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PHE spreads awareness about signs that suggest you need doctor’s advice

PHE spreads awareness about signs that suggest you need doctor’s advice

Public Health England (PHE) and health charities are jointly raising awareness regarding symptoms for lung conditions that suggest you to visit a doctor. PHE said identifying signs earlier can make treatment more possible. They are raising awareness as part a campaign that targets men and women aged 50 and over.

The campaign also includes awareness regarding cancer and heart disease. It focuses on older people because they are more vulnerable to many kinds of diseases, such as coronary heart disease, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Bronze Age people at Britain’s Pompeii lived much resourceful life than previously believed

Bronze Age people at Britain’s Pompeii lived much resourceful life than previously believed

Archeologists found evidence that suggests people from Bronze Age were engaged in competition with their neighbors. They kept latest needed items for living a better life. The evidences were found from the Must Farm Quarry, which is also known as Britain’s Pompeii that got destroyed in the fire 3,000 years ago.

Witnessing stressful event increases odds for mentally ill patients to engage in violent crime

Witnessing stressful event increases odds for mentally ill patients to engage in violent crime

Stressful experiences are not healthy for both, people with mental illness, and without psychiatric disorders. But researchers said that the former category is affected at the greater extent. They are more likely to indulge into violent crime in the week following the trauma.

Study’s co-author Seena Fazel, professor of forensic psychiatry at the University of Oxford in England, explained that stressful events like being victimized, injured in an accident, losing parent or self harming, act as triggers.

Global Obesity: People should Reduce Amount of Calories They Consume From Fat

Global Obesity: People should Reduce Amount of Calories They Consume From Fat

Instead of giving too much attention to sugar in battle against obesity, it is important to consider fat consumption, suggested a new study by a team of researchers at the University of Glasgow. It even claimed that fat is more responsible for global obesity crisis than sugar.

The team found that people who are obese or overweight consumed more calories from fat, rather than sugar. The study suggests people to think of reducing their overall calorie intake, said Jill Pell, a researcher at the University of Glasgow and an author of the study.

Research reveals ineffectiveness of Pregnancy Multivitamins

Research reveals ineffectiveness of Pregnancy Multivitamins

Researchers have revealed that the consumption of multivitamins during pregnancy is a complete waste of money, since majority of the pregnant women do not require multivitamins. The researchers suggested in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin that after analyzing all the evidence, they came to the conclusion that supplements did not play any role in boosting the well-being of mothers or babies.

Computer simulations show how bacteria could build and power microscopic wind farms

Computer simulations show how bacteria could build and power microscopic wind farms

Researchers at Oxford University asserted computer simulations have shown how bacteria could construct and power microscopic wind farms. They believe one day such wind farms could power microscopic engines for self-assembled and self-powered devices.

Research: Statins probably associated with improved survival in lung, breast, prostate, and bowel cancers

Research: Statins probably associated with improved survival in lung, breast, prostate, and bowel cancers

A research presented at Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2016 suggested that use of statins could be linked to decreased mortality and enhanced survival in lung, breast, prostate, and bowel cancers.

Dr Carter of Aston University said that that as per their research, there’s something related to possessing high cholesterol diagnosis that boosts survival and the extent to which all this happened was very prominent in the four studied cancers.

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