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Strenuous Workout Schedule Could Lead to Lower Libido Among Men: Research

Strenuous Workout Schedule Could Lead to Lower Libido Among Men: Research

Men who engage in high intensity exercise have higher chances of suffering from decline in libido compared to men with moderate or light workout schedule, according to a research conducted by a team of researchers at the University of North Carolina. Exercise is considered as an important factor in improving sex life and libido but too much of exercise could be bad. The research team suggested that people undergoing strenuous exercise could get too tired for performance in bed. Other reason could be post-exercise drop in testosterone level.

Heroin Overdose Issue Required Urgent Attention: CDC Review

Heroin Overdose Issue Required Urgent Attention: CDC Review

Heroin overdose accounts for nearly 25 percent of overdose cases in the United States as per a new CDC review on opioid related deaths across the country. Compared to year 2010 when nearly 50 percent of overdose deaths were due to opioid overdose, the number has increased to 60 percent in 2015. In 1999, just 6 percent of overdoses were linked to heroin and now it accounts for nearly 25 percent of overdose cases.

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Straight Women Getting Less Pleasure in the Bedroom: Online Survey

Straight Women Getting Less Pleasure in the Bedroom: Online Survey

A survey conducted on NBC News website has revealed that straight women are missing out on orgasms compared to other groups. Female orgasm has remained elusive and many studies conducted in the past have linked it to many factors outside the bedroom. The survey involved 52,000 participants in age group 18 – 65 years. The results of study conducted on survey outcomes has been published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Heroin epidemic continues to claim lives: CDC report

Heroin epidemic continues to claim lives: CDC report

Deaths from heroin overdoses have more than tripled across the United States in the past five years, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) revealed in its latest report.

According to the report, one in every four drug overdoses (25 per cent) in 2015 was related to the illegal potent drug heroin. In 1999, the percentage was merely 6 per cent of all overdose cases related to heroine.

The federal agency also warned that adults in the age group of 45-54 years had the highest drug overdose-related death rate in the nation.

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Hospitalized asylum seeker returned to Texas detention center: ICE

Hospitalized asylum seeker returned to Texas detention center: ICE

A young Salvadoran woman, who is seeking asylum in the United States, has been sent back to a detention center in Texas after she spent around a couple of weeks in a hospital, immigration officials confirmed on Thursday.

Sara Beltran Hernandez, 26, has reportedly been diagnosed with a brain tumor, and a neurosurgeon is yet to let her know if the tumor is cancerous. She spent nearly two weeks in a hospital, and sought a humanitarian parole but was denied.

Healthy heart in midlife lowers dementia risk later: Research

Healthy heart in midlife lowers dementia risk later: researchers say

Those who keep their heart healthy in midlife may have lower risk of dementia later in life, a study involving more than 15,000 American adults suggested.

Researchers analyzed information from thousands of adults in the age group of 45 to 64 years, and followed them for a period of 25 years. During the study period, nearly 1,500 participants developed the devastating disease of dementia.

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Study links same-sex marriage with drop in teen suicide attempts

Study links same-sex marriage with drop in teen suicide attempts

A new survey has revealed that the rate of suicide attempts among high school teens in the United States fell in states that enacted and implemented same-sex marriage laws.

A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health analyzed 17 years of data involving nearly 700,000 public high school students, and found that same-sex marriage policies were linked with an estimated 7 per cent fall in teen’s reported suicide attempts.

Life Expectancy Reports Projects Gains for South Korea and Hungary

Life Expectancy Reports Projects Gains for South Korea and Hungary

Life expectancy improves with better healthcare services and proper care for children during first few years of their life. Life expectancy has witnessed improvement in majority of developed nations as the healthcare system has improved and access to healthcare services has widened for majority of population. The latest report on life expectancy has provided important insights on healthcare and life expectancy in 35 countries across the world. The report suggests that women in South Korea and men in Hungary will have the highest life expectancy by year 2030.

Heart and lung transplant saves Chicago teen’s life

Heart-lung transplant saves Chicago teen’s life

After a successful heart-lung transplant surgery, a 15-year-old Chicago teen is looking forward to return to routine activities that boys of his age typically enjoy.

Spencer Kolman underwent the heart-lung transplant surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital on 29th of November last year. He is now thrilled that he no longer has to depend on an oxygen tank to survive and get around.

APA warns members not to psychoanalyze President Trump

APA warns members not to psychoanalyze President Trump

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has warned its members not to psychoanalyze President Donald Trump, saying it breeches the organization’s code of ethics.

The APA issued the warning after multiple psychologists psychoanalyzed Mr. Trump’s behavior, and claimed that he is a psychopath or a sociopath – terms that are often misunderstood. Some professional psychologists claimed that Mr. Trump is suffering from a personality disorder.

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