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While for years people have believed that an aspirin a day keeps the doctor away, but now studies show that taking a daily blood thinner might actually do more harm than good. It has been found to increase the risk of serious internal bleeding. Much like aspirins, here are a few of the wellness myths busted recently: Carbs make you fat: Low-carb diets are often chronically low in vital nutrients that we naturally get from fibrous fruit and vegetables. A recent study by US scientists has actually claimed that cutting carbs can increase the risk of early death. Eating late...
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Washington DC: According to the findings of a latest study, women who experienced higher levels of trauma gave birth to significantly smaller male babies. In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found significantly lower birth weights in male infants--an average decrease of 38 grams, or approximately 1.3 ounces--born to women who had been exposed to trauma at some point in their lives and who secreted higher levels of cortisol, a hormone related to stress, in late pregnancy. Only women who had both a history of trauma and higher levels...
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Many yoghurts are full of sugar and the public should not be lulled into thinking they are eating healthy products, researchers say.The conclusion comes after a study of almost 900 yoghurts on sale in UK supermarkets.The research found that organic yoghurts were among the most sugary types.Only natural and Greek-style yoghurts could be classed as low in sugar.The study comes as government health officials are encouraging manufacturers to reduce the amount of sugar consumed by the public. Yoghurts have been identified as one of the food types on which Public Health England wants to see progress.This research was undertaken shortly...
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The majority of Canadians are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes among youth, with almost 90 per cent backing a ban of the vaping products for those under 18, a national survey suggests. The survey by the Angus Reid Institute, released Tuesday, found that support for prohibiting vaping among minors crossed all age and gender demographics, among tobacco smokers and non-smokers alike. “The one big take-away is that concern about vaping really does focus and centre on the impact on children,” said Shachi Kurl, executive director of the non-profit polling organization based in Vancouver. In the online survey of 1,500...