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Smoking behind most cancer cases

Smoking has, by far, the largest effect on the risk of cancer, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Smoking behind most cancer cases” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 12th, 2011
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Its official: alcohol can induce us to have unsafe sex

The more a person drink, the stronger becomes his/her intention to engage in unsafe sex, a new study has confirmed Continue reading “Its official: alcohol can induce us to have unsafe sex” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Now, ‘miracle’ pill cures hangover in just 15 minutes!

A new pill, hailed as a miracle cure by its maker, can wipe out a hangover in just 15 minutes Continue reading “Now, ‘miracle’ pill cures hangover in just 15 minutes!” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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Smoking habit to cost dearly in Indonesia

Come 2012 and smokers in Indonesia will feel a big pinch in their pocket as they will have to cough up more money to buy cigarettes Continue reading “Smoking habit to cost dearly in Indonesia” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, November 20th, 2011
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‘Injured’ alcoholic brains work harder to complete even simple tasks

Alcoholic brains work harder to accomplish even simple tasks as compared to their sober counterparts, a new study has found Continue reading “‘Injured’ alcoholic brains work harder to complete even simple More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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Rare gene may be behind impulsivity, alcohol problems in men

A new study has revealed that a rare gene may be responsible for impulsivity, alcohol problems in men Continue reading “Rare gene may be behind impulsivity, alcohol problems in men” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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Horse sedative new drug of choice among addicts for ‘safer’ high

Ketamin usage has hit an all time peak with youngsters falsely convinced that it gives them a “safer” high Continue reading “Horse sedative new drug of choice among addicts for ‘safer’ high” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Alcoholic carrying particular gene variant ‘10 times likelier to die prematurely’

People who are addicted to alcohol and also carry a particular variant of a gene are at increased risk of premature death, according to a Swedish study Continue reading “Alcoholic carrying particular gene More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Alcoholic women suffer quicker brain damage than men

Swedish scientists have found that high alcohol consumption damages the serotonin system in women’s brains more readily than that in men’s brains Continue reading “Alcoholic women suffer quicker brain More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Found! Gene that make alcoholics relapse!

Scientists have identified a particular variant of a gene that plays spoiltsport in people’s recovery from alcoholism, besides subjecting them to 10 times higher risk of premature death Continue reading “Found! More...