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Fiber Rich Diet Might Lower Osteoarthritis Risk

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. are living with arthritis. According to latest research, eating more fiber daily might make you less prone to developing knee arthritis. There are different types of arthritis, some more common than others. It is estimated that osteoarthritis is more common than any other arthritis. In the U.S. […]

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Not Good For Heart Health, New In-Depth Research Claims

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Several past studies had hinted at an inverse relation between moderate alcohol intake and risk of cardiovascular event, like heart attack, stroke, blood clots, etc. However, a latest exhaustive review claims this might not be more than wishful thinking. Earlier research has suggested alcohol intake in moderate amounts, defined as one drink a day for […]

New Swalloable Gastric Balloon Causes Considerable Weight Reduction

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Latest research reveals that a swalloable gastric balloon is an effective as well as a safe way to lose considerable amount of weight. For many decades, obese people across the world have used intragastric balloons to effect weight loss. An intragastric balloon helps a person to follow a reduced-calorie diet by promoting satiety. However, till […]

Greater Intake of Vegetables and Fruits Lowers PAD Risk

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The risk of peripheral artery disease or PAD is lower in people who consume at least three servings of vegetables and fruits every day, according to latest research. Peripheral artery disease causes the arteries in the legs to become narrow, and this in turn restrict the flow of the blood to muscles, making it painful […]

Tree Nuts Linked With Better Survival in Colon Cancer Patients

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

According to new research, colon cancer stage III patients might benefit from consuming tree nuts. The research suggests that eating 2 ounces of tree nuts or more weekly might considerably lower the risk of recurrence of colon cancer in colon cancer stage III patients. Inclusion of tree nuts in recommended amounts might also half the […]

Social Smokers Carry Similar Heart Risks as Regular Smokers

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Do you think smoking occasionally is not harmful? Well, you might be completely wrong. According to a new research, smoking occasionally is also bad for health. The latest study suggests that the social smokers have similar heart risks as those who smoke every day. Many think having a cigarette here and there is no big […]

Early Menopause Linked to Greater Heart Disease Risk

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Many believe heart disease is predominantly a male issue. However, that is not so. Heart disease is a major cause of death in men as well as women. Latest research probes if a woman’s risk of heart disease is affected by her reproductive history. It is estimated that nearly 610,000 individuals die because of cardiovascular […]

People with Genetic Lactose Intolerance Have Lower Vitamin D Levels

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

According to a new study, individuals having genetic lactose intolerance should increase their consumption of non-dairy vitamin D rich foods. The researchers made this recommendation after they noticed that such people have a greater chance of having low vitamin D levels. In lactose intolerance, a person’s body is unable to properly digest lactose, which is […]

Resveratrol Might Be Good For Diabetics

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Berries and red wine are rich in antioxidants which might help improve heart health in people with diabetes, according to researchers. In a new study, researchers investigated if a particular antioxidant found in some fruits, like grapes, cranberries, and blueberries, and wine is good for heart health of diabetics. The antioxidant in question is a […]

FDA Approves Radicava for Treating ALS

Friday, May 12th, 2017

The FDA has given approval to Radicava for treating patients suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. The other name of this disease is Lou Gehrig’s disease. After many years, FDA has approved a new treatment for this condition. With Radicava getting approval, ALS patients now will have one more treatment option, which, experts believe, […]

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