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Coronavirus: These Are the Signs You Should Be Looking for

Flu Virus
Knowledge of the symptoms of the coronavirus is essential to take quick action and contain the spread of the virus. For several weeks now, the coronavirus has been a cause for concern on several continents. The virus, which is believed to have originated in the...

Drinking and Smoking During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome by a Factor of 12

Mother and Baby
Drinking and smoking during pregnancy can increase the risk of sudden infant death by a factor of 12, the leading cause of death in the US for children under the age of one. Every woman knows that drinking and smoking are not recommended during pregnancy....

Coronavirus in China: 40 Million People and Entire Cities Quarantined

For the time being, the WHO does not yet consider this to be a global threat, despite the huge quarantine. Only a few hours after the quarantine of Wuhan and its 11 million inhabitants, on the morning of Thursday 23 January, there was a shortage:...

75% of Women Shave Their Pubic Area – a Practice That Increases the Risk of Infection

Woman Underwear
According to a new Opinion Way survey, three out of four French women regularly shave their bikini line. But this practice increases the risk of infection, gynecologists warn. Orgasms Lasts Six Seconds for Men and Twenty Seconds for Women A gesture that many women do regularly...

Japanese Study: Taking Public Transport is Better for Longevity and Health

Public Transport
A study in Osaka showed that people who use public transport are healthier than people who come to work by bike or on foot. Those who have only been on a busy metro train for an hour this morning to get to work may find...

Why Do We Gain Weight the Older We Get?

Working can have a negative impact on diet and physical activity, while maternity can increase the BMI for women. Today overweightness and obesity are real public health problems. The number of obesity cases worldwide has almost tripled since 2015. By 2016, more than 1.9 billion...

The US Not in the Top 10 Best Countries to Raise a Child In

Kids Playing
US News has revealed its traditional ranking of countries where it is best to live when you have children. The top 3 countries are European. But no, the US is not even in the top 10. US News has just revealed its ranking of the...

Snapchat Dysmorphia Is Sending Demand for Plastic Surgery through the Roof

Taking a Selfie
Plastic surgeons are warning of a new phenomenon called Snapchat Dysmorphia. It refers to people who are so fond of selfies that they want to look like improved versions of themselves through photographic filters in this app. This is an alarming trend for plastic surgeons...

Bamboo Cups Are Dangerous to Your Health

According to the German Federal Institute for Toxic Risk Assessment (BfR), when exposed to hot liquids, bamboo cups release compounds classified as carcinogens. While plastic coffee cups are responsible for 36,000 tons of waste per year, more and more people are turning to bamboo cups,...

Training for a Marathon Can Rejuvenate the Arteries of Novice Runners

When a beginner trains to run his first marathon, the stiffness in his arteries decreases by the equivalent of four years. The benefits of sport are regularly praised by science. Today, a new study is once again highlighting the benefits of exercise, especially running. According...