Health News on December 31, 2011
Now, e-cigarettes that mimic sensation of smoking sans lethal effects
Companies, including some of the biggest names in tobacco, are up to launching a generation of devices that deliver a hit of nicotine and mimic the experience of smoking without the lethal effects in a bid to eradicate harmful cigarettes. ANI
Beer drinkers likelier to be in drunk driving deaths
Beer drinkers are most likely to drive drunk and get involved in driving fatalities than wine or scotch drinkers, a new study has found. ANI
Oz's most famous cancer survivor was 'wrongly diagnosed'
Alternative therapies guru Ian Gawler who have claimed for 30 years to have cured himself from secondary cancer might not have had the disease and could have been wrongly diagnosed, a new report has claimed. ANI
Sunbed ban 'could prevent 1 in 4 cases of skin cancer in under-40s'
Banning sunbed use could prevent a quarter of cases of the most common form of skin cancer in the under-40s, a new research suggests. ANI
Regarding meat as 'treat' may help tackle obesity
One should only eat meat on feast days to help tackle obesity, a government food advisor has advised. ANI
3 cups of black tea a day can cut heart attack risk by 60pc
Drinking just three cups of black tea a day can slash the risk of a heart attack by 60 per cent and dramatically reduce the threat of diabetes, experts say. ANI
Why women rush to see the doctor more often than men
Women dash to the doctor when they fall ill because they actually are sick more often, a new study has found. ANI