radio dramas as a health intervention technique in Canadian Inuit communities.
Intake of Flavonoid-Rich Wine, Tea, and Chocolate by Elderly Men and Women Is Associated with Better Cognitive Test Performance (03.02.2009)
Eating chocolate and drinking wine and tea can improve memory, according to a study carried out by Oxford University researchers and their colleagues in Norway.