Tag Archives: Before

No Smoking Four Weeks Before Operation Cuts Risks: WHO

Image Used for Representational Purpose Only | (Photo Credits: United Health Organisation) Geneva, January 20: Patients who stop smoking at least four weeks before an operation significantly reduce the risk of having postsurgical complications because their blood flow improves, according to a study published Monday. The World Health Organisation (WHO) study argued that minor or… Read More »

THIRD of cancer patients still have to go to their GP at least TWICE before hospital tests

NHS report reveals a THIRD of cancer patients still have to go to their GP at least TWICE before being sent to hospital for tests – the same amount as last year Number of patients still seeing doctor more than five times before being tested The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey was compiled by NHS… Read More »

Tea before bed does not affect quality of sleep, study shows

Caffeine is a known powerful stimulant that perks up drinkers, increases alertness and promotes wakefulness. Yet a surprising new study has found drinking tea or coffee within four hours of bedtime does not affect sleep at all. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School recorded how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine 785 volunteers… Read More »

Beer before wine? Wine before beer?

Apparently, this is an important question for people hoping to avoid hangovers — at least, it was important enough that researchers have published a study about it. And we may now have an answer. Researchers enrolled 90 adults between the ages of 19 and 40, randomly assigning them to one of three groups: Group 1… Read More »