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disease, spread outside of Latin American, increases heart disease risk

Chagas disease, spread outside of Latin American, increases heart disease risk

In a recent AHA statement, researchers claim that Chagas disease, caused by infection with a parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi (T cruzi), can cause chronic...
Young people support gun regulation but still want guns

Young people support gun regulation but still want guns

In a recent study from University of Michigan, researchers find that teens and young adults in the U.S. support gun regulation, but not necessarily...
As globe warms up, heatwave deaths will steadily rise by 2080

As globe warms up, heatwave deaths will steadily rise by 2080

In a recent international study led by Monash University in Australia, researchers find that If people cannot adapt to future climate temperatures, heatwave deaths...
Doctors may play a key role in patients’ opioid addiction

Doctors may play a key role in patients’ opioid addiction

Opioid addiction has become a serious public health issue. Scientists have examined how patients get addicted to opioid, but less research has focused on...
What you should know about e-cigarettes

What you should know about e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are handheld electronic devices that stimulate the feeling of tobacco smoking. Many people think that e-cigarettes are healthier than real cigarettes, because most toxic...
11 big signs of opioid addiction

11 big signs of opioid addiction everyone 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...
3 big myths about opioid addiction everyone should know

3 big myths about opioid addiction everyone should know

3 big myths about opioid addiction everyone should know Drug overdose has become one of the leading cause of death in the US. Between 2015 and...

What you should know about sexual assault and harassment

Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein has surrendered on sex assault charges, according to news media channels. More than 70 women have accused him with sexual...
Unsafe gun storage can strongly harm our life

Unsafe gun storage can strongly harm our life

On Friday another massive high school shooting happens in the USA. A 17-year old boy used his father’s guns to shoot 10 people dead in...
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Co-use of marijuana and cigarettes can strongly harm pregnancy

Recent surveys show that 2-11% of pregnant women use marijuana during pregnancy. Since marijuana use has become legal, the number is increasing and more...

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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...