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How likely is chlamydia transmission

If you’ve had sex, you’ve probably been exposed at some point. Chlamydia can be passed on very easily. African Americans are more likely than other races to get HIV and are disproportionately affected. Symptoms of chlamydia in women can also include abdominal pain, low-grade fever, pain during intercourse and the need to urinate how likely… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Pediatricians are more likely to ask families about smoke alarm safety than gun safety, study says

That’s according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients. A team of doctors and researchers analyzed health… Read More »

People living in noisy traffic areas may be 30 per cent more likely to have a deadly stroke

People living in noisy traffic areas may be 30% more likely to have a deadly stroke ‘because they’re more stressed and less likely to exercise’ Scientists suggest it may be a lack of greenspace rather than the noise itself They studied 2,761 stroke victims in Spain and looked at where they lived A 984-foot (300m)… Read More »