Research

Red meat should be eaten sparingly

A US study states that it is good to pass on that red meat as consuming red meat leads to people dying earlier as compared to those who eat burgers and hot dogs sparingly.

To conclude this, for many decades, about 100,000 people were assessed for their eating red meat.

It was stated that over a span of about 20 years, the chances of dying was more in people who ate red meat, whether it was processed or unprocessed.

Risk of dying early raises with red meat

A new research has stated that not only is red meat unhealthy but also can prove to be fatal in some cases.

The risk of heart disease increases by consuming red meat regularly, especially the processed variety, and this also raises the risk of dying from cancer, according to the study.

The chances of dying were increased by about one-fifth with a daily additional serving of processed red meat, equivalent to one hot dog or two rashers of bacon.

On the other hand there was an increase seen in life if red meat was replaced with fish, poultry, or plant-based protein foods.

Donepezil more effective for treating Alzheimer's

It has been stated by Professor Robert Howard at the King's College London Institute of Psychiatry through a study that was funded by the Alzheimer's Society and the Medical Research Council, that there might be more efficiency in the drug donepezil when it is used treating people who have dementia and mild to moderate Alzheimer's Disease.

Around the world about 750,000 people are targeted by dementia and these people are those who are moderate to severe cases of dementia.

Diagnosis of brain injuries to be changed

There can be irreparable damage caused by traumatic brain injuries and what is worse for doctors and patients are that these injuries many a times can be very difficult to be figured out.

A new MRI-based tool is now being tested by scientists that brings to light the breaks these injuries leave deep in the brain's wiring and these look more like broken bones shown by X-rays.

Early birth linked to infancy health risk

According to a research, there is a higher chance of having a risk to health among babies born just a few weeks early.

This will question the existing belief that like babies who are born at full term, babies who are born after 37 weeks have similar outcomes when it comes to long-term, doctors said.

About 14,000 children were looked at for the study who were born about 10 years back and up to the age of five.

Various illnesses like asthma and hospital admissions following health outcomes were looked at by experts.

In 2012, 1.3 million EU citizens will be killed due to cancer

A new research has stated that as compared to earlier times there has been a decline in cancer deaths and in the European Union almost 1.3 million people will die of cancer.

Across the 27-country EU, a study was conducted to find out the rate of cancer deaths and it was seen that as compared to women, men were more likely to die from cancer and a significant amount of decline was seen in deaths due to breast cancer.

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