Health

Vaping and Cigarette Users Share Epigenetic Hallmark

The epigenetics of people who use exclusively use vape pens versus cigarettes has been examined for the first time. Key epigenetic modifications were identified that were shared between vapers and smokers that are a hallmark of lung cancer. Vaping which has been generally marketed as a less dangerous alternative to smoking, has become increasingly popular […]

The Cancer Drug That Could Also Fight Obesity

A cancer-fighting compound has been found to also reduce fat in obese mice and could potentially help 93 million obese Americans fight their fat. Eric Prossnitz and his team at the University of New Mexico, USA discovered that the G-1 compound currently in clinical trials for breast cancer can also reduce fat and eliminate diabetes in mice.

Exercise VS Caffeine: Which Helps Boost Memory The Most?

A new study carried out at Western’s Exercise and Health Psychology Laboratory in Canada has shown that exercise can improve attention and alertness even more so than caffeine. The team compared exercise and caffeine head-to-head in the first investigation of its kind, showing that both can be used to improve certain aspects of cognition.