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Antidepressants May Significantly Increase Risk of Premature Death

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The risk of premature death significantly increases with use of common antidepressants, according to a recent study. More people are using antidepressants than before. Data suggests 10 percent of U.S. population (that is, one in every ten individuals) use antidepressants. Moreover, one in every four women in the age group of 40-50 years takes antidepressants. […]

The Risk of Cancer Higher in Children Diagnosed With IBD

Monday, September 18th, 2017

According to a recent study, children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease, also known as IBD, carry a greater risk of gastrointestinal cancer and other types of cancer. Moreover, this risk carries on into adulthood. The researchers noted people who were diagnosed with IBD in childhood still had higher risk or cancer when they reached adulthood. […]

Drink More Coffee to Reduce Early Death Risk, A New Study Says

Monday, September 11th, 2017

If you love having a few cups of joe or more daily, there’s some good news for you. A recent research has linked higher consumption of coffee with reduced risk of early death. According to this observational study, in which almost 20,000 people participated, coffee should be a part of diet in healthy individuals. Coffee […]

Omega-3s Linked to Better Microbial Diversity in the Gut

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

According to new research, omega-3 rich foods might help promote a healthy gut. In this new study, the researchers concluded that people whose diet includes omega-3 rich foods, like garlic, fish, flaxseed oil, and nuts, in greater quantities are likely to have greater gut biodiversity. Greater biodiversity in gut, in turn, is good for overall […]

Get up and Move Every 30 Minutes to Reduce All-Cause Mortality Risk

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

Getting up from your seat every half-an-hour and moving around a little can help reduce the negative effects of continuous sitting, according to recent research. It is estimated that American adults stay in a sitting position for over 12 hours every day. Research also shows that risk of all-cause mortality increases with increase in daily […]

Sugarcane Compound Relieves Insomnia Caused By Stress

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Can’t sleep at night because of stress? You should take Octacosanol. This compound is found naturally in sugarcane, beeswax, rice brain oil, and wheat germ oil. New research shows that it helps alleviate insomnia caused by stress. The current study was conducted by Japanese researchers, who had previously documented the anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-adipose tissue […]

Regular Use of Cannabis Linked Alters Cerebral Blood Flow

Monday, August 21st, 2017

The flow of blood to the brain is altered in habitual cannabis users. They also metabolize oxygen at a rate different from non-cannabis users. These were the findings of a recent study. The main psychoactive constituent of cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol, is associated with changes in the way oxygen passes through brain, and this might be related […]

Mediterranean Diet May Not Work For Some As Well As Others

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Mediterranean diet has been hailed as the diet for reducing heart disease risk. The diet emphasizes on fish, olive oil, fruits and vegetables, nuts, dairy products, and cereals. However, a new study states that not every Mediterranean diet is beneficial. Some offer much more health benefits than others. This study involved over 18,000 participants, from […]

New Study Investigates How E-cig Affects Cardiovascular Health

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular, mainly because many people think they are much safer than conventional cigarettes—and this community is continuously growing. But is it really the case? Recently a study investigated this. In this study, the researchers examined how exposure to e-cigarettes, both long-term and short-term, affects the heart health of mice. They believe […]

Low Calorie Diet Slows Aging in Mice

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

New research states that the aging process slows down in mice when they are fed a diet that’s low in calories. The researchers found that biological clock in stem cells of mice doesn’t become less active with age, but rather starts focusing on other cellular processes. It no longer remains as concerned with sustaining tissues […]

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