Tag: health news

Infant walkers provide no benefit, cause much harm: Study

More than 230,000 children under 15 months of age were treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments between 1990 and 2014 due to infant walker-related injuries, according to a new study today published in the journal Pediatrics. More than 6,500 of those were cases of skull fracture, according to the study, whose authors actively support the

US, Cuba to meet on mysterious ‘health attacks’ in Havana

Interested in Cuba? National security agencies and members of Congress are frustrated by the lack of answers about what the United States describes as “health attacks” that have injured American diplomats in Cuba. A meeting Thursday between U.S. and Cuban officials was intended to try to help determine the method and motive behind those mysterious

Forget that one glass of wine, no alcohol is good for you

In 2016 in India, 42,000 deaths among women and 2.9 lakh deaths among men were attributed to alcohol consumption Alcohol is associated with one in 10 deaths globally in people aged 15-49, according to a study, ‘Global Burden of Disease’, published in The Lancet. Overall, alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths each year worldwide,

16 Things You Can Catch From Your Pet

Dogs, cats, parrots, hamsters, and, for some people, even snakes and rats are often our best friends–and for good reason. Pet owners have lower blood pressure and less stress, and they exercise more, among other benefits. Kids who grow up with pets are actually less likely to end up with allergies. But pets can sometimes

Know how obesity may cause early onset of Alzheimer’s

The results showed that ageing, combined with a high fat and high sugar diet, results in increased inflammation and stress in the hippocampus — responsible for long-term memory While ageing has been long identified as a significant risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study shows that obesity during middle age may contribute to the