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Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues

A coal-fired power plant in Glenrock, Wyoming. Photograph: J David Ake/AP People who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests. Air pollution has become a matter of growing concern as an increasing number of studies have found links to conditions ranging from asthma to dementia and various types of cancer. There are ... Read More »

Low muscle strength linked to premature death, says study

Individuals with weaker muscles do not typically live as long as their stronger peers, and are 50 per cent more likely to die earlier, finds a study. According to researchers, muscle strength may be an even more important predictor of overall health and longevity than muscle mass. In addition, hand grip strength specifically has been found to be inversely related ... Read More »

Placenta Linked To Greater Risk Of Schizophrenia, ADHD, Autism, And Tourettes Syndrome

A study links placenta to greater risk of schizophrenia for people who may inherit it and at the same time, were conceived with prenatal conditions. Experts have already established in the past that genetics is responsible for 60 to 70 percent of a person’s risk for schizophrenia. Simply put, the condition is hereditary. It has already been established that complications ... Read More »

Are you on antidepressants? It is linked to higher risk of dementia

While anti-depressants can help mental health patients deal with depression, long-term use of certain anti-depressants could have serious side effects. A large study done by researchers from the University of East Anglia’s School of Health Science have linked use of antidepressants to dementia, though they could not definitively conclude that the drugs were the cause. Previous studies have shown that medications commonly ... Read More »

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

If you only smoke marijuana, there are higher chances that you may end up smoking cigarettes too, a new study suggests. According to researchers, cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers. Previous studies have linked marijuana use in adolescence to bipolar symptoms in adulthood. While cigarette smoking has long been on the decline, marijuana ... Read More »

Obesity And Arthritis Are Linked: Medical Experts

MUMBAI: Various studies have linked rising cases of arthritis with obesity which occurs due to poor lifestyle, food habits and lack of physical exercise, according to medical experts. On the occasion of ‘World Arthritis Day’ observed on October 12, experts said arthritis, a disease of joints, is an autoimmune disorder and has been on the rise in last decade. Most ... Read More »

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Meditation, Yoga, Vegetarian Diet Linked To Decline In Risk Of Cardiovascular Diseases Health | ANI | Updated: September 12, 2016 14:26 IST by Taboola Sponsored Links Sponsored Do You Know What You Need to Retire at 60? (Big decisions) Kid addicted to TV? Here is the Perfect Answer! (Magic Crate) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS Meditation, Yoga, Vegetarian Diet Linked To Decline ... Read More »

Prolonged daily sitting linked to 3.8 percent of all-cause deaths

Studies are beginning to show us exactly how detrimental prolonged sitting is for our health, even when coupled with exercise. Credit: © lulu / Fotolia Sedentary behavior, particularly sitting, has recently become a prevalent public health topic and target for intervention. As work and leisure activities shift from standing to sitting, increased sitting time is starting taking a toll on ... Read More »

Scientists unpack how Toxoplasma infection is linked to neurodegenerative disease

Toxoplasma gondii, a protozoan parasite about 5 microns lengthy, infects a third of the world‘s population. Ingested via undercooked meat or unwashed veggies, the parasite infects 15-30 percent of the united states population. In France and Brazil, up to 80 percentage of the populace has the contamination. particularly dangerous throughout being pregnant — infection in pregnant ladies can reason criticalcongenital ... Read More »

Certain form of baldness at age 45 linked to higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer

A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men who had moderate baldness affecting both the front and the crown of their head at age 45 were at a 40% increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer (usually indicates a faster growing tumor resulting in poorer prognosis relative to ... Read More »