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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 …

  • 25 November

    New Study: Younger kids more likely to be prescribed ADHD medication

    In recent years many parents and health officials alike have been drawing attention to the overdiagnosis of ADHD and the subsequent prescribing of medication, but a new study has taken a look at which children are most likely to be overdiagnosed. The study, published this week in the journal “Pediatrics,” …

  • 24 November

    New Study: do regular mammograms lead to overdiagnosis of breast cancer?

    According to a new study, almost one third of all tumors discovered in mammograms would not have led to illness and are leading to an overdiagnosis of breast cancer in over one million women in America alone. The report goes on to say that it is the improvement in cancer …

  • 19 November

    Teens using protein shakes and supplements to bulk up

    According to the latest research, teens may be relying more heavily on muscle-building supplements and protein shakes than previously believed. According to a survey taken by study authors, 35% of all males and females polled reported using protein powders or shakes and almost 6% admitted to taking steroids. This marks …

  • 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 …

  • 6 November

    How old you look may indicate heart disease

    According to a new study how old you look could be directly connected to your risk for heart disease. People with receding hairlines or balding, creases near the earlobes and eyelid bumps may be at a higher risk for heart trouble than people the same age that appear younger. Researches …

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 …

  • 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 …

  • 1 October

    Looking at cute pictures at the office may not be as distracting as you think

    Most of us have been know to occasionally shirk our workload to check out the latest cute animal pictures on Facebook or Instagram but according to the latest research these diversions may actually increase productivity. According to a study conducted in Japan, looking at pictures of cute baby animals can actually increase …