Category: Health

No, deodorant does not cause breast cancer! Myths a radiologist must keep debunking

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Let’s talk breasts. It’s a topic Dr. Amy Patel spends a lot of time discussing in…

Study examines well water testing promotion in pediatric primary care

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Findings from a new study conducted by a team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of…

High fat or ‘ketogenic’ diets could prevent, reverse heart failure

Kyle S. McCommis, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Saint Louis University. Credit: Saint Louis…

Former Facebook moderators sound alarm over treatment of workers ahead of US election

Facebook Ex-moderators tell the Guardian Facebook underpays and mistreats contractors responsible for policing hate speech Content moderators work at a…

Firms sign up to #10000BlackInterns scheme for workplace diversity

Business NHS, Linklaters and PwC among companies pledging to cumulatively hire 10,000 black interns as part of campaign The #10000BlackInterns…

Air pollution, green space and built environment characteristics may influence body mass index

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Exposure to higher air pollution levels and greater population density during the early months of life…

State gun laws may help curb violence across state lines

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers find that strong state firearm laws are associated…

Hard physical work significantly increases the risk of dementia

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The muscles and joints are not the only parts of the body to be worn down…

‘Shocking’ hack of psychotherapy records in Finland affects thousands

The confidential treatment records of tens of thousands of psychotherapy patients in Finland have been hacked and some leaked online,…

Couples share heart disease risk factors and behaviors

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Risk factors for heart health, such as smoking, unhealthy diets and minimal physical activity, may seem…