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How e-cigarettes could damage your brain, blood vessels and lungs

In a new study, researchers have found the damage e-cigarettes cause to the brain, heart, blood vessels and lungs. They have issued a stark warning...

Why you shouldn’t write off e-cigarettes, despite the headlines

Vaping has been getting something of a bad name of late. Countries worldwide are considering restrictions and bans. But, as a way to help smokers...

Scientists develop sensor to save children, pets left in vehicles

A small, inexpensive sensor could save lives by triggering an alarm when children or pets are left alone in vehicles. The new device, developed by...

E-cigarettes could take serious toll on your heart health

E-cigarettes may be perceived as safer than traditional cigarettes, but two studies say they are just as dangerous, or even worse, for your heart. One...

Daylight Saving Time may have long-term effects on your health

In a new study, researchers found the annual transition to and from daylight saving time (DST) has clinical implications that last longer than the...

Heavy smoking could cause faces to look older

In a new study, researchers found "smoker's Face," a condition where smokers look older than they are, is just one of many negative effects...

Zombie flu: How the 1919 influenza pandemic fueled the rise of the living dead

Zombies have lurched to the center of Halloween culture, with costumes proliferating as fast as the monsters themselves. This year, you can dress as a...

Get your flu shot in October, early November to stay flu-free

The change of season in October and November brings in crisp, fall weather for the majority of the United States. Many begin to look toward...

Hygiene products linked to high chemicals in women’s blood

In a new study, researchers found women who use a vaginal douche could be at a higher risk of exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals. The...

BPA-free plastics may play a role inflammation, obesity

In a new study, researchers found a compound used to reduce public exposure to possible toxic effects of the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) may...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...