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Mammograms Could Be Harmful

November 30, 2013


When it comes to developing diseases such as breast cancer, prevention is always better than cure. For this, developing a healthy lifestyle early in life is one’s best health insurance. Screening for diseases is a good intervention but healthy habits are key. According to a research study mammograms on young women who are BRCA mutation […]

Processed Meat-Increased Risk For CVD & Cancer

April 16, 2013


For healthy eating, Canada Food Guide uses a rainbow to illustrate the importance of each food group.  The food group that is least important to a healthy eating pattern is ‘meat.’ There is a good reason for identifying this food group as not being important as the others; there are limits to its daily use. […]

Lack Of Physical Activity Bad For Sperm

February 15, 2013


Being physically active has many health benefits and lack of it can cause many health problems. Lack of physical activity is associated with non-communicable diseases; it is a health risk factor for cancer, heart disease, strokes and respiratory problems. Lack of physical activity contributes to overweight and obesity, to lose weight and keep it off […]

Exposure To Molds In infancy Can Cause Childhood Asthma

August 24, 2011


According to a recent research study, infants’ exposure to molds play a role in childhood asthma. Researchers analyzed data over 7 years on 176 children. It was an allergy and air pollution study using the environmental relative moldiness index (ERMI). RESULT– According to the report, 31 of the 176 children were asthmatic at age 7. […]

Does Cesarean Section Play A Role In Obesity?

May 20, 2011


Researchers found a link between cesarean sections and obesity. The study was conducted in Brazil and found that 15% of babies delivered by cesarean section were obese adults compared to 10% of those delivered vaginally. More than 2,000 23-25 year olds were involved in the study. Some experts believe that babies born by cesarean section […]

Non-Smokers Mortality Reduced By A Healthy Lifstyle

April 28, 2011


Smoking is a risk factor for many diseases and premature death and is at the top of the list as a major health risk. There are other risk factors; however, that cause disease and premature deaths. These risk factors are outlined in our health program for consumer health education. Researchers wanted to know how other […]

Diet Soda Linked to Strokes- Study

February 27, 2011


According to a recent research report, people who drink diet soda are more likely to develop strokes than those who don’t drink any. The study involved 2,564 participants age 69 on average. They completed a food questionaire on: The type of soda they drink How often they drink soda Researchers found those who drank the […]

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