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Health News Archive - June 15, 2012

Vitamin B3 In Milk Yields Remarkable Health Benefits

Weill Cornell researchers show tiny vitamin in milk, in high doses, makes mice leaner, faster and stronger.

Obesity Affects Math Performance In School

New research has found that obesity is linked to many health problems and, based on a recent study, affects performance in math studies as well.

Common Cold Virus Can Possibly Fight Cancer

Researchers recently announced that they discovered how a common cold virus could be beneficial in eliminating tumors and jump starting an immune response when injected into the blood stream.

More than 15 percent of new HIV infections occur in children. Without treatment, only 65 percent of HIV-infected children will live until their first birthday, and fewer than half will make it to the age of two.

Think giving your grandparents omega-3 fish oil supplements will help in preventing cognitive decline? Researchers say, no!

A 15-year Danish historical cohort study was done to see how hormonal contraception can cause thrombotic stroke (blood clotting inside a brain artery) and myocardial infarction (heart attack).

Does Breast Milk Transmit HIV Or Protect Against It

More than 15 percent of new HIV infections occur in children.

Report Finds 18 Million Cancer Survivors By 2022

A recent report by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) stated that the number of Americans with a history of cancer will increase from 13.7 million to 18 million by 2022.

Sugary Drinks Don't Add To Childhood Obesity

A new study by Canadian researchers finds that children and youth who consume sugary drinks do not have any higher risk at becoming obese when compared to their peers who drink healthy beverages.

People who were sexually unfaithful without their partner's knowledge were less likely to practice safe sex than those who had other sexual relationships with their partner's consent.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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