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Latest stories on health and diseases from The Talking Democrat

Probiotics may not be as beneficial as previously thought

According to a recent study, after the administration of an antibiotic, probiotics would not have the expected beneficial effect…

Fish Oil during pregnancy

Fish oils during pregnancy, beneficial to the proper growth of the child

We already know that the diet of the future mother is important for the good development and health of…

This bacterium is spreading to hospitals around the world

Researchers have identified white staphylococcus variants that are resistant to antibiotics. They are able to infect the weakest patients…

Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery Risks

The Brazilian Butt Lift is the most dangerous of plastic surgeries

Increasingly requested, the Brazilian Butt Lift has the highest mortality rate of all cosmetic surgery operations according to a…

red-blood-cells

Making universal blood becomes possible thanks to an enzyme

Canadian researchers have discovered that an enzyme in the gut microbiota can turn any group blood into universal blood….

Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol consumption during adolescence increases the risk of prostate cancer

American researchers have found that alcohol use during adolescence — from 7 drinks per week — was associated with…

Rare “flesh-eating” STI diagnosed in a British woman

A young British woman has contracted this year a rare sexually transmitted infection (STI) called donovanosis, which can cause…

Bing-drinking causes weight gain

It’s proven: binge-drinking makes people fat. Excessive consumption of alcohol (even punctual) can lead to weight gain. Explanations. To lose…

Patient zero of New York’s 2013 measles outbreak finally identified

Patient zero of New York City’s 2013 measles outbreak has finally been found. According to a recent study of…

Moderate alcohol consumption may reduce the risk of dementia

According to a British study, moderate drinkers are less likely to suffer from dementia than abstainers. People who never drink…

Lung cancer will kill 40% more women by 2030

The lung cancer mortality rate for women is expected to increase by over 40% by 2030, according to a…

Erectile Dysfunction

Physical activity may reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction can alter a couple’s life and become a real handicap. Medication treatments are often thought of as…

Girl Physical Activity Breast Cancer

Physical Activity in adolescence may reduce the risk of breast cancer

Women are more likely to develop breast cancer if they have mutations in one of two genes. These genes,…

Alzheimer's Disease

A liver in poor health could cause Alzheimer’s disease

What causes Alzheimer’s disease? It’s still an enigma. Researchers, however, have just discovered an element that could increase the…

New type Ebola virus discovered in Sierra Leone

On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, the Congolese government declared the end of the Ebola epidemic that has killed 33…

Medical Marijuana soon to be legal in the UK

British Interior Minister Sajid Javid announced on Thursday (July 26th) that therapeutic cannabis would be allowed in the UK…