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Study Recommends Doctors to Prescribe e-Cigarettes to Smokers

Study Recommends Doctors to Prescribe e-Cigarettes to Smokers

British public health experts, in a new study, have suggested that encouraging E-cigarettes among smokers could cut down health risks.

The study, conducted by health authority Public Health England (PHE) revealed that the electronic cigarettes were capable of cutting down on health risks of smoking by was 95%.

“The battery-powered devices, which simulate the feeling of smoking but with nicotine inhaled in a vapour, could be a game changer in public health,” said the researchers.

REM Eating hot chillies can help you shed weight

Eating hot chillies can help you shed weight

A research paper has found hot chillies can help in shedding weight. Researchers said that red chilli receptors in the stomach can send signals of fullness in stomach. Researchers think that red chilies may help people eating less and cut down weight.

Study's lead researcher Amanda Page from the University of Adelaide's School of Medicine said that stomach muscles stretches when we have food. During this act, certain nerves are activates that sends signal to brain of stomach being full and one should stop having food.

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Three Japanese Medical Equipment Manufacturers

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Three Japanese Medical Equipment Manufacturers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to three medical equipment manufacturers for “failure” in timely reporting of infections induced due to their devices.

The three companies, including Olympus Medical Systems Corp., Fujifilm Corp. and the Pentax division of Hoya Corp, are in the dock now.

According to FDA letters, the medical device was found associated with outbreaks of superbug infections at hospitals in the US.

Study Shows Men becoming conscious about their hair

Study Shows Men becoming conscious about their hair

According to reports, men are becoming more conscious regarding their hair. It seems that they are now taking more care of their hair. It has been found in a small survey of men in Canada that they are becoming more concerned about their hair and have started believing that it is related to their self-image and masculinity.

According to Rose Ricciardelli, assistant professor of sociology at Memorial University in Newfoundland, who also authored the study, "It's increasingly acceptable to have [hair] concerns and to discuss those concerns ... it's not emasculating anymore".

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Researchers Find New Way To Quit Smoking

Researchers Find New Way To Quit Smoking

A team of researchers in a recent study has found a nicotine-chomping natural enzyme which they claim can help to successfully quit smoking. The enzyme is found in a bacterium that eats nicotine.

Study researchers said that the enzyme has been recreated in lab settings and is a good candidate for a new drug that could be targeted at smokers who are having trouble quitting.

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Michigan focuses on prevention of tobacco use by raising cigarette tax

Michigan focuses on prevention of tobacco use by raising cigarette tax

According to a report by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Michigan failed to reduce the sufferings of the people who regularly use tobacco and tobacco products. It further added that measures should be taken by conducting various cessation programs and creating awareness regarding the harmful effects of tobacco on the body.

Michigan accounts for 21.5 percent (of which 11.9 percent falls under youth category) smokers which is a big number as compared to the national average of 17.8 percent (15.7 percent in youth category).

Spicy foods can lower the risk of death

Spicy foods can lower the risk of death

According to the latest study published in BMJ, the consumption of spicy foods lowers the chances of death. People are usually seen to enjoy spicy cuisines in most countries in the form of Mexican salsas, Thai and Indian curries etc.

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Soylent 2.0 will be available in liquid form

Soylent 2.0 will be available in liquid form

According to reports, Soylent that is a meal replacement has made an announcement regarding its product: Soylent 2.0. The new product could be consumed as ready to drink and is packed in recyclable bottles. As per reports, each bottle stands for one-fifth of a daily meal plan.

As per reports, twelve bottles will be sold for $29 when they will be available for sale in October. And preorders have gone live. Similar to the original product, it'll also be sold online only, at least for the time being.

Online outrage over The Honest Company’s Sunscreen ineffectiveness

Online outrage over The Honest Company’s Sunscreen ineffectiveness

Many consumers are expressing their outrage online for actress Jessica Alba and her company, saying the brand's sunscreen does not deliver what it promises and they have risked their health by getting exposed to the sun wearing the protection which is actually not effective.

Take a walk for lower BMI

Take a walk for lower BMI

According to a new study, it is required to spend some time standing in order to maintain good health and avoid complications related to health. It has been found that standing helps improve blood sugar, fats in the blood in addition to lowering cholesterol levels, however a walk may also help lower body mass index (BMI).

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