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New Research Releases List of 33 Rheumatoid Arthritis Friendly Foods

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

The immune system is responsible for protecting our health by attacking viruses, bacteria, and other foreign substances. However, in rheumatoid arthritis, the immune systems launches an attack on our joints. This in turn leads to inflammation and pain. At present, there’s no cure for rheumatoid arthritis. A new study, however, claims that certain foods when […]

Acute Kidney Injury Increases Risk of Heart Failure

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

A new study finds a considerable connection between acute renal failure and a greater heart failure risk. The incidence rate of acute renal failure, also known as acute kidney injury (also called AKI for short), is rising in the U.S. The exact reasons behind AKI are not known. However, rising incidence rate of AKI is […]

Migraine Sufferers Have Higher Sodium Concentrations in Cerebrospinal Fluid

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

In a new study, the researchers have found that sodium concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid were higher in case of migraine sufferers, compared to those who didn’t have migraine. In this study, the researchers used sodium MRI to examine sodium concentrations in different regions of the brain. This finding can help migraine sufferers as diagnosing […]

Sex Hormones Contribute to Greater Asthma Risk among Women Compared to Men

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Women are two times more likely to have asthma than men. And this difference might be attributed to how sex hormones affect the lung cells. Testosterone blocks a particular immune cell association with asthma symptoms, like mucus production and inflammation in lungs. These were the findings of a new research. The researchers were pleasantly surprised […]

Fat around Vital Organs Puts Women at Greater Cardiometabolic Risk

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

How fat is distributed across the body influences the risk of developing cardiometabolic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Latest research takes an in-depth look at how this risk is influenced by gender. It is estimated that no fewer than 70 percent Americans are overweight. Moreover, more than 33 percent of people in the U.S. […]

New Diabetes Drug Shows Potential to Reverse Atherosclerosis

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

According to researchers, a new experimental diabetes drug has shown potential to lower arterial fat. What’s more impressive is that it might even reverse atherosclerosis. The name of this drug is trodusquemine. This research was done in mice. The researchers treated mice with a single dose of trodusquemine or multiple doses of it or saline (this […]

Exercise Doesn’t Lead To Weight Loss Alone

Friday, November 24th, 2017

To lose weight, you must exercise. This is what every weight-loss enthusiast is told. However, this covers just half of the weight-loss equation, and doing fifty percent of what is required for weight loss doesn’t cut the benefits by halve but rather completely. According to new research, exercise alone is not likely to be enough […]

Hormone Therapy during Menopause Transition Not Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

A new research suggests that Postmenopausal hormone therapy doesn’t increases the risk of stroke if it is begun early. During the menopause transition, nearly 3 in every 10 women experience symptoms that can disturb their wellbeing, like insomnia, hot flushes, and dry mucosa. It is possible to effectively treat these symptoms using female sex hormones. […]

Moderate Coffee Drinking Reduces Disease Risk

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

There’s great news for coffee lovers. New research, in which scientists examined over two hundred meta-analyses of existing study, in addition to meta-analyses of seventeen clinical trials, states that long-term moderate coffee consumption is linked to reduced risk of chronic disease. In recent years, several studies have declared coffee to be good for health in […]

Enhancing the executive centre of the brain might protect against anxiety

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

According to new research, enhancing activity in the executive control of the brain might offer protection against depression and anxiety. People who are at a greater risk of anxiety can protect themselves against it by making a certain part of the brain work better through training. This, in a nutshell, is what the current research […]

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