Health

HPV infection leading to rise in number of Oral cancer cases

Pending-HVP, A Reason behind Growing Number of Oral Cancers

One of the most common sexually transmitted infections is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). The HPV 16 strain of the virus infection causes cancer to two out of every three people with oral cancer in the United States and the stats are similar for most western nations. Males are twice likely to get infected with HPV than women, claims a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the US capital on Friday.

Chromium for Weight Loss Could Lead To Cancer: Study

Chromium for Weight Loss Could Lead To Cancer: Study

Several weight loss supplements and those for controlling blood sugar contain an ingredient called chromium that helps the consumers to lose excessive weight and control insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. In addition, most of the multivitamins available in the market contain this ingredient.

No Risk to Baby’s Intelligence and Behavior on Drinking Moderate Levels of Caffeine by Pregnant Women

No Risk to Baby’s Intelligence and Behavior on Drinking Moderate Levels of Caffeine by Pregnant Women

Consuming moderate levels of caffeine everyday by pregnant women causes no harm to intellectual and behavioral nature of offspring. The new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology reassures pregnant women that they are not harming their baby’s IQ level by taking moderate levels of caffeine. According to NHS, pregnant women can still enjoy morning cup of joe without having second thought that it would cause harm to their baby.

Happiness linked to size of precuneus in Brain: Kyoto University Research

Happiness linked to size of precuneus in Brain: Kyoto University Research

Some people remain happy even with limited resources while others don’t enjoy even with all the facilities and wealth. A new study conducted by researchers at the Kyoto University in Japan has found that happiness could be linked to a part of brain. People who generally feel happy and stay calm have larger precuneus -- a region in the medial parietal lobe, according to the Japanese research team.

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