Technology is being blamed as the culprit behind the escalation of health care spending and costs, and not longer life spans. Each year, better technology, which is usually expensive, provides better care to older patients, resulting to more spending.
Banks are being recently challenged with the rise of demands of mental health problems that require them to modify their systems. Present bank systems make it difficult for mentally-ill patients to stay on top of their finances.
Researchers say that medically assisted deaths could significantly cut down health care spending. It suggested that it couls save $34.7 million and $136.8 million in Canada.
Researchers issue a health warning on regular consumption of burger and pizza which can cause fats to accumulate in the liver, resulting to liver damage. They also say that even lean individuals can't recovery from such regular diet.
Researchers have shown that the beneficial effects of male circumcision include the reduction of risks of HIV. The study was conducted in Aftrica and have resulted to a confirmation that the practice actually helps in curbing the spread of infection.
A new nutirion-based research in Finland have developed raw ingredients from mealworms and crickets that might be the solution to end world hunger. Included in the list of food that uses insects successfully are meatballs and falafel.
A new study on military couples finds that sharing good news has positive effects on mood and even lowers stress. Positive social interaction does a lot in improving sleep, intimacy, and overall health.
An outbreak of a mysterious illness at a college campus has caused nearly 200 students to fall ill. The suspected cause of the widespread infection is norovirus.
A study finds that sleep problems which may cause cancer can be lessened by turning lights off. Light has powerful effects on the body, sometimes influencing ill effects.
A truck-load of defective Skittle have spilled onto rural roads this week, revealing that the candies are actually being used as feeds for cows in lieu of the expensive corn. Experts say that this practice is not new, and that it actually is a legit and nutritious way to feed cows.
In animal news, a new study finds the reason behind why large dogs have shorter life span than smaller dogs. Cute Chihuahuas, for instance, have a life span of up to 15 years—8 years longer than one of the biggest canines, the Great Danes.
A new study have discovered the cancer-killing capabilities of orange and red-colored food to help reduce lang cancer risk. The element is also said to effectively prevent cancer cells from spreading to other parts of the body.
A study shows that people who seek help from stop smoking services report a boost in mental health and are more consistent in quitting the habit. Depression and smoking have been previously linked, with quitting smoking decreasing symptoms of depression.
CDC confirms that 8 people in the US have been infected with a virus from the rat bite of rare rodents. This is the first time that cases like thses have been reported in the US since most reports of the infection have occured in Asia.
Psychologists are debunking the existence of middle child syndrome, saying that the behavioral cues can also be observed in children born in any other rank in the family. Despite stereotypes, they also say that there are actually benefits on being the middle child.