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="Longer Longer nicotine-patch therapy extends abstinence
Wed, Feb 3, 2010
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Smokers who use nicotine patches for longer than the standard eight weeks may stay off cigarettes for a longer period as well.
="Quitting Quitting smoking extends life after heart attack
Fri, Jan 1, 2010
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Heart attack survivors who quit smoking live longer than those who keep puffing away. The study also found a survival advantage for smokers who did not quit but managed to cut down on cigarettes.
="Hangover Hangover impairs judgment
Tue, Dec 22, 2009
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The effects of intoxication last long after the alcohol is out of the blood, not only leaving a nasty hangover but also slowing reaction times and the ability to concentrate the next morning.
Heavy alcohol ups pancreatic cancer risk
Sat, May 23, 2009
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High daily alcohol consumption over time may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer though no association is found between low-to-moderate alcohol intake and risk of pancreatic cancer.
Delirium speeds up Alzheimer's decline
Wed, May 6, 2009
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Patients of Alzheimer's disease who experience one or more episodes of delirium have a more rapid decline in their mental capacities.
Panic attacks not linked to post-traumatic stress
Tue, May 5, 2009
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Panic attacks experienced in relation to disasters do not increase the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder.
Teens smoke pot to cope up with health issues
Mon, May 4, 2009
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Many adolescents who smoke marijuana aren't trying to get high, but are instead using pot as a way to cope with their mental and physical health problems.
Job stress tied to depression
Wed, Apr 29, 2009
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Reducing on-the-job stress and strain may lower the risk of depression.
Witnessing violence traumatic for school kids
Thu, Apr 23, 2009
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School children who witness violence, shootouts or hear gunshots may get traumatised and this may leave lasting negative effects on their health.
Smoke-free air prevents asthma flare-ups
Tue, Apr 21, 2009
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For children with asthma, reducing exposure to environmental tobacco smoke decreases their chances of an asthma flare-up
Lack of team spirit and depression
Thu, Apr 16, 2009
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Poor team spirit at the workplace may do more than drag down morale. It can make people depressed.
 
 
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