Posts Tagged Research

Substance Abuse And America’s Prison Population

According to the report of National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, out of the 2.3 million convicts streaming nation’s prisons and jails, 1.5 million encounter the DSM IV medical criteria for substance abuse or addiction. Remaining 458,000 convicts are not meeting the strict DSM IV criteria or had experiences of substance abuse or were under the impact of alcohol or other drugs during their… Continue reading

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Baldness Protects Against Prostate Cancer

Is your hair falling? Don’t worry it is good for your health, say some scientists. According to scientists from University of Washington School of Medicine, United States, men who loose their hair by 30years of age are less prone to develop prostate cancer.

Researchers at the University compared the rate of tumours in people who went bald by 30 years of age with those who did… Continue reading

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