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Intermittent Fasting Is Not Safe, Research Shows

Intermittent fasting has been promoted as a weight loss tool where an individual avoids consuming anything in the first eight hours of the day. It necessarily comes with skipping the most important meal of the day, breakfast. The new study shows that intermittent fasting is far from safe and can have serious disordered eating behaviours.

Cannabis Use Increases Pain After Surgery

For many years now, supporters of cannabis have been trying to lobby for the use of it for pain medicine. But a new study states that cannabis use actually increases pain after surgery and can lead to more opioid use.

Lung Cancer Rates Increasing Due To Air Pollution

‘‘Smoking causes lung cancer’’, words we’ve been hearing for decades but researcher Prof Charles Swanton adds in something more interesting, ‘‘Polluted air is no less harmful than smoking’’. Charles Swanton who studies the evolution of cancer in bodies has revealed in his research how air pollution can lead to lung cancer, something we only have associated with smoking.