Tag Archives: Risk

Cancer symptoms: Can you hear this noise? You could be at risk of this type of cancer

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body which develop when the body’s normal control mechanism stops working. Cancer survival outcomes greatly depend on the type and stage of the cancer so recognising the warning signs is key to improving outcomes. A symptom associated with a rare type of cancer relates to… Read More »

Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: study

Drinking up to four coffees a day can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, according to a study. However, the benefit is lost if more than four cups of coffee are consumed. Researchers from the universities of Navarre in Spain and Catania in Italy found an “association between coffee consumption… Read More »

Strenuous Exercise Can Increase Risk Of Respiratory Tract Infection

According to research, varying degrees of exercise can significantly decrease or increase the likelihood of getting a respiratory tract infection. Whilst regular moderate exercise helps to reduce the chance of getting cold-like infections, lengthy periods of strenuous exercise, like marathons, could make a person more susceptible.[1] Upper- respiratory tract infections are infections which have an… Read More »

Tylenol in Pregnancy Doubles Risk of Autism

Many view over-the-counter (OTC) drugs as safe because they don’t require a prescription. Nothing could be further from the truth. Acetaminophen, for example, (also known as paracetamol and sold under the brand name Tylenol among others) is actually one of the more dangerous drugs you can get your hands on. Despite statistics showing acetaminophen is… Read More »