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Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

In a startling expose, new research into how our immunity works says stress reduces our immunity and makes us more vulnerable to diseases. For long we have agreed that stress is bad for our health but this aspect of stress decreasing our immune status is sure to ca...

Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!

...ell known and a recent study says that smoking has startling and immediate side effects on the cardio vascular system. While the Indian government is coming down on smoking in public places, there seems to be no decrease in the number of smokers or the number of cigarettes sold!!!! The report adds that the pro...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...curacy of penicillin allergies has come out with a startling expose!!!! Nearly 80% of people who claim that they are allergic to penicillin actually are under the misconception that they are allergic to the drug. The researchers led by Dr. Alan R. Salkind, an associate professor of medicine at the University...

Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO

... meaningful action on second-hand smoke". Another startling and worrying statistic is that figures predict that nearly 20% of the women in the world, that is one in five women the world over, will be smokers by 2025 if current trends continue. Now 48% of the men in the world and 12% of women are smokers. Not ...

Cut down on fries

...skipped breakfast altogether had a risk that was a startling five times higher than the light breakfast group. Professor Nick Day, of the Cancer Research Campaign, said: "As in other parts of the world where women have relatively high rates of oesophageal cancer, there's a strong link with poor diet and drinki...

Cut your puff's

...k.This is because each cigarette appears to have a startling - and almost immediate impact on the cardiovascular system.// In a study of heart attack patients, the researchers found that those who smoked a cigarette within six hours of developing symptoms had bigger blood clots in their arteries than those wh...

Negative Emotions Could Lead To Stroke

...times and a sudden change in body position after a startling event was linked to a 24-fold increased risk , however researchers say the increased risk is only for the two hours after the event occurs. In conclusion researchers say the major risk factors for stroke continue to be smoking, high blood pressure, ...

Obesity Can Be Caused By Consumption Of Energy Drinks

A startling study conducted by AUT Professor of Nutrition Elaine Rush states that consumption of energy drinks which contain high amounts of sugar as well as caffeine contributes to obesity. // The study found that an energy drink containing sugar, added caffe...

Have You Ever Wondered Why Male And Female Voices Differ?

...arallel evaluation of male and female voices found startling differences in the way the brain interprets the two sounds, with female voices causing activity in the auditory section of the brain and the male voice sparking activity in the "mind's eye" at the back of the brain. "Voices allow the brain to deter...

Cannabis exerts protective effect against cancer

...e other studies that have already pointed out this startling fact. Marijuana contains about four times the amount of tar found in cigarettes and this means that the lung cancer risk must quadruple. But this is not an established fact, says Robert Melamede, chairman of the department of biology at the Universit...

Sugars Could Contain Key Cancer Inhibiting Compounds

...ational Cancer Research team has come out with the startling finding that a natural compound found in glucose blocks the development of tumors in mice. This discovery could be vital in fighting cancer and // related illnesses. The sugar molecules work by blocking the hormones that are essential for the growth...

More Lizards, Including Pets, Found Venomous

In a startling discovery, researchers have found that more lizard families than assumed till now are venomous, including several species that are popular pets. // The researchers, writing in the journal Nature (published online on Nov. 16), revealed that the symp...

Autistic traits evident in relatives

In a startling revelation, new study demonstrates that relatives of people with autism may display autistic brain differences and behaviours linked to the condition, even though they may not suffer from the disorder themselves. // The work, reported in the New S...

Height of ignorance in people!

...are very ignorant when it comes to their health. A startling study shows that people are oblivious to the harmful effects of painkillers. Findings signify need for patient education on complications of misusing painkillers.// According to a study supported by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)...

Protein Secreted By Worm Eggs Holds Key To Anti-inflammatory Therapy

In a startling discovery, researchers from UK show that proteins secreted by eggs of the parasite - Schistosoma mansoni - might hold the key to the next anti-inflammatory therapy // . Their study findings appear in the November issue of the Journal of Experimenta...

After sugar it is salt’s turn to come under the scientist's eye

In a startling study it has been found that low weight babies have higher taste liking for salt. This study was conducted at Monell Chemical Senses Centre//. It sheds light on the reason for taste preference of some people for salt. The results of the study point...

A cheesy story!!!

...intensity and degree of soft or firm texture. A startling finding was that one of the cheeses scored lowest overall by the experts was scored higher among one consumer segment. The reason attributed was some consumers actually favoured certain characteristics of flavour or texture considered to be defects i...

High Prevalence of AIDS among Indian Truck drivers

New Delhi: A startling study indicates that almost 40 percent of India's truck drivers and their helpers are infected with AIDS virus and there is an urgent need to create awareness// among this community to check the spread of the fatal disease. India currently has over...

Comfortably Obese And Reluctant To Get Fit

A startling analysis from a Cancer Research UK Poll, conducted amongst 4000 people, of whom more than half of the people polled were overweight, has revealed that nearly 26% were obstinately holding on to their obesity, showing no inclination to shed the extra w...

A know how and ready manual for diabetes!

...percent in the case of urban South Asians. Another startling revelation is that over 50 percent cases of diabetes in rural India and 30 percent in urban areas go undiagnosed. Indians are also relatively non-obese but highly insulin resistant. The onset of diabetes in Indians is significantly at a young age c...

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