5 Reasons Why Your Uti May Lead To A Kidney Infection

The bladder symptoms started just a day ago, but when you get to the doctor, you learn your kidneys are infected, too. Experts say you probably didn’t do anything wrong, you’re just unlucky. Kidney infections occur when bacteria get into the urinary tract and migrate…

Smoking Affects Women More Than You Think

Having centuries of experience appealing to customers, tobacco companies know how to play the marketing game. They use beautiful people, social appeal, and celebrities to draw attention. Sadly, people are still caving into the allure, and women specifically are suffering the harmful consequences of smoking….

Why Inhaled ‘Poppers’ May Cause Eye Damage

Newer types of “poppers” — which are inhalant drugs that people use recreationally — may be toxic to people’s eyes, according to a new report. Poppers are often sold in sex shops or online, but cannot be legally sold as a product for human consumption;…

Smoking Causes One In 10 Deaths Worldwide, Study Shows

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a new study shows, half of them in just four countries – China, India, the US and Russia. Despite decades of tobacco control policies, population growth has seen an increased number of smokers, it warned. Researchers said mortality…

5 Dental Myths That May Be Hurting Your Health

Research shows that your teeth can speak volumes about your overall health, so it’s important to be informed when it comes to taking care of your mouth. Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, recently sat down with Dr. Gerry Curatola, founder of…

Asthma May Be Misdiagnosed In Many Adults

As many as one in three adults diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic lung disorder, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers did lung function tests on 613 adults who had been diagnosed with asthma within the past five years. If participants took asthma…

Cancer Spread Cut By 75% In Tests

The deadly spread of cancer around the body has been cut by three-quarters in animal experiments, say scientists. Tumours can “seed” themselves elsewhere in the body and this process is behind 90% of cancer deaths. The mouse study, published in Nature, showed altering the immune…

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