Nicotine is not only addictive, but also dangerous for your health. American researchers have discovered that nicotine creates carcinogenic substances.
This is shown by research done in collaboration with the University of California.
When smoking a cigarette nicotine is released in the form of vapor. This vapor attaches itself to surfaces of furniture, carpets, clothing and human […]
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Vitamin D reduces the risk of developing colon cancer. People who have high concentrations of vitamin D in their blood have a 40 percent less chance of getting the disease.
This is the result of a large European study in which the University of Utrecht participated. The results were published in the scientific journal British […]
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If you experience stress on a daily basis, this can be a trigger for developing cancer tumors on the long term.
This is claimed by scientists at Yale University in Nature magazine.
Until now scientists thought that tumors could only develop if several cancerous mutations took place in one cell. Now it has been shown that mutations […]
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People who drink alcohol every now and then are more happy than people who do not drink any alcohol at all. This are some of the first results of the long running research of the Erasmus University into happiness.
On average participants in this study scored a 7.5 on the happiness scale in response to the […]
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People who do sports have 50% less chance of developing a psychiatric disorder than people who don’t. Once people have developed a psychiatric disorder, they recover quicker by doing sports.
This research was conducted by order of the Dutch Ministry of Health. One of the recommendations is that the government should subsidize sports programs for groups […]
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An extract from the wild mushroom Cordyceps sinensis shows promising results in the battle against multiple kinds of cancer.
A low dosage of the extract makes cells grow less in an uncontrolled manner and a high dosage has influences on the clotting of cancer cells. A British research team at the University of Nottingham have discovered […]
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The higher the quantity of the hormone ghrelin in your blood, the more hungry you feel. But now it has also been shown that you also feel better by it when you eat. Also when you have actually eaten enough already.
Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center conducted research into this hunger hormone with mice. […]
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Someones belly circumference and BMI can predict their chances of developing cardiovascular diseases.
This is shown by a publication in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, a magazine of the European Association for Cardiology.
The results come from a large study done at the RIVM in the Netherlands. The study comprised of 20.000 Dutch men […]
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Exercising only half an hour more per week can help to prevent that somebody gets type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is prevalent among people who are overweight and have a poor diet.
Diabetes can lead to blindness, dementia and amputation of feet and legs. Scientist Cheryl Roumen of the University of Maastricht has promoted […]
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It almost sounds to good to be true, but British scientists claim to have discovered that eating a small amount of dark chocolate each day could prevent the aging effects of the sun.
Even the chances of getting skin cancer would be lower with a daily portion of pure chocolate. These benefits are only given by […]
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