Cardiovascular Health Negatively Impacted by Advancing Age: Impairs Dilatory Function of Arteries

Cardiovascular Health

Researchers have recently discovered that cardiovascular health is negatively impacted by increasing age. The aging process impairs the dilatory function of arteries, the research study revealed and understanding this could help in creating potential treatments for a few vascular diseases. Cardiovascular disorders are the primary causes of fatality across the world and are normally related […]

Increased Intake of Sugar Sweetened Beverages by Children Lowers Good Cholesterol

Good Cholesterol

A group of scientists from the Tufts University claim that increased intake of sugar-sweetened beverages by children lowers the content of good cholesterol in the body. The findings of a study conducted by this group of nutritional researchers showing the link between SSB intake and good cholesterol levels was published in the Journal of Nutrition. […]

Low Doses of Aspirin Taken Daily for 5 Years Potentially Lowers the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Aspirin

A new Danish research study which was published in the latest edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine revealed that daily intake of low doses of aspirin for five years potentially lowers the risk of colorectal cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly occurring non-skin cancer in the […]

Omega-3 Supplements Do Not Prevent Cognitive Deterioration: Claims US Study

Omega-3 Supplements

A recent large clinical trial conducted by the US National Institute of Health revealed that omega-3 supplements do not prevent cognitive deterioration. The report was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr Emily Chew, the deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and a deputy director at the National […]

Autism Linked to Enhanced Creativity and Divergent Thinking Capabilities: British Study

Autism Awareness Creativity

A recent research carried out by the scientists in the University of Stirling and the University of East Anglia in Scotland reported that autism is linked to enhanced creativity and divergent thinking capabilities. Although autistic children are perceived to face increased challenges in the social and empathetic realms, the recent report reveals that they have […]

Weight Loss Programs under Physicians’ Supervision Likely to be More Effective

Weight Loss Programs

A recent study conducted under the aegis of John Hopkins University claimed that weight loss programs under physician supervision is likely to be more effective than those without a doctor’s supervision. Dr Wendy Bennet, assistant professor at John Hopkins and lead author for this study reports that their research highlights the importance of having doctors […]

Innovative Tool to Measure Cost vs Benefits of Cancer Therapies

cancer pills

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network announced that it has developed an innovative tool that will measure the cost versus the benefits of cancer therapies. In response to steeply rising costs for cancer treatments, the highest US authority for oncology, the NCCN, claimed that its new tool will help patients decide the worth of following up […]

Protracted Working Hours Increase Risk of Stroke by Up to 33%

Risk of stroke

A recent study, published in the Lancet medical journal, reported that protracted working hours increase the risk of stroke by up to 33%. The study said the more number of hours you work; the higher is your stroke risk. Those working 41-48 hours per week had a 10% higher risk; those working 49-54 hours/week had […]

Teenagers Using E-Cigarettes More Likely to Become Users of Combustible Tobacco: US Study

Teenager E-Cigarette

A recent study conducted by Adam Leventhal from Keck Medical School of the University of Southern California and his team, reported that teenagers using e-cigarettes are more likely to become users of combustible tobacco. E-cigarettes or electronic cigarettes are devices that can give a feeling of smoking by delivering nicotine-containing aerosol (which is a heated […]

UK Health Officials Advocate Prescription of E-cigarettes for Smokers to Quit the Habit

E-cigarettes

Health officials in the UK advocated the prescription of e-cigarettes to enable smokers to quit the habit. The study which was commissioned and authorized by Public Health England found ‘vaping’ E-cigarettes or puffing an electronic cigarette was an effective way to push smokers to kick the habit. The battery-powered E-cigarettes were reportedly 95% safer than […]

Academics Debunk Theory Linking Violent Video Games with Aggression

Violet Video Games

A number of academics, including Dr. Mark Coulson, professor at Middlesex University, debunked a theory reported by the American Psychological Association that linked violent video games with aggression. Studies connecting excessive aggression to people playing violent video games have been a raging controversy for almost two decades now with no conclusive theory either confirming or […]

Light to Moderate Alcohol Intake Escalates Breast Cancer Risk in Smokers

Smokers

A recent health report published in the British Medical Journal claimed that even light to moderate alcohol intake escalates cancer risk in smokers. The standard for light to moderate is one drink (15g) of alcohol per day for women and two drinks (30g) per day for men. While the role of drinking, whether light or […]

Failing to Treat Hearing Loss Leads to Depression: Researchers Say So

Hearing Loss Ear

While it might sound a contradictory opinion to make, the research team which spent analyzing a group of people found that failing to treat hearing loss issues at once can lead to mental depression on the long run. From a doctor’s perspective, it may sound biologically unwarranted because a depressed state doesn’t have any direct […]

Research Team Claims Bodybuilding Supplements could Provoke Eating Disorders

Side Effects of Bodybuilding Supplements

At first look, anyone with built, lean muscle mass might personify the best of healthy lifestyle. But, in reality, it is not easy to achieve such a structure without a strenuous workout and strict diet. Despite all their efforts, some men just can’t achieve the muscular frame. And, there are those who can’t wait for […]

Legionnaires’ Disease will be Curbed: NYC Health Department

Legionnaire Disease

If the legionnaires’ disease had not affected so many people and become such a massive outbreak in such a short period, officials wouldn’t have commenced the necessary action to curb it in time. The general public, especially the people who live in Bronx, were the ones who suffered the most. Over 86 people have been […]