Some Smokers Don’t Get Lung Cancer; Genetics Might Be Why

May 12, 2022 – Some smokers might not get lung cancer because of their DNA, researchers report in a new study. These people have genes that help limit mutations, or…

Being Unable to Afford Healthy Food Can Raise Diabetes Risk

THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Young adults who struggle to afford food face an increased risk of diabetes later in life, possibly due to the long-term effects…

How to Minimize Eczema Flare-ups at the Gym and on the Job

Morning exercise offers many benefits, but for people with eczema, hitting the gym and then going to work presents a complex set of challenges. Getting hot and sweaty can lead…

Study shows Mediterranean Diet Helps Young Men With Depression

May 11, 2022 – Young men with a poor diet reported a decrease in symptoms of depression when they switched to the Mediterranean diet compared to young men who underwent…

Leftover Opioids? Mailed Kits Double Rate of Proper Disposal

By Robert Preidt HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Could giving surgery patients ready-to-use mailed disposal kits for unused opioids lower the risk of drug abuse?…

Espresso Coffee Linked With Higher Cholesterol

May 11, 2022 – Drinking espresso coffee is associated with increased blood cholesterol levels, particularly in men, a new study suggests. Other findings showed similar increases in total cholesterol for…

Knowing How the Brain Reacts to Smells May Help Fight Disease

May 11, 2022 – You know that complicated equations can predict what story pops up in your news feed or which TikTok video you’ll watch next. But you might not…

Many Wrongly Think Tap Water Is Safe For At-Home Medical Use

May 11, 2022 – While water from your tap is generally safe to drink, you should not use it for at-home medical purposes like sinus rinsing, washing contact lenses, and…

1 in 4 Hospital Physicians ‘Mistreated’ by Patients, Visitors

By Robert Preidt HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Nearly 1 in 4 hospital doctors are mistreated at work by patients, visitors and other doctors, and…

Smell, Taste Loss Less Likely With Newer COVID Variants

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Since the early days of the pandemic, loss of smell and taste have…