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Blood Pressure Drug Triggers Skin Cancer

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Blood Pressure, Health Warning, Skin Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

A common hypertension medicine dramatically increases your risk of getting skin cancer, a new study finds.1

Danish researchers looked at 80,000 cases of skin cancer. Then they analyzed medications the patients were taking. They found that one drug made people seven times more likely to get skin cancer.

It was the blood pressure medication hydrochlorothiazide (HCT).

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Study Uncovers Easy Insomnia Cure

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

A new study has discovered an easy trick that can help you get a good night’s sleep—without drugs or the troubling side effects they cause.

Up to half of Americans suffer from some form of insomnia. And millions of them turn to sleeping pills. But studies have shown these drugs can cause dangerous sleepwalking, morning-after confusion, daytime drowsiness, and even suicide.

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Are You a Fast Eater? You Need to Read This

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by INH Research0 Comments

Can the speed at which you eat affect your health?

A new study shows that people who eat fast greatly increase their odds of developing a common health condition that doubles their risk of early death.1

Scientists at Hiroshima University in Japan tracked the eating habits of 1,083 people for five years. During that time, subjects filled out detailed questionnaires about their lifestyle and eating habits, including speed of eating, physical activity, and medical history.

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Want to Live Longer? Get a Dog

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, General Health, Longevity by Ambar Jones0 Comments

You love your dog… But now you have another reason to spoil your four-legged friend: Your pooch is helping you live longer.

A large Swedish study has found that owning a dog extends lifespan.

Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden tracked the health, mortality, and dog ownership of more than 3.4 million adults. They followed them for 12 years.

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How to Tell When You Need Antibiotics

In All Health Watch by Ambar Jones0 Comments

A new study may solve one of the biggest puzzles faced by family doctors.

American physicians write 47 million unnecessary prescriptions for antibiotics each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Almost all of them are for respiratory illnesses like colds and flu.

Doctors know that they are almost always caused by viruses and that antibiotics will have no effect on them.

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