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Higher sun exposure may increase risk of eye freckles: Study

Higher sun exposure may increase risk of eye freckles: Study

A higher lifetime exposure to sunlight may increase the risk of developing eye freckles or dark spots on the coloured part of the eye called iris, a study has warned. While not malignant, eye freckles could indicate the presence or risk of sunlight-triggered eye diseases like cataract or macular degeneration, researchers said. Over 600 swimmers [...]

August 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Higher sun exposure may increase risk of eye freckles: Study

Study: Teen exposure to drugs, alcohol affects chance of use in adulthood

Study: Teen exposure to drugs, alcohol affects chance of use in adulthood

While stories of raiding a parents’ liquor cabinet or finding their stash may not portend substance abuse later in life, a recent study suggests easy access to drugs or alcohol during the teen years increases the risk for a problem in adulthood. Researchers at Michigan State University found easy access to drugs or alcohol at [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study: Teen exposure to drugs, alcohol affects chance of use in adulthood

Gene may raise melanoma risk, even without sun exposure

Gene may raise melanoma risk, even without sun exposure

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 — A new study hints that genetics could play a role in the development of melanoma even if people don’t get a lot of sunburns. But some U.S. experts say people shouldn’t take this news as an excuse to bake themselves in the sun, which is considered a major cause of [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Gene may raise melanoma risk, even without sun exposure