Health

Latest stories on health and diseases from The Talking Democrat

5 good reasons to reduce your consumption of meat

Reducing meat consumption is beneficial in more ways than one. Whether it’s for health issues or out of moral…

Why eating fish is good for the brain

“Why is fish good for the brain?” We hear about it quite often: eat fish to have a healthy…

A flesh-eating bacteria is wreaking havoc in Australia

An outbreak of Buruli ulcer, an infectious disease that causes serious injury to the limbs, is spreading in Australia….

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Fertility problems increase the risk of asthma in children

When parents resort to fertility treatments, the risk of the newborn suffering from asthma is higher.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation: a safe, non-invasive way to relieve migraine

British researchers have developed a portable transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) device to treat migraines at home. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)…

People addicted to social media and those addicted to alcohol share similar traits

Australian researchers have analyzed the character traits of people addicted to social networks and others with risky drinking. They…

Researchers have discovered a link between obesity and smell

New Zealand researchers believe that obese people have a reduced ability to detect and recognize odors compared to people…

Americans are getting fatter and shorter

A government report estimates that average weight, waist circumference, and body mass index (BMI) increased among Americans between 1999…

Increasing the level of physical activity improves the mood of bipolar patients

In adults with bipolar disorder, increasing the level of physical activity can boost mood and energy. Bipolarity, which is characterized…

Living with animals reduces the risk of allergies

A new study by scientists from Gothenburg (Sweden) reveals that children growing up with animals are less likely to…

The weird phenomenon of sleep-texting

According to a recent study, nearly 25% of students have already sent text messages in their sleep. Of these,…

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Thailand becomes first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana

Thailand has legalized the cultivation of cannabis for medical use, becoming the first country in Asia to enter a…

Vegetable Milk

The risk is obesity doubles in babies who have consumed too much vegetable milk

A few years ago, Swedish researchers linked the consumption of vegetable drinks at six months of age to a…

Is the vegan bad for children

A girl suffers from rickets because of her vegan parents

In Australia, a couple of parents who imposed a vegan diet on their children had to face mistreatment in…

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Marijuana reprograms sperm DNA

According to a US study published in the journal Epigenetics, consuming cannabis would alter the genetic profile of sperm. Consuming…

HIV virus

French researchers have found a way to end the HIV virus

A group of researchers from the Pasteur Institute in France has taken a new step in the fight against…