Health

Latest stories on health and diseases from The Talking Democrat

New blood test to detect skin cancer at an early stage

Melanoma could be detected by a blood test. A scientific evolution that could help fight against this cancer that…

Premature birth linked to attention disorders

Babies born prematurely, even by a month, are at higher risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Children born…

fatty liver disease

European researchers have discovered how to fight fatty liver disease

Also known as “fatty liver disease” or “soda disease”, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a silent, symptom-free disease…

Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet slows down osteoporosis according to new research

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, unrefined grains, olive oil and fish can reduce hip bone loss in…

This is how cancer cells manage to avoid death

Researchers have found that lung cancer cells are resistant to death by protecting the ends of their chromosomes against…

16-year-old Canadian girl dies of Toxic Shock Syndrome

A 16-year-old Canadian high school student died suddenly last year, suffering from a syndrome of menstrual toxic shock that…

A man’s testosterone levels are linked to his childhood country

A new study conducted by English researchers shows that a man’s testosterone levels, his height, and the age of…

Eating mangoes reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

Mangoes would be a healthy fruit for the health of the heart and vessels and could be a natural…

UK: 456 patients died from drug overdose in a hospital

At the Gosport hospital in the south of England, 456 patients succumbed to an opioid overdose, according to an…

Loneliness

Loneliness increases the risk of early mortality

Loneliness is bad for the heart and is a predictor of premature death, according to the results of a…

The World Health Organization wants to remove transidentity from the list of mental illnesses

The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that gender incongruence, ie having the feeling of belonging to the opposite sex,…

Video Games

Video game addiction classified as a behavioral disorder by the WHO

For the first time, the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified video game addiction as a behavioral disorder in…

High-fat diets increase the risk of depression and obsessive behavior

A new study shows that people on a high fat diet are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety…

High blood pressure increases the risk of dementia

Can high blood pressure cause the neurological damage that causes dementia or Alzheimer’s disease after 50 years? This is…

Cannabis use may cause psychotic symptoms in teens

In adolescents, cannabis use precedes the appearance of psychotic symptoms, such as hallucinations, feelings of being watched, or the…

One-third of Americans take drugs that can cause depression

One-third of Americans are taking prescription and non-prescription medications that could increase their risk of depression, warns a study…