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Protein HMGB1 Might Be the Focus of New Asthma Treatments, a Study Suggests

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

A recent study revealed new game-changing information on the kind of effect a particular protein has in asthma. Researchers believe this finding might eventually lead to new treatments for asthma down the line. Asthma is a fairly common respiratory disease. It is believed that nearly 25 million people in the U.S. are living with asthma. […]

Sleeping for Longer Hours Linked With Greater Dementia Risk

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Millions of people in America have Alzheimer’s disease and experts believe this number will grow in coming years. Exact cause of this disease is not known, but scientists have identified certain risk factors. Now a new study hints at a connection between prolonged sleep and dementia risk. It is estimated that more than 45 million […]

Eating 3 Portions of Vegetables and 2 Portions of Fruits Reduce Dementia Risk

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

It is estimated that Dementia affects about 47.5 million people. By 2050, this figure is likely to increase three times. However, a new research shows that a simple eating strategy can help adults lower their dementia risk. The research suggests eating 3 portions of vegetables and 2 servings of fruits. The new study appeared in […]

Neurofeedback Is Not an Effective Insomnia Treatment Option, a New Study Claims

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Insomnia is a quite common condition, but it is not so easy to treat. In the past few years, neurofeedback has gained popularity as a potential cure. However, a new study, in which neurofeedback was pitted against placebo, questions its ability. Insomnia is widespread. It is believed that majority of people experience it at least […]

High Mercury Intake through Seafood Might Increase Risk of Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Friday, February 24th, 2017

According to a recent study, people who consume high levels of mercury through seafood might carry a greater risk of Lou Gehrig’s disease. Study authors believe more studies are required on this but they do state that it would be a good idea to limit intake of fish with higher mercury levels. Lou Gehrig’s disease […]

Physical activity reduces recurrence of breast cancer

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Compared to other cancers, breast cancer has a better survival rate. However, in some cases the cancer reoccurs. Latest research pinpoints important tips which survivors of this cancer can follow to lower the risk of recurrence of breast cancer. In most cases, breast cancer is diagnosed when it is in the early stage. It is […]

Heavy Drinking Might Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Heavy drinking affects health in many ways. Now latest research shows excessive consumption of alcohol might also put you at a greater risk of heart disease. No other disease causes more deaths in the world than cardiovascular disease (CVD for short). It is estimated that more than 33 percent of global deaths occur from a […]

Mediterranean Diet Rich in Virgin Olive Oil Helps Improve Good Cholesterol Function

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

According to a new study, people who are at a greater risk of heart disease will benefit from following a Mediterranean Diet rich in virgin olive oil. A Mediterranean diet contains dairy products, poultry and fish and less amount of red meat. Also included in the diet are olive oil, nuts, cereals, fruits, vegetables, seeds, […]

Carbs Aids Recovery Following a Heavy Workout

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Heavy exercise puts the immune system under considerable stress. As a matter of fact, research shows that for a short period of time immediately after completing an intense workout, we have a greater risk of infections. Latest research analyses the best ways to recover quickly after heavy exercise. The long-term benefits of regular physical exercise […]

Physical Activity Might Reduce Depression Symptoms

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Nearly 15 million adults in America are living with depression. A medical condition, depression leads feelings of hopelessness and sadness. Low motivation is another common symptom of this condition. In fact lack of motivation precipitates depression. Without motivation to do regular tasks, the patient is more likely to fall deeper into the abyss of negativity. […]

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