A new research conducted by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has shed new light on the relative risks of vaping and smoking. According to the research, opting for vaping products with top vape flavours instead of traditional cigarettes can lead to a substantial reduction in exposure to toxicants that are known to contribute to cancer, lung disease, and cardiovascular disease. This comprehensive study, which was commissioned by the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities in …Read More
If you’re aiming for a healthier lifestyle, you might think of trying 10,000 steps a day. However, this concept is not rooted in scientific evidence.
In the 60s, a Japanese company developed an early pedometer and named it the “10,000-step meter”. Since then, the idea of taking 10,000 steps daily has gained much recognition.
Recent research has shed light on the effects of step count. The optimal number of steps varies depending on age. For individuals under 60, it is 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day. On the other hand, those over 60 need 6,000 to 8,000 steps daily.
Studies are still ongoing. They are …
Pancreatic cancer is known for its low survival rates and limited treatment options. Fortunately, it is now showing signs of potential improvement with the use of messenger RNA vaccines.
RNA vaccines are known for their effectiveness against COVID-19. They have demonstrated promising results in a recent trial targeting pancreatic cancer.
In the study, half of the 16 patients who received mRNA cancer vaccines did not experience tumor recurrence after a year and a half. However, further research involving larger studies is necessary to confirm these findings.
Pancreatic cancer has alarmingly high mortality rates. It …
A new variant of the COVID virus, named Arcturus, has attracted global attention. This is because of its rapid transmission as well as the unexpected symptom it causes.
It was initially detected in India but has rapidly spread to numerous countries. The World Health Organization has classified Arcturus as a variant of interest. It is associated with genetic changes and competitive advantage over other circulating variants.
Arcturus is associated with red and irritated eyes. Although the presence of pink eye may appear alarming, experts say viral conjunctivitis is not a major concern by itself. They also claim Arcturus does …