Researchers at Lund University have linked low levels of the hormone enkephaline to an increased risk of breast cancer in women--a hormone comprised of pain and anxiety-reducing properties that reinforces the immune system by directly affecting immune cells.
Previous studies have discussed the dangers of prolonged sitting. Yet now, new findings published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention reveal that women who sit for extended periods of time may be at an increased risk of breast cancer.
New findings published in the journal PLOS ONE suggest that getting a college degree could actually reduce the risk of early mortality.
New findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not always caused from an accelerated decline of lung function is not a prerequisite for COPD.
New findings published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry reveal that smoking could increase the risk of developing certain mental illnesses.
New findings published in the journal Environment and Behaviour examine why some would prefer to take the stairs over the elevator and vice versa. Looking at issues like these could help to get more people up and moving, to lower obesity rates and to prevent the risk of future health problems.
New findings published in the journal Nature reveal that the common female hormone progesterone may boost the lifespan of breast cancer patients.
Could the ability to imagine the smell of your favorite foods increase obesity risk?
New findings published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine reveal that a simple heart scan can detect an individuals risk of early death, with coronary artery calcification (CAC) scans identifying patients at risk.
New findings published in JAMA Neurology reveal that only a small fraction of pregnancies occur in women with epilepsy. However, for that 0.3 percent and 0.5 percent that have children, they are more prone to high risk complications that may result in death.
Could mass killings and school shootings in the United States actually be contagious?