Research: being overweight can be beneficial for health and longevity

Middle-aged people who gain excess weight live longer than their peers who have been in good physical shape all their lives. Scientists came to such a paradoxical (but for some - very inspiring) conclusion during a study of two generations of Americans, which lasted almost ...

Longevity Secrets: How to Maintain Health if You Have a Sedentary Job

For most of the twentieth century, a cult of labor was worshiped in America. It was normal and even honorable to be a workaholic, to work hard and to devote oneself to a career. However, the situation is now changing. Many have realized that they want not only to work, but also to live ...

Living near street lights dramatically increases your risk of cancer

The researchers found that living near an artificial light source, such as street lamps and neon signs, can increase the risk of thyroid cancer by 55%, writes the New York Post. A new study on "light pollution" was published Feb. 8 in the Journal of the American ...

Why deterring sneezing can be dangerous to health and life

In early October, a 34-year-old man from India was taken to the hospital because he could not speak or swallow, Vesti Israel writes in Russian. It turned out that he was trying to stop the sneeze - and at the same moment he felt that his neck began to swell, he felt ...

What if swallowed gum

The childish superstition that swallowed gum "sits" in the stomach for seven years has nothing to do with reality, writes Zdorovie. Our body is able to break down some of the constituents of gum - sweeteners and flavor enhancers. "The rest travels further down the digestive tract," says Gerry Mullin, professor of medicine ...

Overtime Kills Hundreds of Thousands a Year: WHO Study

On Monday, May 17, officials from the World Health Organization said overtime is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year, leading to a worsening trend that could be further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first global study of deaths associated with ...

Women massively complain about irregularities in the cycle after vaccination against COVID-19: is it dangerous

When you come to get your coronavirus vaccine, you will most likely be warned about possible side effects: high fever, headache, or pain in your arm. All this should pass in a day or two. But about the fact that women, in addition, may change the menstrual cycle, ...

Water, sleep and positive: 20 daily habits of people who rarely get sick

Why is it easy for some people to avoid colds and flu? The Healthy publication has collected 20 habits that rarely sick people follow. Taking precautions and developing health-promoting habits can make a difference when it comes to reducing exposure to certain microbes. Although…

How much and how to move to live longer

It turns out that you don't have to spend long hours in the gym to reduce your risk of heart disease and premature death. Scientists talked about how much and how to move in order to get sick less and live longer. 2,5 hours a week that will lengthen your life Since 2003 ...

'I thought that his brain was being eaten by a worm': a woman removed an unexpected find from her son's ear

The British mom was relieved - albeit embarrassed - after discovering that the "brain-eating worm" of her son, which she thought of as she pulled him out of his ear, was actually a harmless piece of masking tape, writes the New York Post. ...

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