Dutch researchers claim that dairy products might not have such an important effect on people’s longevity, despite worries about the saturated fats contained by them. The study in question was conducted on more than 120,000 older adults, who were monitored over a decade, and was funded by the Dutch Dairy Foundation.
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A recent study shows that air pollution has the power of alcohol, coffee or physical exertion in triggering a heart attack, posing a risk which is higher than the one when using cocaine.
Comparing two of the most popular weight lost surgeries, namely gastric bypass and lap-band device, a recent study has reached the conclusion that the former is more efficient. It is a fact that the obese diabetics who underwent gastric bypass surgery lost 64 percent of their excess weight after a year, whereas the patients that were treated with Allergan Inc’s Lap-Band device shed only 36 percent of their extra pounds in the same period of time.
Cancer researchers have succeeded in identifying the first oncogene in the last five years, discovering the particular DNA segment that can trigger an aggressive form of breast cancer.
A suspected outbreak of food poisoning has affected more than 950 schoolchildren from nine schools on Japanese northern island Hokkaido.
Although energy drinks are enjoying high sales as never before in the U.S., medical experts warn that their ingredients might be harmful to the consumers’ health.
Obesity is one of the most worrying health concerns nowadays, with rates increasing from one year to another. What is even worse resides in that the problems with the body mass index affect more and more children. Unfortunately, few are the obesity programs aimed at youth that show long-term success in terms of keeping the participants involved during the program and still motivated after its end.
Despite already undergoing seven hours of major surgery, Renault’s driver Robert Kubica needs even further interventions on the injuries suffered in a rally crash in Italy on Sunday. The driver partially severed his right hand in the accident and sustained multiple fractures on his right arm and leg.
Dutch researchers claim that the newborns’ size depends on their mothers’ age. They say that it is more likely for older women to give birth to bigger babies, whereas younger females have smaller newborns.
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) conducted studies which show that about a third of all common cancers in the United States, China and Britain might be avoided with the help of simple life changes, including eating healthier, drinking less alcohol and exercising more.