Day: July 4, 2012

Slapped, Physically Punished Children More Prone to Mental Disorders in Later Life

People who remember being pushed, slapped and hit as children are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety and personality disorders later in life, according to an international study covering thousands of people. Canadian researchers whose results were published in the journal Pediatrics estimated that between two and seven percent of those mental disorders …

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Drinking Coffee Can Lower Your Chances of Skin Cancer: Latest Research

Incidence of skin cancers has been increasing since the last few decades worldwide. Conventional wisdom has it that the incidence of all varieties of skin cancers is lower among Indians due to the protective effects of melanin. Reports of quite a few atypical cases lead us to hypothesize that factors other than ultraviolet radiation may …

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