The study also revealed that individuals who quit smoking, regardless of age, can achieve a life expectancy similar to non-smokers within approximately 10 years after quitting, and nearly half of this benefit can be noticed within just three years.
Researchers have developed smart earrings that could continuously monitor a person's earlobe temperature. The innovation known as Thermal Earring could also be potentially used to track signs of ovulation, stress, eating, and exercise.
The study suggests that even if a person meets the recommended 150 minutes of weekly physical activity, it may not be sufficient to guard them against the cardiovascular risk associated with sugary drinks.
Senior adults who followed recommended exercise guidelines before the pandemic had significantly lower odds of being infected or getting hospitalized from COVID-19 compared to those who did not follow guidelines, the study revealed.
People on a predominantly plant-based or vegetarian diet were at a lower risk (39%) of getting COVID-19 infection compared to omnivores.
Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.
In 1978, students attending the Berkeley campus of the University of California decided Valentine’s Day needed to go, and Condom Day, more precisely, Condom Week, should take its place. In the ensuing years, the month of February became National Condom Month. The point: to promote safer sex via educational events in an effort to raise awareness and prevent sexually transmitted diseases.
According to a new study published in The Lancet Public Health, among the over 4 million children in the United States not yet vaccinated against HPV, nearly 60 percent of the parents were not planning on starting the vaccination series at all.