Health

Latest stories on health and diseases from The Talking Democrat

Man Smoking a Cigarette

Cigarette smoking on the rise in Africa

Despite a global downward trend, smoking continues to increase in Africa. According to the latest Tobacco Atlas report, this…

Vitamin D cancer

Vitamin D reduces the risk of cancer according to new study

According to a recently published study shows that, the higher the levels of vitamin D in a person system’s,…

cervical cancer

Australia to become the first country to eradicate cervical cancer

Australia is on the right track to completely eliminate cervical cancer. Since 2007, the country has been vaccinating all…

MRI Coma Outcome

Doctors may soon be able to predict coma outcome thanks new imaging technique

Belgian, French and Italian researchers have developed a new medical imaging technique, a quantitative MRI, which would make it…

New protein could target all cancer cells

A new protein important for the fight against cancer has just been discovered. It reportedly has the ability to…

US dentists are dying of a mysterious lung disease

Something mysterious is happening to US dentists. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has found a pattern of American…

Pregnant Women

Pregnant women are at a higher risk of catching the HIV virus

According to a new American study, the risk of the probability of HIV transmission can increase fourfold for pregnant…

Tattoo Removal

Scientists have the discovered the reason why tattoos last so long

When it comes to tattoos, one thing has always fascinated scientists: how does a tattoo manage to last so…

The best way to remove a tattoo

French researchers have discovered how tattoo ink is transmitted from dying cells to living ones, paving the way for…

types of diabetes

There are five types of diabetes instead of two

The current classification of diabetes, although insufficient by the experts’ own admission, comprises two main forms: type 1 diabetes…

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding protects women against diabetes

Pregnancy causes many metabolic changes with post-meal sugar and triglyceride fluctuations and insulin secretion. A new 30-year study shows…

Fast food is changing our genes

Researchers at the University of Bonn, Germany, discovered that eating fatty and sugary foods affects our immune system and…

What is an emotional miser?

If you have the impression that your partner is cold, distant and never reveals his or her feelings, you…

What is bipolar disorder?

The term “bipolar” is quite often used wrongly to describe people who change mood easily. While that might be…

Holding Hands Pain Relief

Study: holding hands relieves pain in suffering partners

The simply act of holding the hand of a person who is suffering allows you not only to synchronize…

Not Pooping for 45 Days

What happens when you don’t poop for 45 days

In England, a 24-year-old man is currently refusing to poop, allegedly to dissimulate drugs that he had used. Or…