r/science 7d ago

Health More than 99.9% of studies agree: Humans caused climate change

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r/science 3d ago

Health Individuals who believe in COVID conspiracy theories are more likely to test positive for Covid and violate public health regulations, as well as experience job loss, reduced income, social rejection, and decreased overall well-being.

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r/science 11h ago

Health Study: 87% of excess lung cancer risk eliminated if smokers quit before age 45. Among more than 400,000 Americans researchers followed, smokers died of cancer at three times the rate of nonsmokers. However, smokers who managed to quit by age 45 lowered that excess risk by 87%.

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r/science 13d ago

Health Chemicals in shampoo and makeup are linked to early death, study finds

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r/science 7d ago

Health E-cigarettes don't help smokers stay off cigarettes. Individuals who quit smoking and switched to e-cigarettes or other tobacco products actually increased their risk of a relapse back to smoking over the next year by 8.5 percentage points compared to those who quit using all tobacco products

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r/science 21d ago

Health Intramuscular injections can accidentally hit a vein, causing injection into the bloodstream. This could explain rare adverse reactions to Covid-19 vaccine. Study shows solid link between intravenous mRNA vaccine and myocarditis (in mice). Needle aspiration is one way to avoid this from happening.

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r/science 15d ago

Health Democrat-led states tended to have stronger response to COVID-19, which improved health outcomes. Difference between the policies made in Democrat-led states and those made in Republican-led states corresponded to an about 7-8 percent lower rate of the spread of the virus.

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r/science 15d ago

Health Researchers found that pregnant women and postpartum mothers thought the COVID-19-related hospital restrictions gave them a positive birth experience. Mothers reported that having only their partner instead of friends and extended families around during labor and delivery was peaceful.

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r/science 22d ago

Health Analysis of data from 6.2 million people finds no significant associations between mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and serious side effects

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r/science 17d ago

Health Vaping aerosols contain thousands of unknown chemicals and substances not disclosed by manufacturers, including industrial chemicals and caffeine, Johns Hopkins University researchers found.

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r/science 4d ago

Health A diet of essential amino acids could keep dementia at bay, finds study. Consuming Amino LP7, a specific combination of essential amino acids, could inhibit the development of dementia.

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r/science 11d ago

Health In 2018, 1 in 6 US adults binge drank. Binge drinking was most common among men, adults with higher family incomes ($75,000+), non-Hispanic Whites, and persons living in the Midwest. Among adults who binge drank, 25% did so at least weekly and 25% consumed at least 8 drinks during a binge occasion.

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r/science 18d ago

Health 810,719 non-Muslim Danish males circumcised during infancy or childhood were studied over 22 years. No correlation was found between circumcision and HIV, however, circumcision was correlated with increased STIs overall, and significantly positively correlated with anogenital warts and syphilis.

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r/science Sep 20 '21

Health Suicides among men decreased after Viagra became more affordable in Sweden. In July 2013, the patent rights to Sildenafil (generic Viagra) ended in Sweden, causing the price of Viagra to drop by 75%.

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r/science 6d ago

Health A decade after gene therapy, children born with deadly immune disorder remain healthy

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r/science 14d ago

Health People who have tried a psychedelic drug at least once in their lifetime have lower odds of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research. The findings highlight the need for further research to investigate the link between psychedelics and cardiometabolic health.

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r/science Sep 07 '21

Health Avocados change belly fat distribution in women, controlled study finds. A diet that included an avocado a day reduced visceral belly fat in women in a randomized controlled study of adults with overweight and obesity.

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r/science Aug 11 '21

Health Two-thirds of children’s calories are now coming from “ultraprocessed” junk food and sweets. Researchers from Tufts University say these foods have a link to diabetes, obesity, and other serious medical conditions, including cancer.

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r/science Sep 11 '21

Health Weight loss via exercise is harder for obese people, research finds. Over the long term, exercising more led to a reduction in energy expended on basic metabolic functions by 28% (vs. 49%) of calories burned during exercise, for people with a normal (vs. high) BMI.

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r/science 13d ago

Health Deaths Linked to ‘Hormone Disruptor’ Chemical Costs Billions in Lost U.S. Productivity. Study Shows That Daily Exposure to Chemicals Used in the Manufacture of Plastic Food Containers & Cosmetics May Lead to Roughly 100,000 Premature Deaths Among Older Americans Each Year

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r/science 20d ago

Health Music of the Mushrooms: Study Finds Pairing Psilocybin With Music May Help Treat Depression -

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r/science Sep 13 '21

Health Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity Perspective published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition argues the root causes of the obesity epidemic are more related to what we eat rather than how much we eat

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r/science Aug 19 '21

Health Substituting only 10% of daily caloric intake of beef and processed meats for a diverse mix of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and select seafood could reduce, on average, the dietary carbon footprint of a U.S. consumer by one-third and add 48 healthy minutes of life per day.

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r/science Aug 30 '21

Health New study finds that up to 40 minutes of “moderate to vigorous intensity” physical exercise every day is required to balance out 10 hours of sitting still. (n=44,370)

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r/science Aug 30 '21

Health Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions and save $160B

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