Heavy Cannabis Use Tied to Reduced Bone Density, Fractures

A man smokes marijuana during at a demonstration in favor of legalizing marijuana outside the Senate in Mexico City, Friday April 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Heavy marijuana smoking over a long period of time is already known to have detrimental impact on your physical and mental health. Using cannabis very regularly is

Calcium Pills Can Cause Plaque Buildup in Arteries, Heart Attack


New research warns that taking calcium in the form of supplements, but not from calcium-rich foods, could have a harmful impact on your heart. The 10-year study

Some High Blood Pressure Drugs May Up Depression Risk – Study


Attention, hypertension patients! A new study has come up with some alarming findings on the use of some high blood pressure drugs. Some commonly prescribed blood pressure

Arthritis Drug May Also Help Treat Rare Eye Disease – Study


Scientists at the Medical University of Vienna in Austria have found cure for a rare eye disease in an existing medication. According to the researchers, a popular

Breast Milk Protects Newborns From Diseases Much Like Vaccines – Study


Probably we all are aware of the superpowers of breast milk. Mother’s milk contains proteins, vitamins, minerals, lipids and carbohydrates, making it the optimal source of nutrition

Even Too Much Water Intake Could Cause Fatal Intoxication


You might have often heard it a gazillion times that health benefits of drinking six to eight glasses of water everyday are plenty, ranging from clearing skin

Beware! Intake of Sugary Drinks May Up Cancer Risk

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If findings of a new study are to be believed then consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and juices can increase a person’s risk of developing certain types of

Spinach Can Enhance Sports Performance at High Altitudes

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Consuming nitrate-rich green veggies like spinach can give a significant boost to an individual’s sports performance, particularly at high altitudes where oxygen levels are lower, a new

Early Marijuana Use May Hamper IQ Level and Brain Function – Study


Heavy use of marijuana is already known to have adverse effects on brain, causing irreversible brain damage, specifically to adolescents. Now, a novel study comes up with

Walking Helps Seniors Recover Faster From Mobility-limiting Disability – Study


Walking, a simple yet powerful workout, can help high-risk elderly patients stay mobile following mobility-limiting disability, finds a new clinical trial. The study suggests that exercising reduces