Health Studies Timeline

Quit Smoking And Get Paid Is Having More Success

Quit Smoking And Get Paid

Quiting smoking and receiving a financial reward is emerging as a new and successful smoking cessation strategy for health care professionals and researchers. In a study published in BMJ on January 27, a higher percentage of pregnant women successfully quit smoking when offered a financial incentive. Lead researcher Professor David Tappin, of Glasgow University in… Read more »

Dementia And Alzheimer’s Disease Link To Common Drugs

Dementia Linked To Common Drugs

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease risks are likely to increase when taking over-the-counter medications and other common drugs, according to a new study. Researchers found a link between antidepressants, antihistamines, sleeping aids, bladder control medication, and dementia. On January 26, they published the findings of their recent cohort study in JAMA Internal Medicine. Included on the… Read more »

Stem Cells Could Eliminate Skin Grafting In Treatment Of Severe Burns [Study]

Stem Cells To Treat Burn Victims, According To Study

Stem cells are seen as a highly effective form of treatment in the medical community for a number of diseases and conditions. They’ve been shown to be remarkable treatments particularly for cancers like lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, breast cancer, neuroblastoma, renal cell carcinoma, and ovarian cancer. They’ve also been proven effective in treating autoimmune diseases,… Read more »

Prostate Cancer: Hope For Prolonged Survival In Older Men

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Older men with aggressive prostate cancer may have the odds in their favor if they use a combination of therapy, a new study suggests. According to the study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the combination of radiation therapy and hormone therapy, or androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), reduced prostate cancer-related deaths by almost half in… Read more »

Danger Of Long Lashes: Study Shows Extentions Can Harm Your Health

Surprising Health Risks Attacked To Long Lashes

Many women covet long lashes, as they are often associated with being ultra sexy and feminine. The desire for full lashes makes mascara a staple in many medicine cabinets and purses around the world. In fact, some women have stepped up their eyelash game, wearing false lashes and even getting lash extensions put on. While… Read more »

Notion of ‘Healthy Obesity’ Largely a Myth, New Study Says

Healthy Obesity?

The notion of “healthy obesity” has been gaining acceptance in some circles, as studies seem to be showing that for some people, obesity is not necessarily a negative health indicator. Just a few days ago, a study showed that for some obese people, reported the Inquisitr, even gaining more weight did not impact their health… Read more »

Heart Attack Risk Cut By 73 Percent With These 6 Steps

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Your risk of suffering a heart attack can be dramatically reduced by up to 73 percent if you follow six healthy lifestyle practices. A new study into heart health published by researchers from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that young women who followed the six healthy activities dramatically reduced their chances… Read more »

Obesity Not As Unhealthy For Some, According To New Study

Obesity And Fast Food Not Bad Combination

Obesity is widely known as a silent killer, and it is anything but a hallmark of the healthy lifestyle. However, a new study has indicated that it may not be quite as dangerous as previously thought. Scientists encouraged 20 already obese people to eat 1,000 more calories per day in addition to their daily load…. Read more »

Is Fast Food Healthier Than It Was 10 Years Ago? New Study Says ‘No’

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Fast food traditionally has a negative connotation when we think about health. Calories, cholesterol, sodium all seem to be synonymous with fast food despite the industry’s attempts over the last decade to market their offerings as “fresher,” “lighter” and “healthier.” But has anything really changed in the fast food industry? Researchers from Tufts University who… Read more »

Can Star Trek Predict Future Heart Attacks?

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Austrian researchers believe Star Trek does hold the key to identifying and treating heart attack patients more efficiently, according to new findings reported by the Health Site. The researchers believe that people will be living healthier lives by the twenty-fourth century, stemming from better food choices and smarter diets and resulting in fewer heart attacks…. Read more »

Ebola Outbreak Hampers Fight Against Malaria

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The amount of medical resources and attention the Ebola outbreak has received in West Africa in recent months has led to even more fatal cases of malaria, which could have been treated and prevented. While officials claim a 40 percent drop in cases of malaria, a global health official recently stated that this may be… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization Has Had Big Impact On Use In Colorado [Study]

Marijuana Legalization Sees Big Boost In Colorado

Marijuana legalization continues to be a hot topic of debate throughout the country, but no matter which side of the issue you find yourself supporting, one thing is undeniable: In Colorado and Washington, two states with voter-supported laws, it has led to an increase in the amount of frequent users. According to the Associated Press,… Read more »

Drinking At Work Good For Productivity, New Study Claims

Drinking At Work Not A Bad Thing?

If I told you drinking at work could actually help your productivity, then you would immediately think, “What’s the catch?” Well, you wouldn’t be wrong to take the cynical approach; nevertheless, there is a new study out from the University of Illinois at Chicago which backs up the idea that some drinking at work is… Read more »

Are You Sitting Too Much? If So, This Video Will Be Very Informative!

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Most health experts usually center being healthy on four major factors: diet, exercise, not smoking, and not drinking. However, there are certain lifestyle activities that might be better or worse for one’s individual health, despite the fact doctors don’t place much importance on them. The Inquisitr reported on one of these unique point, in which… Read more »