Health

CDC: STDs Increase Among Young People, No One Is Blaming Tinder

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting the number of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are increasing at an “alarming rate” in the U.S., particularly in young adults. In a report by the CDC, STD cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis all went up in 2014. Cases of chlamydia, the most common infection, has climbed to unprecedented levels, ...

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Obviously, Sex Makes You Happy

The next time you’re tempted to pass up on weekly sex, don’t! There’s a new study making its rounds that states that the couples who have sex once a week are the happiest. Is sex 1x a week best? https://t.co/pi7KORCG9n Silly study – every couple different. — Dr. Ruth Westheimer (@AskDrRuth) November 18, 2015 The study, which was published today ...

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Coffee Lowers Death Risk: Moderate Consumption Helps Longevity, Suggest Studies

A few cups of coffee a day lowers death risk, indicated researchers from the Harvard. People who drink coffee daily are less likely to die from heart disease, neurological disease, type 2 diabetes, or suicide as compared to people who do not, concluded a new study. A new study, published by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, studied ...

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Coffee Lowers Death Risk, Boosts Weight Loss, & Battles Depression: Here’s How Much Coffee Benefits Most

Coffee lowers your death risk, but in order to benefit, you need to know just how much coffee is the ideal amount. A new study provides the answer while showing that coffee lowers the risk of some types of cancer while improving the health of your liver and brain, reported UPI. Just a cup a day won’t do it, however. ...

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Genetically Engineered Salmon Declared Fit For Consumption And Ready For Sale In U.S.

Genetically modified salmon are designed to grow faster, and federal regulators have declared that these fish are safe to be consumed. Salmon is now the very first genetically altered animal approved for sale in any American supermarkets and declared dinner table ready. The announcement came on Thursday, and the approval from the Food and Drug Administration also gave companies who ...

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Dogs That Can Smell Cancer: Meet The Canine Friends At The Forefront Of Early Diagnosis

Dogs that can smell cancer may be the newest tool in early detection and treatment of some forms of the dreaded disease, CNN is reporting. For over 25 years, medical researchers have seen promise in cancer detection from our canine friends. The first documented and studied case of a dog sniffing out cancer dates from 1989, when British medical journal ...

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Breast Cancer: Scientists Successfully Employ Pigeons For Diagnostic Accuracy

Scientists have made impressive strides into diagnosing breast cancer after successfully training pigeons to identify hard-to-spot malignant human breast tissue. Researchers from the University of Iowa trained a group of birds who could tell whether the cells identified from biopsy samples were malignant or benign. Scientists view the procedure as a phenomenal development after having concluded that birds, owing to ...

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Hospital Cockroach Infestation: Cockroach Problem In Cafeteria Leads To Closure

Word of a cockroach infestation at a hospital is already creepy news, but in the cafeteria? That’s certainly enough to make one want to put off eating for awhile. One can only imagine how doctors, staff members, visitors, and even some patients felt when it was learned that St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, had a bug problem ...

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Study Finds Antibiotics Linked To Weight Gain In Children

While the overuse of antibiotics has been a frequently studied and debated, not to mention controversial, issue due to the incidence and prevalence of superbugs such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE), a new concern has been replicated in several studies that shows a correlation between antibiotic use in children and weight gain. United States children are ...

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Stop Snoring! Device Uses Wireless Technology To Improve Sleep

Methods to help you stop snoring come in all shapes and sizes. Soon there may be a new device entering the market that will help you stop snoring using wireless technology. Consumers spend over $ 34.4 billion each year on snoring remedies. The list of anti-snoring solutions available include pills, dentures, nasal strips, and sometimes surgery. A new electronic device, ...

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