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Lifestyle diseases new threat to Asia - Deccan Chronicle

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Rappler
Lifestyle diseases new threat to Asia
Deccan Chronicle
Manila, Oct.
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Lifestyle diseases are on the up!

escpecially in asia due to the massive increase in "junk" food.that has flooded asia. this combined with their history of healthy clean food has put them just behind mexico as the largest growing country in the world (litrally) 
This increase in fatty food causes disease such as heart disease diabetes, ect. 

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Modern lifestyle to blame for dementia and other brain diseases? - India.Com Health

Modern lifestyle to blame for dementia and other brain diseases? - India.Com Health | Doms yr9 Journal | Scoop.it
Indian Express
Modern lifestyle to blame for dementia and other brain diseases?
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Life style affects demntia, thats a new one! 

 

Brain disease are starting to effect people who are far younger then those it did before. it states that this could quickly become a 'epidemic'! and predicts that this rapid increase in people afflicted and their age is due to electronic devices, rises in background non-ionising radiation – PC’s, micro waves, TV’s, mobile phones; road and air transport up four-fold increasing background petro-chemical pollution; chemical additives to food

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Air Pollution Is a Leading Cause of Cancer : Scientific American

By Kate Kelland and Stephanie Nebehay LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - The air we breathe is laced with cancer-causing substances and is being officially classified as carcinogenic to humans, the World Health ...
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I just thougt id throw this one in to add to the air pollution argument ... (about carcinogens in air pollution)

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Drugs: What You Should Know

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Lots of people are tempted by the excitement or escape that drugs seem to offer. But learning the facts about drugs can help you see them for what they are - and can help you steer clear.
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Here is a site that talks about everything from drug abuse and teenage drug use to alchohol and sexual crimes. its a greate way to find extensive knowledge on teens and drugs.

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Addiction Infographic: What is Binge Drinking

Addiction Infographic: What is Binge Drinking | Doms yr9 Journal | Scoop.it
Binge drinking is not a problem that is just limited to what people consider alcoholism, but it can still have severe and long-term consequences.
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This is a great infographic dealing out relev aant (although its based in america) information very quickly. this information includes; What binge drinking is, the risks involved, how young people can be, whats drunk the most, damage and how to get help. i think that by having the information short and snappy along with the graphic design that it is a valuable resource.

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Air pollution can cause cancer, says World Health Organisation ...

Air pollution can cause cancer, says World Health Organisation ... | Doms yr9 Journal | Scoop.it
Pollutants from traffic and industrial fumes are linked to lung and bladder cancer, finds team charged with monitoring risks.
Dominic Paul Mclernon O'Donnell's insight:

I know this may seem like a health scare, shock jockey article with little to merit it but upon further inspection i found that it came from reliable sources (The Guardian + World Health Care Organisation) it has been found that air polution from factories, cars  and other toxic fume emitting contraptions can cause lung cancer! and possible bladder cancer as well. It is already known that air pollution can cause other diseases ... life style diseases such as heart and respitory disease. it is estimated that air polution causes 233 000 deaths world wide, by lung cancer alone! as of yet no action has been taken to force governments into doing something until they gain strong evidence but i personally wouldnt live in the city...

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Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men - Hartford Courant

Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men - Hartford Courant | Doms yr9 Journal | Scoop.it
NorthJersey.com
Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men
Hartford Courant
The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2013 about 2,240 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that about 410 men will die from it.
Dominic Paul Mclernon O'Donnell's insight:

Men get breast cancer?!?!?

whilst its far less commen it seems that it is possible for the impossible to happen ... men can get breast cancer.

it 2,240 men are diagonosed per year and 410 die (womens rates are 100 times this number) the morality rate is far less for women.

the rest of this article focusses of the fight agianst breast cancer that two men are waging. they met in a breast cancer march (described as a sea of pink) and ever since have been doing everything they can to fight it. 

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Alcohol - teenagers - Better Health Channel

Alcohol - teenagers - Better Health Channel | Doms yr9 Journal | Scoop.it
Alcohol or 'booze' is widely used by teenagers. Binge drinking, drink driving and unsafe sex can all result from the misuse of alcohol. Alcohol is responsible for most drug-related deaths in the teenage population.
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This article talks about all the problems linked to binge drinking. such as:

How to prevent alchohole abuse

how to get help

The parents role

Drugs

Risks and health issues

Definitions

Sex whilst intoxicated 

Common beleifes

Its a greate way to get all the important information as quick as possible!

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The sinister shadow cast by towering teenagers

While principals concede the odd bulked-up pupil shows there are failures, schools try to steer young rugby players clear of drugs, writes David Sygall.
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This extensive article delves into the world of dopping and drugs at school. it talksabout the ways that you can avoid being caught out for dopping. aswell as making it obvious that many people DO use drugs at school.

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Some Teenagers More Prone to Binge Drinking

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New research helps explain why some teenagers are more prone to drinking alcohol than others.
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This article is abot drinking habits and addictions. it states that today they have finaly figured out the exact process of the brain when/why it 'wants' to drink . Because of this they have descovered that some people find alchohol fullfills their sense of reward and that dopamine is then released (the happy hormone). there are certain cell in the brain that some people have more of alowing them to enjoy alchol more

 

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