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Nearly 50 Percent Cancer Cases Due to Unhealthy Lifestyle: Research

Nearly 50 Percent Cancer Cases Due to Unhealthy Lifestyle: Research

Nearly half of cancer cases in the United States can be blamed on lifestyle choices made by people, as per a new research published in a journal managed by the American Cancer Society. Pharmaceutical companies and medical research teams have been trying hard to fight cancer but the treatment still offers little help. Even when cancer patients survive, they suffer other health issues. Cancer has become a major health issue and researchers have repeatedly found that obesity, smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy lifestyle choices lead to cancer.

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10 Percent of Americans Eat Recommended Amount of Fruits and Vegetables: CDC

10 Percent of Americans Eat Recommended Amount of Fruits and Vegetables: CDC

Only 10 percent of Americans eat the recommended amount of fruit and vegetables as per the latest CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). The federal recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption suggest 2-3 cups of vegetables and 1.5-2 cups of fruit per day. The report noticed that fruit and vegetable consumption among men and young adults was lower compared to other groups.

CiCo Diet Could Lead to Unhealthy Weight Loss: Experts

CiCo Diet Could Lead to Unhealthy Weight Loss: Experts

Calories In Calorie Out (CiCo) diet has been gaining popularity on social media platform Reddit but health experts suggest that counting just calories would lead to unhealthy weight loss. CiCo diet works on a simply principle of reducing calorie intake and increasing calorie spending. Many diets in the past have suggested similar solution for controlling weight but this could lead to nutritional deficiency. Many users on Reddit have reported positive results by following CiCo diet.

Research Links Air Pollution to Weaker Bones and Osteoporosis

Research Links Air Pollution to Weaker Bones and Osteoporosis

Two recently conducted studies have found a link between osteoporosis and long term exposure to air pollution. Results of both studies have been published in journal The Lancet Planetary Health. The studies were joint effort of researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, New England Research Institute, Northwestern University, the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.

Majority of Medical Marijuana Products Have Mislabeling Issues: Study

Majority of Medical Marijuana Products Have Mislabeling Issues: Study

Nearly two-third of Medical marijuana products suffer from mislabeling, as per a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. While medical marijuana marketers claim positive impact of products for chronic pain, seizures, PTSD and many other ailments, the labeling of products is correct only in 31 percent of the cases evaluated by the study team. Medical marijuana enjoys legal status in 29 states but it is still illegal under federal law. Due to its legal status, the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t regulate derivates of marijuana.

Drug overdose deaths rise by 21 percent in 2016: CDC

Drug overdose deaths rise by 21 percent in 2016: CDC

Drug overdose related deaths increased by 21 percent across the United States, as per the latest report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC report informed that 20 people on an average died for every 100,000 Americans in year 2016. The report added that death due to heart disease, HIV, liver disease and suicide declined during the period under review.

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Regular Red Wine Boosts Fertility Among Women: Research

Regular Red Wine Boosts Fertility Among Women: Research

Regular consumption of red wine has been linked to many health benefits in the past. A new research has now linked regular red wine consumption to better fertility among women. The research team at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri suggests that due to high amount of resveratrol, red wine protects cells from biological stress and boosts fertility.

Atomic-level images reveal the reason behind exploding batteries

Atomic-level images reveal the reason behind exploding batteries

A research project aiming to find the reason behind exploding batteries has analyzed atomic-level images of dendrites. The research team noted that these dendrites are capable of penetrating the battery compartments and this process fails the battery. The project team used cryo-electron microscopy to figure out the reason behind failing batteries.

Too much exercise can raise early death risk: Study

Too much exercise can raise early death risk: Study

Exercise for extended periods on a regular basis can raise the risk of heart disease, as per a new study. A research team in Chicago compared heart disease rate among men with moderate exercise to those engaging in increased workout schedules. The study team found nearly twice the risk of heart disease among men exercising 7 hours or more per week compared to men who engaged in moderate exercise.

Astronomers develop computer simulation showcasing orbit of Planet Nine

Astronomers develop computer simulation showcasing orbit of Planet Nine

Astronomers have developed a computer simulation that suggests the orbit of mysterious planet 9 in the solar system. The research team suggests that the elusive planet 9 could be in the very far regions of the solar system. A research paper published in January 2016 suggested existence of a massive planet beyond Neptune. Due to large orbit of the planet, it would not be easy for astronomers to spot it.

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