- Published on Friday, 20 January 2012 17:22
- Written by BC & Agencies
A study by the British Psychological Society found a link between stress levels and the number of times a person picks up their smartphone to check messages and mails. In short, the more you do it, the worse you feel.
- Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2012 22:41
- Written by Shari Rudavsky
National Cancer Institute statistics suggest that in recent years the number of cases of this often curable cancer has increased by about 6.5%. Over a decade, that has added up to make thyroid cancer the fastest-increasing cancer, says Tod Huntley, an otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon with the Center for Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy in Indianapolis.
- Published on Thursday, 12 January 2012 22:07
- Written by MATTHEW MOSK, BRIAN ROSS and RYM MOMTAZ
Compelling new scientific evidence suggests United Nations peacekeepers have carried a virulent strain of cholera -- a super bug -- into the Western Hemisphere for the first time.
- Published on Sunday, 15 January 2012 01:11
- Written by KA Amir
Allah (c.c.), the Almighty, created the man and sent him to the world for some time. To keep him in good order, Allah sent prophets and ordered man to live according to Islamic orders which were explained by those prophets.
Chemical found in deodorants, face cream and food products is discovered in tumours of ALL breast cancer patients
- Published on Thursday, 12 January 2012 21:52
- Written by Claire Bates
A chemical widely used as a preservative in cosmetics, food products and pharmaceuticals has been found in tissue samples from 40 women with breast cancer.
A number of studies since 1998 have raised concerns about the potential role of these parabens in breast cancer as they possess oestrogenic properties.
Oestrogen is known to play a central role in the development, growth and progression of breast cancer.
- Published on Sunday, 15 January 2012 00:18
- Written by Mike Barrett
How would you like to be told that along with this antidepressant may come suicidal thoughts and depression? Come again? As if it isn't bad enough that drug labels contain 70 negative side-effects on average, people also have to worry about a drug feeding the very problem it is supposed to treat. It is the equivalent of having your car repaired and the mechanic informing you that there may be an increased chance for a crash due to the repairs. I don't think anyone would go to that mechanic.
- Published on Saturday, 07 January 2012 18:28
- Written by R. Elizabeth
Many people do not like to take prescription antibiotics unless it is absolutely necessary and this is completely understandable. Of course, natural antibiotics aren't completely different if your goal is natural immunity, but they are "more natural" than pharmaceutical antibiotics. There are four natural antibiotics that you probably already know about, but have not thought to use for their antibiotic properties.
- Published on Sunday, 15 January 2012 00:25
- Written by Andre Evans
Mental illness is a steadily rising epidemic. With nearly half of all Americans set to receive some form of diagnosis for a mental disorder, it's hardly something that can be glossed over.
Mental health, however, is in a highly compromised state due to all forms of societal changes and technological advances over the last century.
- Published on Friday, 06 January 2012 20:08
- Written by Sarah Boseley
Mental dexterity and brain power deteriorate earlier than thought, according to study of 7,000 civil servants
As all those of middle age who have ever fumbled for a name to fit a face will believe, the brain begins to lose sharpness of memory and powers of reasoning and understanding not from 60 as previously thought, but from as early as 45, scientists say.
- Published on Thursday, 12 January 2012 22:18
- Written by Kim Peterson
Coca-Cola (KO -0.72%) and PepsiCo (PEP -0.60%) control nearly two-thirds of the U.S. orange-juice market. And both companies are in the spotlight this week over concerns that a fungicide has contaminated some of their juice.
- Published on Monday, 02 January 2012 20:42
- Written by Harun
Researchers have carried out a comparative study on the properties of goats' milk compared to those of cows' milk. They found reason to believe that goats' milk could help prevent diseases such as anemia and bone demineralization. Goats' milk was found to help with the digestive and metabolic utilization of minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.