Tag Archives: Risks

Vaping and waterpipes ‘multiply risks of developing lung diseases’

Both smoking and vaping can stiffen the arteries and increase the risk of developing adverse lung conditions, scientists have said. Their findings are based on a clinical review of the available evidence gathered from multiple studies. An analysis by an international team of researchers found that tobacco cigarettes, in general, were more harmful than electronic… Read More »

The Risks and Side Effects of Intermittent Fasting You Should Know

Intermittent fasting is among the trendiest diet plans of the moment, evangelized by Hollywood celebs, Silicon Valley execs and Instagram influencers alike. Its followers forego food for anywhere from 16 hours to a whole day, with many swearing by its weight loss, brain enhancing, and other benefits. Indeed, recent studies suggest intermittent fasting can help… Read More »

Smokers and People With COPD Have Increased Risks to COVID-19 Mortality, Suggest New Study

Smoking (Photo Credits: Max Pixel) London, May 12: Current smokers and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have an increased risk of severe complications and higher mortality with COVID-19 infection, warn researchers. COPD is a common, persistent dysfunction of the lung associated with a limitation in airflow. An estimated 251 million people worldwide are… Read More »

Dr. Fauci to testify reopening too early risks ‘needless suffering and death’ from coronavirus: Report

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during the House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Coronavirus Preparedness and Response, in Rayburn Building on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease specialist and… Read More »