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November, 2012

  • 27 November

    New Study leaves women confused over mammograms

    The topic has been hotly debated in recent years; how often should women get a mammogram? And with all the conflicting information that is being published these days some women are more confused than ever about how to properly screen themselves for breast cancer. The latest study to hit the …

  • 21 November

    What you can do to raise breast cancer awareness

    Breast Cancer Awareness month is behind us but that doesn’t mean it’s an issue to forget about until next year. Here are just a few of the things you can do to help raise awareness in your community Get Informed The best way to raise breast cancer awareness is to …

  • 10 November

    Researchers find link between asthma and menstrual cycle

    According to a new study, a woman’s menstrual cycle has a direct impact on respiratory problems and can increase asthma symptoms. A Norwegian study has found that women suffer from more severe respiratory symptoms during ovulation than at other times during the month. “The effects of the menstrual cycle on …

  • 7 November

    10 minutes of daily exercise linked to increased life expectancy

    According to the latest research, getting as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day can increase life expectancy by as much as 2 years past the age of 40. Steven Moore from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and his co-authors collected data on 650,000 men and women, both here …

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    Study finds lower quality of life for cancer survivors

    According to the latest study cancer survivors are more likely to report poorer physical and mental well-being, even if they have beaten their disease, compared to those who have never suffered from cancer. The study’s authors found that 24.5% of  survivors surveyed reported a low physical quality of life and …

  • 24 October

    Thoughts of suicide more common in bullied kids

    According to a new study, kids that are bullied in school are 2.5 times more like to contemplate suicide than their non-bullied peers. School bullies aren’t the only risk factor for suicidal behavior though. Researchers found that children who were abused or sexually assaulted by a parent were up to 4.5 times …

  • 22 October

    Doctors puzzled as boys hit puberty much sooner than in past decades

    According to the latest research, boys are hitting puberty as much as two years earlier than they did in past decades and doctors are unable to explain the cause of such a significant change. The study was the first to take a large scale look at puberty in over 25 …

  • 16 October

    Study: lack of sleep may cause weight gain

    Sleepless nights may cost you more than sweet dreams. The latest research has found that a lack of sleep may cause weight gain, not to mention a variety of other health problems like high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes. A study was conducted where 7 subjects had 4 straight nights …

August, 2012

  • 17 August

    Male Birth Control Soon to be a Reality

    Good news for women who are tired of taking the pill and suffering its many risks and side effects, researchers are one step closer to make male birth control a reality. A new drug called JQ1, has been created that effectively stunts the production of sperm in male mice and …