Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance in The Brain

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A study conducted by researchers at the Korea University in Seoul, South Korea has shown that smartphone addiction creates a chemical imbalance in the brain. The study looked at 10 youths who had been diagnosed with smartphone or internet addiction — 9 males and 10 females with a mean age of 15.5 years. To determine [. . . more]

Exercise Can Help You Quit Smoking

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A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in December 2017 suggests that even moderate intensity exercise reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms in smokers. Researchers at St. George’s University of London exposed mice to nicotine for 14 days and measured the effects of exercise intensity on their nicotine withdrawal symptoms. The mice were [. . . more]

Alcohol Linked to Greater Risk of Cancer

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For those who enjoy it, drinking alcohol can be a way to relax and socialize. Over the years, research has highlighted a few health benefits associated with “moderate drinking”, meaning 1 serving of alcohol for women and 2 for men per day. In a review published in March, 2014 , lead researcher Dr. James O’Keefe, [. . . more]