In the U.S., vaping is all the rage. It has become so common among youngsters that the newfangled bad habit has recently been called an epidemic. In an attempt to fight the spread of e-cigarettes, the FDA launched a campaign called the Real Cost, and its recent sci-fi-inspired ad is now deemed controversial by many.
Do you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as an adult? Or have you recently been diagnosed with lung cancer but never had any symptoms and assumptions?
Though there is little information concerning the risks of electronic tobacco products, studies claim that smoking them brings much more harm than we could even contemplate.
With more people converting from common smokers to e-cigarette vapers, and more youngsters falling victim to the new trend, researchers aim to reveal what harm smoking e-cigarettes brings. It is clear that the tobacco contained in the liquid is dangerous, but it turns out that the flavorings added in it are no less noxious.
There are so many factors that affect our health – and these effects can be both beneficial and detrimental – that it is difficult to say which ones are major contributors, and which ones are not that significant. In a new research, scientists revealed that smoking can be less evil than being lonely – even if you smoke more than a dozen a day.
Modern people are quick to treat their anxiety as something really serious. Many of us tend to take pills whenever it seems we are worrying too much or, conversely, experiencing euphoria. Doctors are likely to prescribe antidepressants, even if anxiety does not strike on a regular basis. With antidepressant use surging in the USA, more and more people are realizing they are addicted to these drugs.
Vaping has become extremely popular among teens. Although it is not a healthier alternative for the young, more and more girls and boys are becoming addicted to vaping. There are different kinds of it, and one of them, which has appeared only recently, is definitely a threat to teenagers’ health. Meet the Juul: a thing with sleek design and poison inside.
The popularity of common cigarette substitutes is growing, and more people are starting using e-cigarettes. Although these are advertised as a safe alternative to tobacco, it appears that vaping is really dangerous, and this assumption is backed by a variety of scientific evidence.
Everyone wants to be more productive and be able to do as many things a day as possible. Everyone wants to become smarter, healthier and just better. But every time we want to start to move in this direction our bad habits do not allow us to do it. So, maybe we should get rid of them to make ourselves better?
Millions of people around the world suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, but the only thing doctors can do is to help patients to cope with the symptoms. The tasks of the scientific and medical community is to stop or to slow down the destruction of the joints of people who have this disease and to make the patients’ lives as comfortable as possible. But it requires deep understanding of the biology of the disease that restricts the movement of patients.
The BMJ (British Medical Journal) studies suggest that there is no smoking pattern that will allow you to stay on the safe side. Many smokers think that if you smoke only one cigarette a day, you will have one twentieth risk as compared to those who smoke a whole pack a day, but the scientists have arrived at a conclusion that it is absolutely wrong. According to the research, even if you smoke only one cigarette per day, you still have a 50% higher risk of getting a CVD and a 30% higher risk of having a stroke as oppos
Scientists and common people all over the world wonder what makes us happy. Is it money and fame, or is it friends, family and healthy life?
According to statistics, up to 30% of people coming to see a doctor have very real symptoms that cannot be explained medically. Can paralysis and blindness really be caused by our mind? In this article, we explore the nature of psychosomatic disease.
Many of us suffer from excessive anxiety about what we eat. Someone regularly picks yolks out of eggs cooked for breakfast, someone decides to completely abandon products with sugar, and someone is sure that animal fats can cause all diseases at once. Of course, everyone has the right to decide what is best for his or her body, but sometimes such concerns turn into paranoia, when the most harmless snack precedes a scrupulous study of how healthy each component is.
Why do we age? Can we slow this process down? Is it programmed in our DNA and what discovered Dongsheng Cai and his team about a connection between aging, stem cells and hypothalamus? Find out in this article.
A Friday night is definitely one of the most expected days of the week. It’s quite natural that most people prefer having some rest in night clubs, restaurants or at home with some amount of alcohol to feel relaxed. Do you have such a popular habit? If your answer is “Yes”, you should read further.
By 2015 over a billion people own a smartphone worldwide and by April 2015 the cell phone lines in Spain were more than 53.6 million which represented a 1.4% increase over the previous year. Data even shows that younger children now use cell phones as about 30% of 10-year-old Spanish children use a cell phone. The phones are used for a wide range of tasks from calling to checking emails and use of social media.
Let’s raise our glasses in a toast to your health. Sound familiar, doesn’t it? And what about raising glasses of champagne in a toast to our healthy hearts? Somewhat less familiar, isn’t it? However, it is as romantic as it is true to life. If you have raised glasses of champagne or wine in a toast, you are about to do a good thing to your heart and vessels.
Nowadays smoking is not as popular as it used to be, as more and more governments are striving to introduce new measures to eliminate such a phenomenon from the society. However, even if a person quits smoking, his or her lungs are already damaged. American researchers have recently revealed that consuming tomatoes and apples on a daily basis in large amounts could help reverse the smoke damage and repair lungs. The effect was seen in both those who had never smoked and ex-smokers.
When you decide to stop smoking, you need to use the reasons to quit smoking as a main advantage. In fact, the list of reasons to quit smoking can be endless, it may include your friends' names, family, and the external and internal environments. Here are the reasons to quit smoking Risk of cancer We all know that smoking causes cancer. Lung cancer is the most dangerous negative effect of smoking. Moreover, it increases the risks of having other cancer types, for instance, mouth cancer, bladder cancer, cancer of ...