Competitive people are more prone to drug consumption

Hostile and competitive people are more likely to give in to drug consumption, according to a study published by a research group at the University of Cordoba (Spain). When a person faces a decision regarding these kinds of substances, multiple factors come into play, such as social environment, family history and past experiences. Now, this

Financial hardship in cancer: The role of health insurance literacy

A new American Cancer Society study links health insurance literacy with medical financial hardship as well as non-medical financial sacrifices among adult cancer survivors in the United States. The authors say the study indicates that health insurance literacy may be an important intervention for addressing financial problems associated with cancer. The report appears in JNCI

Dopamine agonists tied to higher risk for psychiatric events

(HealthDay)—Patients with primary restless leg syndrome who begin dopamine agonist (DA) therapy may be at increased risk for adverse psychiatric events, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Cheryl Hankin, Ph.D., from BioMedEcon in Moss Beach, California, and colleagues evaluated the association between DA initiation and

Just Like Us! Jennifer Aniston Reposts Hilarious Workout Pic on Instagram

Even Jennifer Aniston is beat after an intense workout! The actress shared a hilarious photo of herself passed out post-boxing after joining Instagram. “Look who it is!!” Aniston’s trainer, Leyon Azubuike, captioned the original post on Tuesday, October 15. “Welcome to @instagram champ!! @jenniferaniston. #Champ #Fitness #Boxing.” https://www.instagram.com/p/B3qEhAPgqmn/ Look who it is!! 😃🙌🏿Welcome to @instagram

New international exercise guidelines for cancer survivors

For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there’s growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. But how much, and what type of exercise, is needed? A recent review of research, conducted by an international group of experts led by the University of British Columbia, has resulted in the development of new

Prince Harry Tells Duchess Meghan She Looks Amazing After Son's Birth

Prince Harry had some encouraging words for Duchess Meghan five months after she gave birth to their son, Archie Harrison-Mountbatten Windsor. When the royal couple attended the WellChild Awards on Tuesday, October 15, they spoke with 10-year-old winner Emmie Narayn-Nicholas and her mom, Eve. “They were very lovely,” Eve told Hello! magazine. “When she sat

Herpes vaccine is a winner in animals. Next up: Testing on humans.

For nearly a century, efforts to develop a vaccine to prevent genital herpes have failed. At least nine prospects, including several that made it to late-stage human testing, have flopped in the last decade. Considering that history, University of Pennsylvania scientists are justifiably excited about their vaccine against the herpes simplex 2 virus, even though

Exam stress may not be fun, but it can help you get better grades

Two-thirds of young people experience levels of exam stress that mental health organization ReachOut describes as “worrying.” Research shows high levels of exam stress can interfere with attention and reduce working memory, leading to lower performance. Early experiences of anxiety and stress can also set a precedent for mental-health problems in adulthood. But how we

Osteoporosis: bone fracture as a warning sign

Bone loss, also osteoporosis called, develops over a long period of time. A bone fracture is often the first symptom of the disease. Who is particularly at risk, as you can see in osteoporosis, and after the first fracture, effective treatment, specialist doctors will inform on Thursday, 17. October 2019, on free reader phone. Call!

Thousands of children are suffering burns from tea and coffee

Thousands of children are suffering burns from tea and coffee as health experts warn about the dangers of hot drinks Almost 900 accidents in 2018 in under two-year-olds were from hot drinks Total of 35,000 under-16s in England and Wales burned in five years Surgeons warned child burn victims need operations over a lifetime Thousands of

Women's miscarriage risks may double if partners smoke weed often

Women’s miscarriage risks DOUBLE when their partners smoke weed more than once a week, study suggests About 37 million Americans use marijuana, including a growing number of pregnant women – despite doctors’ warnings not to  Research on the fertility and fetal health effects of pot has yielded mix results   Boston University researchers found that when