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Smokers have a higher risk of low back pain

Smokers have a higher risk of low back pain

A new study has found that smokers are at high risk for low back pain. The finding shows they also have higher rates of healthcare...

New heated tobacco device could damage lung cells as much as e-cigs and smoking

In a new study, researchers directly compared new heated tobacco devices with vaping and traditional cigarettes and found all three are toxic to human...

Scientists discover a new human disease in a man

In a recent study, researchers at McGill University identified a new human disease—”combined immunoficiency” or CID—and the gene responsible for it, “ICOSLG.” The disease is...

Primary care doctors may help you live longer, Stanford study shows

In a new study, researchers have shown just how important primary care physicians are in prolonging our lives. The research was led by researchers at...

Flu vaccination could benefit COPD patients

A new study has found that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face heightened risks of death, critical illness, and hospitalization if they...

How long does cannabis use affect your memory?

In a recent study, researchers found cannabis use impairs “new verbal learning,” or the ability to remember what you have just read, for 12...

Opioid addiction: 11 big signs you should know

Many people use opioid to deal with chronic pain. However, when they overuse the drug, they become addicted to it. it is not always easy to...

Stanford study shows life span is increasing for people older than 65

In a recent study, Stanford biologist Shripad Tuljapurkar had assumed humans were approaching the limit to their longevity. That’s what previous research had suggested. But what...

Sexual assault strongly harms physical and mental health of women

In a recent study, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh show that experiences of sexual harassment and sexual assault could have a big impact...

Hospital privacy curtains may harm your health

In a recent study, researchers found that without timely intervention, privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria and pose a...

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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...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...