Richer, older men more likely to drink to excess, figures show

One in five people drink more than they should, according to the latest official statistics, with richer, older men most likely to consume so much alcohol that they are risking their health. Overall, 21% of people aged 16 and over in England drink more than the 14 units a week recommended by the UK’s four…

Medications for Treating Congestive Heart Failure

The diagnosis of congestive heart failure can be very frightening, but, with proper healthcare, it is possible to live many more years in good health. Congestive heart failure is a progressive disease, so once you are diagnosed with congestive heart failure Delray Beach Florida, it is important to find quality care and get on an…

How to Encourage Your Kids to Make Better Choices for Good Mental Health

Mental health is often misconstrued as being something for adults only, but positive mental health begins at a young age. Four decades of research in neuroscience training suggests that you should nurture a positive attitude and good mental health within your kids by encouraging them to do things that give them confidence and banish negative…

Can Exposure To Cannabis Alter Genetic Profile Of Sperms?

Exposure to cannabis can alter the genetic profile of sperms in men, and possibly affect the children too, a recent study suggests. As legal access to marijuana continues to expand across the U.S., more scientists are studying the effects of its active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), in teens, adults and pregnant women. Experiments in rats and…

Decorative Ceramics Wares In Your Homes May Raise Cancer Risk

Love to decorate your homes with ceramics wares and glass painting? Beware, they may contain high levels of cadmium that can raise the risk of cancer, warns researchers. Cadmium is commonly used to give products a bright red, orange or yellow pigment, but over time the decoration on glass can start to flake and the glaze…

This Is The Plant You Need To Get Rid Of Air Pollution Inside Your Homes

Researchers have genetically modified a common indoor plant pothos ivy to remove pollutants inside the house including chloroform and benzene that have been linked to cancer, according to a new study. The modified plants express a protein, called P450 2E1 or 2E1, that transforms these compounds into molecules that the plants can then use to support…

Calorie Information May Make You Rethink About Your Food Choices

You might love munching on fries or your favourite flavour of chips but according to a new study, seeing pictures of food with calorie information on it not only makes food less appetizing but it also appears to change the way your brain responds to food. The study appeared in the journal ‘PLOS ONE’ and…

Beware! Heart Attack, Stroke May Predict Cancer Risk, Say Researchers

Heart attack or stroke may be an early sign of cancers, especially in older adults, say researchers. The findings showed that the risk of having a heart attack and stroke jumped by 70 per cent in the year before cancer diagnosis. The risk was most acute in the month immediately before cancer diagnosis. Lung and…