14 Jun

Alcohol Increases Breast Cancer Risk

alcohol increases breast cancer risk

You most probably know that alcohol is harmful to your health. But did you know alcohol (even when taken in moderate amounts) can increase your risk of getting diagnosed with breast cancer? According to a recent study, there is a direct link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer. The study led by Dr. Kevin D.

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06 Jun

Opioids May Worsen Chronic Pain

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opioids chronic pain

Opioids may not be that effective at treating pain after all. As a matter of fact, a new study suggests that these medicines may aggravate pain instead of providing relief. Opioids typically work by binding to proteins known as opioid receptors found in the brain, spinal cord, and the gastrointestinal tract. However, researchers from of

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13 May

Smoking May Hinder Your Job Search

smoking affects job changes

Cigarette smoking has been associated with a wide array of health risks including cancer and respiratory disorders. However, according to a new study, smoking may also jeopardize your prospects of landing a job. The study was conducted by researchers in the San Francisco Bay Area and included 251 unemployed participants, both smokers and nonsmokers, who

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29 Apr

Lack of Sleep Increases Chances of Cold and Flu

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lack of sleep

The pace of life in the modern day has escalated tremendously, making people sleep for fewer hours each night. This is despite the common knowledge that lack of adequate sleep has been proven to weaken the immune system. For instance, previous studies have shown that sleep deprivation can accelerate diabetes, accelerate tumor growth, as well

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07 Apr

Scientist Discover Brain Enzyme That Controls Appetite!

brain enzyme

Hunger is an essential part of our lives, something we underestimate. It’s an alert system- letting the body know when energy and nutrient reserves are down, and when they are in need of replenishment. Hunger can lead to over-eating, a problem that leads to obesity which has increased over the world. Learning how to control

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