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Image credit: Deviant via shutterstock. Smoking is worse for men than women because it destroys Y chromosomes

Smoking Is Related with Loss of Y Chromosome from Cells

Public health authorities have launched the latest round of anti-smoking campaign, especially targeted on men, because the new discovery has demonstrated that smoking could erase the chromosomes which are capable of identifying genetic masculinity. Recently, Lars Fosberg and Jan P. Dumanski together with a team from UppsalaUniversity had addressed the issue […]

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Gut bacteria E. coli, one of the many bacteria present in the human gut. Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH.

The Irish Rugby Team Has Exceptional Guts

According to the new study published in the latest edition of the journal Gut, scientists have found that professional rugby players do have very diverse gut microbiomes in comparison of ordinary people of the same size, but seldom engage in exercises. As the authors wrote in their paper, it was the […]

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Secondhand Smoke Exposure Adversely Affects Pregnancy Outcomes

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Adversely Affects Pregnancy Outcomes

Recently, secondhand smoking is found to be linked with pregnancy loss, including stillbirth, miscarriage and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to a new study led by Andrew Hyland, a researcher at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). The data of a study group of 80, 762 is provided by Women’s Health Initiative […]

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Advice for a Side Stitch When Running

Advice for a Side Stitch When Running

A lot of runners may have experienced a side stitch at one time or another during workout. The sharp, localized twinge of pain below the rib cage usually occurs on the right lower abdomen. A side stitch is commonly experienced by runners and if this happens, they have to slow […]

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